Meet the Social Development Commission (SDC)’s Youth and Family Services and Mental Health & Wellness Manager Sheila Sampton!:

How long have you worked at SDC?
I have worked at SDC for five years.

What do you do at SDC?
Manager of Mental Health & Wellness and Youth Services.

What motivates you? Why do you do this work?
I am motivated by seeing the progress customers make and changing their lives.

Describe a time when you felt like your work at SDC made a difference in someone’s life.
Recently seeing the youth and their parents complete our 9-week empowerment series and listening to them express their gratitude for having the opportunity to learn; and listening to this series help them make positive changes in their lives.

Tell us something people don’t know about you
I love to cook at times.

Lightning Round Questions

This is where it gets really fun as we get to learn more about the things our employees enjoy.

Dream vacation?
Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Favorite movie?
Any movie with Sidney Poitier, Soul Food, Crooklyn, Best Man 1 & 2.

Favorite song?
All of Luther Vandross Songs

Favorite athlete?
Don’t have one.

Favorite local restaurant?
Big Daddy’s BBQ & Soul Food and Flemings Steak House.

Favorite hobby?
Listening to music, watching movies, taking quiet drives.

Learn more about SDC’s Youth Services!

Learn more about SDC’s Mental Health & Wellness Services!

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