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Meet the CFLS Team

With the endless support and dedication of our board of directors, leadership and staff, CFLS highlights and supports justice-involved women in the District of Columbia—thank you!
Board of Directors

Derek Ford (Treasurer)

Organization Affiliation:

Washington DC Economic Partnership

Deema Tarazi 

(Member at Large)

Gary Randolph, Chair

Organization Affiliation:
Business Consultant

Yvette Ross Kane

(Member at Large)

Wolfgang Schaefer

(Member at Large)

Board of Directors
Headshot of CFLS Interim ED, Shena McFadden

Shena McFadden, MCS

Interim Executive Director

Headshot of CFLS Employee, Risheena Schwemle

Risheena Schwemle

Director of Legal & Community Partnerships


Shelby Wallington
Director of Housing & Wellness

Administrative Team

Robin Edwards

Office Manager

Daphne Edwin

Director of Finance

Rasheedah Williams

HR Manager


Wendy Benton​

Drop-In Center Coordinator​

Sirena Lindsay

ARPA Data Manager

Chike Okenwa

Employment & Entrepreneurial Specialist

Tamara Brooks

Parenting Program Manager

Tyrese Cox

Assistant Program Manager

Jaz Jackson

Assistant Director of Victim Services

Revait Joshi

Drop-In Center Manager

Tybriah Mason

HOPWA Case Manager

Kenya McKoy

DBH Case Manager

Nicole Mims

Parent Educator

Porsche Nwokeuku


Joanne Langevin

Financial Literacy Coach

Sheryl Pope

Assistant Director of Housing

Lanai Reid

Reentry Program Manager

LaChrissa Richardson

Drop-In Center Liaison & Security

Jasmine Vice

Trinity Case Manager

Tykys Williams

Emergency House Case Manager

CFLS Staff
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