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
Ginger Gregory, Ph.D.
Tuan Ha-Ngoc
Avak Kahvejian, Ph.D.
William Krause
Shari Loessberg
Bopha Malone
Theo Melas-Kyriazi
Frederick Millham, M.D.
Deborah Shufrin
Nia Tatsis, Ph.D.
Jeff Thielman, President and CEO

Leadership Council

Örn  Almarsson
Douglas Bailey
Carolyn Benedict-Drew
Jessica Bethoney
Bob & Denise Dicenso
Michael Douvadjian
Deborah Dunsire
Victor J. Dzau
Jean Franchi
Georges Gemayel
Monica Grewal
Bill Gillett
Tuan Ha-Ngoc
Ernest Haddad
Rushna Tejani Heneghan
Magali Hickey
Julie Hogan
Amy Hsuan
Stephen Kasmouski
York Lo
Shirley Lu
Bill Mason, M.D.
Charlotte McKee, M.D.
Ann Merrifield
Taeiss Mojazza
Laura Morse
Ken Morse
Bancroft Poor
Gabriel Schmergel
Jane Steinmetz
Michael Wyzga
Jessica Wu

Jeffrey Thielman
President and Chief Executive Officer

Alexandra Weber

Alexandra Weber, LICSW
Chief Institutional Advancement Officer

Emma Tobin
Chief Program Officer

Celine Mukasine

Celine Mukasine
Chief Financial Officer

Maria Lauring
Director of Human Resources and Operations

Diane Shohet
Director of Development and Communications

Anca Moraru
Boston Managing Director

Caroline Rowe
Lowell Managing Director

Chiara St. Pierre
Managing Attorney, Immigration Legal Services