Board Members


 

NAMEAFFILIATIONROLE
Sarah MinerAssistant Professor Community Health Nursing, St. John Fisher CollegePresident
Ayni AliUniversity of Rochester, Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, Bachelors in International and Global Studies, experience working in Worker Justice Center, Worker rights for immigrantsDirector*
Jawaid SamadeySelf-employed, contractor interpreter and liaison. Master in governance and public policy, business administration, work with UN development program, Community Association in AfghanistanDirector*
Rosamond Reffell PughNurse Practitioner, Community health expertDirector*
Ibrahima BahStudent, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Rochester, Sierra Leone Community expertDirector*
Kate FarringtonDirector of Administration with competencies in operations, communications, volunteer management, relationship building, talent management, fundraising, fiscal accountability, strategic planning.Director*
Sadiya OmarLead Case Manager & Interpreter, Refugees Helping RefugeesDirector* (non-voting)
Caridad Sosa-BlackwellCuban community volunteer, experience in community and non for profit leadership. Experienced in clinical health care, workforce development, special education, New York State Teacher Certification Family/Adult Literacy, GED/TASC Instructor, Early Childhood and Parent Education, certified group facilitator/teach, Train the Trainer-NCBI, Inc., research associateDirector*
Chet TimsinaBhutanese community volunteer, specialty area in care of populations with intellectual and developmental disabilities and real estate businessDirector*
Otieno O. KisiaraProfessor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Nazareth CollegeDirector
Gloria OnderdonkVenezuelan community volunteer, specialty area in trauma informed care and human relationsDirector*

*Board Directors of refugee background