Team

Management Team

meghan enright

Meaghan Enright

Executive Director

Meaghan leads LCS and is responsible for project development, managing project deadlines, crafting organizational messaging, and public speaking engagements. She is our representative to the Virgin Islands Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters (VI-VOAD).

Stephen Libbey

Operations Manager

Stephen manages the overall direction and implementation of our projects. He is the direct liaison for our organization partners and our vendors. Stephen manages project employees and guides them towards their deadlines, providing them with benchmarks for success. He maintains our tools and equipment, company vehicles, and facilities. 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.

stephen libbey
stephen libbey

Stephen Libbey

Operations Manager

Stephen manages the overall direction and implementation of our projects. He is the direct liaison for our organization partners and our vendors. Stephen manages project employees and guides them towards their deadlines, providing them with benchmarks for success. He maintains our tools and equipment, company vehicles, and facilities. 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.

Administrative Team

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Ryan West

Foundation Administrator

Ryan is responsible for our bookkeeping, payroll management, invoices and billing, budgeting, and general office management. He manages our social media accounts and lines of communication. 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 + 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 our project teams.

mae agna
mae agna

Mae Agna

Program Development + 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 our project teams.

Go Team

Go Team 2019

From left: Kela Brathwaite, Deborah Ramsay, Leona Smith, Kenisha Small

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 six St. John residents from different areas of the island, and the members vary in age and background, reflecting the diversity of the St. John community.

Executive 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. His work with the USVI government in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria helped immeasurably to facilitate the recovery on St John.

Tenesha Keyes

Tenesha is a born Virgin Islander and a founding member of Love City Strong. She has been engaged in the St. John business community for more than a decade as the manager of multiple small businesses. When Love City Strong was formed as a group of volunteers following Hurricane Irma in 2017, Tenesha ran point on managing 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). The Hurricane Katrina cleanup in southern Louisiana was one of the single largest FEMA-funded demolition projects in U.S. history, resulting in nearly 10,000 structures demolished. 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 the island. He was an indispensable community leader in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, and has served as Bloomberg Philanthropies’ St. John liaison since September 10, 2017. Ian also sits on the board of the St. John Community Foundation 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.

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