ADTS is pleased to announce the promotion of Meggan Odell to the position of Deputy Executive Director. Employed with ADTS since October 2004, Meggan is a native of Rockingham County and graduate of Reidsville High School and North Carolina A and T State University. Previously serving as the Senior Director of Transit, Meggan spearheaded dramatic growth within our transportation programs through the addition of a fixed route bus system and the consolidation of Medicaid transportation services, creating a model for rural public transit in North Carolina. Meggan brings a strong background in areas of program development and administration; policy formulation and implementation and contract negotiations and monitoring. ADTS Executive Director, Cathy Powers states “Meggan has demonstrated leadership through action, modeling a resolute work-ethic and unparalleled attention to detail. Her skills, experience, and dedication are tremendous assets to ADTS and I am excited about her new role at the agency.”

We are happy to announce that Cheryl Albrecht has joined our team and will serve as the new leader at the Center for Active Retirement. Cheryl brings a strong background in areas of program development and administration, having significant experience in senior center administration and aging services. We welcome Cheryl to our team and we are excited to see what the future holds for our Center for Active Retirement!

Farewell and Good Luck from the ADTS Family to Ann Boyte, Director of Nutrition Services. Ann has worked at ADTS for the past 14 years and, with her husband, made a move to a new home in South Carolina at the beginning of August. Ann has been responsible for our Meals on Wheels and Congregate Nutrition programs throughout Rockingham County and we wish her the very best of luck with her new role at Hospice in South Carolina. Fran Hughes, who has been part of the Meals on Wheels team here, will take over the future leadership of the Nutrition Services Team.

Congratulations to Fran Hughes who has now moved into her new role as Director of Nutrition Services. Fran has been working as a member of the Nutrition team here at ADTS since 2015 and brings a lot of experience to her new role. Some might remember Fran as Executive Director for Hospice in Rockingham County back in 1990’s. Fran will be responsible for our Meals on Wheels, Congregate Nutrition and Volunteer programs throughout Rockingham County.