Our Team

The Carmel Hill Fund Education Program is a diverse body of passionate Directors, Project Coordinators, and Implementation Specialists who share in the mission of supporting youth literacy development and reading voracity.

Our Team

Itai Dinour

Executive Director

Kate Garroway

Chief Operations Officer

Cassandre Celestin-Michel

Executive Operations Manager

Fanon J. Howell, Ph.D.

Director & NY Project Manager

Eileen McMahon

Colorado Area Director

Allison Painich

Louisiana Area Director

Implementation Specialists

Colorado

Kelly Austin

Implementation Specialist

Colorado

Alex Rothing

Implementation Specialist & Project Lead

Colorado

Renee Chalfant

Office Manager

Colorado

Rachel Harrison

Implementation Specialist & Progression Development and Evaluation

Colorado

Kim Huelsman

Implementation Specialist & Learning and Development

Colorado

Stephanie Mackey

Implementation Specialist & Implementation Management

Colorado

Erin Mudd

Implementation Specialist

Colorado

Kim Penttila

Implementation Specialist

Colorado

Gretchen Rech

Implementation Specialist & Implementation Management

Colorado

Amanda Jackson

Implementation Specialist & Kinder Specialist

Colorado

Saylee Van Valkenburgh

Implementation Specialist & Strategic Initiatives

Colorado

Lisa Corboy

Program Coordinator

Louisiana

Megan Broussard

Implementation Specialist & Intern Coordinator

Louisiana

Kayle Waren

Implementation Specialist

New York

Brenda Addison, M.S.

Library Specialist

New York

Diana Sun

Implementation Specialist & Student Enrichment Project Coordinator

New York

Cristal Franco-Perez

Implementation Specialist

New York

Maria Garcia

Implementation Specialist & Strategic Initiatives Manager

New York

Damary Gonzalez, M.S.

Implementation Specialist & Library Project Coordinator

New York

Anthony Roberto, M.S.

NY Operations Manager & Technology Coordinator

New York

Christopher Thornton, M.A.T.

Implementation Specialist

New York

Nicole Jabanoski

Implementation Specialist

New York

Sontaia Briggs, M.P.A. & M.A.Y.M.

Implementation Specialist

New York

Nicole Lewis, M.S. & M.A.T.

Implementation Specialist

New York

Stephanie Enaje M.S.

Implementation Specialist