Urrutia Receives Member of the Year Award
Monica Urrutia, an employee of Utah State University’s Center for Persons with Disabilities, recently received the Member of the Year award from the Northern Utah Hispanic Health Coalition.
The award was based on years of service and meeting attendance. Urrutia is one of the few remaining members of the coalition that has been involved since it was initially established about 10 years ago. She has had great attendance over the years. She has been very involved in the annual health fairs and other committee work over the years.
Urrutia has worked on various projects at the Center for Persons with Disabilities since she started in 2002, including Traumatic Brain Injury, AgrAbility, Utah Assistive Technology Program, Utah Assistive Technology Foundation and Interdisciplinary Training. She also teaches Spanish at USU, served on the USU Community Cabinet, serves as a liason to the Latino community and is an active member of ten community councils.