Executive Leadership

Meet the dynamic executive leadership team driving the mission of Independent Living, Inc. & Independent Home Care, Inc. With Douglas J. Hovey at the helm as President and CEO, alongside Shannon Zawiski, Chief Operating Officer; Saran Camara, Chief Financial Officer; Janae Myers, Chief Advancement Officer; and Kathy Giraud, Vice President of Human Resources, our team is deeply invested in championing equal rights, access, and opportunities for individuals with disabilities. With decades of combined experience and a shared passion for our cause, we are committed to expanding our programs and services, fostering an inclusive workplace culture, and delivering high-quality support across all of our services.

Get to know our team further and learn about their unique contributions by exploring their full bios.

Gray Background. Professional headshot of male with glasses, wearing a dark blue jacket, light blue shirt and multi-blue tie.

Douglas J. Hovey, President & Chief Executive Officer
(845) 565-1162 Ext. 210

Gray Background. Professional headshot of female smiling, with short blonde hair and a black shirt

Shannon Zawiski, Chief Operating Officer
(845) 565-1162 Ext. 299

Gray Background. Professional headshot photo of female smiling, wearing a black wrap around her hair and shoulders.

Saran Camara, Chief Financial Officer
(845) 565-1162 Ext. 208

Gray Background. Headshot of female with long brown hair, smiling, wearing a purple shirt and white blazer.

Janae Myers, Chief Advancement Officer
(845) 565-1162 Ext. 256

Gray Background. Professional headshot of female smiling, with shoulder-length auburn hair, wearing a pink shirt and black jacket.

Kathy Giraud, Vice President of Human Resources
(845) 565-1162 Ext. 235