Staff

Angela Russo

Angela Russo

Executive Director

Reporting directly to the Board of Trustees, Angela is responsible for the all-inclusive operation/administration of the organization. Angela joined CLRA in 2018.

Ms. Russo has served 14 years as Executive Director for a Not-for-Profit organization within the profession of psychology. Previous experience includes over twenty five years of various managerial positions (including HR and EAP) for a major airline. She is a member of the Malverne American Legion Auxiliary, has served on the St. Joseph R.C. church fundraising committee as well as teaching CCD and serving as a Eucharistic Minister within the parish. Angela earned her Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration where she graduated Magna cum laude from Adelphi University located in Garden City, New York.

Naomi N. Hopkins

Naomi N. Hopkins

Senior Director of Development

Naomi began her non-profit career at Special Citizens Futures Unlimited 14 years ago and has served in various non-profit leadershp roles since. She has led Development and Communications teams at Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey Council, Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger and most recently managed the operations of a New York State Assembly office in the role of Chief of Staff.

Naomi enjoys serving her community with her family and through her membership in Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incoporated, the NorthEast Alumni Association (President) and Armentres Chapter No. 29, (Worthy Matron) Order of Eastern Star. She received her Bachelor's degree in Communications from Temple University and a Master's Degree in Public Administration from St. Peter's College.

Tara Coleman

Tara Coleman

Director of Patient Aid and Technology

As the Director of Patient Aid and Technology, Tara is responsible for all aspects of the Patient Aid program in addition to incorporating advanced procedural technology where needed.

Tara received her Bachelor’s degree from SUNY Oneonta and MBA from Dowling College. She has several years of experiencing managing technical training programs and teaching Microsoft Office courses. She has been a dedicated volunteer and advocate for children serving her community as PTA Secretary, Treasurer and President.

Tara joined CLRA in 2018.

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