Business Owner and Executive
Thomas ShafferJoy Jacques, RN, CALT
Booz Allen Hamilton (retired)
ASDEC Faculty Representative
Claire Nissenbaum, M.A. F/AOGPE
Secretary Founder, ASDEC
Jilly Darefsky, MA
Head of School, The Siena School
Anthony Henley, Psy.D.
Psychologist, Levinson-Block-Henley Collaborative
Client Representative, State Farm, Reggie Harris Insurance and Financial Services
Karen Vander Linde
Principal, Price Waterhouse Coopers
Katharina Boser, Ph.D.
President, Individuals Differences in Learning (IDL), Founder Boser Education Technologies
Ellen O’Neill, MA Executive Director
With a Master’s degree in Human Services management from Brandeis University, Ms. O’Neill has over 20 years of experience in management, research, grant writing, and advocacy. Ms. O’Neill has served on the Board of Directors of the Chelsea School, Maryland Nonprofits, and the Prince George’s County Child Care Resource Center. As a parent of a dyslexic child, Ms. O’Neill brings a passionate commitment to delivering high quality training and education services to children and adults with learning disabilities.
Shingerai Mangwiro M. B.A. Executive Assistant
Ms. Mangwiro brings over 5 years of experience in Accounting and Administration, Sales, Fundraising, Recruiting and Customer Service. Preparing for a career in Financial Planning, Ms. Mangwiro graduated from Abilene Christian University and completed a Certificate Program in Financial Planning at Georgetown University. Ms. Mangwiro also has worked on a number of international and local human rights and economic development initiatives.