The Pines
610 Dutchmans Lane
Easton, MD 21601

410 822-4000

Our Leadership Team

Dianna L. Gilligan BSHM, NHA, ALM
Center Executive Director

Dianna was born and raised in a small community in the Washington, DC Suburban area of Prince George’s County Maryland. She comes to The Pines with  twenty plus years in healthcare, she feels that no resident concern is too small and believes that caring, educated employees always preform to the highest standard. Educationally, Dianna received her bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Management from Kaplan University. She holds state and national certifications in Nursing Home Administrator, Assisted Living Manager, Executive Director, Fire Suppression and Hazardous Materials Operations.

Joan Gannon, RN, CDONA/LTC
Director of Nursing

Joan is the Senior Director of Nursing for The Pines Center.  She is a graduate of The Macqueen Gibbs Willis School of Nursing and received certification from NADONA as a Director of Nursing in long-term care. She was recognized by Genesis HealthCare as Director of Nursing of the Year for the Southern region in 1999.  Joan has led her team to national recognition for Excellence in Clinical Care and was awarded a Step I National Quality Award from AHCA in 2009 and a 2011 AMDA/EverCare award recipient for a Quality of Life initiative.  She is active in the owning, breeding, and racing of standardbred racehorses.

Patti R Lister
Admissions Director

Patti has an extensive background in long-term care that began 1983 and continued develop when she began at Genesis HealthCare in 1993. She has strong ties to the local community and other health related organizations including the Kidney Foundation of Maryland, Alzheimer’s Association and the Cancer Society. Patti is a patient/family advocate dedicated to high quality care and customer service.

Kris Gowl, PT
Director of Rehabilitation

Kris graduated from the University of Maryland School of Medicine with a BS in Physical Therapy. She has extensive experience in skilled nursing, outpatient, pediatrics school setting, home health, and hippotherapy. Kris carries certifications in Neuro Developmental Therapy and Wound Care.