Leslie Steiner is a Florida native; born in Tampa. She relocated to Cape Coral when she was 4 years old. Leslie attended local schools and graduated from North Fort Myers High School in 1988. She then attended Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach, Florida where she received her Bachelor’s degree majoring in Psychology in 1992. It was during her time at Palm Beach Atlantic that she first volunteered with Special Olympics and her field of study changed from Education to Psychology. She began working with individuals with disabilities during her senior year of college and has been in the field ever since. Not only does she have experience with Intermediate Care Facilities (ICF/DD), but she was also a Support Coordinator for the Medicaid Waiver program. Leslie has worked with United Cerebral Palsy since 2007.
Debbie Grant-Howell was born at the Naval Hospital in Philadelphia,Pa. She derived from a military family and lived in many states as a youth. After graduating High School she relocated to Clewiston, Florida and went on to attend Junior College in West Palm Beach, Fl. Debbie has been a resident of Clewiston for 40 plus years. She began working with Individuals with Disabilities 30 years ago. Her experience includes; teaching in the Exceptional Education program in Hendry County, as a volunteer at the first Special Olympics held in Clewiston and also serving as a volunteer with ARC. In 1998 she came to work for United Cerebral Palsy in Clewiston. She has held various positions including: Training Assistant in ADT, Supported Living Coach, Supported Employment Coach, Day Program Coordinator, Program Manager, ADT Manager and Office Manager. She has worked for United Cerebral Palsy since 1997.
Patricia Stinson-Webber has been living in Clewiston since she was a child, although she was born in Braggs, Alabama. She attended the local schools and church and is imbedded into the community; raising her own children and now grandchildren in Clewiston. Patricia started working with United Cerebral Palsy in 2005 as a Direct Support Staff. She then became the Day Program Coordinator and subsequently moved into a Supported Living Coaching position. She is now the operations manager as well as a supported living coach.