Our Staff

Our staff is responsible for the day-to-day implementation of all programs and activities. In addition to their commitment to eliminating lead poisoning, staff members bring diverse perspectives and skills to our efforts. All staff members receive guidance and oversight from our Executive Director.


Laura Brion
laura at leadsafekids.org
Interim Executive Director
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Sojaili Gomez
sojaili at leadsafekids.org
Program Associate
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Heather Jackson
heather at leadsafekids.org
Community Organizer
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Marie Uwera
marie.uwera at leadsafekids.org
AmeriCorps VISTA Member
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David Veliz
david at leadsafekids.org
Community Organizer
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Chelsea Arceo
Program Associate Intern
chelsea at leadsafekids.org

Guadalupe Barrios
Legislative Advocacy Intern

Teresa Lightbown
Lead-Safe Worker Training Outreach Intern

Founding Executive Director:

Roberta Hazen Aaronson