Miguel Santiago, a dedicated volunteer since El Sol’s inception, is being honored as the Volunteer of the Year for 2015. El Sol staff chose Santiago, a previous featured volunteer, for his dedication to El Sol’s Saturday registration program. His outstanding work in coordinating the registration of workers “made him a standout in the midst of all the other valued volunteers at the Center,” the staff said.
In addition to his work with the registration program, Santiago has been a long-time volunteer in the kitchen at least one day a week organizing and preparing lunch with other volunteers. On numerous other occasions he has stepped up to help out at various special events and programs. Jocelyn Skolnik, El Sol Executive Director, praised Santiago for his steadfast loyalty and dedication from El Sol’s beginning, noting that he is always willing to help and that his commitment is highly valued.” We couldn’t do what we do without you,” she said in congratulating Santiago who is the current Environmental Manager at Florida Power & Light Co.
He is married to Yvonne who formerly served on El Sol’s Board of Directors and volunteered at El Sol. They have two children, David and Camille, both in their 20’s. Congratulations to Miguel Santiago for his well-deserved honor as Volunteer of the Year!