GDB's Blog: No Bones About It

GDB Says Farewell to Four Amazing Staff Members

A Golden Retriever guide dog puppy in training smiles at the camera while laying in a field of wildflowers. A pink box in pictured in the lower right-hand corner and reads "HAPPY RETIREMENT" in white text.

With over 103 years of combined service, these four staff members across both of our campuses will be greatly missed. But we wish them all the best as they start their next chapter - retirement! Please help us in celebrating all that these folks have done and accomplished for our great organization.


Keith Tomlinson, Field Service Manager

40 years at GDB

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Image description: Keith sits next to a small yellow Lab and smiles while wearing a gray GDB branded vest. A wooden fence and greenery are pictured in the background.


Rick Wilcox, Community Field Representative

28 years at GDB

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Image description: Rick sits next to a small yellow Lab and smiles while wearing a yellow polo shirt. A wooden bench and greenery are pictured in the background.


Belva Hopkins, Nursing Manager – OR Campus

18 years at GDB

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Image description: Belva Hopkins smiles while standing in front of a very decorative cake that reads "Happy Retirement, Belva! Thank you for 18 wonderful years!" in red frosting. An image of her dog Nutmeg sitting on a motorcycle riding into the sunset is also pictured on the cake.


Janet Benjamin - National Major Gifts Officer

17 years at GDB

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Image description: Janet sits on a bench next to a yellow Lab. Janet is wearing a black and white polka dot dress. Green bushes are pictured in the background.

Categories: Staff Profile