Executive Staff

Karen Deigl
PRESIDENT/CEO
kdeigl@sramail.org
As President and CEO of Senior Resource Association since 2006, Karen is responsible for a $7 million operational annual budget and managing 100+ employees. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Administration from Florida Atlantic University and a Master’s Degree in Health Administration from the University of Florida. Karen is recognized as a leader in the industry and her community, including being awarded Outstanding Public Transportation System Achievement Award from the Florida Public Transportation Association, Indian River County Civic Professional Woman of the Year, Florida Transportation Commission Urban Community Transportation Coordinator of the Year, and IRC Chamber of Commerce Director of the Year.

A long-time resident of Vero Beach, Karen has vast knowledge of the needs of our community’s population, including over 25 years of experience managing nonprofit, private, and public businesses. She is a proven leader who is dedicated to community involvement and developing on-going relationships with public and government constituencies.

In addition to her leadership responsibilities at Senior Resource Association Ms. Deigl is also an elected Indian River County Hospital Trustee, ensuring fiscally sound and responsible resolutions are made in order to provide healthcare and better quality of life for all Indian River County residents.

 

Jennifer Johnson
VICE PRESIDENT OF FINANCE, CFO
jjohnson@sramail.org
As Vice President of Finance since 2006, Jennifer is responsible for budgeting, forecasting and strategic planning as well as supervision of the fiscal department. She manages over 20 grants, including budget and grant compliance reports and develops the annual operating budget in excess of $7 million. Jennifer earned her MBA and Bachelor of Science degrees from Palm Beach Atlantic University.

 

Cheryl Stephens
CHIEF PERSONNEL OFFICER
cstephens@sramail.org
Cheryl is an accomplished Human Resources professional with over 20 years experience in retail, public and private sectors. As Chief Personnel Officer for Senior Resource Association, she is responsible for providing support with compliance audits, job analysis, training and development, performance and benefits management, and employee relations. She has a deep commitment to establishing positive employer-employee relations. Cheryl holds a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Communication and is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management.

 

Chris Stephenson
TRANSPORTATION MOBILITY MANAGEMENT DIRECTOR
cstephenson@sramail.org
A proud Texas native and graduate of Abilene Christian University, Chris holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Non-profit Communication. He joined Senior Resource Association in 2012 and was promoted to Transportation Mobility Management Director in 2015. Since then, SRA has won CTC of the Year for Community Coach and the Florida Public Transportation Association System of the Year for GoLine. Chris and his wife have two children.

 

Ben Earman
MARKETING & EVENTS MANAGER
bearman@sramail.org
A 4th generation Vero Beach native, Ben has strong roots in the community. He holds a deep belief in supporting and giving back to the community he calls home. An educator and performer at heart, he thrives at raising awareness and promoting events for Senior Resource Association throughout Indian River County. Ben earned his Associate’s Degree in Education from Indian River State College even before graduating from Indian River Charter High School for Visual & Performing Arts. He continued his education at University of Tampa where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Performing Arts. Ben joined the Senior Resource Association team in 2016.

 

Shawna Callaghan
DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS
scallaghan@sramail.org
As Director of Programs, Shawna manages two Adult Day Care programs, Meals on Wheels, Case Managed Services and Information Referral, all of which help sustain Senior Resource Association’s mission to provide activities, nutrition, education and services to older and disabled adults. Her previous experience in the tech community helped hone her skills for managing an ever-changing aging population. Shawna is originally from Colorado and holds a Masters of Science in Business Leadership and Strategy.

 

Support Managers

NUTRITION MANAGER (MEALS ON WHEELS)
Virginia Skov vskov@sramail.org

VERO BEACH ADULT DAY CARE MANAGER
veroads@sramail.org

SEBASTIAN ADULT DAY CARE MANAGER
Annie Mae Stokes astokes@sramail.org