Meet Our Team!

SNCC Staff

Abdulbasit Alsalih


Abdulbasit Alsalih | Healthcare Navigator

What’s your role at SNCC? I am a Health Care Navigator, which means I help people enroll in health insurance through the NYS Marketplace.


Hiba Attia | Community Engagement Coordinator

One of  favorite quotes is “Be the change that you wish to see in the world,”(Ghandi) and this is for sure what SNCC (and partner organization NEHDA) helps me do.


Michael Collins | Executive Director

What does community mean to you? A group of people with something in common. Most often, in the context of our center, the commonality is the neighborhood we serve.



Ethan Lewis | CAPP Educator

What’s a fun fact about you? I love to travel. My favorite trip (so far) has been to Alaska.


Tysha Martin | Director of Operations

What are your hobbies? I enjoy cooking, puzzles and outdoor activities (biking, hiking and gardening).  Most important are my family and friends.



Pat Odom | Office Manager

What’s your favorite part of being at SNCC? I think the diversity of services and programs offered is so amazing. The staff is friendly to work with and it’s a pleasure to be on the team.


Neciefe “JJ” Reddick | Teen Programs Assistant

What’s a fun fact about you? I played both football and basketball in college.


Lisa Selim | Family Support Assistant

What is your favorite part about being at SNCC? Everyone here is like family and being able to help people is empowering for myself.


Andres Sotolongo | Healthcare Navigator 

Where are you from originally? I am originally from Cuba but have lived in the United States for 15 years.


Katie Stager | Senior Programs Coordinator

What’s your role at SNCC? My official title is Senior Coordinator but like everyone that works here, we wear many hats.


Patty Sullivan, LMSW | Director of Programs

What is your favorite hobby? I love to cook!


Deirdre Washington | Transportation Coordinator

What is your favorite hobby? I enjoy spending time with family and friends! 

Board of Directors

michelle brown


Michelle Brown, President

St. Joseph’s Hospital

Dave Marchant


David Marchant, Vice President

Full Boar Craft Brewery & Tap Room

Joanne Teska


Joanne Teska, Secretary

Onondaga County Public Library


LauraLee Bilodeau, Tresurer

M&T Bank


Janet Burke

City of Syracuse


Alyssa Campbell, J.D.

Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC


Ju’alia Chukueke

Upstate Medical University



Jed Delmonico

Delmonico Insurance Agency


Michael LaFlair 




Benjamin Oscarlece, C.P.A.

The Bonadio Group


Carin Reeve-Larham

Syracuse City School District 

Joe Romano

New York State Assembly