OUR TEAM

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Aisha Webster

President
Aisha is a volunteer victim advocate with WCSC, and a former employee. She also currently serves on the Finance Committee and the Fundraising Committee. Aisha is the service manager for a local business firm.

Venne Williams

Vice President

Claudette Anderson

Secretary
Claudette is a Certified Public Accountant, who has held accounting positions in the V.I. government, public accounting firms and in private industry. Claudette has been a WCSC supporter for many years.

Merlice Charles

Treasurer

Melbourne Adams

Director
Captain Adams is a retired member of the U.S. Virgin Islands Police Department. He also serves on the Board Development and Fundraising committees. Melbourne has volunteered with WCSC in various capacities since its creation.

Carol Battuello

Director
Carol is a co-founder of WCSC, and a retired administrator. She continues to be an avid supporter of our mission and a participant at events.

Yemaya R. Jones

Director
Yemaya is a well-known local artist and a fabric designer. She has been a WCSC supporter for many years, particularly with our art fundraisers.

Sandra Setorie

Director

Fiona Stokes

Director

STAFF

Dr. Clema S. Lewis,PhD.     

Executive Director

Clema is responsible for overall management and is our chief spokesperson. She sets annual goals and objectives, and implements policies.

Bernice Kight

Office/hr Manager

Bernice coordinates administrative support–including supervision of staff, maintenance and repairs for all locations, ordering of supplies, records maintenance and related services.

Sheelene Gumbs

Crisis Counselor

Sheelene provides advocacy, crisis intervention and other supportive services for people impacted by violence, including assistance with action planning.

Alia Joseph

Crisis Counselor/ Court Advocate

The court advocate is responsible for providing court and criminal justice advocacy to victims of domestic violence, rape and other crimes.

Brenda Lewis

Case Manager

Brenda provides crisis intervention and supportive services to the residents of Sojourner House, including court advocacy and action planning.

Judy Fyfield

Childcare Provider

Judy provides on-site childcare services for the youth residing at Sojourner House shelter while their parents work, go to school or keep appointments.

Swinda Hall-Daley

Shelter Night Manager

Swinda oversees the evening, weekend and holiday operations of Sojourner House, WCSC’s emergency shelter.

Elisabeth Stewart

Child Counselor

Lis provides crisis assessment, intervention and emotional support to child survivors of violence, including addressing their emergency needs.

Temara Honore

Transitional Housing Case Manager

Temara manages our Transitional Housing Program, including securing temporary housing and providing case management for victims and survivors.

Katherine Echevarria

Front Desk Client Navigator

Katherine greets clients and visitors, handles incoming calls, performs general administrative tasks and assists with special projects.

Karlean DeLeon

Thrift Stores Manager

Karlean is responsible for daily operations and administration in Closet To Closet, Shabby Chic Corner and The Home Store.

Syretta Fleming

Bookkeeper

Syretta’s responsibilities include recording daily financial transactions, assisting with payroll preparation and tax reporting.

Open Position

Fundraising/Grants coordinator

Our primary liaison with donors, develops our annual fundraising plans with the Executive Director, and oversees our fundraisers.

Open Position

the home store coordinator

The coordinator handles retail operations, including sales, organizing donations and arranging displays in our home goods thrift store. 

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