Our Team

 

Executive Directors

 
carol nash MAR, BS, HCA, RN -  Founder/CEO   Carol Nash is a native New Yorker. Carol’s professional background includes nearly 30 years in healthcare and education which includes international consulting.

carol nash MAR, BS, HCA, RN - Founder/CEO

Carol Nash is a native New Yorker. Carol’s professional background includes nearly 30 years in healthcare and education which includes international consulting.

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Paula Cage, ed.d - President

Paula currently serves as the Head of School for the Auburn School, Baltimore campus. Paula has over 14 years experience in education, with a focus in special needs learning. Paula has been a member of Bernadette’s House since 2016. 

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Stacy Williamson - Vice President of External Affairs

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Ullanda Young - Vice-President of internal affairs

Ullanda Young works as a procurement specialist and is a licensed make-up artist. Ullanda was drawn to Bernadette’s House because of their mission and the positive impact that it makes in young girls lives.Member since 2016

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Teresa D. Ramsey, BS - Treasurer

Teresa is a business owner at Ramsey Solutions, LLC and is a retired USDA senior financial manager. Teresa has been a member of Bernadette’s House since 2017.

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Rian N. Reed, mba-Board Secretary

Rian is an Educator Entrepreneur empowering people in the digital space and beyond. She has spoken at Harvard University and authored EduMatch Snapshot in Education which focused on culturally responsive teaching and learning. Member since 2019.

 

Directors

 
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Tammie Whitiker, MS.Ed

Special Educator, Member since 2018

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Stephani E.D.Mcdow

Senior Non-Profit Association Management Professional, member since 2019

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anDrea cohen, PHD, MS

Biologist/Program Manager, National Institutes of Health and Girl Scouts Troop Leader, Member since 2017

 
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Yaphet Bryant, PhD

Psychologist specializing in Children, Adolescents and Youth Adults. Professor. Former Board President, Member since 2017.

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Nekeisia Booyer


Nekeisia has nearly two decades of community-based organization, national non-profit and government experience in the fields of human services and workforce development serving low-income and underserved populations. Member since 2019.

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Vivian Pugh

Retired Administrative Manager, member since 2012

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Monet Clements


Monet is a Sales Specialists with Wyndham Destinations. Her passion is serving our youth as a cheer and dance coach. Member since 2019.

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Celeste Cummings

Retired Asst, Deputy Commissioner, NYC Human Resources Administration Member since 2012

 

Staff

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Robin Edwards

Philanthropy Officer

Program Assistant, Vacant

 

Honorary Directors

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Nancy Lily, MSA, MS

Founder/President, JEM Engineering Member since 2012, Former President 2014-2015

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Grace Saunders, PhD

Adjunct Instructor, Criminal Justice, Founding President, 2012-2014

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Marianna Carter*

Former Member

Janice Wright, MA

Chaplin Assistant, Author, Poet, Speaker