Lavere Foster

Associate Director
Lavere Foster
is amazing.
Even if there were words provided to describe all of their awesomeness, you'd just be reading a different set of words with all of their accolades meant to tell you what we're telling you now ...
Lavere Foster
is an amazing human being.

Name: Lavere Foster

Title: Associate Director

Favorite Color: Blue

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY

What you’re studying in college: American Studies

Dream Vacation: Visiting Kruger National Park in South Africa

Favorite Quote: "If you don’t fail, you’re not even trying. To get something you never had, you have to do something you never did.” – Denzel Washington

Why did you choose AACSA? (A few sentences): As I moved out to San Jose, I wanted to find an organization where I use what I’ve learned over the years to make a difference in the community. To me, this feels like a perfect fit. I am at my dream job because I know I will be put in position to help people.

The Team

Milan R. Balinton

Executive Director

Aileen Casanave

General Counsel

Erika S. Albury

Board Member | Diverse BioSolutions

Christina Lewis

Board Secretary | Visa

Cynthia Joseph-Magee

Board Treasurer| Shutterfly

Stephanie Menzies

Board Member | Educator

Cheryl Thompson

Office Aide/Receptionist

Cathy Blake

FRC Program Specialist & Coordinator

Myisha Taylor

FRC Program Manager

Kenny Jackson

Programs Student Intern

Kiana Munoz

Youth Engagement Coordinator

J. Bernard Hishamunda, PhD

Board Member | Adobe

Daric V. Jackson

Board Chair | Education Administrator

Stephanie Allen

Programs Coordinator

Oladotun "Dotu" Hospidales

Programs Manager

Beverley Waithaka

Policy & Advocacy Student Intern I

Tammy Sanders

Board Member | Lam Research

Jaden Morgan

Student Board Member | Stanford University

Lennies M. Gutierrez

Board Member | Comcast

Babatunde "Tunde" Onadele Jr.

Board Member | Blach Construction

Kennedy Myers

Executive Office Student Intern

Amber Mopress

Community Worker

Monnie Allotey

Community Worker

Lavere Foster

Associate Director

Wesley Cox

Reparations Research Fellow

Mia Veal

Policy & Advocacy Coordinator

Paulette Moore

Employment Services Program Coordinator

Maria Lopez

Office Aide/Receptionist

Taylor Adams-Booker

Programs Coordinator

Egyptsheanna Lundy

Policy & Advocacy Student Intern II

Marilyn Howard Jones

Communications, Encore Fellow

Dr. Valencia Mayfield

AACSA Leadership Academy, Programs, Encore Research Fellow

Adrienne Coleman

Main Office Administrator

Roslyn Brown

Office Aid, Receptionist

Leonard Burgess II

Custodian