Hello and Happy New Year! My name is Peterson Rodriguez and I was recently elected President of the Youth Advisory Board (YAB). I’m looking forward to giving the YAB a fresh start and hope to create positive growth and change! We’re planning exciting new projects and will be more advocacy focused. As a Board, we are strong in unity…

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In August 2015, the YAB traveled to the NJY Camp in Milford, PA for a productive and fun weekend retreat where they evaluated their work from the past year and clarified their goals for the coming year. Highlights included “show and tell” around the campfire, flying high on the zip line, hitching rides on passing…

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  Tiffany Challe, Development Associate Tiffany is originally from France and grew up in a multi-cultural environment. She has lived in New York for eight years now, working as a singer and recently completed a Master’s degree in Sustainability Science and Education at the Graduate Center, CUNY. She has previously volunteered and worked for non-profit…

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Cassandra Rosser, Administrative Assistant   Cassandra Rosser has been with New Yorkers For Children since May 2014 and is responsible for all administrative tasks.  Prior to that, she was employed in various positions in higher education.

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Subash Midha, Controller   Subash Midha has been with New Yorkers For Children since 2014 and is responsible for all financial activities of the organization. He came to NYFC from the American University in Cairo– the New York office. He has over 35 of years of experience working for different nonprofit organizations, universities, colleges and…

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Erin Kuchar, Director of Development   Erin Kuchar has been with NYFC since 2014 and the Director of Development since 2015. Her work includes managing and developing NYFC’s fundraising efforts to support the organization’s mission of improving the lives of youth in foster care and engaging New Yorkers in that effort. She holds a Masters of…

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Catherine Hilyard, Youth Program Manager   Catherine loves and is honored to work with young people. She has worked with youth for seven years, and with children and families in the foster care system for the past four years. In her current role as Youth Program Manager with New Yorkers For Children, in partnership with…

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