COBANC May, 2011 Member of the Month - Johnnie Greene
COBANC April, 2011 Member of the Month - Donald Vetter
Donald Vetter was born and raised in Glendale, Queens. He is the youngest of seven children. Donald attended Sacred Heart Catholic grade school, Brooklyn Technical High School, John Jay College of Criminal Justice and Touro Law School.
Donald has been a member of the New York State Unified Court System since October 16, 1989. He was first appointed to Bronx Criminal Court as a Uniformed Court Officer. In 1993, Officer Vetter was promoted to the position of Senior Court Office in New York County Supreme Court – Criminal Term.
In 1996, Don left the uniform ranks to take a position as Senior Court Clerk. He was assigned to the first District Court, Nassau County. In 2000, Donald was promoted to the position of Associate Court Clerk in the Nassau County Supreme Court. In 2004, Donald was on the move again, promoted to the rank of Deputy Chief Clerk of Nassau County Court. In 2007, Donald took on his current assignment, Court Clerk Specialist. He is currently assigned to the Nassau County Court in Mineola.
Donald Vetter is a former First and Second Vice-President, as well as a delegate of the Court Officers Benevolent Association of Nassau County. He has also served on a variety of committees for the Office of Court Administration.
In his spare time, Don coaches Little League baseball and deck hockey. Donald enjoys music (The Grateful Dead), professional sports (Mets, Jets, Rangers) and traveling to Walt Disney World with his family.
Donald resides in Massapequa with his wife of over 20 years, MaryBeth. They have two children; Max, age 13, and Hannah, age 10.
COBANC March, 2011 Member of the Month - Sharon Levy
Congratulations to Sharon Levy, Senior Court Officer in Supreme Court. Sharon has been named COBANC Employee of the month for March and is the Nassau County Bar Association’s Nominee for the 2010 Pete T. Affatato Court Employee of the Year Award. As a recipient of this award, Officer Levy was honored at the Bar Association on April 29th.
Officer Levy began her court career as a uniformed court officer in 1986 assigned to the Nassau County District Court. In 1990, Sharon was promoted to Senior Court Officer and assigned to the Nassau County Supreme Court.
Sharon graduated summa cum laude from C.W. Post College with a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice; she earned a Paralegal Certificate from Adelphi University; served as a Special Police Officer and Spanish interpreter for the Freeport Police Department from 1980 to 1985; is an active member of Congregation B’nai Israel in Freeport; and participates in charitable organizations including Ronald McDonald House, The Association for the Help of Retarded Children, and ANCHOR programs, and volunteers for animal rescues and adoptions with Animal Lifeline, Inc.
Officer Levy is currently assigned to the Secure Pass/Security Desk located in the lower level of the Supreme Court, Nassau County, where she processes attorneys’ and non-attorneys’ secure pass applications and is responsible for security of attorneys, court personnel and the general public.
Sharon is professional, courteous, and helpful to all court users She always has a smile on her face and wears her uniform proudly! Congratulations to Officer Sharon Levy!