Arc of Steuben announces December Associate of the Month

Press Release

The Arc of Steuben is proud to announce December’s Associate of the Month, Ms. Lesa Didas.  Didas works at the Arc of Steuben’s West Street home.  

Didas has made an impression on her fellow associates.  They shared that when they hear the term “People First”, so often used at the Arc of Steuben to describe dedication to the people they serve, that it is Didas that comes to their mind. Didas displays her caring and heart through helping the people she serves to achieve their goals, and reach individual successes.  

Didas, who has worked for the Arc of Steuben for a little over five years, has been a member of the West Street home team of associates for the last year, and in that time she has encouraged inclusive activities, mentored individuals to help them attain goals and most importantly let people know that their opinion is valued.  Didas is seen as a true teammate that supports her fellow associates and has worked diligently to help them all build a capable and confident team.  She is always available when needed, yet her humble attitude shines through; her motto at the end of the day is always “You did it, not me”.  Didas has shown that she eats, breathes and sleeps the Values of the Arc of Steuben. Didas lives in Hornell with her husband Timothy.