Center for New Americans serves immigrants with a dedicated staff of teachers, advisors, program coordinators, legal service providers, administrative staff, and childcare providers. We are grateful for the loyal community of volunteers who amplify our effort.
Contact staff here:
Citizenship & Immigration Program Staff
Alex Kaezem, Immigration Attorney
Stephanie Martinez, Immigration Paralegal
Vanessa Farromeque, Citizenship Assistant
ESOL Program Staff
Peg R. Johnson, Enrollment & Assessment Coordinator
Stephanie Pasternak, Volunteer Coordinator
Biani Salas, Community Connections Associate
Michele Sedor, Teacher Support Coordinator
ESOL Teachers in Amherst, Greenfield, Northampton, Turners Falls and online
Peg Thibbitts, Technology Coordinator
Mohanad Salman – Technology Associate
Finance & HR Manager
Center for New Americans is fortunate to be led by an engaged group of volunteer board members who meet monthly, attend program events, and care deeply about the work of welcoming and serving immigrants.
Our board of directors includes the following members:
J Vaughn, Chair
Roger Webb, Treasurer
Victoria Maillo de Aguilera
Listen to our students, alumni, and clients in their words thanks to the students who videotaped themselves, our Volunteer, Sarah McKusick, who also videotaped students, and our Volunteer, Sarah Jarman, who edited and produced the video.