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Sheryl Brissett Chapman, Ed.D., LHD, Ed.M., MSW, ACSW

Executive Director
Dr. Chapman, an internationally recognized expert on child and family welfare, juvenile justice, trauma and victimization, and the impact of poverty on child development, partners with the Board of Trustees to lead NCCF’s mission attainment and advocacy efforts. A recipient of both a doctorate from the Harvard School of Education and a nonprofit executive certificate from the Stanford School of Business, as chief executive, she provides overall agency administrative oversight and consultative guidance for all programs. Dr. Chapman has more than 40 years of experience, collaborating and leading national, state and local human services programs, including de-institutionalizing the juvenile justice systems in New York City and the District of Columbia, establishing a child protection system in the Pacific Basin, addressing the status of African American children and youth in the public child welfare and homeless systems, guiding best practices for hospital based assessment and multidisciplinary intervention of victims of child sexual abuse and other maltreatment, as examples. Dr. Chapman is a tireless, and compassionate champion and advocate for those children and families in need within our community and is the lead author of a pending book publication by NASW Press, based on research on two hundred Black male youth placed in public systems in Maryland and the District of Columbia. As Trustee Emerita of her alma mater, Brown University, in 2019, she received an honorary doctorate of humane letters for her advocacy and nonprofit innovation. Read Full Bio
Phone No: (301) 365-4480, ext. 115

Ralph Belk, LCSW-C, LICSW

Deputy Executive Director, Program Administration
Ralph Belk provides clinical and program administrative oversight for all NCCF’s programs, ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal regulations, standards, codes, and laws. Recognized nationally by Case Western Reserve University, during its recent Centennial ceremonies, for his outstanding work in the field of social work, he holds a Master of Science in Social Administration and over 25 years of administrative and direct practice experience in child welfare and human service fields working with high-risk children, youth, and families. As a youth and family advocate, Ralph ensures that the staff of NCCF’s more than twenty programs respond creatively and ethically to the increasing acuity and complexity of need for the youth and families served, by utilizing trauma-informed and culturally competent interventions. He recognizes the essential importance of addressing economic stabilization and individual mental and physical well-being within a social justice mindset. Ralph is highly personable and consistently positive in his orientation to others; he is equally dedicated to developing model programs that are respectful of differences, are inclusive, and which incorporate emerging best practices that produce an improved quality of life for every person NCCF serves. As a practitioner researcher, he believes that the voice of the youth and families must be at the forefront, to truly make a crucial difference in their challenged lives.
Phone No: (301) 365-4480, ext. 120

Janelle W. Martinez, LICSW, LCSW-C

Deputy Executive Director Designee
Janelle has been with NCCF for over a decade and is currently serving as Deputy Executive Director Designee. She holds a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Maryland and is an expert in services and programs geared toward children and families. Janelle has over fifteen years of experience working with individuals and families dealing with trauma, juvenile delinquency, substance abuse, homelessness, teen parenting, emotional and/or behavioral disorders, attachment issues, and victims of sex trafficking. She takes pride in cultivating leaders and empowering young professionals who are pursuing careers in social work and human services, and understands the impact of high quality services and purposeful engagement are key to achieving positive outcomes. She is an ambitious, motivating leader with a passion for equipping professionals with the skills and tools needed to help improve the lives of their clients.
Phone No: 301-365-4480 ext. 135

Mohammed Doka, CPA

Director of Finance
With over 30 years as a Certified Public Accountant, Mohammed Doka provides fiscal and administrative oversight of NCCF’s accounting operations, financial reporting, financial systems, tax compliance, and human resources. Mr. Doka possesses exceptionally strong financial acumen and supervises a high performing finance and human resource team working with the Chief Executive and the Board of Trustees. He assists in formulating the organization’s future direction and supports tactical programmatic initiatives. Mr. Doka also manages the agency’s capital requests, capital improvement and budgeting processes. He works closely with program management leadership to establish measures to support program performance and the agency’s sustainability. He is the ultimate team player.
Phone No: (301) 365-4480, ext. 133

Dahlia Levin, BA, M.Ed.

Director of Development and External Relations
Dahlia Levin has been with the agency for nearly a decade and currently oversees all NCCF development team responsibilities, including donations, community/corporate partnerships, grants, special fundraising events, and volunteerism by over 1,000 community members. Her instinct for natural inquiry and community outreach is the “secret sauce” that helps allow NCCF to apply best practices while connecting clients with resources and fulfilling the mission to create comprehensive, community-based, and healthy living environments. After graduating from the University of Maryland, Dahlia spent her early career at University of Maryland Athletics, teaching and coordinating community outreach activities for Terrapin Student Athletes. Prior to joining NCCF in 2013, she served as the Executive Director for the NFL Madieu Williams Foundation, supervising a school building project in Sierra Leone and directing an after-school program in Prince George’s County. She is a warm, devoted, and engaging professional who inspires others with her powerful sense of shared vision for the community.
Phone No: (301) 365-4480 ext. 113

Krystal Holland, BA, CRCCPA, CEC

Administrator, Training Management and Program Fidelity
Krystal Holland brings over 25 years of experience in cultivating leaders who are inspired to tackle some of the most complex issues that affect the community’s most vulnerable children, youth, and families. A seasoned executive professional, and author, she creates dynamic learning opportunities which challenge teams and individuals to shift how they approach their work based on best practices and research. She is dedicated to elevating the competencies, knowledge, and skills necessary for leaders to succeed in the human services field. A Certified Executive Coach, Krystal engages high achieving leaders to build their capacity to navigate obstacles and barriers in their professional environments and to bring about positive, impactful change. A talented and innovative trainer and designer, she leads staff teams which: 1) support the development of high-quality foster parents who care for children removed from their birth families, 2) integrate professional development into a high performing workplace culture, and 3) ensure access to culturally responsive health and wellness services across the Black diaspora in Montgomery County.
Phone No: (301) 365-4480 ext. 112
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Jasilyn Morgan, MPH

Administrator, Quality Improvement and Contract Compliance
Trained in public health, Jasilyn Morgan is a millennial expert in data science, culturally tailored interventions, and performance quality improvement. Her well-developed sense of precision and detail as well as her zeal for evidence informed policy and practice development, make Jasilyn a perfect match to oversee the agency’s analytical quality improvement team as well as NCCF’s integrated framework for quality improvement, institutional research, and performance measurement. She has 20 years of experience implementing large-scale IRB research studies, designing tailored health and social service interventions, and conducting comprehensive evaluations across the Black Diaspora. Jasilyn leads capacity building initiatives that fuel data-driven decision-making, foster innovation, and drive performance results that advance positive life outcomes for the agency’s extraordinarily marginalized children, youth, and families. She also is an esteemed co-author and lead researcher on an upcoming, groundbreaking publication regarding the unique needs of Black male youth removed from their birth families and placed in out of home care.
Phone No: (301) 365-4480

Nancy Belsoi

Director of Operations
With a substantive background in making systems work cost effectively and in managing numerous moving parts to facilitate timely and optimal production, Nancy Belsoi currently leads the Information Technology Department in efforts to remain on the forefront in systems and platforms that keep NCCF’s technology networks secure and staff resources up to date. Under her leadership the Facilities Department at NCCF incorporates procedures and strategies to ensure that NCCF’s various sites, leases, contracts, and programs are maintained at the highest standards. The buildings and grounds are continually renovated and upgraded to ensure that children, youth, and families “experience the agency’s mission” in the physical, and aesthetic sense, as well as, in clean and safe atmospheres. She oversees the NCCF’s Culinary Workforce Development Program, a component of NCCF’s Food Services Program, which provides at-risk youth ages 16 to 24, the opportunity to become Certified Food Services Managers to enter the hospitality industry. Ms. Belsoi has a special ability to manage technical, facility, and food service teams as well as countless external vendors and other stake holders in an integrated and effective manner ensuring efficient and effective delivery of fiscal and programmatic management services for the agency. She is a meticulous, dedicated professional, who takes pride in her impeccable contributions to NCCF’s mission delivery.
Phone No: (301) 365-4480, ext. 460

Ashley C. Taylor

Executive Assistant
Ashley provides administrative support and effectively facilitates the professional activities of the Executive Director. Meticulous and task-driven with 10+ years of administrative experience in managing client-centric office operations she is equipped with exceptional ability to execute all manner of internal and external executive communications, support the day-to-day administrative, financial, and operational functions, and works collaboratively with the Executive Team. Ashley has a deep appreciation for NCCF’s mission because of the unimaginable impact it has on clients one program at a time.
Phone No: 301-365-4480 ext. 104

Board of Trustees

L Askew

Lewis I. Askew, Jr

Tiber Hudson LLC

Jacklyn Mitchell Wynn

Vice President

Theodore R. Daniels

The Society of Financial Education & Professional Development

Allison L. Alexander

Precision Medicine Group


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Norman M. Glasgow, Jr.

Holland & Knight, LLP

P Kennedy

Paul Kennedy

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

R Mahan

Richard L. Mahan

CohnReznick, LLP


Trisha Miller Manarin

District of Columbia Baptist Convention (DCBC)

S Nudelman

Scott Nudelman

GlenLine Investments, LLC

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Matthew D. Osnos

O’Malley, Miles, Nylen & Gilmore, P.A.


Mariana B. Roig

Roig Communications

S Schaefer

Susan Schaefer

Resource Partners LLC

P Shiff

Philip D. Schiff

S Silber

Stacy Plotkin Silber

Lerch, Early & Brewer, Chtd.

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Samantha Young

M Clifford

Maria Clifford

Board of Church Representatives 

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Sana F. Shtasel

In Memoriam

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Stuart Eisen

In Memoriam

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