NORTH ADAMS — BFAIR (Berkshire Family & Individual Resources) announced that Kayla Brown-Wood has been promoted to director of Day Services.
In addition to her management of the Employment Service department, she will now also be providing oversight to both Day Habilitation and Community Based Day Services (CBDS) programs.
Brown-Wood has been with BFAIR since 2016, and has held various roles including assistant director of Employment Services and most recently the director of Employment Services. She is also a 2021 graduate of the Berkshire Leadership Program, which led to her being asked to be a member of the 2022 Berkshire Leadership Program Steering Committee. She will also be continuing her education in graduate studies in Healthcare Administration.
“Our Employment program has seen exponential growth under Kayla’s leadership which led to her nomination by our Senior Management team for BFAIR’s 2021 Leadership Award,” said Theresa Denette, senior vice president of Day Services. “Kayla is a natural leader, has an innovative and progressive style for both human services and business operations which led to her promotion to director of Employment Services and most recently, to director of Day Services.”
Since 1994, BFAIR has been providing AFC, residential, in-home clinical services, employment and day services for adults and children with developmental disabilities, acquired brain injury and autism. BFAIR is a member agency of the Northern Berkshire United Way and the Williamstown Community Chest.