Meet Our Staff

               Dedicated. Passionate. Mission-driven.

Senior Leadership Team

Julienne Cherry

President & CEO

Juanita Ayala-Vargas

Chief Program Officer

Community Impact Team

United Way of Greater Union County Success Center

Alejandra Londono, Community Impact Director


Leodaris Allen, Program Coordinator


Andrea Palacios, Program Coordinator


Vladimir Dorgely, Digital Navigator


New Jersey Youth Corps of Union County


Almetra Alston, Director of Youth Corps


Camilla Delgado, Program Coordinator


Bethany Freeland, Youth Counselor


Franklin Montenegro, Counselor & Transitional Coach



Roberto Benoit, Director of Health

Resource Development - Fundraising 

Karen Kaufman, Director of Philanthropy


Finance Team

Raymond Shinn, Controller


Dawn Jeglinski, Director of Finance and Grants


Maggie Alvarez, Grants Accounting Coordinator

Business Services Team

Farrah Parfait, Office Manager

Elyssa Pallares, Administrative Assistant