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Elsie McCabe Thompson
Elsie McCabe Thompson has held an unwavering commitment to help the underserved throughout her career – providing her decades of experience, strategic leadership, and vision to the nonprofit, cultural, legal, and government sectors. Prior to Mission Society, Elsie shepherded the Museum for African Art as its President for 15 years. In this capacity, she guided an organizational revitalization and led a financial and brand turnaround to establish the Museum prominently in New York. She also served as Co-Founder and Director of the National Urban Technology Center, as Chief of Staff to then-Mayor David N. Dinkins, and was a Senior Litigation Associate at Shearman & Sterling. Elsie received a BA at Barnard College, Columbia University, and her JD from Harvard Law School.
Directeur principal des affaires extérieures
Sara Elghobashy is a seasoned fundraiser with over a decade of experience in helping to elevate the missions of social impact organizations in New York City and beyond. Prior to joining Mission Society, she served as a Senior Director at Advance NYC, a nonprofit consulting firm, where she oversaw fundraising, communication, and strategic planning for a portfolio of social service, arts, and international development organizations. She began her career at the Arab-American Family Support Center, and has since worked with Women Aware, Room to Grow, and Women’s World Banking. She is a native Arabic speaker, and holds a BA in Religious Studies and Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies from New York University.
Richard Lustig is a strategic nonprofit human resources leader with demonstrated accomplishments in education, human services, healthcare, publishing, and sustainability. Throughout his career, he has served in a variety of large nonprofits, including the International Rescue Committee, The Center for Discovery, Physician Affiliate Group of NY, and Consumer Union (publisher of Consumers Reports). He has experience partnering with senior leaders to create high performance cultures, and build and improve HR departments. He received a BA in Political Science from CUNY, a MA in Political Science from the University of Chicago and a MA in Organizational Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University.
Vice-président principal, Opérations des programmes
Nanda Prabhakar is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 20 years of experience providing services to at-risk youth and families, and 10 years of experience working specifically with court-involved youth. Prior to joining the Mission Society, Nanda acted as the Coordinator of Social Work Services for the Office of the Kings County District Attorney, overseeing and providing alternatives to incarceration programming for Brooklyn youth. A Brooklyn resident, Nanda holds a MPA from Baruch College, a MSW from the University of California, Berkeley, a BA in Anthropology from Bryn Mawr College.
Vice-président principal, finances et administration
Sharada Singh is an accomplished Financial Leader with over twenty years of experience in nonprofit accounting. Throughout her career, she has provided timely and creative solutions to financial problems, and decision-relevant information to improve deliverables. She is especially skilled in effectively managing varied activities and operations with efficiency, and has extensive experience in the integration of financial, program, and fundraising operations. Prior to the Mission Society, she worked with The Women’s Prison Association & Home and The Children’s Aid Society. Sharada holds a MBA from Ramapo College of New Jersey, and a BA from Queens College of the City University of New York.
Office of the President
Elsie McCabe Thompson, President
Sara Elghobashy, Senior Vice President, External Affairs
Molly Murphy, Communications Manager
Sandra Seminara, Graphic Designer
Finance & Administration
Allison Diaz, Accounting Manager
Rohan Kissoon, Facilities Assistant
Rosario Maceiras, Senior Accountant
Jonathan Maldonado, Facilities Assistant
Winston Rodney, Director of Facilities Operations
Sharada Singh, Senior Vice President, Finance & Administration
Yvonne Balli, Human Resources Operations Manager
Keisha Berkeley, Human Resources Associate
Rick Lustig, Senior Vice President, Human Resources
V. AnnDenise Brown, Senior Director of Children’s Programs
Casey Castro, Senior Director of Contracts and Outcomes
Edrick Johnson, Assistant Vice President of Career and Education Pathways
Tiffany Johnson, Program Director, PS 175
Jasmine Knowles, Program Director, Emma Lazarus High School
Aida Maldonado, Program Director, PS 85
Lorraine Mignotte, Program Director, Harlem Renaissance High School
Wendy Nicholas, Program Director, Bronx Community High School
Jonathan Pinque, Program Director, ELLIS Prep Academy
Nanda Prabhakar, Senior Vice President, Program Operations
Emanuel Roderick, Program Director, Harlem Village Academy
Camille Rodney, Education Associate
Carmen Rosario, Program Director, PS 192
Sheena Rue, Program Director, Brooklyn Democracy Academy
Waleska Salcedo, Program Director, PS 33