Donné Settles Allen is the Assistant to the Executive Director and Parent to Parent Program Coordinator. After joining SEEC in 2015, she was appointed by Governor Hogan to serve on the Maryland Commission on Disabilities to represent parents of children with disabilities. In her role as the Parent to Parent coordinator, she cultivates peer support relationships, curates and promotes interactive community events for parents raising children with disabilities. She also serves on the statewide leadership team for the Maryland Community of Practice for Supporting Families. Before her role at SEEC, Donne was a financial analyst with Prudential Retirement in Edison, NJ. Donné holds a bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University in Economics and Africana Studies. In her “spare” time, she corrals her 3 sons to many sports and cultural events with her husband, Ed and she loves Sunday brunch!