Meet The Team

At the core of our dental practice is a friendly team of professionals that are dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal oral health.  We view each patient as a unique individual, and tailor each treatment to your specific needs.  As part of our commitment to providing close, personalized attention to every patient, we want to encourage patient communication.  Please know that we are here to provide outstanding patient care, and that we value the trust you have placed in us.

Administrative Personnel


Stacey has been working in the dental field since 1985 and received her training through Frederick Community College. Her years as a Certified Dental Assistant give her added insight when discussing treatment, scheduling, and handling financing arrangements. Stacey also brings a very in-depth knowledge of dental insurance plans, benefits, and limitations to our practice. Stacey has worked with Dr Zimmerman and this staff since 1999, she will tell you she feels blessed to come to work and share her days with the extraordinary people here at Covenant that she feels are "family".


Natalie has worked as an administrative assistant with Dr Zimmerman and Covenant since 2002. She received her formal education through Hagerstown Community College.  Natalie enjoys helping patients by scheduling appointment, processing insurance claims, and answering dental questions. Natalie feels happy to work in a practice that strives to give the patient the best possible dental experience. Over the years, the relationships established with patients and co-workers has made her job very rewarding. 


Tena has been an administrative assistant in the dental field for 16 years.  She joined the Covenant family in 2010 and feels very blessed to be a part of such a great team.  She enjoys spending time with her family and grandchildren.  She enjoys baking delicious cupcakes and everything Christmas!!!


Lori has worked in the dental field since 2013 and joined this practice as an administrative assistant in 2016. She received her formal education from Hagerstown Community College. Lori enjoys being able to serve the community on a daily basis and loves working at Covenant Family Dentistry because patient care is placed at such a high standard. Lori feels that she has grown a lot personally and professionally during her time here and is looking forward to many happy years with this practice. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and cuddling her pets. 


Cheryl has worked with Covenant Family Dentistry since 2006. She has 44 years of experience in the dental field, having worked in general dentistry, orthodontics, oral surgery, and clinical management, and front office management. Cheryl is a Waynesboro native and enjoys working in her community. She feels dentistry is a great career choice where one can make a difference for people by helping them have and maintain good oral health. Cheryl has transitioned from being a chairside assistant to fulfilling a "behind the scenes" administrative position for Covenant Family Dentistry.



Sarah K.

Sarah is a dental hygienist and she has worked with Dr Zimmerman and Covenant since 1996. She first worked here as an assistant then returned working here as a dental hygienist upon receiving her dental hygiene degree. Sarah attended Allegany College of Maryland.  Sarah enjoys  the opportunity to serve people and to help bring patients to better dental health.



Dental Hygiene has been Mary's career since graduating from West Liberty College in 1985. Mary has been with Dr Zimmerman and Covenant since 1999. She loves working at Covenant with our team oriented staff and enjoys helping our patients feel welcomed and comfortable while providing dental services to them.


Carol is a 1979 graduate of Allegany College in Cumberland, MD, Carol has been a dental hygienist for the past 39 years and has worked for Dr Zimmerman and Covenant since 1995. She enjoys meeting and working with patients of all ages and establishing long term relationships with them.




Sarah M.


Sarah is an Expanded Function Dental Assistant (EFDA). She has been working in the dental field for over 30 years, and with Dr Zimmerman since 1986. Sarah received formal training through the Franklin County Vo-Tech School and the Academy of Medical Arts and Business in Harrisburg, PA. She enjoys working with children and feel rewarded by helping them overcome their fear of coming to the dentist. Sarah has enjoyed meeting new people and developing friendships with patients over the years.


Shannon is a hygiene assistant and dental assistant in the office and has been with Covenant since 2002. She enjoys the flexibility of working in many areas of the office. Over the years Shannon has met many new faces and enjoys seeing familiar faces. She loves working with children and community.


Buffie has been a dental assistant since 1991, having received her training at the Franklin County Vo-Tech School. After graduating, she worked in dentistry for several years and began working for Dr Zimmerman and Covenant in 2004. Buffie enjoys working here because of the talented staff. She feels that at Covenant everyone works together to help people keep their bright smiles. 


Originally from Lancaster County, Melanie received my training at Willow Street Vocational Technical School in 1990. After graduation, Melanie joined the Air Force and received further training at Sheppard Air Force Base in Texas. Melanie spent the first four years of her profession at Robins Air Force Base in Georgia. Since then she have worked for several offices in Georgia and Illinois. Melanie returned to Pennsylvania in 2004 and started working with Dr Zimmerman in 2005. She enjoys building patient relationships and knowing she doing something rewarding for them and herself.


Danielle received her certification from Hagerstown Community College. She joined Covenant Family Dentistry in 2017. Danielle has a passion for helping individuals. She states that she was quiet and shy when she started working with this office, but that the patients she has met has helped her to become more confident and outgoing.



Lauren joined our team here at Covenant in March of 2020 as a Hygiene Assistant.  Lauren will also be learning chairside assisting while fulfilling her daily position.  She states her favorite part about this job is seeing the familiar faces each day and the lovely ladies she works with. In her spare time Lauren enjoys being with her puppy, Bailey.


Jes has been a dental assistant for 13 years and has been with Covenant since 2012.  She attended Harrisburg Area Community College for her Certified Dental Assisting certification.  Jes is kept busy at work and more so at home spending her non-working time with her 2 wild children.