Building on 100 years of successful programs, the 50 full-time and 20 part-time employees of the International Institute of New England support 2,500 refugees and immigrants as they pursue their goals and dreams. The leadership team brings to IINE wide-ranging expertise in education, social work, workforce development, program design, and community advocacy. The Board of Directors and Leadership Council includes corporate and community leaders from across New England.

Board of Directors

Zoltan Csimma, Chair
Christina Bai
Tara Chynoweth
Sam Épée-Bounya
Tuan Ha-Ngoc
Belinda Juran
Avak Kahvejian, Ph.D.
William Krause
Shari Loessberg
Bopha Malone
Libby May
Theo Melas-Kyriazi
Frederick Millham, M.D.
Deborah Shufrin
Nia Tatsis, Ph.D.
Jeff Thielman, President and CEO

Leadership Council

Örn Almarsson
Carolyn Benedict-Drew
Jessica Bethoney
Lyndsay Byun
Wayne Chen
Bob/Denise DiCenso
Michael Douvadjian
Deborah Dunsire
Jean Franchi
Bill Gillett
Ginger Gregory
Monica Grewal
Ernest Haddad
Taiess Haghighat
Tuan Ha-Ngoc (Chair)
Kimya Harris
Migali Hickey
Steve Kasmouski
York Lo
Shirley Lu
Bill Mason, M.D.
Charlotte McKee, M.D.
Ann Merrifield
Bancroft Poor
Annemarie Sasdi
Gabriel Schmergel
Jane Steinmetz
Jessica Wu

Jeffrey Thielman
President and Chief Executive Officer

Henry Harris, MSW
Manchester Managing Director

Anca Moraru
Boston Managing Director

Celine Mukasine

Celine Mukasine
Chief Financial Officer

Nina Nova-Duran
Chief Human Resources Officer

Caroline Rowe
Lowell Managing Director

Diane Shohet
Director of Development and Communications

Chiara St. Pierre
Managing Attorney, Immigration Legal Services

Emma Tobin
Chief Program Officer

Alexandra Weber

Alexandra Weber, LICSW
Chief Institutional Advancement Officer