Staff

 
Spanish American Center Staff , Phone extensions, Hours/Days in the office.
 Please note: Most of our Staff are bilingual (English/Spanish) and Bicultural; with special sensitivity for the needs of their Hispanic neighbors and clients. There is availability of Spanish caseworkers on site daily.

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Neddy Latimer,Executive Director
Work Schedule: Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

E-Mail Contact via web site

Phone: 978-534-3145 ext. 118

Awards: Citizen of The Year Award, 1999; Boy Scouts of America Distinguished Citizen Award, 2003; LUK Crisis Center Founder’s Award, 2006. Citations: Commonwealth of Massachusetts House of Representatives and General Court (Senate).

Neddy Latimer, Director, SAC (left)

Neddy Latimer, Director, SAC (left)

Community Boards: FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency).

Goals for the Future of the Agency: The completion of our commercial grade kitchen facility and youth room. To continue to seek more funding to support programs and staff for the improvement of the quality of life for clients and the community at large in greater-Leominster.

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Tamara Castro


Maria Alicea 


Wanda Ruiz


Claire Toomey – M – F Until 4:30 – Office Assistant to Director, Neddy Latimer

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Miguel “Mickey” Guzman, BA  

 

 Family Advocate

(Information & Referral Specialist, Elder Services Coordinator and Notary Public)

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, from 8:30am – 2:00pm.

e-Mail contact via web site

Phone: 978-534-3145  extension 114

Degrees and Certifications:

* BA in Bilingual Education, with Minor in Psychology  – Lake Forest College, Illinois
* Multiple Certificates in Education (including Adult Basic Education and GED Programs)
* Multiple Certificates in Health & Human Services  – including HIV/AIDS, Education & Welfare, Social Security/SSI Services, Youth and Elder Services, and Legal Services.

Awards Received:
* DSS Social Worker of the Year Award
* United Way’s Day of Caring Volunteer Certificate
* Mt. Wachusett Community College’s Unsung Heroes Award
* Chamber of Commerce’s Community Leadership Certificate
* Leominster Youth Soccer League Best Coach Award

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Monica RodriguezDomestic Violence Counselor Assistant

Days in office: Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays

Hours available: Wednesday- 8:30 am to 4:30 pm; Thursday – 1:00pm till 4:30pm; Friday 9:00am- 1:00pm.

e-Mail contact via web site

Telephone #: 978-534-3145 X 111

Education:   Fitchburg State University

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with Developmental Concentration and a Spanish Minor
  • Community Healthlink/ Lipton Early Intervention “Self- Regulation for Children” Training
  • Serv Safe certified in Food Handling

Professional Organizations:

  • The Fitchburg State University Chapter of Psi Chi –  Psi Chi is the International Honor Society in Psychology

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Susan O’Brien

Grants and Program Planner

Susan O’Brien worked for MOC for 22 years as Director of the ProHealth Division (now Nutrition and Wellness). When she retired in 2007, she made real her desire to get involved with the Spanish American Center. She has been writing grants and helping in other administrative capacities since the Fall of 2007. She loves being at the Center and helping promote the mission of the organization. She also gets lots of help in her attempts to become fluent in Spanish. Being mostly retired, she enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, gardening, traveling to California and Mexico and spending time with friends and loved ones.

How to contact: Call the Center at 978-534-3145 and leave a message with the Executive Director, or e-mail Susan directly at her Spanish American Center account:

eMail via web site

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Nicolas Formaggia, JDNicF SAC

Domestic Violence Consultant

eMail via web site

Education/Certification:

Massachusetts School of Law, JD

Fitchburg State University, BS – Sociology

Notary Public / Justice of the Peace – Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Professional Organizations: National Notary Association, Massachusetts Bar Association.


Maria Pernerewski – Teacher/Coordinator ESL Program, Saturday Mornings.

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Eugenio Burgos, Food Pantry, 978-534-3145

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Andy Mercik, Finance Manager,  ext  121

eMail Andy via web site


 

The Board and Staff of the Leominster Spanish American Center will be dedicating a memorial tree and garden bench in Enoelia’s memory on the grounds of the Spanish American Center, 112 Spruce Street, Leominster on Saturday, August 5, 2017.

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