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Meet Our Team

The Say Yes Buffalo team includes Family Support Specialists, Community School Navigators, and Administrators.

Leadership Team

David Rust is the Executive Director of Say Yes Buffalo.

Tanya Staples is the Senior Director of Community Schools.

Esther Annan is a Program Director at Say Yes Buffalo.

Betsy Behrend is the Senior Director for Operations and Communications at Say Yes to Education, Buffalo.

Carol is the Senior Director of Preventive Services.

Collin Gehl is the Talent Acquisition and Development Manager with Child & Family Services / Say Yes to Education Buffalo.

Tommy McClam is the Director of the Boys and Men of Color Initiative at Say Yes to Education, Buffalo.

Daphne Ross is the Senior Director for College Success and Communications at Say Yes Buffalo.

Our Team

Durgham Alyasiri is the West Zone Community School Leader.

Tereka Baltimore is the Say Yes Scholar Mentoring Supervisor at Say Yes to Education, Buffalo.

Will Green is the East Side Community School Zone Leader at Say Yes to Education, Buffalo.

Daun Nicholas is the Community Schools Northeast and South Zone Leader.

Ahlam Ahmed is Community Schools Navigator at West Hertel Academy, BPS #94.

Aungalique Wallace is the Community Schools Navigator at the Harvey Austin School, BPS #97.

Eric Maldonado is a Family Support Specialist Supervisor at Say Yes to Education, Buffalo.

Daytuan Antonetti is Community Schools Navigator at Frank A. Sedita Academy, BPS #30.

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