Meet Our Staff

Leadership Team:


The leadership team is responsible for overseeing the management and strategic direction of the agency while the program and nursing teams work collaboratively to ensure the delivery of high quality, individualized developmental, educational and healthcare services in a developmentally appropriate group setting.

Kim condon

Executive Director

Kim Condon established Daystar Kids as New York State’s first and only Pediatric Day-Respite Center specifically designed to provide a broad range of psychosocial, developmental, and healthcare supports for families of children with serious medical complexities. Click here to learn more.

Mary Merkel

Director of Finance and Administration

As Director of Finance and Administration, Mary oversees all financial and administrative functions of the organization. Mary is responsible for accounting systems, internal controls, and financial reporting. She coordinates and provides materials for the annual audit and administers Daystar’s employee payroll and benefit programs. 

Lisa DiDomenico, MS, Ed.

Preschool Education & Curriculum Director

Lisa brings over 15 years of experience as a Special Education Teacher and Universal Preschool Teacher, and has led Daystar's Preschool Program for the past 5 years. She has knowledge in adapting curriculum, working with NYS Preschool Standards, advocating at CPSE/CSE meetings and working within a team to meet the needs of all children.

700 Lac De Ville Boulevard,
Rochester, NY 14618
Mon - Fri 8:00 am to 5:30 pm
Phone: 585-385-6287
Fax: 585-383-0033
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