LEADERSHIP & Staff

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Meet the faces behind our organization

Anya Lindsey-Jenkins

Anya Lindsey-Jenkins

Executive Director

Anya brings leadership and great enthusiasm to the BBBSDE mission of strengthening youth resiliency through mentoring. As an innovator, collaborator and strategist, she has moved the organization forward by engaging stakeholders through electronic and social media, fund development, stewardship events and community-based connectivity.

Previously, Anya was the Director of Education, Employment, and Training for West End Neighborhood House. She has a BA in Journalism from Temple University and a Master of Science in Health Education from St. Joseph’s University.

anya@bbbsde.org

Aaron Karpas

Aaron Karpas

Director of Development and Communications

A seasoned non-profit professional, Aaron previously served as Executive Director for the YMCA of Greater Brandywine. A New York native, he has spent his entire career in the non-profit sector helping the communities they serve.

Aaron is a graduate of the University of North Carolina-Greensboro, holding a bachelor’s degree in business administration.

akarpas@bbbsde.org

Diana M. Geare

Diana M. Geare

As an accountant and problem solver, Diana understands the importance of maintaining the financial integrity of any organization and, most important, non-profits. She brings with her years of experience in accounting a dedication to the well-being of Delaware communities and their children.

She previously worked for West End Neighborhood House in Wilmington and various for-profit companies throughout New Castle County.

Diana is a graduate of Wilmington University.

finance@bbbsde.org

Ronike Haynie

Ronike Haynie

Community Development Director

As a dedicated community and youth advocate, Ronike believes in community engagement and its importance to creating social change. He is a certified Youth Mental Health First Aid Responder and uses a trauma-informed care approach when dealing with at-risk youth and the community.

He has worked in the non-profit sector as a program manager at West End Neighborhood House and is currently a Safety Ambassador for Reach Riverside’s Teen Warehouse.

Ronike is a graduate of Delaware State University.

rhaynie@bbbs.org

Lisa Daniels

Lisa Daniels

Terrance Brown

Terrance Brown

Minuet Roddy

Minuet Roddy