Team

Management Team

Meaghan Enright

Executive Director

Meaghan leads our organization. She is primarily responsible for conceptualizing new projects, donor development and acknowledgment, organizational messaging, and public engagements. Meaghan manages our social media accounts and lines of communication.

Kenisha Small

Community Relations Manager

Kenisha leads our Go Team, who are responsible for staying in contact with the recipients of our project work and ensuring that their needs are met along the way. She manages all of our project data and case files. Kenisha works with the Executive Director to research and create new, potential projects in the preparedness and response sectors.

Stephen Libbey

Operations Manager

Stephen manages the overall direction and implementation of our projects. He is the direct liaison for our government and NGO partners. Stephen ensures that our projects meet their deadlines, providing our team and contractors with benchmarks for success. He is also responsible for our team’s annual preparedness and response trainings. Stephen is an EMT certified to the national registry, a certified technician class HAM radio operator, and a FEMA certified Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Instructor.

Devon Otto

Asset Manager

Devon is responsible for the ongoing maintenance and upkeep of our vehicles, heavy equipment, tools, and supply storage sites. He is the direct liaison for our contractors and business partners. Devon also leads our seasonal road clearing team and ensures that all safety protocols are observed for project teams working in the field.

Administrative Team

Ryan West

Foundation Administrator

Ryan is responsible for our bookkeeping, payroll management, invoices and billing, budgeting, and general office management. He is responsible for maintaining all of our organizational records, and monitors and trains all staff members regarding HIPAA and OSHA standards.

Mae Agna

Program Development and Donor Relations

Mae searches for grants and other funding opportunities for LCS, and writes and submits our grant applications. She is responsible for donor acknowledgement and support; staying in touch with our donors across a variety of platforms. Mae develops content for our social media and promotional materials through working in the field with the Go Team.

Pierrette Clendinen

Administrative Assistant

Pierrette assists Ryan and Mae with all of their tasks and responsibilities, and coordinates their schedules. Her decade of experience in bookkeeping and accounts management makes her an invaluable asset to our team.

The Go Team

From left: Kharid Wallace, Leona Thomas, Kenisha Small, Deborah Ramsay, Kela Brathwaite. Not pictured: Mandy Lemley, Ignacio Wilford.

The Go Team are the heart of all of our projects. They are familiar, friendly faces for our clients, and stay in touch with them throughout project work. They are responsible for executing all field work and data entry for our projects. The Go Team is comprised of St. John residents from different areas of the island, and the members vary in age and background, to better reflect the diversity of the St. John community.

Board of Directors

Jarrod Bernstein

Jarrod is a seasoned executive with more than a decade of experience counseling a wide range of institutions with complex organizational structures. He has served in both the Bloomberg and Obama administrations in senior communications, community outreach, and counterterrorism positions, including assistant secretary at the Department of Homeland Security and associate director of public engagement at the White House.

Tenesha Keyes

Tenesha is a born Virgin Islander and a founding member of Love City Strong. When Love City Strong was formed as a group of volunteers following Hurricane Irma in 2017, Tenesha managed the evacuation of St. John residents and tourists, successfully ushering more than 1,200 individuals to safety.

John McInnis

John is the CEO of McInnis Industries. He has decades of experience in the realm of disaster response and has been instrumental in several national emergency cleanup operations, including the City of Orange Beach after Hurricane Ivan (2004), St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana, after Hurricane Katrina (2005), and 20 miles of Alabama coastline after the BP Horizon oil spill (2010). John served as Director of Kenny Chesney’s Love for Love City Foundation from 2017 to 2020.

Ian Samuel

Ian is a born Virgin Islander and a long-time supporter of youth development on St. John. An indispensable community leader, Ian is also Board President of the St. John Community Foundation, and sits on the board of Love City Community Network (LCCN) and the advisory board of the St. John Long-Term Recovery Group.

Tom Secunda

Secunda and his wife Cindy are signatories of the Giving Pledge. Since the devastating 2017 hurricane impacted the U.S. Virgin Islands and other parts of the Caribbean, Secunda has been deeply involved in reconstruction efforts there. In 2011, Secunda was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors for the National Parks Conservation Association. He also serves on the board of trustees for the Intrepid Museum Foundation, and on the board of directors of the Manhattan Theater Club.

Donate

When it comes to ensuring the safety and wellness of the St. John community, no donation is too small. Our teams are on the ground, working hard every day to make an impact. We can continue to do so with your support.

Donate

When it comes to ensuring the safety and wellness of the St. John community, no donation is too small. Our teams are on the ground, working hard every day to make an impact. We can continue to do so with your support.

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