Aurora Welcomes New Staff Members

SYRACUSE, NY – Aurora of CNY announced that Lise Mayo of Syracuse joined as placement coordinator in Aurora’s Blind Employment Services Department.

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Lise Mayo

She previously worked as a psychiatric rehabilitation counselor and supervisor for the Supported Employment Department at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center.

She has a master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling from Syracuse University and is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor.

She is a board member of the Association for Persons in Supported Employment and the National Rehabilitation Counseling Association.

Akemee Capers of Manlius joined as employment specialist in Aurora’s Deaf Services Department.

Akemee Capers
Akemee Capers

She has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from SUNY Oswego.

Leeandia Nunn
Leeandia Nunn

Leeandia Nunn of Syracuse joined as scheduler in Aurora’s Marjorie Clere Interpreter Referral Service.

She previously worked as a certified medical assistant.

Kaitlyn McElwee of Camillus joined as social worker in Aurora’s Blind Services Department.

She has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and Spanish from St. Bonaventure University and a master’s degree in social work from Syracuse University.

Kaitlyn McElwee
Kaitlyn McElwee

Aurora is the only non-profit that works exclusively with people in Central New York who are deaf, blind, visually impaired or hard of hearing. Aurora is a United Way agency of Central New York and Oswego and Cayuga counties.

For more information, call Aurora at 422-7263 (TDD 422-9746).