354 Merrimack St., Lawrence, MA 354 Merrimack St.
Lawrence, MA


Our staff (both full and part-time) includes: Instructors, Executive Director, Business and Finance Managers, Citizenship Advocates, Program Manager, Career Counselor, and receptionist.

We currently enjoy the services of many volunteers who serve as tutors, office help and consultants. These volunteers represent a wide variety of backgrounds with many of them retired from the related fields of business and education.

Alisa Povenmire
Executive Director

Juan Belliard
Program Manager

Sr. Pauline Raposo, SNDdeN
Business & Finance Manager

Lissie De La Rosa Alvarez
Administrative Assistant

Sylvia Rojas
Data Entry & Receptionist

Millie Santana
Data Entry & Receptionist

Emilia Hernandez
Career Coach & NAP Coordinator

Betty Kamali
Evening ESOL Advisor

Sr. Catherine O'Brien, SNDDeN
Volunteer Coordinator and Citizenship Instructor

Sr. Mary Whalen, SNDdeN
Citizenship Advocate & Soft Skills Instructor

Cynthia Jean-Pierre, LPN
Nursing Assistant Instructor

Sr. Dianne Shaw SNDdeN
Nursing Assistant Program Entry Interviews

ESOL Teachers

Amelia Tighe
Benjamin Smith
Christine Sauerbrunn
Colleen Pelczar
Cynthia Faulkner
Elizabeth Lavasta
Ellie Hendrie
Esther Alburquerque
Isaac Rusnak
Jody Roy
Jose Gonzalez
Mireille Leger
RickaMae Birnbaum
Scott Ness
Sr. Catherine O'Brien
Sr. Maureen O'Brien
Thomas Randolph
Timothy Fuller
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