About Us

Community Resources Staten Island’s mission is to provide the opportunities and experiences that people of all ages and levels of ability need to reach their potential, achieve the highest level of independence, and to enjoy rewarding lives as fully participating and contributing community members.

Our services include Residential Services, Day Habilitation, Pre-vocational Training, Supported Employment, Work Readiness, General and Special Pre-school Education, Community Habilitation and In-Home Residential Habilitation, and Recreation and Respite.


Leadership Team

Mary Rafferty, Executive Director/CEO
Anna Opsha, Chief Financial Officer
Michael DeGrottole, Chief Operating Officer
Halyna Lys, Controller
Bonnie Inderjit-Goolcharan, Sr. Director of Community Services
Denise Gibson-Phipps, Sr. Director of Quality Assurance and Compliance


Board Of Directors

Thomas J. Dugan – President
Carmen Cognetta – Vice President
Michael Coppotelli – Secretary
Marlene Markoe-Boyd – Treasurer
Antoinette Balzano
Amy Bergen
Joseph S. Conti
Karen Hession
Anthony Minardo
Christine Ponzio
Samuel Rude