Meet Our Staff
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Sarah became Executive Director at Parents Helping Parents in February 2019 after serving for several years as a board member, volunteer, and interim Executive Director. Early in her career, she was a Manager at the Pine Street Inn, providing support services to mentally ill women with a history of homelessness. More recently, she was an inter-faith chaplain at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She graduated from Creighton University with a BSW and went on to earn her Master’s in Theological Studies focusing on Social Ethics and Pastoral Care from Boston College (formerly Weston School of Theology).
Sarah has four adult children and in her spare time, she enjoys yoga, cooking with her family, and walking Lola, her family's cockapoo.
Program Manager (Salesforce Administrator)
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Lalita joined the Parents Helping Parents in 2006 after a successful career at United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF Nepal). She has an extensive background in program management, administration, and Salesforce while playing a major role in developing and launching new systems. She is a certified Salesforce Administrator and holds a master’s degree in Sustainable Development from the Heller School at Brandeis University in Waltham MA.
In her personal time, Lalita enjoys volunteering, swimming and playing tennis. Volunteering gives her the chance to not only work with families and parents, but to also gain hands-on experience that will help shape her professional goals.
Program Director of Support Groups
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Before joining Parents Helping Parents in 2019, Richard became a certified Life, Health and Wellness Coach specializing in coaching parents facing challenges with their children. He is currently pursuing his master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling to provide counseling and therapy for children and their families.
When Richie isn’t managing the prisons, shelters and parent support groups at PHP, he enjoys spending time with his family and three dogs.
Director of Parental Stress Line
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Kimberlee joined Parents Helping Parents in 2020. Prior to joining the team, she served as a Program Manager for international high school students where she found, trained, and supported their host families. Acting as a liaison between parents overseas and the students living in the U.S., she followed students’ academic progress and worked with their teachers to keep them on track while handling all issues, concerns, problems, and emergencies 24/7. She also served as the Executive Director of an after-school program for at-risk youth where she provided academic support and important life skill trainings while managing program volunteers, planning activities and sourcing impactful guest speakers.
Kimberlee’s passion is spending time with her family; she has two young adult daughters and four young nieces that bring her pure joy!
Lee is one of the original incorporators of PHP in 1979. She attended her first parent support group in 1976. Parents Helping Parents provided her with the support emotionally and mentally to attend college where she graduated at the top of her class from the University of Massachusetts in Boston. During her long tenure at PHP, she served as a Parent Leader, Speaker, Workshop Presenter, Treasurer of the Board, and Group Facilitator. Before PHP, she had a career at the IRS where she was an Auditor, Instructor, and Manager.