About Us

photo of GailGail Sonnesso, MS, QDCS, Executive Director of GEM Adult Day  Services, Inc. has been working with people with memory loss and their families for over 28 years. She is a Qualified AFA Dementia Trainor and Rehabilitation Counselor.

Recently Gail accepted the position of ALZ Association Ambassador for Rep. Walter Jones who is the US Representative for North Carolina’s 3rd congressional district, serving since 1995. He is a member of the Republican Party. The district encompasses the Outer Banks and stretches from areas near the Pamlico Sound down to Wilmington.

Gail and GEM Adult Day Services, Inc. are affiliated with the following organizations:

2013 GEM Adult Day Services, Inc. Board of Directors

  • Angelo Sonnesso
  • Ron DeVeau
  • Jean Basnight
  • Courtney Gallop
  • Mary Ellen Hawthorne
  • Nancy Kosanovich
  • Gladys Jenkins
  • Cathy Pfendler