Meet our Team

Tracy J. Pitcher

Tracy J. Pitcher

Executive Director

After working at a credit union, Tracy turned to social work as a continuation of her dedication for “people helping people.” Her social work career includes community mental health, cancer support, and homelessness. Helping moms and children has been especially rewarding because of the impact on the local community. Housing renovation, junking, gardening and animals all help to balance out a busy life.

Samantha "Good Girl" Jones

Samantha "Good Girl" Jones

Therapy Dog

Samantha Jones is all about love and affection. Once homeless on the streets of Akron, Ohio, Sam Jones has dedicated herself to making others feel valued by spending one-on-one time with anyone in need. She openly shares her dog bed with toddlers in need of a nap, with moms having a challenging day, or with staff who just need a break. Sam has definitely found her calling with St. Paul’s Center.

Charlee Ingraham

Charlee Ingraham

Administrative Assistant

 Charlee thinks of herself as an uplifting individual. She has found her passion in business. She believes it is important to feel deeply with everything you do, and live everyday with confidence,  as we are exactly who we’re  meant to be. Charlee believes that we can all make a difference in the world if we set our mind to it.  She reminds us to smile on rainy days and remember the sunshine always comes back. 

Shavina  "Shay" Richardson

Shavina "Shay" Richardson

Client Advocate

“Shay” is a Master’s level social worker proud of her solution-focused outlook on life. She believes in empowering individuals, in line with a “hand up, not a hand out” philosophy. She is the proud mother of three bright “little people” as she often calls her kids and enjoys expressing her creative side in a variety of different art forms.

Jason Chaplin

Jason Chaplin

Housing Stability Advocate

Jason has been working in the human services field for close to 15 years. Before coming to the Center he gained experience working with boys in a group home setting and with families at a residential center operated through OCFS.  In his free time he enjoys reading, biking, and spending time with his daughter, two bulldogs, and cat.

Meghan Meyerson

Meghan Meyerson

Manager of Organizational Growth & Development

Meghan obtained her MSW from SUNY Albany and enjoys marketing, fund development, and social media. When she’s not at the Center, Meghan loves teaching group exercise classes and hopes to find a way to blend social work with fitness in her future work.

Anna Sardella

Anna Sardella

Social Worker

Anna is a recent MSW graduate from SUNY Albany. She has experience working with survivors of domestic violence, the geriatric population, various elementary schools, and summer camps. She hopes to work with children in the future and is looking forward to her career as a Clinical Social Worker.
Jessica "Jess" Cuoccio

Jessica "Jess" Cuoccio

BSW Intern

Jessica is a BSW intern from the University at Albany. Her areas of interest include education reform, child welfare, and policy and program development. She is excited to be a part of the social work family at St. Paul’s Center and begin advocating for social justice for everyone.
Breonna Cook

Breonna Cook

MSW Intern

Breonna is from the University at Albany working as a client advocate for St. Paul’s Center. She is passionate about assisting families and providing them with the necessary resources to help them move forward independently. She hopes to continue this work in the future.  

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