Katherine Carmichael, M.S.Ed, MSW, LSW, Executive Director
Katherine has spent 20 years within the nonprofit sector in progressively responsible leadership roles within organizations supporting youth, families and communities.
Staela Keegan, MSW, LCSW, LCADC, Clinical Director
Staela is a dualy licensed clinician with over twenty five years of experience in assessment and treatment of individuals and families with behavioral health, substance use disorders and associated co-occurring disorders.
Peg Conca, Pantry and Shop Manager
Peg is responsible for supervising the overall operations of both The Pantry and The Shop, in addition to being Volunteer Coordinator.
Yolanda Solis, Senior Administrative Supervisor
Heather Amendola, Shop Assistant Manager
Heather is a graduate of Nutley High School and The Shop’s Assistant Manager.
Victoria Bukey, MSW, LSW, Clinician
Victoria is a seasoned clinician in the area of autism spectrum disorders, providing intervention surrounding areas such as self-regulation, social skills, and effective daily functioning.
Molly Clark, MSW, Case Management Coordinator
Molly joined NFSB in June. She started at NFSB as an intern in September of 2020 while attending the Rutgers graduate program for Clinical Social Work.
Jessica Hauck, LAC, ATR-P, Clinician
Jessica is a mental health counselor with specialization in art therapy. Jessica has worked closely with children dealing with bereavement, and has experience in crisis and suicide prevention hotlines.
Kerry McCann, MPA, MA, LAC, Clinician
Kerry started her professional career at NFSB as a Master’s level intern. She has gone on to acquire a wide range of experience providing therapy in various settings to diverse populations who present with a gamut of challenges.
Laura Munoz-Torres LAC, ATR-P, NCC, Clinician
Laura believes in the strength of the therapeutic alliance and the power of mindfulness. Some of her favorite therapeutic strategies focus on art therapy, visualizations, grounding exercises, and many other CBT techniques.
Kristen Petullo, MSW, LCSW, Clinician
Kristen is a seasoned clinician with experience providing individual, group and family therapy in diverse hospital and outpatient mental health programs.
Rosemary Pope, Administrative Assistant with the Outpatient Mental Health Counseling Program
Rosemary brings with her a strong background in healthcare office administration and client services.
Emilie Pulecio, Development & Public Relations Coordinator
Emilie Pulecio is the Development & Public Relations Coordinator and joined NFSB in 2019.
Kelly Rivadeneyra, LCSW, Clinician
Kelly has worked in the mental health field for almost 10 years, working with various age ranges including children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly.
Joan Roake, Pantry Assistant Manager
Joan joined NFSB in 2020. Previously, Joan volunteered at the Pantry. It was the dedication of the staff and volunteers that inspired Joan to join the NFSB team fulltime.
Kia Solis, Administrative Assistant, Mental Health Program
Fernando Vázquez, MSW, LSW, Clinician
Fernando is fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. As a first generation Hispanic-American, Fernando’s perspective includes a particular sensitivity to the immigrant experience.