Our Staff

Our staff members are the pride of Hetrick-Martin Institute. Their professionalism, dedication, cultural fluency, and most importantly, compassion, are unsurpassed.

HMI LEADERSHIP

Chief Executive Officer — Thomas Krever
Chief Operating Officer — Darra Gordon
Chief Financial Officer — Ghassan Khalil
Executive Director, New Jersey — Dr. Ashawnda Fleming
Director, Advocacy & Capacity Building — Lillian Rivera
Director, Youth Services — Bridget Hughes

EXECUTIVE OFFICE

Chief Executive Officer— Thomas Krever
Chief of Staff— Brian Dauth
Project Manager, HMI-Goes-Citywide— Esther Cassidy
Administrative Assistant— Olga El

DEVELOPMENT/OPERATIONS

Chief Operating Officer—Darra Gordon

DEVELOPMENT
Senior Director, Development— Barbara Jean Davis
Director, Individual Giving — Christine Young
Director, Institutional Giving — Michael McCoy
Director, Special Events— Michael Snider
Manager, Special Events— Crystal Butler
Development Associate— Chap James Day

COMMUNICATIONS
Director, Communications & Public Relations— Ross Schwartz
Coordinator, Digital Media and Online Communications— Michelle Chasteen

FACILITIES
Senior Director, Safety & Facilities—Margarita López
Manager, Facilities & Safety— Sarai Montes
Kitchen Coordinator—Julio O. Cruz

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Information Technology Assistant— Maria Diplan

THE CENTER FOR LGBTQ YOUTH ADVOCACY & CAPACITY BUILDING

Director, Advocacy & Capacity Building— Lillian Rivera
Assistant Director, Training— Bryson Rose
Data Coordinator— Petra Olivo
Accountability Specialist—Darlene Dominguez
Training Specialist— Adaku Utah
Data Entry Assistant— Aida Vazquez

YOUTH SERVICES

Director, Youth Services— Bridget Hughes
Coordinator, Community Outreach & Client Engagement— Jermaine Ellis
Program Coordinator, LGBTQ Youth Leadership Program — Kimmie Armstrong
Administrative Assistant, Programs— Chery Falcon

ACADEMIC ENRICHMENT
Director, Academic Enrichment— Juan Williams
Program Manager, Employment & TrainingDerrick Holloway
Program Coordinator, College Prep— Christopher Griffin
Case Manager, High School Equivalency — Jackson Katz
School Social Worker— J Wangel
Educational Specialist, High School Equivalency — Charles Crespo
Educational Specialist, High School Equivalency — Will Shepard
Educational Specialist, Transgender Employment Project— Monique Matthews
Saturday Program Assistant— Aida Vazquez

ARTS & CULTURE
Dance Instructor— Mariano Martinez
Digital Photography Instructor— Samantha Box
Teaching Artist, Visual Arts— Leesa Tabrizi
Teaching Artist, Visual Arts— Diego Lopez
Teaching Artist, Visual Arts & Music Conception— Don Christian
Art Instructor – Grant Shaffer
Yoga Instructor -Ann Walter

HEALTH & WELLNESS
Assistant Director, Health & Wellness— Lazara Paz-Gonzalez
Program Manager, Health & Wellness—Ricky Love

Program Coordinator, CAPP—Julia Stern
Program Coordinator, EtE Services—Toan Nguyen

Case Manager, Academic Advisement — Charles Parker
Educational Specialist, HIV Outreach Services— Kemar Jewel
Educational Specialist, HIV Prevention Services—Tony Enos
Educational Specialist, Peer Education— Tracee Brown
Educational Specialist, Sexual Health— Julianne Rocco
Educational Specialist, Transgender Programming—Taliyah Robinson
Saturday Program Assistant—Darlene Dominguez 

CLINICAL & COUNSELING
Director, Clinical & Counseling Services—Matthew Rofofsky
Clinical Coordinator—Anupama Kalyanam
Senior Supervising Counselor—Allison Berwald
Intake Coordinator & Supervising Counselor— Eric Peterson
Licensed Counselor—Marcus Phillips
Counselor, Creative Art Therapies & Age-Out Coordinator— Glenn Smulyan
Psychiatrist— Laura Erickson-Schroth

HOMELESS YOUTH SERVICES & MEMBER NAVIGATION
Director, Homeless Youth Services & Member Navigation—Sassafras Lowrey
Program Manager, Homeless Youth Services—Kipper Sanchez
Member Navigator—Mireya Gonzalez
Pantry Coordinator—Annalee Fannan
Senior Outreach Specialist—Socorro Hernandez 
Educational Specialist, Outreach, Citywide—My Aguirre
Educational Specialist, Outreach, HIV Testing — Niecy Webster

HMI: NEW JERSEY

Executive Director, New Jersey—Ashawnda Fleming
Program Coordinator, New Jersey – Alayne Rosales
Coordinator, Health and Wellness —Johann Larkin
Counselor—Joya Thompson

FINANCE, HUMAN RESOURCES & VOLUNTEER SERVICES

Chief Financial Officer—Ghassan Khalil

FINANCE
Controller – Eulises Román, Jr.

Junior Accountant- Asma Murray

 

HUMAN RESOURCES & VOLUNTEER SERVICES
Senior Director, Human Resources—Vikki Basilico Covarrubias
Director, Community Engagement—Seton Davey
Human Resources & Volunteer Program Assistant—Ritti Thampan

 

 

Have Questions? Contact Us.
Pantry Services and donations—Matthew Rofofsky
PR and Communications— Ross Schwartz
Programs—Bridget Hughes
Harvey Milk High School information—Juan Williams

For all other questions, email info@hmi.org.