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Dabneydabney K. conwell, Mssa, lsw

Vice President & executive director, rose centers for aging well

Areas of expertise: Nonprofit management; senior centers; social service programs; underrepresented populations

Dabney K. Conwell, MSSA, LSW, joined the Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging in 2015 as Vice President and Executive Director of the Rose Centers for Aging Well.

The South Euclid resident has committed her career to working with underrepresented populations developing, implementing, supervising and evaluating social service programs.

Prior to joining the Benjamin Rose senior management team, Conwell served as Executive Director of the East Cleveland Neighborhood Center. Previously she was Project Coordinator of the Families and Schools Together (FAST) program for the Alcohol, Drug Addiction & Mental Health Services Board of Cuyahoga County, and later became a national trainer and program supervisor for FAST in Madison, Wisconsin. She has also served as a social worker with the East Cleveland City School District and Guidestone.

She currently serves as an Adjunct Professor in the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University.

Conwell received her Master of Social Service Administration degree at Case Western Reserve University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Work from Edinboro University.