Meet our Team
Tracy J. Pitcher
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.
Shavina "Shay" Richardson
Director of Shelter Operations
“Shay” is a Master’s level social worker proud of her solution-focused outlook on life. She is currently pursing a graduate certificate in Nonprofit Management and Leadership. Shay 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.
Manager of Organizational Growth and Development
After gaining experience developing and leading programs for nonprofits, Meghan went back to school to obtain her MSW. She enjoys marketing, fund development, and social media and has a passion for empowering women at work and in her life. In her free time, Meghan loves teaching group exercise classes and hopes to blend social work with fitness in the future.
Administrative Assistant & Nutritionist
Charlee thinks of herself as an uplifting individual and found her passion in business. She believes it is important to feel deeply with everything you do, and live everyday with confidence. Charlee says that we can all make a difference in the world if we set our mind to it and reminds us to smile on rainy days because the sunshine always comes back.
Housing Stability Advocate
Jason has been working in the human services field for close to 15 years. Before coming to St. Paul’s Center, he gained experience working with boys in a group home setting and with families at a residential center operated through OCFS. In Jason’s free time he enjoys reading, biking, and spending time with his daughter, two bulldogs, and cat.
After graduating with an Associates Degree in American Sign Language, Meg is now a senior pursuing her BSW at the University at Albany and will graduate in May. From a young age, Meg knew she wanted to be an ally for those who needed support and is eager to fill the role at the Center. Meg is excited to see where life takes her in the field of Social work.
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