Our Team

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Officers

Pete Taft
CHAIR
Co-founder and Former CEO, Taft Communications

Sasa Olessi Montaño
PRESIDENT
Chief Executive Officer at Meals on Wheels of Mercer County

Jonathan Lear
TREASURER

Principal, Lear & Pannepacker, LLP

David Long
SECRETARY

Managing Director, Princeton Policy Associates

Trustees

Karen S. Ali, Esq.
Board President at the New Jersey State Museum Foundation

David Anderson
Principal and Consultant at DMA Infotech LLC

Jason Scott Camilo, Esq.
Principal and Founder, Law Offices of Jason Scott Camilo, LLC

 Dr. Rachael Evans
  Chief Medical Officer, Henry J. Austin Health Center

Valeria Posso Gonzalez

Valeria Posso-González  Marketing Director,    Advertise IT LLC

Susan Roy
Attorney at Law Office of Susan G. Roy, LLC

STAFF

Cecilia Jiménez-Weeast
Executive Director

Rosmery Almonte-Valoy
Client Advocate/Community Health Worker

Miranda Christ
Director of Development and Communications

Carolina Curbelo, Esq.
Supervising Attorney

Email the Legal Team at 
legal@laldef.org

Caty Dominguez
Client Advocate/ID Card Manager/Community Health Worker

Ana Mazan
FUTURO Program Assistant

Lorena Morales
Adult Education Programs Assistant

Griselda Pachuca-Garcia
FUTURO Program Coordinator

Erika Perez
Community Health Worker

Shelly Peskin
Department of Justice Accredited Representative

Alicia Rodriguez
Welcome House Caretaker

Fernando Vasquez
Legal Services Coordinator

VOLUNTEERS

John Altman, FUTURO Volunteer
Lynne Coulter, English as a Second Language (ESL) Instructor
Georgeanne D’Angelo, FUTURO Volunteer
Shannon DeCosta, High School Equivalency (HSE Instructor)
George Dusichka, ESL Instructor
Ed Fenwick, DOJ Accredited Representative, Legal Services
Bonnie Gilbert, ESL Instructor
Brianna GruassoESL Instructor

Cathleen O’Connell, ESL Instructor
Susana Plotquin, Legal Services Volunteer
Kira Popescu, ESL Instructor
Steven Puac, HSE Instructor
Adela Ramirez, ESL Instructor
Carlos Villela, FUTURO Instructor
Michael Wilson, ESL Instructor