Distinguished Alumni Award 2020
Kevin Slimmer is the Director of Continuous Quality Improvement for Elmcrest Children's Center. His primary role is to ensure that Elmcrest's services and programs operate at the highest level and produces quality outcomes for children and their families. With almost 25 years of experience in human services, Kevin has worked with children and families in many different capacities at several different agencies in his professional career. He has been worked with families in their homes, school and communities, taught youth in classroom settings and has directed and overseen many small and large scale community-based programs.
Kevin is a graduate from SUNY Oswego with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology. Kevin is also an active member of his community and serves on numerous boards and committees. He graduated from Leadership Oswego County in 2000. Currently, Kevin is serving on the Leadership Oswego County Youth Program Committee (LOCY). He helps create and facilitate a leadership class throughout the school year to high school-aged youth that cultivates skills such as public speaking, debating, personal and community awareness, decision making and many more. Kevin has served on this committee for 20 years and has taught over 350 students. In addition to LOCY, Kevin has served on the Port City Educational Foundation Board, Leadership Oswego County Recruitment and Curriculum Committee and the Success by Six Social Learning Committee. In 2004, Kevin received the Oswego County Business "40 Under 40" award. Kevin has also coached youth baseball, soccer, and basketball.
Kevin resides in Oswego, New York with his wife, Kristen and their 3-year-old son Parker, 18-year-old daughter Presley, and 20-year-old son Brady.