Full Staff Listing

Michael R. Accardi, Director of Resource Development and Communications
Kim Alleyne, MCP, Director, National Center on Parent, Family & Community Engagement
Catherine C. Ayoub, RN, EdD, Director, Research & Evaluation
Brandi Black Thacker, Director of Training & Technical Assistance, NCPFCE
Kristie Brandt, CNM, DNP, Visiting Faculty
Eurnestine Brown, PhD, Senior Training & Technical Assistant Specialist, NCPFCE
Katherine Buttitta, MA, Data Analyst, Research & Evaluation
Alyssa Chrobuck, MSW, LICSW, Mental Health Consultant, Family Connections
Nancy Darlington, MSSr. Training & Technical Assistance Specialist
Lisa Desrochers, Project Director, Special Initiatives & National Trainer
Allison Duarte, Operations Assistant
Ashley Gaddis, Director of Communications
McMillan Gaither, Project Coordinator, NCPFCE
Dan Glidden, Financial Reporting Manager
Maureen Gomes, Program Coordinator, NCPFCE
Julio Gomez, Graphic Designer & Technology Lead, NCPFCE
Joelfré L. Grant, MAT, Assistant Director, Partnership and Professional Development
Katie Kao, PhD, Project Director, Research & Evaluation
Constance H. Keefer, MD, Faculty
Courtney Lincoln, PhD, Project Director, Research & Evaluation
Catherine Knowles-O’Brien, Manager, Program Integration, NCPFCE
Jordan Manchester, MA, Manager, Research Operations
Leslie Maxfield, Senior Trainer, NCPFCE
Mindy May, MS, Director, Partnership and Professional Development
Shela Merchant Jooma, Program Administration Manager, NCPFCE
Christina Mondi-Rago, Post-Doctoral Research fellow, Research & Evaluation
Jacqueline Muniz, MS, Director, Communications, NCPFCE
Kim Netter, Managing Director, Brazelton Touchpoints Center
Mai Nguyen-Kim, Training Coordinator
Jennifer Olson, Sr. Training & Technical Assistance Specialist, NCPFCE
Suzanne Otcasek, Executive Assistant to Joshua Sparrow, MD
Guylaine Richard, MD, MPH, Program Manager, Training & Technical Assistance, NCPFCE
Joanne Roberts, Sr. Project Director, Research & Evaluation
Emma Rosenbaum, Research Coordinator, Research & Evaluation
Mindy Rosengarten, Research Coordinator, Research & Evaluation
Jhumur Saeed, Senior Resource Developer, NCPFCE
Lindsey Sagasta, MSEd, Research Coordinator, Research & Evaluation
Kayla Savelli, Communications & Development Associate, Resource Development and Communications
Alisa Serraton-Cazeau, Operations Manager
Jayne Singer, PhD, Faculty
Joshua D. Sparrow, MD, Executive Director, Brazelton Touchpoints Center
Debra Sosin, LICSW, Program Manager, Family Connections
Autumn StrausbaughProgram Coordinator, Business & Network Development
M. Dewana Thompson, PhD, Program Manager, Professional and Resource Development
Elisa Vele-Tabaddor, PhD, Assistant Director, Research & Evaluation
Robin Walker, Grants and Contracts Administrator, NCPFCE
Wendy Watson, Manager, Professional Development e-Learning
Kathryn Zimmerman, Research Assistant, Research & Evaluation
Nina Zumpalova, Communications Coordinator, NCPFCE


Adjunct Touchpoints Trainers:

Sheri Smith
Anat Weisenfruend

Sue Heisler
Claudia Quigg, MEd

Aziele Jenson
Eva Rivera
Heidi Roibal
Tleena Ives
Rachel Talamantez

Jackie Adames
Marcela Clark, MA
Natalia Coletti


For a list of NBO and NBAS trainers in the United States and abroad, please visit the Brazelton Institute.