Meet the Team

Executive Director


Holly Zipperer is a career educational leader with 25+ years experience who joined the DSA-GC team in June 2018. She started working with individuals with disabilities in the early nineties in South Carolina. Over the years she has worked in homes, schools, camps and community settings and her life's work has solely focused on supporting individuals with disabilities and their families. Holly has experience in developing highly successful specialized programs, budgeting and fiscal management, fund development and grant writing; as well as cultivating partnerships with local businesses and community leaders.

A visionary leader, advocate and professional, Holly is a champion for people with disabilities and their families. She is excited to join the DSA-GC team!

Director of Programming

Open

Board of Directors

Officers

President - Chris Coggins

(daughter, Avery)
chris_coggins@mac.com

Vice President, Programming - Melina Deleon
melina.creel@bankofamerica.com

Vice President, Fund Development - Andrew Spafford
aspafford@financialguide.com

Vice President, Community Engagement - Ernie Hoag
(daughter, Lily)
ehoag58@gmail.com

Treasurer - Crystal Garrett
treasurer@dsa-gc.org

Secretary - Sara Weiss
(son, Ben)


Kelly McSwain-Campbell

Brendon Boone
(daughter, Kennedy)

At-Large

Brendan Hammeke
(self-advocate)
brendanhammeke@gmail.com

Melissa Thomason

(son, Welles)
mjyow99@yahoo.com

Shana Filkins
(daughter, Zoey)
shanalei@gmail.com





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