Margaret O'Sullivan
Executive Director
Akbar Ahmadzai
Director of Language Access and Proficiency
Caitlin Gordon, MA
Associate Director of Development
Pamela Jones-Burnley
Director of Business Operations
Steven Larín, Esq.
Senior Director of Legal Services & Immigration Policy
Gretchen Shanfeld, MPH
Director of Health and Wellness

Refugee and Community Integration

Danielle Bossert
Refugee Resettlement Manager
Anh Hua
Anti-Human Trafficking Project Coordinator
Ellen Ramage
Continuum of Care Case Manager
Tiffany Thompson
Employment Coordinator
Stephanie Blakeman
Anti Human-Trafficking Case Manager
Anand Petigara, MSW
Refugee Employment Counselor/Job Developer
Yawei Song
Anti-Human Trafficking Case Manager
Nasr Saradar
Employment Specialist
Emily Dittig
Refugee Resettlement Case Aide
Merthus Mbonigaba
Farm Manager
Jennifer Siew
Case Manager
Islam Algodi
Refugee Resettlement Specialist

Language Access and Proficiency

Ilana Mittleman
Translation Project Manager
Caitlin Floyd
Academic Program Administrator

Legal Services

Jonah Eaton
Staff Attorney
Brenda Gorski
Domestic Violence Program Coordinator
Carlos Munoz
Staff Attorney
Marla Samora
Staff Attorney
Chris Setz-Kelly
Staff Attorney
Rebecca Hufstader
Independence Foundation Fellow

Health and Wellness

Cathy K. Jeong
Project Coordinator, Philadelphia Partnership for Resilience
Jessica Nambudiri
Project Coordinator, INnovative Support Program for Refugee and Immigrant Empowerment (INSPIRE)
Katharine Cristaudo MSW, LSW
Coordinator, Strengthening Families Program
Christina Kubica
PPR Case Manager
Kashi Chhetri, B.A., H.A.
Family Strenthening Case Manager
Ariel Ressler MacNeill
Health Access Coordinator
Travis Shingledecker
Case Manager, Bridge to Wellness
Gwen Soffer
Wellness Specialist


Ana Ortiz
Daniel Wagman
Staff Assistant