Dora Guevara

March 2016 Staff Spotlight: Dora Guevara

by Elizabeth Mohler, Clinical Supervisor You could say that Dora is the “heart and soul” of the Treatment Department here at LAYC. Her warmth, dedication, and enthusiasm are infectious. She is very highly regarded by the youth and families she serves and by her colleagues and co-workers. In addition, Dora is well known in the…

Millie Perez

February 2016 Staff Spotlight: Millie Perez

by Barbara Myers, Chief Development Officer Anyone who has been to one of LAYC’s many special events has seen the tremendous talents and enthusiasm of our Special Events Coordinator, Millie Perez. Whether getting dozens of turkeys for LAYC families donated at Thanksgiving, or ensuring that hundreds of our youth receive just the right gift for…

Brandi Stanton

January 2016 Staff Spotlight: Brandi Stanton

By Jeanne Konicki, Director of Grants Management Brandi Stanton is our everyday development superstar! It takes a very special person to take on the challenge of working in the development office, and Brandi optimizes the qualities and traits that make her a superb member of the team. It’s hard to capture exactly how awesome Brandi…

Hober, Norma, Elsi

December 2015 Staff Spotlight: Hober, Norma, and Elsi

Elsi, Norma and Hober are three critical members of the LAYC team. First and foremost, every single staff member and youth in our Columbia Heights location depends on their hard work. Because of them, even though our building is love-worn with the all of our vibrant activities, our building is always sparkling! Guests who visit…

November 2015 Staff Spotlight: Doris Romero

By Susana Martinez, Promotor Pathway Director Five years ago, when I first met Doris, I knew I was meeting a qualified, experienced youth worker ready to join the Promotor team. What I didn’t know (yet) was that I was also meeting the most passionate, dedicated, and tenacious advocate I may ever know. Within weeks of…

October 2015 Staff Spotlight: Eric Macias

By students of the Montgomery County Conservation Corps, MCCC Program Manager Adam Angel, and Montgomery County Workforce Director Jacob Newman A few words about Eric Macias? Dedicated, intelligent, original, and hilarious! His students came up with several more adjectives to describe this awesome member of the MMYC Silver Spring team and his unwavering commitment. He…