LIAFS employs over 80 staff, including: youth counselors, residence managers, social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, independent living specialists, educational coordinators, drivers, maintenance and a host of professional consultants.


Administrative Staff/Professional Consultants

Valerie Kopetic
Executive Director

Regina Ely
Director, Social Work Division

Steffani Uribe
Human Resources Coordinator

Joyce Vassino
Accounting Coordinator

Michael Yacubich
Finance/Auditing Management

Shaneza Mohammed
Budget/Rate Management

Liz Rivera
Purchasing Coordinator

Dr. Rupa Sheth
Psychiatrist, Mental Health Division

Dr. Darrin Gerson
Psychologist, Mental Health Division