Community Enterprises Hires New Director of Employment and Day Supports Programs in Islandia, NY

ISLANDIA, NY- Richard W. Venne, President/CEO, announces the appointment of Brenda Catalano to the position of Director of Islandia Community Employment and Day Supports Programs. The Director is responsible for the development, management, and implementation of programs for adults with developmental disabilities. The Director maintains full management control for all aspects of the Islandia operations in accordance with agency mission, leadership objectives, policies and practices, program funding, regulatory agencies, licensing and accreditation standards.

 Brenda Catalano LMSW, CDP was previously the Program Administrator for the Suffolk Chapter of AHRC. She has eight years of experience in program management and working with individuals with disabilities.  Prior to entering the non-profit field, Ms. Catalano spent over ten years in the distribution and logistics industry.

 Ms. Catalano received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, NY and is also a Certified Dementia Practitioner.

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