In this series, "Service Spotlights," we share stories of Easterseals Southern California (ESSC) staff who have made a positive difference in the lives of individuals we serve, their colleagues and the organization as a whole. Here are those we recognize in 2019.
Stephanie Sandoval has worked as a Life Skills Coach in Easterseals Southern California’s Adult Day Services (ADS) program in El Centro, Calif. since 2008, providing direct support to adults with disabilities, assisting them with their daily activities to build their social and living skills, and helping them advocate for themselves to achieve greater independence.
Mary Franklin brings her positive attitude to everything she does as an Accounts Payable Specialist at Easterseals Southern California (ESSC). Since she began working at ESSC in 2013, Mary's positivity and commitment to her work have been infectious, motivating many of her teammates to follow her lead. Her calm demeanor and problem-solving skills help her team focus on what's most important so they can concentrate on the solution.
In her role as a Family Support Worker for the past three years, Maribel has been in charge of enrolling children in the Early Head Start and Head Start programs at the CDC. She also provides referrals to comprehensive services and resources for employment, education, food, clothing, housing and more, that help strengthen and support the entire family.