Meet Our Team

SNCC Staff

Abdulbasit Alsalih


Abdulbasit Alsalih | Healthcare Navigator

Email: Phone Number: (315) 472-6343 ext. 214

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.




Michael Collins | Executive Director

Email: Phone Number: (315) 472-6343 ext. 203

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.



Aaron Lester | AmeriCorps VISTA Member


Aaron has joined our team as an AmeriCorps VISTA Member. During his year of service, he will help increase the capacity for SNCC to be a successful community school partner!




Tysha Martin | Director of Operations

Email: Phone Number: (315) 472-6343 ext. 230

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




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

Email: Phone Number: (315) 472-6343 ext. 207

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




Katie Stager | Older Adults Program Coordinator

Email: Phone Number: (315) 472-6343 ext. 211

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




Patty Sullivan, LMSW | Director of Programs

Email: Phone Number: (315) 472-6343 ext. 228

What is your favorite hobby? I love to cook!



Deirdre Washington | Transportation Coordinator & Neighborhood Advisor

Email: Phone Number: (315) 472-6343 ext. 206

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




Casey Williams | CAPP Educator & TOP Facilitator






Lisa Zheng | Community Engagement Coordinator





Board of Directors



Janet Burke, President

City of Syracuse





Dave Marchant


David Marchant, Vice President

Full Boar Craft Brewery & Tap Room



Ju’alia Chukueke, Secretary

Simon’s Agency, Inc.






LauraLee Bilodeau, Treasurer

M&T Bank




John Ashby

Near East Foundation




Alyssa Campbell

Syracuse University





Jed Delmonico

Delmonico Insurance Agency





Julie LaFave

City of Syracuse





Michael LaFlair 

Housing Visions





Dave Marchant


David Marchant, Vice President

Full Boar Craft Brewery & Tap Room



Benjamin Oscarlece, C.P.A.

The Bonadio Group






Joe Romano | NYS Assemblyman

William Magnarelli’s Office, Assembly District 129




Joanne Teska


Joanne Teska

Onondaga County Public Library



Sandra Wray 

Participant, SNCC Senior Citizen Program