Carol Bullock

Executive Director



Beginning in December of 2017, Carol Bullock came to the Pride Center of Staten Island and the non-profit world after a 30-year career with Staples in sales and operations. She directly supervises the Pride Center of Staten Island staff and leads fundraising, external relations and communications efforts. Carol loves traveling the world and can be found hiking or riding her quad when relaxing at her Catskill home.

Lisa Sloan

Program Director




Program Director Dr. Lisa Sloan manages SAGE, Youth Drop-In Activities, Grrrl Power, and the Pride Center’s community education efforts. A native Staten Islander, Lisa joined the Pride Center staff in February of 2016. She is passionate about theatre and has been known to drive several hours to see a lesbian play.

Marcy E. Carr

Operations Director



Operations Director Marcy Carr MSW manages Center Operations, Contracts, Special Events, and oversees the Pride Center’s newly designed volunteer program. In January of 2015 she started as a master’s level mental health intern at the Center. Marcy creates her own jewelry and can spend hours in the clearance section of AC Moore.

Henrich Boahene, MPH

HIV Prevention Manager



Henrich Boahene, MPH joined the staff in January of 2017 as the HIV Prevention Project Manager, he cultivates a safe space for Young MSM and TGNC people to learn about safe sex and health relationships. Henrich’s fondness for caffeine is only surpassed by his passion for soccer and he can often be found leading chants for his favorite team from the stands.


Steven Wakeman

Office Manager



Steven Wakeman, Office Manager for the Pride Center, handles physical operations of the Center and is responsible for the Center’s website and social media presence. Outside of his official work function he curates the Center space and is responsible for the Second Saturdays Art Shows and exhibits. Steven’s MacGyver-like talents frequently save the day and have both impressed and amazed his coworkers.


Thomas Susinno

Counseling Services Manager



Tommy started with the Pride Center of Staten Island in January 2017 as a mental health counseling intern. He manages the counseling program at the center visiting with individuals, couples, and families within the LGBTQ+ community as well as facilitate four wonderful groups at the Center. Tommy is an avid Lady Gaga fan and has seen her 6 times...so far.

Deborah Green

Luv on a Leash Coordinator



The Pride Center invited Angel on a Leash, now Luv on a Leash, to start a therapy dog program on Staten Island and Deborah answered the call. She recruits potential dog therapy teams, help them get screened, trained and tested and then match them at sites all over Staten Island.
Deborah passionately believe in the power of the human/animal bond to enrich and nurture our lives.

David De Rosa

HIV Testing Specialist


Sarina Bello

HIV Prevention Program Assistant




Aja L. Harris

Education Outreach Coordinator



Dominic Anderson

Senior Services Program Coordinator



Dominic Anderson first attended the center as a young teen trying to figure out who he was. He is now filled with passion to do good work for the community and the senior program at the Pride Center. Besides family, his other passions are writing poetry and camping.


Nicholas Lepper

Youth Services Program Assistant