Embrace. Empower. Strengthen.

Leadership Team

Tanya L. Poteat
Executive Director

Roslyn Terry
Deputy Director of Operations

Susan Chaberski
Deputy Director of Finance

Margaret Morales, Education Programs & Services Manager
Maria Stephen, Birth to Three Specialist
Katherine Echavez, Health and Nutrition Manager
Derek Nelson, Education Site Supervisor Fulton St.
Rosa Rodriguez, Family & Community Engagement Coordinator
Jeanette Taylor-Washington, Special Needs Coordinator
Mielan Dobesh, Facilities Manager
Gay Overbey-Cole , Family & Community Engagement Manager
Catherine Bolder, Human Resource Manager
Kimberly Barnes, Education Site Supervisor William St.

Board of Trustees

Ronald Murphy, Chairperson
Kathryn Curry, Vice Chairperson
Wally A. Choice, Treasurer
Wallace Choice, Jr.
Victoria Puig
Darren Sweeper
Cameron B. Jones
Kathryn Weller-Demming

Policy Council

The Policy Council is an integral part of MCDC’s governing body. The members meet atleast 6 times a year and they are instrumental in engaging parents and working with the MCDC Board of Directors and Leadership in planning, goal setting and hiring. Elections for the Policy Council occur annually during the fall. All interested parents and community members wishing to serve on the Policy Council are encouraged to contact Gay Cole, Family & Community Services Manager at 973-748-5901 ext. 25 or gcole@mcdcnj.org.

Baldwin Street Members
Silvia Domenech
Tarcha Barron

Fulton Street Members
David Garcia

William Street Members
Jsahna Simmons
Raymond Kuuchi

Early Head Start
Andrea Singleton

Community Members
Sandy Castor
Harriette Grosvenor

Home Base
Dulce Soledad