Meet Our Staff

Leadership 
 
Sandra Toussaint-Burgher
Interim President & Chief Executive Officer
I stand for surpassing goals and giving your all to everything you do, while still having fun
I am passionate about alleviating poverty, and promoting gender equality
Fun Fact: I am into good food, fitness, and dancing
 
Cheri H. Durst
Vice President of Development & Strategic Partnerships
I stand for professionalism, making connections, and providing excellent customer service
I am passionate about family, friends, golf, tennis, and local news
Fun Fact: Barbra Streisand and Eminem are two of my favorite musical artists
 
Megan Kirschner, MPH, CHES
Vice President of Community Impact
I stand for social justice and health equality
I am passionate about education, traveling, and maintaining an active lifestyle
Fun Fact: My favorite "title" is Aunt Meg
 
Staff
 
Carrie Pabreza
Administraive Assistant
I stand for compassion, hard work, community service, and being detail-oriented
I am passionate about the many projects I work on throughout our organization
Fun Fact: I love spending time with family and friends, as well as creating abstract water color paintings
 
Denise Daniels
Director, Outreach and Volunteer Services
I stand for making our community a better place by harnessing the energy and talent of volunteers
I am passionate about being kind and leaving a positive mark on the world
Favorite Quote: "We make a living by what we do, but we make a life by what we give" -Winston Churchill
 
Himanshi Sachdeva
Resource Development and Finance Coordinator
I stand for honesty, compassion, and helping others
I am passionate about living every moment as if it were my last
Favorite quote: "Even if you fall on your face, you're still moving forward"
 
Jeffrey E. Clark Sr.
Community Outreach Liaison
I stand for Love, Peace, happiness and doing what’s right 
I am passionate about my mission in life and fulfilling my purpose  
Fun Fact:  I love playing video games  
 
Jessica Figueroa
Marketing Coordinator
I stand for making the difference in the lives of individuals
I am passionate about eliminating social inequalities
Favorite quote: "To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die"
 
John A. Santana
Director, Financial Empowerment & Community Engagement
I stand for empowerment, collaboration, responsibility, and accountability
I am passionate about my family and helping others achieve their goals
Fun Fact: I go camping with my family at least 3 times a year
 
Tarry Truitt
Director, Community Impact Programs
I stand for free taxes, providing information, and helping people help themselves
I am passionate about gardening, peace, and service to my community
Fun Fact: I love kayaking