Our Initiatives

Team

Stacey Rapp, Program Director

Stacey RappStacey manages all aspects of LISC’s AmeriCorps program, from ensuring high quality member service assignments and partner selection to managing LISC’s relationship with the Corporation for National and Community Service and other major funders. Stacey got hooked on LISC’s vision and mission in 1996 as an administrative assistant with the LISC Greater Newark office, where she discovered she had a passion for helping residents launch careers in community development through service with AmeriCorps. From Newark, Stacey moved to LISC headquarters to serve as the program officer and, ultimately, director for the AmeriCorps program. She holds a B.A. from the College of St. Rose and an M.B.A. in marketing from Rutgers.

Imani Darden, AmeriCorps Program Officer

Imani serves as the chief compliance officer for the program and in her role implements the national training curriculum, coordinates the National Leadership Conference and provides technical assistance to operating site staff and their members. A native New Yorker, Imani Darden ventured off to Massachusetts to Smith College where she earned her B.A. in Psychology and minored in Brazilian Studies. She also has a M.S. in Urban Policy Analysis and Management from The New School. Prior to joining LISC, she was Senior Programs Manager for a college access nonprofit, CollegeSpring, where she oversaw partner management and development in NYC schools and community-based organizations.

 

Jeurys Grullón, Program Assistant

Jeurys GrullonJeurys manages a range of duties for LISC's Americorps program, from communications to supporting the America Learns online network to coordinating the National Leadership Conference. Jeurys is a graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo State and holds a master’s in human services from Boricua College. While an undergraduate, Jeurys interned as a financial analyst in the Dominican Republic. Prior to joining LISC, he worked as a personal banker.

Brittany Baker, AmeriCorps Assistant

Brittany, an AmeriCorps alum and native of Flint, MI, manages the financial processes of the department, oversees the member date base and coordinates travel logistics for the National Leadership Conference. Before coming to LISC, she served for two years in LISC’s AmeriCorps program at the Genesee County Land Bank, working on blight elimination strategies in Flint, educating residents about how vacant land could be repurposed in ways that stem crime as well as beautify neighborhoods. Brittany is currently pursuing her bachelor’s in social work.