“Casa Valentina was aligned with my personal values and goals. I was looking into becoming a foster mom and had recently become a Guardian Ad Litem as a step towards doing so.”


Sharon Langer*


MaryAnne Lukacs


Gregg Spieler

Member- at-Large

Adrian J. Villaraos

Vice Chair of Finance

Marcia Reisman*

Vice Chair of Development

Hon. William Altfield


Susan Lampen*

Vice Chair of Programs

Dr. Diane Krieger

Vice Chair of Governance & Nominating

Board Members

Renata Benedini

Oliver Benitez

Pierlus Durandis

Lynn Hausmann

Deborah Magid

Joyce Meyers

Hon. Nushin G. Sayfie

Kesia Vazquez

Hon. Cynthia Stafford

Michael Friedman

Vanessa Joseph

Advisory Board

Celia Evans

Kristen Feuer

Anne E. Helliwell

Maura Kobusch

Sheila Duffy Lehrman

Katie Mellen-Martinez

Anna Parekh

Tara Smith

Julie Feigeles

Sharon Socol*

Lisa Schejola Akin*



Janice M. Graham, M.S. EdL
Executive Director
[email protected]

Alexis Adams, M.S.W., C.C.W.P.
Program Director
[email protected]

Caroline Cunningham
Operations Manager
[email protected]

Ingrid M. Gonzalez
Program & Development Manager
[email protected]

Janelle Sales
Lead Program & Curriculum Coordinator
[email protected]

Soldanays “Soldy” Mujica
Property Coordinator/Program Advocate
[email protected]

Ashley Allen
Program Coordinator
[email protected]

Jacqueline Dorval
Program Coordinator
[email protected]

Jasmine Miles
Program Coordinator
[email protected]

Mickael Charles
Success Coach
[email protected]

Dominique Rosario
Alumni Coordinator [email protected]