Community Options Strengthens Santa Fe Leadership, Appoints Gabrielle Dibonge as Executive Director
October 26, 2021 | Press Release.pdf
Santa Fe, NM – National nonprofit Community Options, Inc. today announced the appointment of Gabrielle Dibonge as Executive Director in Santa Fe, where she will lead the organization’s residential, employment, and day habilitation services.
Community Options supports 5,000 people with disabilities nationally through innovative housing and employment programs. In New Mexico, Community Options services continue to expand, including the recent opening of two new community-based homes.
“Helping people with disabilities live dignified lives within their communities has been such a rewarding experience during my time with Community Options,” said Gabrielle Dibonge. “I look forward to bringing the same steadfast commitment to ensuring the people with disabilities we support in Santa Fe are receiving the best services and opportunities to live as independently as possible.”
Dibonge most recently served as Community Options’ Director of Residential Services in Delaware County, Pennsylvania where she oversaw the management of the organization’s 11 residential homes in the region. Prior to this role, she served as Coordinator of Program Services in Frederick, Maryland. Dibonge has a master’s degree in Human Resource Management from Carlow University.
“We are excited to welcome Gabrielle to our team in New Mexico,” said Hector Johnson, Community Options’ New Mexico State Director. “Our organization has been focused on growing our footprint in Santa Fe, and we believe that under Gabrielle’s proven leadership, we will be well-positioned to expand our supports to even more people with disabilities in the region.”
About Community Options, Inc.:
For over 30 years, Community Options has developed housing and employment supports for people with disabilities – serving thousands of people from over 40 offices across 10 states. Community Options provides advocacy assistance to empower people with disabilities because all people – regardless of ability level – should live and work in the community with dignity, choice and self-determination. For more information, please visit our website: www.comop.org and to follow along with the #AllItTakes campaign, search #AllItTakes on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.