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Board of Directors

We have a diverse staff and board membership that encompasses persons who represent a wide demographic. They bring strong skills and unique talents to the visionary work we do. They reflect the communities served and stand together in a common shared vision for a society free from violence and exploitation. All board members are dedicated to addressing inequality and oppression of all forms across society.

Board Officers

President – Attiya Chaudary, NCAS Learning Center

Vice President – April Funches, Bristol County District Attorney’s Office

Treasurer – Susan Mansfield, Middlesex Savings Bank

Clerk- Janet Williams-Roberts, John Hancock

Board of Directors

Past President– Michael Aniceto, CPA MST, Treeful Damaso Ancieto, Inc.

Alison Cabral, LCSW, Therapist

Matt Ezyk, PixelMEDIA

Kyra Fernandez, CPA, Principal, Trinity Realty

Jessica Katz, Esq., Jessica Katz Law LLC. 

Paulo Salgueiro, Jr., Admissions Coordinator, Saba University, WARA Radio Host

Bernadette DeLeon- Rees, Branch Manager, HarborOne Bank 

Jasmin Rivas, DEI director, Old Sturbridge Village

Rose Buckley, Senior VP- Commercial Lending, Rockland Trust

James Ferrara, Chief Human Resource Officer, Bristol County Savings Bank

Michael Scipione, Chief Executive Advisor, Weston and Sampson


“Never doubt that a small group of committed people can change the world.
Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”
Margaret Mead