Staffing Team

DILA’s staff is comprised of hard-working, specially trained professionals dedicated to helping Eastern Shore residents who are deaf or hard of hearing establish connections to their community and improve their quality of life. Staff members are fluent in American Sign Language and well versed in deaf culture and hearing loss issues.

A Listing Of Our Professional Team:

Kada SmithClient Financial Advisor
Semaj WrightStaff Interpreter
Joelle BuffingtonHouse Manager
Jessica DunnHouse Manager
Deborah HarringtonHouse Manager
Katherine AndersonIndependent Living Advisor
Angela BallardIndependent Living Advisor
Renee Baylor-GordonIndependent Living Advisor
Lindsey BurkheadIndependent Living Advisor
Gandhi CheryIndependent Living Advisor
Wendy DeiseIndependent Living Advisor
Erika Deise-HareIndependent Living Advisor
Tamika DennisIndependent Living Advisor
Navetoria DixIndependent Living Advisor
Maggie GiggeyIndependent Living Advisor
Sadie GriffithIndependent Living Advisor
Gertrude HairstonIndependent Living Advisor
Shannon JacksonIndependent Living Advisor/Certified Nurse Assistant
Mohammad KhanIndependent Living Advisor
Markia KnoxIndependent Living Advisor
Brianna MehanIndependent Living Advisor
Serafima MehanIndependent Living Advisor
Todd MorrisonIndependent Living Advisor
Kendra PleasantsIndependent Living Advisor
Brittany PowellIndependent Living Advisor
Diana PriceIndependent Living Advisor
Akrista RainesIndependent Living Advisor
Gabe WaskeyIndependent Living Advisor
David BuntingDriver
Darryl HairstonDriver
Paul KatzamanMaintenance Specialist