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Conlan recognized for service to county

Ryan Conlan, described as a "dedicated employee who demonstrates pride and professionalism in his work" was named the Employee of the Quarter for Douglas County.

Conlan joined Douglas County Health and Human Services Intake and Assessment Unit as a social worker March 13, 2007.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Social Work in May 2004 from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and completed a Master of Social Work degree through the University of Minnesota Duluth in 2009.

Conlan was nominated for the recognition by his supervisor because "his consistent demonstration of commitment to the mission of the Human Services Department ... and the Intake and Assessment Unit in the work he does with children and families daily."

Conlan is planning to transition to serve as an AODA-Mental Health Social Worker with Douglas County Human Services.

Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family, fishing, hunting, traveling, and athletics.