Every staff member of New York Memory Center is trained and certified as a Qualified Dementia Care Professional through the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. Collectively, our leadership team has over 50 years of experience implementing Alzheimer’s support services.

Josephine Brown, QDCS, TTAP-C
Executive Director
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Marianne Nicolosi, MS, LMSW, QDCP
Director of Special Projects

Megan Christ, LMSW
Social Worker

Michelle Laguerre, LMSW
Consulting Social Worker

Mercedes Gomez, QDCP
Program Manager, Bushwick

Carol Preston, QDCS
Transportation Manager

Margarita Rivera, QDCP
Program Assistant/Transportation Coordinator/Driver

Jamie Coppola
Art Therapist

Doris Pinckney, QDCP
Program Manager

Kevin Miranda, QDCP
Program Manager, Evening Program

Mei Yu, QDCP
Program Assistant

Joanne Bucciero, QDCP
Program Assistant

Jamil Johnson, QDCP
Driver/Program Assistant

Rascheed Lopez
Driver/Program Assistant

Michiem Williams
Driver/Program Assistant

Francois Tchu Tchu
Driver/Program Assistant

Vincent Cobbler
Driver/Program Assistant

Eliorth Brice
Driver/Program Assistant

Eric Coaxum
Driver/Program Assistant

Bharat Maharj
Driver/Program Assistant

Raymond Gressmen
Custodian, Bushwick

Kim Jordan
Escort

Delores Meeks
Escort

Marcia Muir
Escort

See also: Artists in Residence
Director Emeriti:
Lena BagniniChristopher Nadeau, MS, QDCP, TTAP-C
Executive DirectorJosephine Brown, QDCP, TTAP-C
Program DirectorReed Craig, QDCP
Operations ManagerMichelle Laguerre, LMSW
Consulting Social WorkerLawrence Gile, LMSW
Consulting Social WorkerCarol Preston, QDCP
Transportation CoordinatorMargarita Diaz, QDCP
Program Assistant/DriverJosephine Morales, QDCP
Program Assistant/DriverBob Birmele, QDCP
Program Assistant/DriverMei Yu, QDCP
Program AssistantJoanne Bucciero, QDCP
Program AssistantIsmail Butera
Music TherapistMarcy Wasserman
Art TherapistDavid Azarch
Music Therapist/PercussionGary Glazner
Poetry TherapistDavid Listokin
Art TherapistMaria Petsching
Yoga/Tai-Chi TherapistNicole Boone
Meditation Therapist