Our Staff

Meet Our Leadership Team

An interesting fact about our Leadership Team:

Three members of the team have been with us for more than eight years. In fact, two of them have been on staff for ten or more years!

What does that mean?

It means that they’re committed to our mission, that they’re experts in their fields, and that they like working together. We think that’s a pretty great foundation for success.

Cheryl Bell

Executive Chef

James C. Durrah II

Director of Communications

(202) 452-8926 x 294

media@miriamskitchen.org

Bob Glennon, LICSW

Clinical Director

(202) 452-8926 x 243

Mei Yeh Powers

Chief Development Officer

(202) 452-8926 x 228

Lara Pukatch, MA

Director of Advocacy

(202) 452-8926 x 242

Kierstin Quinsland, LICSW

Director of Housing

(202) 430-1550

Adam Rocap, LICSW

Deputy Director

(202) 452-8926 x 224

Andrea Scallon, MUPDD

Director of Measurement, Evaluation, and Learning

(202) 452-8926 x 292

Scott Schenkelberg

President & CEO

(202) 452-8926 x 222

Jessica Walker

Chief Operating Officer

(202) 452-8926 x 291

Meet our advocacy team

Ashley Gorczyca

Advocacy Specialist

(202) 452-8926 x 289

Lara Pukatch, MA

Director of Advocacy

(202) 452-8926 x 242

Jesse Rabinowitz

Senior Manager of Policy and Advocacy

(202) 452-8926 x 246

Meet our case management team

Margaret Hannigan Domínguez, LICSW

Assistant Director of Social Services

(202) 452-8926 x 237

Claire Fishman

Case Manager

(202) 452-8926 x 241

Esther Ford

Case Manager

(202) 452-8926 x 226

Bob Glennon, LICSW

Clinical Director

(202) 452-8926 x 243

Orlando Herrera Jr.

Bilingual Case Manager

Jennifer “Jen” Hightower, BA

Case Manager

(202) 809-0436

Joseph Keesler

PSH Case Manager

Paul Rahn

Case Manager

Arianne Robinson

Senior Case Manager

Meet our communications team

James C. Durrah II

Director of Communications

(202) 452-8926 x 294

media@miriamskitchen.org

Kala Johnson

Digital Content Specialist

(202) 452-8926 x 284

kjohnson@miriamskitchen.org

Nathan Smith

Senior Communications Associate

(202) 452-8926 x 283

nathan.smith@miriamskitchen.org

Meet our development team

Brenda Segal Bochner

Director of Individual Giving

(202) 452-8926 x 223

Maureen Burke, LICSW

Development Assistant



Sue Bell

Director of Foundation Relations

(202) 452-8926 x 244

Kimberly Heller

Donor Engagement Manager

(202) 452-8926 x 285

Mei Yeh Powers

Chief Development Officer

(202) 452-8926 x 228

Elizabeth Truffa

Corporate Partnerships Officer

(202) 452-8926 x 235

Meet our kitchen team

Cheryl Bell

Executive Chef

Marcus May

Executive Sous Chef

Patrick Mason

Sous Chef

Paul Pelt

Executive Sous Chef

Martha Wolf

Volunteer Manager

(202) 452-8926 x 232

volunteer@miriamskitchen.org

Meet our miriam's studio team

Meet our Permanent Supportive Housing team

Solomon Abawi, MS

Senior Case Manager

(202) 430-0836

Tierra Askew

PSH Case Manager

(202) 505-0217

Christine Bryant

PSH Case Manager

(202) 740-3645

Krystina Cabassa

PSH Case Manager

Nicole Chambers

PSH Case Manager

Patrick Gaitan

PSH Case Manager

Jerod Lee

Program Manager

April Little, MPA, BA

PSH Case Manager

(202) 860-6506

Kierstin Quinsland, LICSW

Director of Housing

(202) 430-1550

Maxx Tapp

PSH Case Manager

Sara Taylor

Assistant Director of Housing

(202) 430-0836

Meet our security team

Tyrone Coe

Security Manager

Isaiah Leatherwood

Security Officer

Meet our performance management team

Arianna Cicchinelli

Operations Manager

(202) 452-8926 x 288

Andrea Scallon, MUPDD

Director of Measurement, Evaluation, and Learning

(202) 452-8926 x 292

Jessica Walker

Chief Operating Officer

(202) 452-8926 x 291

Meet our outreach team

Dehkontee Chanchan

Outreach/Engagement Specialist

Juanita Driver

Outreach SOAR Specialist

Danica Hawkins

Outreach/Engagement Specialist

Adriana Lopez-Piper

Clinical Outreach & Engagement

Keelyn Robey

Clinical Outreach & Engagement

Omar Hasan-Towery

Outreach Case Manager

Andy Wassenich

Lead Outreach Coordinator

(202) 809-3660

Madeline White

Outreach/Engagement Specialist