Our hardworking and dedicated staff is there to create educational, recreational and economic opportunities for our residents.

Rhonda Rogers
Chief Executive Officer & President

Rhonda is a strong advocate for high quality services for vulnerable populations.  She specializes in developing and overseeing new and innovative programs, which provide a wide variety of academic and social skills for adults and children. Her commitment to families, children, and youth, and to high-quality programs spans a timeframe of more than two decades.

Rhonda received an Associate in Arts Degree from Palm Beach State College, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Organizational Management (Cum Laude) from Palm Beach Atlantic University, with a concentration in Human Resource Management. She has earned her Certified Program Planner (CPP) certification from the LERN Institute.

Hilda Wudkiewicz
Parent Educator

Hilda joined our center in 2004 and worked on various positions, including Administrative Assistant, Outreach Coordinator and currently as Parent Educator, whose tasks involve helping parents manage their children’s behavior and emotions in a constructive and non-hurtful ways. One of her favorite topics: positive disciplining – expressing anger without yelling and inspiring parents to improve family relationships. She completed high school in Columbia and in the United States. She went to attend Palm Beach State College and is certified as an administrative assistant.

Mirian Santana
Outreach Worker

Mirian started her journey in the United States of America as a Volunteer in our BRIDGES program. She was once an accomplished attorney in the Dominican Republic. Her passion has now brought her from a volunteer to a staff member. She began her employment in the position of Child Watch and was promoted to the position of Outreach Worker. Mirian enjoys sharing her expertise and wonderful resources.

Aimee De Palma
Outreach Coordinator

Aimee is a graduate of Florida International University and has focused the better part of her professional career on work that provides solutions and sustainability. She has eight years of experience with volunteer outreach, donor relations, marketing, and non-profit organizations. A South Florida native, she believes that changing the world begins by addressing the issue in our local communities. Her greatest passion on the job is educating, mentoring, and coordinating programs that aim to treat participants like family.

 

Our staff can be reached at 561-649-9600.

Saidy Garzon
Site Administrator/BRIDGES Assistant Director

Saidy is the Site Administrator/BRIDGES Assistant Director at Lake Worth West program. She has worked as a social worker for more than 12 years helping parents and their children. She studied international commerce for four years at Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia. She is now working on getting a management and supervision degree. What she likes most about her job is: “the intersection with the families and to be able to help them fulfill their basic needs and improving their lifestyles.”

Veronica Callejas
Child Development Specialist

Veronica is the Child Development Specialist at our BRIDGES at Lake Worth West. She has 10 years of experience working with parents and their children from birth to age eight. She has an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Development and she is certified as a National Child Development Specialist. Veronica is dedicated and passionate about working with families and helping them improve their education.

Jennie Carter
Navigator

Jennie is the Navigator at our BRIDGES at Lake Worth West. Jennie has worked for nonprofits for more than 20 years.  As the Navigator, she is responsible for assessing the needs of families and connecting them with the appropriate resources. Jennie is a graduate of Lake Worth High School and enjoys educating and empowering families.