Cleveland's team includes a dedicated group of staff members who are committed to national service and the Cleveland community. Click on the name of a staff member to contact them for more information regarding our work in Cleveland. 

Toi Comer, Vice President and Executive Director
What about City Year inspires you: The power of young people who work to empower and encourage student success in the classroom and beyond.
 


Mary Fagans, Chief of Staff
What about City Year inspires you: The dedication of our AmeriCorps members and the work they do to improve educational opportunities for students every day!

 


Development Team: 

Teresa Schleicher, Corporate and Foundation Relations Director
What about City Year inspires you: City Year’s focus on educational inequities, along with the AmeriCorps members and their passion and commitment.

 


Anastasia Duller, Marketing and Events Manager
What about City Year inspires you: Being part of the change, making Cleveland a stronger, better community. "Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength for our nation."  - John F. Kennedy


Sharon Walters, Development Operations Manager
What about City Year inspires you: Being surrounded by idealists who are making our communities better every day.

 

 


Impact Team: 

Thea DeRosa Cerra, Managing Director of Impact 
What about City Year inspires you: City Year inspires me because it is a powerful experience to watch young adults commit 11 months of their lives to try and make a difference in the life of a child.  It is exciting to see children reach their potential and feel more confident. While at the same time, witnessing the corps member grow and learn important life lessons.


 

Kristen McDonough, Impact Director
What about City Year inspires you:  The strong mission and values of the organization.


Emily Perkins, Senior Impact Manager
What about City Year inspires you: City Year is constantly adapting itself to best fit the needs of the communities we serve to powerfully combat education inequity.


Allie Cozzone, Impact Manager
What about City Year inspires you: Idealism works!