As Resident Advocate, Dess represents the residents in expressing their unresolved issues and concerns to management, and to bring those issues and concerns to a solution. An employee of CC Young for nearly 10 years, Dess gets to know residents and their families, making sure they are aware she is a resource for them. She also makes rounds in the health center, asking residents about their care and dining experiences. In addition, she oversees the ‘Years of Residency’ program and contributes to assorted community enhancement projects. Dess is a certified medical secretary, attended Richland College in Dallas and is a member of Phi Theta Kappa. In her free time she loves to be around family and friends. She and her husband enjoy Ace, their fifth Shetland Sheepdog.
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During Halloween you may find Dess at campus parties doing her interpretation of a Halloween witch, and during the Christmas season as Mrs. Claus.