Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls

Leadership & Staff

Board of Directors


Alison Brock McGillPresident
Freelance Consultant

Mia Juhng – Vice President
Project Manager, Marketing & Creative Services, SiriusXM

Betsy Humes – Treasurer
Passive House Consultant

Jennifer CallahanSecretary


Cassandra Bajan
Corporate Lawyer

Angelika Beener
Music Journalist

Karen Carmody, C.P.A.
CPA Tax Manager, MLB Advanced Media

Sheree Carter-Galvan
Senior Associate General Counsel, Yale University

LaRonda Davis
President, Black Rock Coalition
Vice President, PublicisKaplanThaler

Wendy Demarco Fuentes
Chief Marketing Officer, Big Brothers Big Sisters

Melissa Garcia
Senior Director of Finance & Operations
National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health

Deborah Iarussi
Social worker; Program Officer and Trustee
Sills Family Foundation

Ayo Roach
Consultant & Philanthropic Advisor

Elizabeth Ward
Editorial Director, Scholastic Inc.



Jennifer Kessler Executive Director
Chaney Sims Development and Communications Director
Rose Thomson Business Director
Vivianne Njoku Curriculum Director & STEAM Program Organizer
Christina Rodriguez Program Coordinator
Milo Choy-Sutton
Operations Coordinator
Laura Ruocco Volunteer Coordinator
Robinette Jones Office & Technology Manager
Lucy Hollier Development Coordinator

Founders’ Circle

In August, 2004, a small band of dedicated women started talking about setting up a rock camp for girls in New York City. Originally dubbed The Working Group, now known as the Founders’ Circle, these women worked together to make camp happen for the first time on the East Coast. They are:

Maria Cincotta
Ruth Keating Lockwood
Ingrid Dahl
Elizabeth Mitchell
Hanna Fox
Kimberly Perry
Suzanne Grossman
Karla Schickele
Caryn Havlik
Rose Thomson
Arabella Kauffmann