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

Richard Ostuw, M.S.
Board Chairperson
Marianne Barton, Ph.D.
Board Secretary
Rebecca Shahmoon-Shanok, L.C.S.W., Ph.D.
Board Member
Sally Sharp Lehman, M.S.
Board Member
Dorothy T. Richardson, Ph.D.
Board Member

Executive Team

Darcy Lowell, M.D.
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Mary Peniston, M.P.A.
Chief Program Officer
Bruce Skyer, M.B.A.
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

Communication Department

Sherry Linton-Massiah, M.S.
Communication & Partnerships Director

Data and Quality Department

Kim DiBella-Farber, M.S.W.
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, M.B.A.
Finance and Analysis Director
Andrea Dooley-King
Finance Manager
Alessandra Shaw
Executive Assistant to the CEO & Office Manager
Nicole Daoust, PHR
Human Resources Manager
Gypsy Portugal
Office Administrator