Meet the DEC Staff: Mariel Torres


Mariel was born in Mexico, and moved to the United States at age 2. Growing up, Mariel has always spent time helping her parents and others in her community as a Spanish translator. Mariel graduated from Elizabethtown Area High School where she devoted her time volunteering with the Kiwanis Club, IU13 Classroom and was the captain of the Mini-THON committee. … Read More

Meet the DEC Staff: James Callaway


James is not new to the disability world or the Disability Empowerment Center(DEC). He has been a consumer of DEC’s for several years. He was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis 30 years ago and lives a very empowered, independent life in Lancaster with his wife Shelly, and his dog Krissy. In the past he was a disability advisor for Disability Digest, … Read More