CDF National and State Office Staff

National Office Staff

MaryLee Allen
Director of Child Welfare

Janine Bacquie
Director, Early Childhood Policy and Practice and Key Liaison to the Black Community Crusade for Children Freedom Schools Administrator

Mamie Berry
Director of Admin and Human Resources

Pamela Branch
Grants Assistant

Lovie Brock
Receptionist/Human Resources Assistant

Eric Brown

Jennifer Butler
Database Manager

Janet Canada
Constituent Relations and Database Assistant, CDF Freedom Schools

Emily Caplan
Direct Response Manager

Leslie Carpenter
Senior Outreach and Development Coordinator, CDF Freedom Schools

Anourack Chinyavong
Graphic Designer

Christine D'Amato

Shannon Daley-Harris
Religious Affairs Advisor

Yvonne Darpoh
Executive Office Assistant/Internship Coordinator

Benjamin Dawson

Gijs deLeede
Chief Financial Officer

Tai Dixon
National Director of State Offices and Field Operations

Sean Dowdie
Senior Accountant

Marian Edelman
President/Chief Executive Officer

Lilinoi Grace
Project Director, CDF Freedom Schools, Hawaii

Daniel Hains
Policy Associate

Patti Hassler
Vice President of Communications and Outreach

LaVeta Hughes
Beat the Odds Coordinator

Everett Johnson
Donor Data Coordinator

Kathleen King
Deputy Director, Child Health

Jalaya Liles
National Deputy Director of Operations, CDF Freedom Schools

David McClure
Director of Information Technology

Allison Merfeld
Senior Research and Program Operations Manager, CDF Freedom Schools

Biljana Milenkovic
Manager, Social Media and Video Production

Ashley Moore
Policy Associate/Staff Attorney

Zarrar Mujaddidi
Facilities Manager

Meghan Murphy
Payroll/AP Specialist

Yoonjung Park
Director of Education Research and Analysis, CDF Freedom Schools

Mark Publow
Chief Development Officer

John Robinson
Network Administrator

Lisa Robinson
Writer/Editor, Office of the President

Sheba Rogers
Director of Michigan Freedom Schools Expansion

Robbin Sally
Director of Curriculum and Programs, CDF Freedom Schools

Michele Smith
Special Assistant To the President

Stefanie Sprow
Deputy Director, Child Welfare and Mental Health

Thomas Toley
Associate Operations Coordinator, CDF Freedom Schools

Laura Trevino
Accounting Manager

January Williams
Director of Online Communications and Outreach

Elizabeth Wilson
Benefits Coordinator

Janet Wolf
Director Haley Farm and Nonviolent Organizing

Alison Buist
National Director, Child Health

Omar Cardenas
Youth Organizer

Janis Connallon
Policy Associate

Cadonna Dory
Communications Manager

Hanif Houston
Communications Associate

Sultana Jabbar
Executive Assistant

Kisha Jackson
Office Administrator

Alex Johnson
Executive Director

Michelle Jones
Youth Programs Coordinator

Amaya Noguera-Mujica
Youth Organizer

Alex Puchniarz
Operations Assistant

Angelica Salazar
Senior Policy Associate

Lorena Sanchez
Health Program Coordinator

Saira Soto
Program Director

Michele Stillwell-Parvensky
Senior Policy and Communications Associate

Jessica Anderson
Legislative Affairs and Communications Director

Elaine Cunningham
Covering Kids Director

Peggy Flanagan
Executive Director

Nicole Hernandez
Youth Development Director

Stephanie Hogenson
Research and Policy Director

Alisha Porter
Finance and Operations Manager/Training Coord

Kristen Wolfe
Director of Development

Nation Wright
21st Century Program Coordinator

Daniel Yang
Senior Organizer
CDF-Haley Farm

Damien Durr

Theresa Flatford
Housekeeping Manager

Kenneth Libby
Business Manager

Ndume Olatushani

Michael Sands
Maintenance Technician

Theresa Venable
Langston Hughes Librarian

Gerald Wagner
Facilities and Security Manager
CDF-New York

Erica Ayala
Youth Leadership Development Associate

Patti Banghart
Project Director, Early Childhood Initiative

Lorraine Gonzalez
Director of Health Policy

Olga Gonzalez
Senior Manager of Administration

Melanie Hartzog
Executive Director

Andrew Leonard
Senior Health Policy Associate

Samantha Levine
Director of Communications

Elizabeth Powers
Senior Juvenile Justice Policy Associate

Daniel Tejada
Beat the Odds Program Coordinator

Michael Corey
Policy Analyst

Pamela Kreber
Associate Director of Operations & Fundraising

Renuka Mayadev
Executive Director

Dawn Wallace-Pascoe
Project Manager

Joseph Worthy
National Coordinator of Youth Leadership Development
CDF-Southern Regional Office

Sarah Bobrow-Williams
SRBWI Finance & Asset Development Officer

Rubystine Bridges
Senior Administrative Assistant

Natalie Collier
SRBWI Youth Organizer/Program Officer

Mary Cook
Cleaning Staff

Mary Fennell
Senior Program Operations Associate

Oleta Fitzgerald
Southern Regional Director

Shaquite Pegues
Director of Ella Baker Leadership Development

Kim Robinson
Program Manager- National Policy Initiatives/ CDF Freedom Schools

Gloria Shields
SRO Program Associate/ Benefits Bank Coordinator

Shirlett Stapleton
Administrative Services Manager

Gloria Sturdevant
SRBWI Organizer

Cheasty Anderson
Health Policy Associate

Patrick Bresette
Executive Director

Graciela Camarena
Program Manager

Laura Guerra-Cardus
Texas Associate Director/ Policy Director

Cecilia Joseph
Director of Operations

Anat Kelman Shaw
Texas Director of Communications

WyKisha Thomas-McKinney
Health Outreach Program Manager