Department Directors

Rosalind Artis

Director of Residential Services, West Region

Since 2008, she has served at QSAC as a Director of Residential Services. Currently, Rosalind oversees residential services for the west region.

Lou Costa

Director of Information Technology

Lou Costa currently serves as the Director of Information Technology at QSAC. He is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer and Certified Data Protection Specialist.

Vashon Dorsey

Director of Day Habilitation Programs

Vashon Dorsey joined QSAC in 1995 as a Habilitation Specialist for the After School program. Currently, he serves as Director of Day Habilitation programs.

Scott Graham

Director of Special Projects

Scott Graham started his career at QSAC as Assistant Director of Human Resources. Currently, he serves as the Director of Special Projects.

Scott Maldonado

Director of Quality Assurance

Scott Maldonado began his career in 1997 working in QSAC’s first group home. Scott serves as the Director of Quality Assurance.

Brian Owens, MA

Director of Residential Services, East Region

Brian Owens currently serves as the Director of Residential Services for the East Region at QSAC.

Cynthia Reeves

Director of Family Services

Cynthia Reeves serves as the Director of Family Services. Previously, she served as the Assistant Director of Family Services.

Oleg Urman, MA

Director of Payroll

As the Director of Payroll, Oleg and his team oversee all aspects of payroll administration. He has been with QSAC for over 13 years, starting as Internal Auditor in 2008 with the payroll team.

Timothy Burke, MPA

Director of Administration

Timothy Burke joined QSAC in early 1996 as Administrative Assistant to the Executive Director and currently serves as the Director of Administration.

Dita DeSena, MSEd, BCBA

Director of After School Programs

Dita DeSena has been with QSAC over 14 years and currently serves as the Director of After School Programs. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.

Kristen DuMoulin, PhD, BCBA, LBA, SAS

Director of Clinical Services, Children's Programs

Dr. DuMoulin joined QSAC in 2002 and is currently the Director of Children's Clinical Services. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.

Yakov Griman

Director of Facilities

Yakov Grinman is the Director of Facilities and has more than 25 years of growing managerial responsibility in facilities management in health care and rehabilitation settings.

Cynthia Martinez, MSEd, MS, BCBA, LBA, SBL

Director of the Whitestone Day School

Cynthia Martinez serves as the Day School Director at our Whitestone location. Initially, Cynthia started as a service coordinator with QSAC in 2006. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.

Anthony Pavlacka, M.A., BCBA, LBA

Director of Clinical Services, Residential

Anthony joined the QSAC team in July 2020 as the Director of Clinical Services for all residential programs. He is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.

Susan M. Silvestri, PhD, BCBA-D, SAS, LBA

Director of Bronx Schools

Dr. Silvestri joined QSAC in August of 2016 to serve as the Director of our new school in the Bronx. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.

Lauren Zompanis, MA

Director of Day Habilitation Programs

Lauren serves as the Director of Day Habilitation Programs at QSAC.

Rocio Chavez, MA, MSEd., BCBA, LBA

Clinical Director of After School Programs

Rocio E. Chavez joined the QSAC in 2007 and is currently the Director of After School and After Day Programs. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.

Danielle Dieterich, MA, JD

Director of Family Services

Danielle Dieterich joined QSAC in 2019 and currently serves as the Director of Family Services, overseeing Community Habilitation and Respite services. 

Yelena Dzhavarova, CPA

Controller

Yelena Dzhavarova serves as the Controller at QSAC. She is a licensed Certified Public Accountant.

Susan Lichtman, PHR

Director of Human Resources

Susan joined QSAC in 2014 as the Assistant Director of Human Resources. She was named the Director of Human Resources in 2022.

Karen Motter, RN

Director of Nursing

Karen Motter is a Registered Nurse and serves as QSAC's Director of Nursing. She has worked in long-term care in various areas for the past 20 years.

Asunta Poonai, MA

Director of Residential Services, Central Region

Asunta Poonai began her career in 1995 serving individuals with Intellectual disabilities. Currently she serves as the Director of Residential for the Central Region.

Joe Traegler, MSEd, SBL

Director of Preschool

Joe currently serves as the Director of the Preschool and Early Childhood Center at QSAC. Joe began working at QSAC’s Preschool as a teacher in 2002.