The WDN Leaders

We are a group of people who believe in the mission and work of WDN. We proudly take on the responsibility of the Events Team, Justice Leadership Team, Youth Justice Leadership Team, and Trainings Leadership Team.

Ama Yawson  (she/her/her)

Leader on Trainings Team

Adesuwa Obasohan (she/her/hers)

Partner-National Committee of Negro Women - Suffolk Section  and WDN Justice Team Chair

Barbara Beatus-Vegh (she/her/hers)

Partner and Youth Justice Team

Carole Benjamin

(she/her/hers)

Leader on

Justice and Events Team

Christine Keller (she/her/her)

Partner on Youth Justice Team

Dana Garcia (she/her/hers)

Leader on Engagement Team

Deena Hadhoud (she/her/hers)

Partner on Justice Team

Dena Spanos

(she/her/hers)

Leader on 

Justice Team

El Schneider

(they/them/theirs)

Leader on Engagement Team

Eugenia Woods (she/her/hers)

Leader

Hughette Clark 

(she/her/hers)

Leader for Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Sigma Psi Omega Chapter and WDN Justice Team

Jenna Kern -Rugile

(she/her/hers)

Leader

Jillian Gibson

(she/her/hers)

Supporter on Trainings Team

Josephine Hall

(she/her/hers)

Supporter on Youth Justice

Laura Jacobson

(she/her/hers)

Leader on Justice and Engagement Team

Lauren LaMagna

(she/her/hers/

they/them/theirs)

Leader for Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic and WDN Justice Team

Leah Richberg

(she/her/hers)

Supporter on Justice Team

Leisha Cason

(she/her/hers)

Leader on Trainings Team

Livia Polise

(she/her/hers)

Leader

MelRose Corley

(she/her/hers)

Leader for EOC of Nassau County, Inc, and WDN Justice Team

Nathalie Lilavois

(she/her/hers)

Leader for Malik Melodies Sisterhood, Inc, and WDN Youth Justice Team

Nicole Hicks

(she/her/hers)

Leader on Youth Justice and Engagement Team

Nona Fontnel (she/her/hers)

Leader on Events Team and Justice Chair

Pia Alexander

(she/her/hers)

Leader on Training and Justice Team

Retha Fernandez

(she/her/hers)

Supporter

Sarika Kumar

(she/her/hers/

they/them/theirs)

Leader

Sol Marie 

Alfonso-Jones

(she/her/hers)

Supporter

Stephanie Freese

(she/her/hers)

Supporter

Leader for LI Doula Association

WDN Training Team

Stephanie Henriques

(she/her/hers)

Leader on Justice Team

Tova Harris

(they/them/theirs)

Leader on Youth Justice Team, Trainings Team, and Engagement Team Chair

Vanessa Miller

(she/her/hers)

Leader for Malik Melodies Sisterhood, Inc. and WDN Trainings Team