Ayuda does not list individual email addresses in order to prevent spam. Most staff members can be reached at: The exceptions are Anne Schaufele (annes), Mary Stoney (marystoney) and Carolina De Los Rios (carolinadelosrios).

Operations and Administration

Paula Fitzgerald, Executive Director

Rossana Molina, Finance Director

Rose Spero, Operations Director

Legal Services

Shanti Martin Brown, Immigration Staff Attorney

Brenda D’Alia, Intake and Referral Specialist (VA office)

Josh Doherty, Domestic Violence/Family Law Staff Attorney

Victoria Hernandez, Domestic Violence/Family Law Staff Attorney

Erin Larkin, Domestic Violence/Family Law Managing Attorney

Lindsy Miles-Hare, Pro Bono Coordinating Attorney

Audrey Reiter, BIA Accredited Representative (VA office)

Helen Sanchez, Intake and Referral Specialist

Anne Schaufele, Immigration/Project End Staff Attorney

Karine Noncent Shaw, Immigration Staff Attorney

Katie Soltis, Immigration Legal Fellow (VA office)

Mary Stoney, Domestic Violence/Family Law Paralegal

Anya Sykes, Senior Immigration Staff Attorney

Madeline Taylor Diaz, Immigration Staff Attorney (VA office)

Eric Unternahrer, BIA Accredited Representative

Carina Villagra, BIA Accredited Representative (VA office)

Susannah Volpe, Immigration Managing Attorney

Rebecca Walters, Supervising Immigration Attorney (VA office)

Maya Zegarra, Immigration Staff Attorney

Social Services

Mariana Berumen, Case Manager, Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Program

Carolina De Los Rios, Social Services Director

Lisa Groat, Supervising Social Worker (VA office)

Fatima Monastiriotis, Case Manager (VA office)

Amanda Persad, Anti-Trafficking Program Coordinator

Eliana Ruvalcaba, Case Manager, Anti-Trafficking Program

Andrea Wein, Clinical Social Worker

Language Access Programs

Marilyn Lovo, Language Access Program Coordinator

Jessica Nancé, Language Access Program Manager

David Steib, Language Access Program Director

Xhulio Uruci, Language Access Program Coordinator

Program Initiatives

Sarah Block, Program Initiatives Coordinator

Arleen Ramirez Borysiewicz, Director of Program Initiatives