2017 Individual Distinguished Service to MSSA Award Recipient: Paula Katzenmeyer
MSSA is proud to recognize Paula Katzenmeyer as the 2017 Individual Distinguished Service Award Recipient. Ms. Katzenmeyer has been an active member of MSSA for over 22 years and has contributed to MSSA’s leadership in numerous roles. She currently serves as Scholarship and Awards Chair.
In her professional work, Ms. Katzenmeyer has served as a Social Services Program Advisor for the Minnesota Department of Human Services for over 16 years. She plays an instrumental role in strengthening child welfare services in 26 county agencies by providing technical assistance and training.
In addition to her public duties, Ms. Katzenmeyer is an active volunteer in her local community. Ms. Katzenmeyer’s extensive volunteer service includes the McLeod Partners in Prevention Program (which provides services to students in the schools to prevent drug and alcohol abuse), Common Cup Ministries (which supports projects that assist children and families in need), Brownton Women’s Club (which raises funds for children’s programming), and GFW Dollars for Scholars (providing financial assistance to graduating seniors for further education). MSSA thanks Ms. Katzenmeyer for her service and leadership. Congratulations!
Paula Katzenmeyer (second from right) with her family