Staff directory

JFS Staff are known for their spirit of compassion and caring.

Please feel free to contact a staff member below by sending an email or call 413.737.2601.


Maxine Stein, MSW President & CEO
Ellen Hatzakis Chief Financial Officer 
Galina Abashina, MA PR, Marketing & Development Coordinator
Joanna Aviles Receptionist & Administrative Assistant
Marisol Gonzalez Accounts Receivable
Sandy Parrotta Finance & Human Resource Coordinator
Brandy Swanson Accounts Payable 

Elder Care, Counseling & In-Home Therapy

Karen Reiniger, LICSW Director of Clinical Services
Saad Abduljabbar, CAGS Mental Health Counselor
Hanh Bui, LICSW Clinical Social Worker 
Ann Carson Elder Guardianship Program Director
Cathy Chandler, LICSW Clinical Social Worker
Heidi Curboy Guardianship Case Manager
Susan Dawdy, LICSW Social Worker/Clinician (Berkshire Office 413.442.4360 x17)
Tamador Gibreel, M.Ed Mental Health Counselor
Christine Roncolato Guardianship Case Manager
Mohamed Salama, MS, CAGS Mental Health Counselor
Deborah Stier, PhD Psychologist
Rosalind Torrey, MPH Hampshire & Franklin County Coordinator  

New American Program

Deirdre Griffin, JD New American Program Director
Mohamad "Adam" Brooks, LICSW Refugee Community Support Program (CSP) Director
Tatyana Abashina Employment Coordinator
Adan Abdi Family Support Specialist
Mohamoud "Mo" Abdirahman Refugee Community Support (CSP) Program Coordinator/Family Support Specialist
Tara Adhikari Family Support Specialist
Mina Al-Bayati Family Support Specialist
Yasmin Ahmed Family Support Specialist
Nasra Ali Family Support Specialist
Abdul Alqaisy Refugee Resettlement Case Specialist
Alda Balbino Refugee Resettlement Coordinator
Kevin Darjee Family Support Specialist
Marc Dulaimy, MBA  Family Support Specialist
Prasad Dulal Family Support Specialist 
Immaculée Dusabe Refugee Resettlement Case Specialist
Natasha Emya Family Support Specialist
Durga Giri Employment Specialist/Family Support Specialist
Ehkamwee Say Greeno Family Support Specialist
Mandhoj Gurung Family Support Specialist
Manju Gurung Family Support Specialist
Valentine Lunani Family Support Specialist
Eglal Mohamed Family Support Specialist
El mostafa Naciri Family Support Specialist
Robert Radin, MFA ESL and Citizenship Program Coordinator
Mariam Saleh Family Support Specialist
Kathleen Schindler Naturalization Specialist
Nasrin Shafiani Family Support Specialist
Taran Tiwari Research Assistant

For more information or to get involved, call 413.737.2601 or email

*Last updated March 7, 2017.