Meet Us

COLEEN STEVENS PORCHER

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Coleen Stevens Porcher has worked for almost 30 years in educational and social services organizations, serving in executive and institutional advancement roles. Born in Jamaica, Coleen immigrated to the United States at 14 years old, where she lived with her grandmother in East New York, Brooklyn and attended NYC public schools. She graduated from Vassar College with a bachelor's degree in history and a minor in Spanish, then earned a master's degree in public administration from New York University. Coleen has served on the boards of St. John's Episcopal Church (Montclair, NJ), St. Paul's Episcopal Church (Fairfield, CT), and the Association of Fundraising Professionals (Fairfield County) Chapter. She has also volunteered with a number of nonprofits including Governor Phil Murphy's Third Sector Advisory Council, the Center for Nonprofits of New Jersey, Child Care Aware of New Jersey, and The Door.

 

Coleen Stevens Porcher

Our Leadership

Fatima Malik

Fatima Malik

CHIEF ADVANCEMENT OFFICER
Kristin Bernard

Dr. Kristin Bernard

ABC EXPERT + RESEARCH PARTNER
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Sara Alvarez

FINANCE + OPERATIONS DIRECTOR
Titilope Odalele

Titilope Oladele

VICE PRESIDENT OF PROGRAMS

Our Team

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Albert Bayona

OFFICE MANAGER
Alicia Williams

Alicia Williams

PARENT COACH
Allison Dash

Allison Dash

RESEARCH TEAM
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Antara Saha

PARENT COACH
Brittany Douglas

Brittany Douglas

SENIOR ENGAGEMENT MANAGER
Calla Lewis

Calla Lewis

PARENT COACH
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Careese Cezair James

PARENT COACH
Chastity Michel

Chastity Michel

PARENT COACH
Christina Logan

Christina Logan

PARENT COACH
Deandre Samples

DeAndre Samples

PARENT COACH
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Daniela De la Rosa

PARENT COACH
Eder Herrera

Eder Herrera

PARENT COACH
Ekemini Nwabueze

Ekemini Nwabueze

PROGRAM SUPERVISOR
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Grace Shariat Panahi

RESEARCH TEAM
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Jarismar Gonzalez

PARENT COACH
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Jennifer Delgado Bello

PARENT COACH
Jennifer Delgado

Jennifer Delgado

PARENT COACH
Jessica Rodriguez

Jessica Rodriguez

PARENT COACH
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Jill Smokoski

RESEARCH TEAM
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Jonathan Melo

PARENT COACH
Krishna Santana

Krishna Santana

PARENT COACH
Lanae Petrus

Lenae Petrus

PARENT COACH
Lenis Ramos

Lenis Ramos

SENIOR ENGAGEMENT ASSOCIATE
Leydi Dominquez

Leydi Dominguez

PARENT COACH
Lisa Carmona

Lisa Carmona

PROGRAM SUPERVISOR
Logan Brennan

Logan Brennan

PROGRAM DIRECTOR
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Maria Guerrero Mercado

PARENT COACH
Melessa Ballantyne-Hewitt

Melessa Ballantyne-Hewitt

DATABASE MANAGER
Merlyn Luciano

Merlyn Luciano

REFERRALS SPECIALIST
Nicole Lebron

Nicole Lebron

PARENT COACH
Pamela Alcantara

Pamela Alcantara

CLINICAL SUPERVISOR
Rosomond Osborne

Rosomond Osborne

PROGRAM SUPERVISOR
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Sarah Contreras

ENGAGEMENT ASSOCIATE
Stephanie Tavarez

Stephanie Tavarez

PARENT COACH
Tiffany Marte

Tiffany Marte

OPERATIONS + PROGRAM ASSISTANT
Tisha Herndon

Tisha Herndon

PARENT COACH
Yvette Saccone

Yvette Saccone

RESOURCE SPECIALIST

Our Board

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Ann Marie Foss

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Beth Maletz

Deborah Iarussi 650x975 px

Deborah Sills Iarussi

Jasmine Jones Rogers 650x975 px

Jasmine Jones Rogers

Laura Ensler 650x975 px

Laura Ensler

Lindsey McCann 650x975 px

Lindsay McCann

Maria Solorzano

Maria Solorzano

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Molly Armstrong

Marjorie Singer

Marjorie Singer

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Priya Mehra

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Rose Kob

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Suyin So

Warwick Robinson 650x975 px

Warwick Robinson

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Yatonia Chestnut

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Zach Yorke