Zaneta M. Gileno

Director, Community-Based Care and Professional Education

Zaneta M. Gileno, Director, Community-Based Care and Professional Education

Zaneta M. Gileno, LMSW, CT, began her social work career as a professional in the child welfare system. Her efforts to reunite families and empower parents helped shape her as a practitioner. A graduate of the Columbia University School of Social Work, Zaneta now serves as Director, Community-Based Care for TAPS. As a grief professional and certified thanatologist (CT), she offers direct survivor support, ensures the TAPS community of survivors is connected to grief counseling and support groups, and establishes and maintains the network of TAPS’ support group model. In addition, she oversees internal professional education as well as TAPS professional development programs and webinars. She is also the liaison for the TAPS Board of Advisors. She lives in Arlington, Virginia.