Staff Members


 Christie Ko
 
 
christie@fiver.org

Executive Director
 Year Started at Fiver: 2004
 Fun Fact: Christie loves country music, camping, exploring the world with her family, and is (proudly) behind the times when it comes to technology.


 Ileana Vazquez
 
ileana@fiver.org

Operations & Accounting
 Year Started at Fiver: 2014
 Fun Fact: Ileana spent three years training in a circus program. Ask her how to juggle fire!


Elizabeth Ramirez
liz@fiver.org

7th & 8th Grade Program Supervisor
Year Started at Fiver: 2014
Fun fact: Liz's camp name is Lizard, and she is a dream catcher expert; she taught over 100 Fivers how to make them! She's crafting besties with Sheryl 'The Weaving Instructor,' and considers herself a thrift shop 'gawd'.


Keith Johnson
keith@fiver.org

11th & 12th Grade Program Supervisor
Year Started at Fiver: 2018
Fun Fact: Keith likes to write, take photos and listen to music. He was once promoted as a Knickerbocker kid for the New York Knicks basketball team. 


Casie Keegan
casie@fiver.org

NYC Civic Corps Volunteer Coordinator
Year Started at Fiver: 2015 [Counselor (2 years) and Leadership Specialist (1 year)]
Fun Fact: Casie's favorite animal is the unicorn, and she loves any body of water because of how tranquil they are. She hopes to live near water someday!


Rachel Sangalang
rachel@fiver.org

Development & Marketing Manager
Year Started at Fiver: 2014
Fun Fact: Rachel's main hobby is recreating healthier recipes of her favorite baked goods. 


Mark Petersen
mark@fiver.org

Camp Fiver Facilities and Grounds Director


 
Mary Lee Dinski
 
mary@fiver.org

Deputy Executive Director; Camp Director
 Oversees Camp Fiver and all school year programs
 Year Started at Fiver: 2003
 Fun Fact: Mary, AKA Marydactyl, loves dinosaurs and doesn't like it when her fruit juices mix.


Romaine Kelly
romaine@fiver.org

Program Director
Year Started at Fiver: 2017
Fun Fact: Romaine absolutely loves all things owl. It borderlines on obsession!


Cristina Perdomo
cristina@fiver.org

5th & 6th Grade Program Supervisor
Year Started at Fiver: 2017
Fun Fact:  Cristina is a self-proclaimed karaoke sensation. Occasionally, she likes to pretend her life is a musical and break out into song.


Natasha Isokangas
natasha@fiver.org

9th & 10th Grade Program Supervisor
Year Started at Fiver: 2018
Fun Fact: Natasha loves sloths (obviously!) and has watched the movie Titanic over 25 times!


Rosanny Rodriguez
rosanny@fiver.org

Familia Adelante Collaborative Coordinator
Year Started at Fiver: 2017
Fun Fact: Rosanny rides a motorcycle, and owns a pink motorcycle helmet! 



Jessica Rivera
jessica@fiver.org

Database & Development Administrator
Year Started at Fiver: 2018
Fun Fact: Jessica loves to knit and crochet! Her favorite projects are hats and headbands.