Staff

FAFS’ dedicated volunteers and professional staff work relentlessly as frontline advocates to serve foster and adoptive families in an objective and empathetic manner.

We strive for excellence, and we build trusting relationships with all those we serve.

FAFS’ hours of operation are Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
FAFS’ Information Line is available Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

We do not include email addresses on this page due to computer email spam software. However, if you’d like to contact anyone from staff, please just use their first initial and last name @fafsonline.org.

ADMINISTRATION AND HUMAN RESOURCES

Corinne LeBaron, Chief Executive Officer
Lori Alvarez, Benefits and Executive Administrator
Marci Falk, Director of Finance
Fran Gervasi, Director of Education and Human Resources

COMMUNICATION AND DEVELOPMENT

Lynn Patmalnee, Director of Communication and Development
Lloyd Nelson, Digital Media Manager
Frank Alvarez, Digital Media Coordinator
Craig Dudek, Digital Media Coordinator
Salendria Mabrey, Communication and Development Administrative Associate

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Fran Gervasi, Director of Education and Training
Russell Fong, Instructional Designer
Larkesa Carr, Training Administrator/Scheduler
Suzanne Bingaman,Training Administrative Assistant
Lisa Johnson, Webinar Project Coordinator/Trainer
Megan Ryan, Trainer
Elizabeth Taylor, Trainer/Spanish Translator

SCHOLARSHIP DEPARTMENT

Marjorie Blicharz, Director of Scholarship Programs
Ebony Lenard, Scholarship Services Manager
Gary Carugno, Scholarship Coordinator – Schools A-G (ext. 329)
Shannon Frasca, Scholarship Coordinator – Schools H-Q (ext. 325)
Brittany Harris, Scholarship Coordinator – Schools R-Z (ext. 331)
Sandra White, Scholarship Programs Associate
Collie Crisman, ACES Coach, Region 2 (Hunterdon, Middlesex and Somerset counties)
Kiana Smiling, ACES Coach, Region 3 (Mercer, Monmouth, Ocean counties)
Maria Sanders ACES Coach, Region 3 (Mercer, Monmouth, Ocean counties)

SUPPORT SERVICES

Tara Rizzolo, Director of Support Services
Corissa Kazar, Support Services Manager
Lenore Bonilla, FAFS Family Advocate
Jessica Hernandez, FAFS Family Advocate
LaToya Turner, FAFS Family Advocate
Jacquiline Medina, FAFS Family Advocate
Novelette Williams, Office Manager/Technical Support

FAFS INFORMATION LINE

Jessica Travis, Information Line Associate

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