June 19, 2012 Teen Conference
Friend of Youth in Care Award Recipient – Debbie Bechard
Friend of Youth in Care Award: Each year this award is presented to a caring adult who has exhibited leadership on behalf of youth in foster care.
Debbie Bechard is the recipient of this year’s Friend of Youth in Care Award. Debbie works at Jobs for Maine’s Graduates (JMG) and coordinates the Opportunity Passport™ Program. Debbie was nominated by a young person because “she is a person who is very committed to the youth that she helps in Opportunity Passport™. She shows her commitment by attending meetings to help advocate for us and she s a very good leader and adult partner.”