Steve Keener became Jubilee’s Executive Director in 2019. Keener, a former Jubilee Board member, comes to Jubilee from Special Olympics International where he currently serves as Corporate Counsel and Assistant Secretary. He previously served as Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel for L’Arche Greater Washington, D.C. and before that as an international trade attorney at King & Spalding’s Washington office. Keener is originally from Goshen, Indiana, and first became involved in disability services at Mennonite Disabilities Committee (now Goldenrod) in Goshen where he volunteered as a live-in caregiver. He holds a law degree from Notre Dame (Ind.) and Bachelor’s degree from Eastern University (St. Davids, Penn.)
Eileen Foster has 30 years professional accounting and finance experience in a multitude of industries including: government contracting, manufacturing, audio visual services, transportation, legal and finally, her favorite… serving adults with developmental disabilities. Eileen has served as the Director of Accounting and Finance at Jubilee Association of Maryland, Inc. since 2010. In this capacity, Eileen manages the bookkeepers and all accounting functions including general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll and banking relationships. She is responsible for the federal and state required reporting such as Form 990, DDA cost reports, and personal property tax returns. She also prepares, analyzes, and monitors the annual operating budget, capital budget, and audit. Eileen produces and presents the monthly financial reports for the Board of Directors and serves on the Finance Committee, Directors Team, and Management Team. Eileen enjoys cooking and eating interesting cuisine, and decorating her new row house in Washington, D.C. Eileen’s talents include playing the ukulele, singing, springboard diving, and gymnastics.
Krista Ogburn, our Director of Human Resources since 2000, manages recruitment, retention, employee relations, staff development, employee wellness, and employee benefits. She started her career on the program side of our business before transitioning to HR in 1996. Krista is certified by the Society of Human Resource Management as a Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP). She chairs the Maryland Association of Community Services (MACS) Human Resources Network. She has contributed to several HR blogs including Women of HR and Toolbox for HR. Krista is passionate about working out, cooking healthy food, inflicting pictures of her dishes on her social media friends, growing her own organic produce, hiking, writing, traveling and spending time with her young adult son.
Julia McCune, Director of Administration, has worked at Jubilee since 2015 first as a Program Manager and then as the Benefits and Admissions Manager. Julia began her disability services career in 2006 when she served as a House Assistant in L’Arche Kilkenny, Ireland. Prior to coming to Jubilee, Julia worked as a Direct Support Professional and Program Specialist at Friendship Community, Jubilee’s sister agency in Pennsylvania.
Asha Clark, Director of Quality Enhancement. A professional advocate for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities with more than three decades of experience, Asha provides oversight and strategic management of DDA services and overall quality assurance for Jubilee.
Prior to joining Jubilee, Asha worked for The Arc Montgomery County and with DHHS. She began her career in this field as a live-in residential counselor and then worked in vocational and day habilitation programs and medical day programs supporting dually diagnosed people and deaf adults. She earned her B.A degree in Psychology from Washington Adventist University, and an M.A. in Counselor Education from McDaniel College and an M.S. in Mental Health Counseling for the Deaf from Gallaudet University.
Trish Bailey, Director of Communications and Development. Trish is an accomplished fundraising professional, most recently as Director of Development at Catholic Charities Diocese of Arlington. She brings to Jubilee extensive development experience, both in the non-profit and education sectors. Trish’s professional affiliations include the Association of Fundraising Professionals, National Association of Charitable Gift Planners, and Toastmasters International.
Maria Dudish joins Jubilee as its Director of Program Services. She brings more than 30 years of experience in the disability community to Jubilee, most recently as the Assistant Director of Family and Community Resources at The Arc Montgomery County. Her passion for improving the lives of people with disabilities began at home, as she had both a sister and daughter with disabilities.
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