Meet Our Staff
Savita holds a Doctorate of Physical Therapy and has been working with children and adults with special needs for more than 20 years. She has held a variety of leadership and supervisory roles for programs serving individuals with special needs with a focus on management of programs, facilities, administration, staff and finances.
A former resident of England, Savita gained much of her experience through her involvement with Camp America, an organization which helps U.S. based camps find international staffers to work as counselors. In addition, while working as a podiatrist in England she assisted the American Institute of Foreign Studies by serving as a representative for camps serving individuals with special needs.
Jerri is the Assistant Director of Campers. She holds a Bachelor degree in Special Education N-12th and was a teacher in New York for several years. She began working for AHRC Nassau in 2003. Starting out as a Direct Support Professional, she became a Medicaid Service Coordinator and the Program Coordinator of Volunteer Services for the agency. She could not be more pleased to be a part of the Camp Loyaltown team since 2015.
Originally from New York City, Natalie holds a Master’s Degree in Education from St. John’s University and a Master’s Degree in Media Ecology from New York University. She worked for many years in Early Childhood Education and has also worked with both adults and young adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities in various settings such as Vocational Education, Day Hab/Day Hab without Walls and Supportive Employment.
Sam graduated from Queens College receiving a Bachelor’s in Physical Education to become a certified teacher and received her Master’s in Health Education in 2010. Sam has been at camp since 2007 and has served as the Athletics Program Counselor, Dining Hall Coordinator, Unit Administrator, Program Coordinator, Office Manager, Assistant Director and now Operations Manager.
Quality Assurance and Compliance Manager
Sharima holds a Bachelor’s degree in Urban Studies with a concentration in Social Services and Human Services. Sharima began her early career working in education with children and adolescents in school and after school settings. She transitioned into the human services field working in direct care and administrative roles with adults with developmental disabilities and mental health in case management, day habilitation. With her most recent roles in Quality Assurance and Regulatory Compliance, she brings professionalism, enthusiasm and dedication to Camp Loyaltown.