MILFORD >> Lynn Kelliher, benefits specialist in the city Human Resources Department, was selected as the mayor’s Employee of the Month for June

The recipient of the award for the Mayor’s Employee of the Month Program was chosen unanimously by the Selection Committee for her outstanding work performance, strong work ethic, professional and positive attitude and teamwork.

Kelliher began her employment with the city June 1, 2015, as benefits specialist. Her diverse background includes human resources experience.

Along with administering of the city’s pension plan, she has assumed the complex responsibilities of overseeing the health insurance for retirees, as well as being the point person for the new HSA health plan. She is highly proficient with a number of computer programs, most especially Excel, and readily provides assistance when needed. Whene Kelliher is presented with an unfamiliar issue, she will persistently research the matter until she is fully knowledgeable on the subject.

Her strong work ethic is evident with each task performed. She is the consummate professional and retains her composure no matter how stressful a situation may be.