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Board of Directors

Dr. Lucia Alcantara, Ed.D, Board Chair
Founder/Entrepreneur, Futures Today Consulting
Member of Good Shepherd, Justice, Peace, Integrity of Creation Committee

Graham Ciraulo, Board Secretary
Vice President for Institutional Advancement, Marymount Manhattan College
Member of Good Shepherd Justice, Peace, Integrity of Creation Committee

Gregory Bartice, MBA, CPA, CGMA, Board Treasurer
Senior Vice President and Controller, Banco Do Brasil America (formerly EuroBank)

Thomas O’Connor, Esq., Board Member
Attorney, Seward & Kissel, LLP

Sr. Maria Timoney, RSHM, Esq., Board Member
Retired attorney

Rosie Vilariño, Board Member
Parish Secretary, Church of St. Jude

Sarah Townley, Board Member
Nurse Practitioner, active in the community, Member of Good Shepherd Justice, Peace, Integrity of Creation Committee


Tiffany Lee, Executive Director

Tiffany brings over 15 years of experience in nonprofit community development and social justice work. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts in Sociology with a concentration in Peace and Conflict Studies and a Master’s degree from Clark University, also in Worcester, Massachusetts, in International Development and Social Change. Her graduate coursework included training in Community Organizing, Participatory Development Practices, and Project Management for Social Change and she has been involved in community service and social justice work in the Bronx, NY, Worcester, MA, Cleveland, OH, and El Cercado, Dominican Republic before moving to NYC and working in the community of Northern Manhattan. Prior to her graduate work Tiffany served as Director of Education and Outreach for the international nonprofit organization, International Partners in Mission (IPM) where she organized Immersion and service-learning programs for students in high school, college, as well as for adult groups. She currently resides in Bronx, New York.

Contact info: 212-569-3000 || altagraciafaithjusticeworks@gmail.com


Belisabel Batista, Manhattan College

Sara Lara, Manhattan College

Tigist Dagnatchew, Manhattan College

Afua Opoku, St. Jean Baptiste

Amber Perez, St. Jean Baptiste