Staff

Staff

Trident Area Agency on Aging Staff

 

Stephanie Blunt, Director Trident Area Agency on AgingStephanie Blunt, Executive Director 
 The Executive Director provides leadership for all programmatic and fiscal aspects of Trident Area Agency on Aging under Board direction and approval.

Lisa Natividad, Finance Manager 
 The Finance Manager maintains financial records of the agency, prepares fiscal reports, provides bookkeeping, and manages the transfer of money in and out of the agency.

Lauren McNally, Family Caregiver Advocate
 The Family Caregiver Advocate offers financial assistance, training, peer support, and counseling to help families cope with the stresses associated with caring for a loved one.

Lavonia Dixon, Information and Referral Assistance Specialist 
 The Regional Information and Referral Assistance Specialist is responsible for providing accurate and current information and assistance to the general public about community services and resources affecting the aging and people with disabilities.

Don Bagwell, Program Resource Coordinator 
 The Resource Coordinator is responsible for providing assessments, referrals, and accurate and current information and assistance to consumers regarding the accessing of benefits and resources through direct or indirect linkages with partner agencies and providers.

Linda Naert, Program Developer
 The Program Developer is responsible for promoting the agencies programs and services in the community, and to enhance services through public private partnerships.

Angela Edwards, State Health Insurance Assistance Program Coordinator 
 The Insurance Counselor is here to provide a comparison of insurance coverage to meet your needs. They provide up-to-date, accurate information on health insurance for seniors.

Julie Courtright, Eligibility Screening and Assessment Coordinator
 The Eligibility Screening and Assessment Coordinator is responsible for coordinating services under the Older Americans Act. A holistic approach is provided for area seniors in determining the level of need.

Crystal Mahon, Eligibilty Screening Assessor
 The Eligibility Screening Assessor is responsible for providing a holistic assessment to seniors in Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties for services under the Older Americans Act.

LaQuan Shannon, Eligibilty Screening Assessor
 The Eligibility Screening Assessor is responsible for providing a holistic assessment to seniors in Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties for services under the Older Americans Act.

Patti Lobik, Long Term Care Ombudsman
 The SC Long Term Care Ombudsman program was established to protect the rights of adults in long term care facilities. They advocate and negotiate on behalf of residents to resolve complaints to the resident’s satisfaction.

Janet DuBois, Long Term Care Ombudsman
 The SC Long Term Care Ombudsman program was established to protect the rights of adults in long term care facilities. They advocate and negotiate on behalf of residents to resolve complaints to the resident’s satisfaction.

Kathy Higgins, Long Term Care Ombudsman Intake Coordinator                                                                                                                  The SC Long Term Care Ombudsman program was established to protect the rights of adults in long term care facilities. They advocate and negotiate on behalf of residents to resolve complaints to the resident’s satisfaction. The Intake Coordinator speaks with the community member that has concerns about a resident, and gets detailed information to begin an investigation.

Maura Donahue, Long Term Care Ombudsman Volunteer Coordinator 
 The SC Long Term Care Ombudsman program was established to protect the rights of adults in long term care facilities. The Volunteer Ombudsman coordinates and oversees volunteers that visit with residents to help diminish the sense of isolation.

Tiffany Hawkins, Long Term Care Ombudsman                                                                                                                                                       The SC Long Term Care Ombudsman program was established to protect the rights of adults in long term care facilities. They advocate and negotiate on behalf of residents to resolve complaints to the resident’s satisfaction. Provides advocacy for individuals with life long disabilities in residential programs with South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs and Department of Mental Health.