Janet Berry has joined the leadership team of Autism Delaware as associate executive director. She assumes the role previously held by Brian Hall, who was promoted to executive director of the agency in August 2018.
Berry manages the administrative work necessary to develop and implement the business, regulatory and financial affairs of Autism Delaware, a leading statewide provider of support services for individuals and families affected by autism spectrum disorder. She also directs strategic communications and fundraising initiatives.
Berry’s extensive background in providing leadership to human services agencies will serve her well at Autism Delaware. In the past, she has served as interim executive director at People’s Place II, a multi-service nonprofit organization in Milford; executive director at BlindSight Delaware, previously known as the Delaware Association for the Blind; and vice president of membership, program and properties, and volunteerism at the Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay Council Inc.
A graduate of Wilmington University with a master’s degree in human services administration, Berry lives in Camden.
Autism Delaware is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit made up of individuals with ASD, their family members, the professionals who serve them, and friends of people with ASD. The agency’s mission is to help people and families affected by ASD. With offices in Newark, Dover, and Lewes, Autism Delaware serves the entire state.
Autism Delaware’s programs and services are supported by state contracts and generous donations from individuals and corporations across Delaware. Fundraising events, like the Walk for Autism, help provide the income needed to make critical programs a reality. For more information on how to help, go to www.autismdelaware.org.