Gail Dibrell Named Executive Director of Community Options’ Bowling Green Office
PRINCETON, NJ – On July 7, 2014 Gail Dibrell was named the Executive Director of the Bowling Green, Kentucky office of Community Options, Inc. Community Options is a national nonprofit organization that provides housing and employment support to people with disabilities.
“We are excited about Gail Dibrell joining our Community Options team as she brings seasoned experience working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families,” said Karen Hensley, Community Options’ Regional Vice President of Kentucky, South Carolina and Tennessee offices.
“Gail has many years working with the Home and Community Based Waiver, specifically the SCL (Supports for Community Living) Waiver in Kentucky and we feel like many families in Bowling Green and the surrounding areas will benefit from her experience and knowledge.”
Dibrell has over 30 years experience working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Kentucky and Texas. Dibrell served as the Executive Director of a large provider agency in the Louisville area for 10 of those years.
Dibrell has extensive experience in residential services along with regulatory compliance and policy & procedure development. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Stephen F. Austin State University.
For over 25 years, Community Options has developed housing and employment programs for people with disabilities. Currently the 5th largest non-profit in New Jersey, Community Options operates with a budget over $96 million and serves thousands of people with disabilities through 38 offices across 8 states. Providing advocacy assistance to empower people with disabilities, Community Options believes that all people –regardless of disability level – should live and work in the community with dignity, choice, and self-determination. A registered PVO with USAID, Community Options is also the pioneer of innovative programs for people with disabilities in the Middle East, Russia, and South America. Please visit our website at www.comop.org.