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 SmithJob Coach/Client Financial Advisor
Jewel StaffordStaff Interpreter
Renee Baylor-GordonIndependent Living Advisor
Joelle BuffingtonIndependent Living Advisor
Lindsey BurkheadIndependent Living Advisor
Gandhi CheryIndependent Living Advisor
Maura ColumnaIndependent Living Advisor
Wendy DeiseIndependent Living Advisor
Amaya DennisIndependent Living Advisor
Ronnee GordonIndependent Living Advisor
Sadie GriffithIndependent Living Advisor
Gertrude HairstonIndependent Living Advisor
Priscilla HallIndependent Living Advisor
Deborah HarringtonIndependent Living Advisor
Mohammad KhanIndependent Living Advisor
Luanne KowalskiIndependent Living Advisor
Brianna MehanIndependent Living Advisor
Serafima MehanIndependent Living Advisor
Todd MorrisonIndependent Living Advisor
Dorothy PetersonIndependent Living Advisor
Kendra PleasantsIndependent Living Advisor
Brittany PowellIndependent Living Advisor
Diana PriceIndependent Living Advisor
Akrista RainesIndependent Living Advisor
John SniderIndependent Living Advisor
Cailyn ThomasIndependent Living Advisor
Debbie TomIndependent Living Advisor
David BuntingDriver
Darryl HairstonDriver