Amy Ashenfelter, Clinical Consultant
Amy Ashenfelter has been working with Allies in Caring since January 2015, she serves as a clinical consultant and is also a Master level therapist. She holds a master’s in counseling and applied psychology from Rowan University and a certificate from Drexel University in applied behavior analysis and is currently pursuing BCBA certification. She has 3 soon to be step-children. Her favorite part about working for Allies in Caring is “The rapport I’ve built with the other clinicians, the opportunity to support them by processing cases, and interacting with all of my families.”
Itzel Saldaña, Compliance Specialist
Itzel Saldaña has been with Allies in Caring since October of 2018, she serves as the Connector Liaison. She currently attends Stockton University and is expecting to complete her bachelor’s degree by Spring 2020. She is majoring in Anthropology and Sociology while minoring in Migration Studies. After graduating she hopes to continue to help the Latino community and keep her focus on immigration rights. When asked what her favorite part about working at Allies in Caring is, she said “Knowing that I form part of an organization that cares about the Latino community.”
Geoff Stuart, Operations Manager
Geoff has very strong process improvement, planning and organizing, attention to detail skills with a background in large scale systems implementations. His most recent work experience was as a member of the Global Data Warehouse team in the Information Services organization of Pfizer. Prior to this position, he held several posts in the Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Technical Support Services and International Client Support organizations. Additionally, he completed a bachelor's degree in psychology and a master's degree in social services. Most importantly he has a true interest in our mission and success; after seven years of retirement he started volunteering with us last year in different ways; supporting our fundraising efforts, assisting with grant writing and with IT issues as well as hosting our meetings.
Alicia Santamarina, Community Engagement Specialist
Alicia currently works as direct provider for Allies in Caring. She has been working with Allies in Caring, Inc since September of 2017. She holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana in Medellín Colombia. She also holds a BA certification. One of her biggest passions is being involved with the Latino community and offering them the support they need. She plans to continue to work and support the immigrant and Latino community by offering her knowledge and passion to them.
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Morgan Bowker, Service Support
Morgan studied psychology, and she is currently an American Sign Language student at Rowan College at Burlington County. She has spent many years working and volunteering with children and adults with disabilities and have a passion for helping others. She grew up in Hammonton and now lives in a farmhouse apartment in Winslow Township with her dachshund, Oliver, and chickens, Penelope, Petunia, Noel, and Marsala.
Sarah Thompson, Executive Assistant
Sarah started working with Allies in Caring this last Spring and is excited to be part of the team. With her background as a legal secretary and title company processor, she is able to use her office and communication skills now as an executive assistant. Looking to the future as she is also back in college, Sarah has her sights set on becoming an art therapist and using her love of all things art and counseling to work with those who need it most in the community. Sarah and her husband and two children live right in the heart of Hammonton and enjoy spending their time downtown and among the community here.