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Asha Castleberry-Hernandez



Started DINSN in 2017. A US Army Veteran served in Iraq and Afghanistan, Former University Professor, Graduate of Columbia SIPA Program, and married with one child.



Robert G. Alexander

Interim Executive Director


Robert is a US Army Veteran, who served in Iraq and Afghanistan. He is a graduate of Albany State University in Georgia. His profession is an American History middle and high school teacher. He is married with four children.  




Sharon Clymer



She served as a Certified Project Manager and in other leadership capacities at IBM Corporation.  Sharon graduated from Hampton University with Bachelors of Arts in Psychology. 



Gilberto Washington

Director of Digital Operations


Gilberto is currently a student at Lehman College pursuing a degree in Health Services Administration. He has spent over 8 years in the medical field. He is also in the ROTC Program known as General Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership.








Saif Khan

General Counsel, American Veterans Committee

Shalonda Spencer, MPPA 

Founder | CEO of MAESPEN

Joe Bello

Chair, VA NY Community Veterans Engagement Board

Ashley Burrell

Corporate Communications Officer 


Tony McFadden

Chairperson of the Police Panel

Village of Brewster, New York

Paola Garcia

Global Educator & Environmental Strategist

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