Our staff cherishes the opportunity to serve a unique and growing community of senior citizens.
SADP’s Executive Director, Nancy Gentry, RN, is an inspiration to the organization and the community. Her compassion for people coupled with in-depth medical knowledge enable her to be a resource for those looking for guidance during a difficult life event. Nancy’s positive outlook and sense of humor have enabled SADP to find creative ways to serve a growing client base on a limited budget. Nancy’s expertise is also utilized by eldercare attorneys, medical professionals and community leaders.
Deanna McDougle is the Marketing Director for Skagit Adult Day Program. She is a co-facilitator for the Caregivers Support Group and schedules guest speakers for monthly Lunch & Learns. Her dedication and compassion for the clients & families of Skagit Adult Day Program energize her efforts to raise funds for this non-profit organization. Deanna resides in Mount Vernon with her husband. She enjoys traveling to visit her children & grandchildren, working out at the gym, playing piano, reading & dancing.
Leigh Ann Benson is the Site Director & Administrative Assistant for Skagit Adult Day Program–Bradford House. With over 11 years of operational experience in residential care and 5 years in the Adult Day Program, Leigh Ann is known for her depth of knowledge and expertise. Leigh Ann has established professional connections vital to Skagit Adult Day Program’s daily operations. Her relationship with DSHS Social Workers and Family Caregiver Support Program Specialists enable SADP to better serve an ever expanding client base. Leigh Ann and her husband Gary reside in Burlington. They enjoy fishing, camping and spending time with their three grown children.
Gavin Ellis is the Site Director for the Gentry House and Director of Special Projects for SADP. Gavin brings over ten years experience caring for people at all stages of life and through all kinds of crisis as a pastor in a small congregation in the Midwest as well as two years working as a case manager for adults with developmental disabilities in Chicago. He has been drawn to this work personally as he walks with his own family through the struggles of dementia. Gavin lives in Mount Vernon with his wife, Lisa, and their two children. He is glad to be back home in Skagit County after two decades away. He enjoys reading, spending time in the amazing Pacific Northwest, and experimenting with different kinds of art.