National Program Office Leadership Team
Child First, Inc. is overseen by an invaluable Board of Directors, with a National Program staff of high energy professionals focused on providing services of the very highest quality.
Board of Directors
Linda Franciscovich, Esq.
John E. Schmeltzer, III, Esq.
Richard Ostuw, M.S.
Marianne Barton, Ph.D.
Rebecca Shahmoon-Shanok, L.C.S.W., Ph.D.
Dorothy T. Richardson, Ph.D.
National Program Office
Darcy Lowell, M.D.
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Mary Peniston, M.P.A.
Chief Program Officer
Bruce Skyer, MBA
Chief Operating Officer
Clifford L. Wasser, J.D.
Chief Development Officer
Clinical & Training Departments
Rebecca Parilla, Ph.D., IMH-E (IV-C)
National Clinical Officer
Susan Killmeyer, Ph.D.
National Training Director
Salam Soliman, Psy.D.
Connecticut Clinical Director and National Clinical Advisor
Diane Britz, L.C.S.W.
North Carolina Regional Clinical Director
Ann Theriault, M.A.
Instructional Design Specialist
Sherry Linton-Massiah, M.S.
Communication & Partnerships Director
Kim DiBella-Farber, MSW
National Data and Quality Officer
Anne Davino, L.C.S.W.
Data & Quality Improvement Director
Shameka Johnson, M.S.
Database Training and Support Manager
Kim Cerullo, M.S.W.
Data and Quality Administrative Specialist
Finance and Administration Department
Johan Lernmark, MBA
Finance and Analysis Director
Executive Assistant to the CEO & Office Manager
Nicole Daoust, PHR
Human Resources Manager