Our Staff

Rachel Lloyd, Founder & President

Julie Laurence, Chief Program Officer

Yvette Velez, Chief Financial Officer

Shelley Klein, Chief Development and Communications Officer

Jessica Trudeau, Program Director

Mikell Munro, Residential Director

Tonya Turner, Training and Technical Assistance Director

GEMS staff currently consists of 30 full-time employees, 8 part-time employees, and approximately 10 volunteers and interns.