The Guest House - Staff & Supporters


The Guest House Staff is made up of wonderful people. Experienced caregivers, each brings skills and love to the job. A combination of licensed professionals and experienced managers are on duty from 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM every week day.


Dana Chapman - The Guest House - Gainesville, GA

Dana Chapman – Director

  • Dana Chapman, Executive Director
  • Debbie Powell, Director of Admissions/Social Services
  • Sandra Martin, Finance Manager

Music Therapy

  • Amanda Martin, CMT
  • Kolby Koczanowski, CMT

Support Group Leader

  • Alan Denson, LCSW

Building Maintenance

  • Kyle Parker


  • Tess Wagner, Lead RN
  • Faith Eller, Lead LPN
  • Rosemary Bates, RN; BSN
  • Christina Gabriel, CNA
  • Wanda Sharp, CNA
  • Lea Perkins, CNA


  • Sunita Namwong, Kitchen Manager
  • Catering – The Food Factory Cornelia, GA. – Owner Greg Crowe


  • Christina Gabriel, CNA, Activities Manager
  • Sue Connor, Activities Manager


We are very thankful for the devotion, loyalty and commitment of our many volunteers:

Ed and Carol Grill, Ginger Imperial, The Encouragers, The Atlanta Road Singers, Patsy Amidei, Ralph Herring, Steve Norris, The Sexton Family, The Wheeler Family, Cresswind Lake Lanier Neighbors, Jim and Ellen Ewing, The Cresswind Lake Lanier Singers, The Smoky Springs Bell Ringers, The Dean Foote Family, Roger and Irine Keebaugh, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, Brian Dennis, Lynn Putrich, John Langwick, Bob Haggard, Shon Peppers, Erin Peterson and her dog “Riggy Bear”


Community Partners:

The Guest House, Inc. is very fortunate to have many partners and supporters who help make this important work possible:

Brenau University School of Occupational Therapy, Brenau University School of Nursing, The University of North Georgia, The Diane and Doug Magnus Foundation, Grace Episcopal Church, Gainesville First Presbyterian Church, First Baptist Church of Gainesville’s Knitting Ministry, Chestnut Mountain Presbyterian Church, Electronic Sales Company, Right At Home – Bill Youngblood, The Spa on Green Street, Mariko Engraving, Mark Wilkins – DJ Trivia, The Food Factory on Main, Northridge Health & Rehabilitation, Hall County Optimist Club, Gainesville Lion’s Club, South Hall Kiwanis Club, Lanier Corvettes Unlimited Club, Milton Martin Honda, Leading Age Georgia, The Thanks Mom and Dad Fund Atlanta, The Jackson EMC Foundation, The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, Cresswind LL Community Fund, Doug Terry – The McDonald Terry Group, The Roy C Moore Fund of The North Georgia Community Foundation, The HandyTech Group, The Lillian and Grady Frasier Fund of The North Georgia Community Foundation, United Way of Hall County, Chandler Equipment, J & G Contractors, Smith, Gilliam, Williams and Miles, Attorneys at Law, Kevin Tharpe, Attorney At Law, Cox Communications and Electronics, The Northeast Georgia Medical Center Foundation, The Georgia Mountain Food Bank, The Agora House For Men, BRIDGEWAY Hospice, HALLCO Community Credit Union, Affinis Hospice, Cargill Community Impact Fund, Dr. Jeff Payne, Quinlan Visual Arts Center Gainesville GA, John Nicholson – Gainesville Web Design, Keith Fairhurst – ATP Printing And Graphics, Liberty Mutual Insurance – Give With Liberty Campaign, Ron Combs – Combs Pest Control, JB Jams Entertainment, Southern Seasons Landscaping, Leading Age Georgia, Red Clay Interactive, Fieldale Farms, Regions Mortgage, Rushton and Company, Riverside Pharmacy, McDonalds of North Georgia, Forum Communications


The Guest House
360 Oak Street, Suite A
Gainesville, GA 30501

Phone: 770-535-1487
Fax: 770-536-4264