Executive Director

  • Shelly Callahan

    Shelly Callahan

    Executive Director

Officers and Board

  • Ibrahim Rosic

    Board President
    Director, Mohawk Valley Community College Learning Center
  • Ellen Percy Kraly

    Board Vice President
    Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies, Colgate University
  • Anita Mohr

    Board Secretary
    Pastor, Our Saviour Lutheran Church
  • John Howard

    Board Treasurer
    Partner, Barone, Howard, & Co., CPAs, PC
  • Jennifer Boulanger

    Director
    Retired, Dean of the Center for Language and Learning Design at MVCC
  • Mark Caruana

    Director
    Interim Pastor, Westminster Moriah Olivet Presbyterian Church
  • Bruce Daniels

    Director
    Attorney, Bruce F. Daniels, P.C.
  • Robert W. Dicks, Jr.

    Director
    Retired, General Auditor, Utica National Insurance
  • Tracey Hansel

    Director
    Physician, Mohawk Valley Health Systems
  • Christopher Kalil

    Director
    Attorney, Law Office of Christopher J. Kalil
  • Stephen Lockwood

    Director
    Attorney, Stephen L. Lockwood, P.C.
  • Todd Marshall

    Director
    Adjunct Faculty and Full-time Instructor
    MVCC Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer
  • Dina Radeljas

    Director
    Associate Professor of Social Sciences
    Mohawk Valley Community College

Our Staff

  • Tracy Davis

    Tracy Davis

    Chief Operating Officer
  • Abdelshakour Khamis

    Abdelshakour Khamis

    Management Information Systems Coordinator
  • Alice Lillie

    Alice Lillie

    Bookkeeper
  • Amir Grabovic

    Amir Grabovic

    Case Worker, Refugee Resettlement
  • Ashley Bustos

    Ashley Bustos

    Coordinator | Citizenship
  • Bazhena Baggetta

    Bazhena Baggetta

    Caseworker Uniting for Ukraine
  • Carla Rabice

    Carla Rabice

    Executive Assistant
  • Dan Vellone

    Dan Vellone

    Office for New Americans | Professional Pathways Program | Job Coach
  • Doe Kpaw So Paw

    Doe Kpaw So Paw

    OFFICE FOR NEW AMERICANS | PROFESSIONAL PATHWAYS PROGRAM | CASEWORKER
  • Dona Kishimoto

    Dona Kishimoto

    Coordinator | Services to Older Refugees (SORP)
  • Dzevad Racic

    Dzevad Racic

    Director, Refugee Resettlement
  • Elise Incze

    Elise Incze

    Volunteer Coordinator
  • Gina Sylstra

    Gina Sylstra

    Finance Specialist
  • Hassan Gracanin

    Hassan Gracanin

    Caseworker, Refugee Resettlement
  • Islam Mohamed

    Islam Mohamed

    Health Access Coordinator
    Monday - Wednesday - Friday
    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Jennifer VanWagoner

    Jennifer VanWagoner

    Director of Strategic Initiatives
  • Kathleen Delacy

    Kathleen Delacy

    Contract Manager | Uniting for Ukraine
  • Kpaw Lay

    Kpaw Lay

    Scheduler | Compass Interpreters
    scheduling@compassinterpreters.org
  • Kyi Kyi Min

    Kyi Kyi Min

    Translation Coordinator, tone
  • Lisanne Divine

    Lisanne Divine

    Traffic Safety Manager
  • Liz Gustafson

    Liz Gustafson

    Office for New Americans Opportunity Center | Project Coordinator
  • Madison Mojave

    Madison Mojave

    Case Manager | LIRS PC - Intensive Case Management
  • Mahdi Jawad

    Mahdi Jawad

    Caseworker- PC Afghan Program
  • Maribel Morales

    Maribel Morales

    Project Coordinator, COVID Community Navigator Program
  • Miguel Riascos

    Miguel Riascos

    Community Sponsorship Coordinator | Assistance to Migrants Program (AMP)
  • Nada Alhassan

    Nada Alhassan

    Caseworker | Uniting for Ukraine
  • Ngwe Ngwe Lin

    Ngwe Ngwe Lin

    Caseworker, Refugee Resettlement
  • Nicholas Vazquez-Nanda

    Nicholas Vazquez-Nanda

    LIRS New American Cities, Career Navigator
  • Nurhayati Kadhim

    Nurhayati Kadhim

    Scheduler, Compass Interpreters
  • Pavel Brutsky

    Pavel Brutsky

    Caseworker, Refugee Resettlement
  • Qinji (Ginger) Allen

    Qinji (Ginger) Allen

    Manager, Compass Interpreters
  • Sabri Hisenaj

    Sabri Hisenaj

    Resettlement Housing Coordinator
  • Sain Po La

    Sain Po La

    Specialist, Employment and Workforce Development
  • Shana Pughe Dean

    Shana Pughe Dean

    Manager, Translation & Training
  • Snow Steel

    Snow Steel

    Making A Connection (MAC) Project Coordinator
  • Tatiana

    Tatiana

    Specialist, EMPLOYMENT AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
  • Tatjana Kulalic

    Tatjana Kulalic

    Coordinator, Immigration & Citizenship
  • Tom Monaghan

    Tom Monaghan

    LIRS New American Cities Career Pathway Builder
  • Victoria Rybalkin

    Victoria Rybalkin

    Immigration | Affidavit of Relationship (AOR) Specialist
  • Yamna Abdalla

    Yamna Abdalla

    Caseworker, Refugee Resettlement
  • Zaid Erzaij

    Zaid Erzaij

    Manager, Employment and Workforce Development
  • Zenna Monaghan

    Zenna Monaghan

    Director of Finance
  • Marutte Hecht

    Marutte Hecht

    ONA Opportunity Center - ESOL Instructor
  • Andrew Christensen

    Andrew Christensen

    ESOL - MVCC
  • Ismar Omeragic

    Ismar Omeragic

    ESOL - MVCC
  • Jessica Merrill

    Jessica Merrill

    ESOL - MVCC
  • Lorraine Eady

    Lorraine Eady

    ESOL - MVCC
  • Matthew Handzel

    Matthew Handzel

    ESOL - MVCC
  • Nadia Greasley

    Nadia Greasley

    ESOL - MVCC
  • Suzanne Ryan

    Suzanne Ryan

    ESOL - MVCC