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

David Anderson
Principal and Consultant at DMA Infotech LLC

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

Rachael Evans

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

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Valeria Posso-González  Marketing Director,   Advertise IT LLC

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

Richard Sperry
Research Partnerships and Collaborations, EverythingALS

STAFF

Cecilia Jiménez-Weeast
Executive Director

Rosmery Almonte-Valoy
Client Advocate/Community Health Worker

Phyllis Alongi
Professional Counselor Consultant

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

Laura Mora
Community Organizer/Community Health Worker

Kadeem Neill
Community Health Worker

Erika Perez

Erika Perez
Front Desk Receptionist

Shelly Peskin
Legal Services Coordinator

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Alicia Rodriguez
Welcome House Caretaker

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Ana Mariana Sotomayor Palomino
Development and Communications Associate

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Fernando Vasquez
Legal Services Coordinator

VOLUNTEERS

Michael Bailey, ESOL Instructor
Gage Braddock, ESOL Instructor
Ed Fenwick, DOJ Accredited Representative, Legal Services
Emmet Gallagher, ESOL Instructor
Anna Gallos, ESOL Instructor
Steve Gates, ESOL Instructor
Brianna Grausso, ESOL Instructor
Kimberly Jack, ESOL Instructor
Jeff Konah, ESOL Instructor

Christine Piatek, ESOL Instructor
Susana Plotquin, Legal Services Volunteer
Andrea Reyes, HSE Instructor
Romi Roman Cabrera, HSE Instructor
Daniela C. Salcedo Arnaiz, ESOL Instructor
Janice Talbot, ESOL Instructor
Kristin Talbot, ESOL Instructor
Alice Yu, ESOL Instructor