Maureen Dougherty began her career in the Unified Court System in 1966 as a Court Office Assistant in the Family Court in Central Islip. In 1978 she was promoted to her current position of Senior Court Clerk. For the past thirteen years, Maureen has worked in the General Clerks Office, which is considered the hub of Family Court. Her dedication and commitment to her job are unparalleled and have resulted in the highest level of customer service and satisfaction. Maureen's professional, patient, problem-solving approach to her job enhances not only the court's relationship with the public, but contributes to strong positive relationships with her co-workers, both judicial and non-judicial alike. All who seek her services, self-represented litigants, attorneys, court employees and judges, are treated with dignity, professionalism and courtesy. She truly cares about the people she works with and the public she serves. In sum, Maureen is a model public servant who is simply the best.