Staff and Board Members - LEAP for Education LEAP for Education

Staff and Board

Staff and Board Members

Meet the staff and board members making LEAP’s mission a possibility for so many underserved and/or first-generation-to-college students in the North Shore.

LEADERSHIP TEAM

Linda

Linda Saris

Executive Director
(978) 740-6667 ext. 109

Kayla

Kayla Dorst

Deputy Director
(978) 740-6667 ext. 114

John

John Dudley

Director of Development
(978) 740-6667 ext. 119



Hilary

Hilary Kopp

Senior Director of Middle School Programs
(978) 740-6667 ext. 124

Jesenia

Jesenia Tejada-Perez

Senior Director of High School & College Programs
(978) 740-6667 ext. 104




ADMINISTRATORS

Andria Castillo

Design and Digital Media Manager
(978) 740-6667 ext. 108

Carly Colombo

Carly Colombo

Development Associate, Donor Relations 
978-740-6667 x121

Kathy

Kathy Cooper

Accountant
(978) 740-6667 ext. 116

Nancy

Nancy Kelly

Development Associate
(978) 740-6667 ext. 120



Mira

Mira Riggin

Manager of Data Assessments and Evaluations
(978) 740-6667 ext. 102

Alexandria Sally

Alexandria Sally

Marketing Intern
(Salem State University)
(978) 740-6667 ext. 108




MIDDLE SCHOOL PROGRAMS

Daisy

Daisy Angel

Program and Family Outreach Associate
(978) 740-6667 ext. 122

Headshot Estefania L'Heureux, Middle School Program and Family Engagement Associate

Estefania L’Heureux

Middle School Program and Family Engagement Associate

Evan Aroko

Expanding Horizons EL Mentor (Salem)
United Way North Shore AmeriCorps Member
(978) 219-7370

Sandra

Sandra Castillo

Assistant Site Director of Expanding Horizons (Salem)
(978) 740-6667 ext. 103


Emma

Emma Kane

Dream MORE EL Mentor (Lynn)
United Way North Shore AmeriCorps Member
(781) 214-0546

Wanntha

Wanntha Sim

Site Coordinator of Dream MORE (Lynn)
(978) 740-6667


HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMS


Ivana, Teen Center AsCoordinator, Salem

Ivana Buenopeña

Teen Center Coordinator (Salem)
(978) 740-6667 ext. 118

Jess, Teen Center Associate, Salem

Jess Tower

Teen Center Associate (Salem)
(978) 740-6667 ext. 118

Vicki, Teen Center Associate Coordinator, Salem

Vicki Tzortzis

Teen Center Associate Coordinator (Salem)
(978) 740-6667 ext. 118


Elizabeth, College Success Program Manager

Elizabeth Grella, MSW

College Success Program Manager
(978) 740-6667 ext. 105
978-238-9014 (Google Voice)

Lia

Lia Applebaum

College Success Program Site Coordinator (Peabody)
(978) 705-1505

Norma, College Success Program Site Coordinator, Salem

Norma Ramirez

College Success Program Site Coordinator (Salem)
(978) 740-6667 ext. 106


POST-SECONDARY AND CAREER SERVICES

Arlin

Arlin Baez

College Success Program Post-Secondary and Alumni Coordinator
(978) 740-6667 ext. 107

Victoria

Victoria Edwards

College Success Post-Secondary Coach
(978) 219-4522




Chelsea

Chelsea Cimini

Career & Outreach Associate
(978) 219-9671

JoAnn

JoAnn Leavitt

Gloucester Internship Program Coordinator
(774) 270-0119

Madison Seligman

Career and Outreach Coordinator
(978) 740-6667 ext. 112

Headshot of Matt Leonard, LEAP Career & Outreach Associate

Matt Leonard

Career & Outreach Associate
(413) 274-8253

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

In July 2014, LEAP for Education, Inc was incorporated in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. LEAP separated from North Shore Community Action Programs, Inc on June 1, 2015.

Jody Goldman, President and Chair, Treasurer

Principal, JKG Associates

Constance Rudnick Grayson, Vice-Chair

Professor Emeritus, Massachusetts School of Law (retired)

Linda Saris, Chair, Finance Committee

Executive Director, LEAP for Education, Inc.

Dr. Mary-Lou Breitborde, Secretary

Professor of Education, Salem State University (retired)

Brian Castellanos

Social Worker, Massachusetts Department of Children and Family Services
Member of Lynn School Committee

Victor Emmanuel Cruz

Advocacy Director, Massachusetts, Latinos for Education
Member of Salem School Committee

LEAP Alumnus

Ellen Galligan

Director, Community Affairs, Catholic Charities (retired)

Derek Gaskins

Chief Marketing Office of Yesway, Inc.
(owned by an affiliate of Brookwood Financial)

Jonathan Ofilos

Partner, Tinti Grover Quinn Frey LLC

James C. Rowan III

Principal, Deloitte

Dr. David Silva

Provost, Salem State University