Board of Directors

Gloria Johnson, President
Sean Fontes, Vice President
Dariel Blanco, Secretary
Colleen Ramos, Treasurer
Angela Ankoma

Brandford Davis
Adriana Dawson
Rachel Dotson
Gibran Gonzalez
Shomari Husband
Yvette Kenner

Pamela Ross
Victor Ross
Julius Searight
Elfreda Thorpe
Jennifer Vincent
Juan Wilson

Development Committees

REAL ESTATE COMMITTEE
ASSET COMMITTEE
FUND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
FINANCE COMMITTEE

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
SANKOFA COMMITTEE
STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS COMMITTEE
NEIGHBORSWORKS HOME OWNERSHIP CENTER COMMITTEE

Our Staff

Administration

Maria Carvalho: Executive Director

Candace Harper: Deputy Director

Oanh Bui-Torres: Accounting Manager

Mariva Brandao: Office Manager/ Human Resources

HomeOwnership Center

Joel Sanchez: Homeownership Counselor

Sankofa WIC

Jennifer Benitez: Sankofa WIC Coordinator   ext #101

Joseline Mane: WIC Intake   ext #100

Real Estate Development

Derek Winslow: Real Estate Developer

Community Building Initiatives

Sonia Thomas: Parent Engagement Specialist

Claudette Bannerman: Dunamis Synergy Lead Family Coach

Rose Phildor: Dunamis Synergy Family Coach

Sussy Santana: Dunamis Synergy Family Coach

Melanie Borges: Sankofa Project Manager

Julius Searight: Sankofa Market Manager

Dominique Resendes: 02907 Health Equity Zone (HEZ) Program Manager

Damaris Rosales: Resident Health Specialist

Carolina Linares: 02907 HEZ Community Health Worker

Ascendence Watson: 02907 HEZ Community Health Worker

AmeriCorps Volunteers

Matthew Parent: Sankofa VISTA

Lisa Galloway: Accessing Home/ Rent RIte coach