Our Team

Administrative Staff

  • Crystal Selk, Executive Director

  • Mary Schaefer, Director of Operations

  • Mura Paw, Receptionist


Youth Programs

  • Marino Frias, Senior Manager, After-School Programs

  • Hermona Alem, Youth Program Specialist

  • Evelyn Escabi, Youth Program Specialist

  • Jaymir Johnson, Youth Program Specialist

  • Santos Torres, Teen Program Specialist


Senior Program

  • Evelyn Escabi, Older Adult Programs Specialist

  • Migdalia Martinez, Older Adult Programs Specialist


Prevention Services

  • Cassidy Lechner, Prevention Services Manager

  • Carla Culberson, Prevention Specialist

  • Jehenna Cleason, MSW Intern


Provisions 139 Pantry

  • Daniel Genco, Pantry Manager


Board of Directors

  • Courtney Bauer, PresidentClinical Transformation Specialist, Catholic Medical Partner

  • Steven Root, Treasurer – Senior Manager, Corporate Planning & Business Development, Rich Products Corporation

  • Russell Davidson, Secretary – Title III Program Director, D’Youville University

  • Raby Ba – Health and Wellness Coordinator, Independent Health Foundation

  • Rahsaan DeLain, M.S. – Executive Director COPE WNY/ Project Coordinator Health Equity, Community Health Center of Buffalo, Inc.

  • Thomas Hughes Senior Associate, Lippes Mathias LLP

  • Molly Rich Lambros – Rich Family Council/Community Volunteer, Rich Products Corporation

  • Rachel Laster – Nutrition Empowerment Program Director, D’Youville University

  • Ashley Snowden – Director, Physician and Corporate Relations, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

  • Cory Watson – Events Director, Buffalo Niagara Convention Center


Emeritus Members

  • Margaret Alfano, Director Emeritus

  • James Messina, Director Emeritus

  • Elizabeth Murphy, Director Emeritus

  • Carole Perla, Director Emeritus

  • Vicki DiFrancisco, Director Emeritus