Our Staff

Our staff is trauma-informed, which means we approach every interaction through a lens of safety, trustworthiness, peer support, collaboration, mutual respect, and an appreciation for cultural, historical, and gender issues.

Prevent

Arij Abdul-Halim

Senior Director of Preventive Services

Danny Salim

Senior Director of Anti-Violence Program

Zakia Bifergaane

Associate Director, Preventive Services

Kunchok Chodak

Cultural Broker

Omar Ebid

Cultural Broker

Regina Wadkins

Consultant

Karin Stepanyan

Preventive Services Supervisor

Melissa Calixte

Preventive Services Supervisor

Nisreen Aljubouri

Preventive Services Supervisor

Roselyn Bhowmik

Preventive Services Supervisor

Sanjidha Akhthar

Preventive Services Supervisor

Sarah Clem

Preventive Services Supervisor

Labiba Adil

Senior Case Planner

Zahed Rashid

Senior Case Planner

Adel AlAdlani

Case Planner

Annabel Bruno

Case Planner

Ashok Karki

Case Planner

Atef Abuelenin

Case Planner

Gelu Sherpa

Case Planner

Halima Rafik

Case Planner

Khalid Dhobhany

Case Planner

Masudur Mowla

Case Planner

Mohamed Sarour

Case Planner

Mosume Bahar

Case Planner

Noor Muhammad

Case Planner

Noor Sheikh

Case Planner

Noshad Azad

Case Planner

Rabeya Bhuiyan

Case Planner

Sanjukta Ghosh

Case Planner

Shashi Ahmed

Case Planner

Tarik Tabbakh

Case Planner

Donika Lumani

Senior Case Aide

Clinton Cole

Case Aide

Donika Johnson

Case Aide

Nasrinara Begum

Case Aide

Taslima Priti

Case Aide

Siddika Degia

Program Aide

Promote

Hizam Wahib

Senior Director of Operations and Legal Services

Gigi Ady

Director of Community Health and Well-Being

Maha Attieh

Lead Health Program Navigator

Lama Khouri

Clinical Supervisor

Amina Ashraf

Youth Behavioral Specialist and Counselor

Farah Salam

Community Health and Well-Being Coordinator

Bana Alani

Health Program Navigator and Intake Associate

Navin Sarhan

SNAP and Intake Coordinator

Sahar Jaafar

Strengthening Families Facilitator

J.C. Salyer

Staff Attorney

Shermin Ahmed

Social Work Intern

Tania Chikhani

Marriage and Family Therapy Intern

Get Ready

Nidal Alloubane

Director of Readiness Initiatives

Paul McKenney

Readiness Initiatives Manager

Kathleen Ryan

ESL Instructor

Harriet Goldberg

ESL Instructor

Leen Shumman

Leadership Coach

Misbah Haq

Academic and Pathways Coach

Negla Alkubadi

Academic and Pathways Coach

Priyanka Menezes

Academic and Pathways Coach

Mona Alborati

Academic Mentor and Life Skills Coach (Intern)

Julius Biggs

Academic Mentor and Life Skills Coach (Intern)

Communicate

Hannah McIntire

Chief Operating Officer

Stefanie Tocco Pilkington

Senior Director, Special Projects and Strategic Initiatives

LeAnn Tadros

Director of Quality Improvement

Kerry Sesil

Director of Development and Communications

Mohammad Barakat

Cross-Functional Support Specialist

Zahra Ali

Development and Communications Manager

Suzan Al Shammari

Government Relations Specialist

Nick Kim-Skenderian

Priority Areas Specialist

Maia Dillane

Database and Evaluation Coordinator

Cynthia Seay

Administrative Assistant and Intake Associate

Alejandra Ramirez

Facilities Team Member

Nemah Mohamed

Facilities Team Member