NORTHERN, N.Y.: December 7, 2016 – The Brain Injury Association of New York State (BIANYS), a statewide non-profit membership organization that advocates on behalf of individuals with brain injuries and their families has added Panja Mathis to its FACTS Coordinator team. Mathis will serve the agency’s Northern New York territory.
“We are excited to welcome Panja to our team and are confident that she will excel in her new role,” said Eileen Reardon, Executive Director of BIANYS. “Her experience and commitment to serving others will further support the quality of services we provide.”
Mathis brings a strong background in crisis interventions, risk assessments, short term counseling, and solution based counseling to the FACTS program. She has also worked with various populations including adults living with developmental disabilities, at risk children and youth and individuals with mental health issues.
“I’m honored to join the Brain Injury Association of New York State on their mission support individuals across New York State,” said Panja Mathis. “This is a great opportunity to improve the quality of life and well-being of important members of our community.”
Mathis earned her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Waterloo and a Bachelor’s of Social Work from the University of Victoria.
For more information about the BIANYS, please call (518) 459-7911 or visit www.bianys.org.
About the Brain Injury Association of New York State
The Brain Injury Association of New York State (BIANYS) is a statewide non-profit membership organization that advocates on behalf of individuals with brain injuries and their families, and promotes prevention. Established in 1982, BIANYS provides education, advocacy and community support services that lead to the improved outcome for children and adults with brain injuries.