Meet Our Team

Jennifer Franklin, Program Director

Jennifer Franklin has been the Program Director of HVWC since 2014. She concentrated in English and Creative Writing at Brown University. She holds an MFA from Columbia University School of the Arts.

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Christina Papadopoulos, Community Affairs Coordinator

Christina Papadopoulos has been with HVWC since 2017. She holds a BA from Trinity College in Public Policy and Environmental Studies, a Masters of Public Administration from NYU, and a law degree from St. John’s University.

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Sophia Bannister, Programming Assistant

Sophia Bannister is a recent graduate of Barnard College, where she received a BA in English Writing.

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Misty Yarnall, Administrative & Communications Coordinator, Youth Programs Coordinator

Misty Yarnall received her BA in Creative Writing from Purchase College.

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Board of Directors

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Alan C. Brown, MD

Michael Quattrone

Ann Bookman

Mary Carroll Linder

Jennifer Miller

Aubrey Moncrieffe

Aubrey Moncrieffe

Garfield Charles

Paula Colangelo

S. Richard Baker 

Tom Mellana