Sheila Mahon, MDS Director of OperationsSheila Mahon has been chosen to be the new Director of Operations at Monadnock Developmental Services (MDS). She succeeds Mary Anne Wisell, who recently became the agency’s Executive Director.

Sheila has worked in the field of developmental disabilities for almost 35 years. Her career began at the Monadnock Worksource and ACCESS. She came to MDS in 1993, working in both service coordination and employment services. In her most recent role, she has been the director of Monadnock Center for Successful Transitions (MCST), focusing on employment and community supports. For more than a dozen years, Sheila was an adjunct instructor at Keene State College, teaching Transition Planning & Programming which focuses on improving the transition process for students with disabilities from high school to the adult working world.

Sheila earned a Bachelor of Arts from Keene State College and Master of Science from Antioch University New England. She serves on the Board of Directors for Community Volunteer Transportation Company (CVTC) and is a member of the Hancock Fire Department Auxiliary. Sheila and her wife, Ellen, live in Hancock.