Ted Kaufman - United States Senator for Delaware

Great Federal Employees Initiative

Honoree for Week of September 21, 2009

Dr. Janet Kemp

National Director, Veterans Affairs Suicide Prevention Program

Dr. Janet Kemp, who won this year’s Service to America Federal Employee of the Year Medal, organized a national suicide prevention hotline for veterans. As National Director for the VA’s Suicide Prevention Program, Janet oversaw the creation of the hotline to help combat veteran suicide, which has increased significantly in recent years. Since 2005, when she was asked to spearhead this program, Janet’s initiative has rescued over 3,000 veterans and assisted them in finding help.

Read Senator Kaufman's full remarks on Dr. Janet Kemp HERE

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