Three Conway Human Development Center employees have recently completed years of service.
Vestal Pate has completed 20 years of service at the CHDC, where she began employment in December 1997 as a life skills trainer.
She was promoted up the ranks to residential care supervisor on the intensive training team.
She resides in Conway and has one daughter, Shekhinah.
Donna Harral has completed 23 years of service at the CHDC.
Harral began employment in January 1995 as an instructor’s assistant.
She advanced to her current position of rehabilitation instructor on the individual assistance team.
Harral and her husband, Stephen, live in Enola and have two children, Alisa and Tyler.
Debbie Martin has completed 30 years of service at the CHDC.
Martin began employment in February 1988 as a clerk in the maintenance department.
She has advanced in the administrative support series to her current position of administrative specialist II and has worked all of her years in the maintenance department.
Martin resides in Vilonia, has two children Cody and Amanda and has one grandchild.
The Conway Human Development Center (CHDC) is one of Arkansas’ five state-managed residential training facilities for people with intellectual disabilities.
It is located on a 409.25-acre site in the city of Conway. CHDC’s licensed residential capacity is 518 individuals with a functional capacity of approximately 480 individuals.
The Arkansas Office of Long Term Care as an Intermediate Care Facility/Serving Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IID) licenses the Conway Human Development Center.
CHDC has been nationally accredited since 1986 and accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) since 1998.