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Stephanie Rivera

Stephanie Rivera

Stephanie Rivera

Stephanie Rivera

Volunteer Coordinator

Stephanie Rivera is the Volunteer Coordinator at Say Yes Buffalo.
Prior to joining Say Yes, Stephanie served as the Volunteer & Outreach Director and as a Program Director for Adult Services at Compeer of Greater Buffalo, for over 7 years. In this capacity, she was responsible for the recruitment, engagement and retention of program volunteers.
Ms. Rivera is a proud graduate of Buffalo State College where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Work.
After serving as a mentor and witnessing the transformative impact it has on individuals she works with, Ms. Rivera created a Buffalo Volunteer and Friendship group which now has over 2,300 members.
When she’s not making a difference in the Buffalo community, Ms. Rivera proudly enjoys being a mom and spending time with her daughter.

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

Kameron Jackson is Community Schools Specialist.

Aracely Rodriguez-Perez is the Community Schools Navigator at Herman Badillo School #76.

Christopher J. Lee is Data Director serving in a joint position with Say Yes Buffalo and Buffalo Public Schools

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