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Our Dedicated Team

Our staff is composed of a diverse group of workers who have joined in a firm commitment to our shared mission. Our belief in the ability of any human being to change is the foundation of our program’s unique approach.

Barryville, NY

Lauren Alvarez
Vocational Instructor

Rebecca Babcock, CASAC Advanced 
Vocational Coordinator

Anand Bhopale, LMSW
Social Worker

Zatoria Brown
Clinical Support Staff

Joseph Burkavage
Food Services Coordinator

Michael Cantelmo
Transportation Coordinator

Randy Caruso
Maintenance Supervisor

Stephanie Compasso, LPN
Nurse 

Sarah Cooper, CASAC Advanced 
Assistant Executive Director

Abbe Dague, CASAC-P
Counselor

Sabrina Dale
Daycare Provider

Lacy Dalrymple, CASAC
Clinical Supervisor

Alicia Delia-Conklin
DSS Coordinator

Lia Dilles, CASAC-T
Admissions Coordinator

Sarah Eilbacher, M.Ed., CASAC Master Counselor
Executive Director

Iman Elginbehi, MBA
Human Resources Manager

Carole Everett
Clinical Support Staff

Eva Frendak
Clinical Support Staff

Christine Innaco, MBA
Chief Financial Officer

Joe Innaco
Maintenance Worker

Deena Kearns, LMSW
Social Work Coordinator

Deborah Konnen, CASAC-T
Accounting Clerk

Matthew Kurtzman, CASAC Advanced
Vocational Instructor

Richard LaPalme
Driver

Jasmine Lane
Daycare Provider

Daphne Laput
Mother & Infant Coordinator

Theresa Lilly
Billing & Insurance Coordinator

Kylea May
Daycare Provider

Annalissa Mellan
Clinical Support Staff

Katelynn Mercilliot
Clinical Support Staff

Rebecca Morgan, CASAC-P
Counselor

Tara Munson
Admissions & Clinical Support

Nicolette Natale, CASAC-T
Counselor

Maria Pierre
Clinical Support Staff

Alexis Riina
Administrative Assistant

Paul Salzberg, MD
Medical Director

Jennifer Smith
Clinical Support Staff

Janna-Beth Smith, RN
Nurse 

Amanda Tentas, CASAC-T
Counselor

Tracy Thollot, LPN
Nurse

Christopher Wall, CASAC
Counselor

Georgina Wieczynski, LPN
Nurse 

Sharlene Willock, DNP
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

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Poughkeepsie, NY

Erika Vidal, CASAC
Clinical Supervisor

Lorraine Ferdico
House Manager

Shakara Latimer
Clinical Support Staff

Kimberly Matthews
Clinical Support Staff

Caitlin Sanford
Clinical Support Staff

Dina Tomlinson
Clinical Support Staff

Kierra Young
Clinical Support Staff

Ahkeelah Young, LPN
Healthcare Coordinator

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Board of Directors

Fr. Daniel Callahan SA
Board Chair

Ann Daw
Vice Chair

Jim Forbes
Secretary/Treasurer

Carol Bliefernich
Director

Cathy Daboul
Director

Ruth-Ellen LaRuffa
Director

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Friends of New Hope

Carol Bliefernich
Director

Cathy Daboul
Treasurer

Marie Devore
Director

Laura Burrell
Director

Shain Fishman
Director

Joan Fergus
Secretary

Sarah Cooper
Staff Representative