Resurrection House’s Board of Directors is comprised of dedicated volunteers who are committed to our mission of providing a safe, nurturing and empowering environment for our families so they can achieve their goals.

To provide a safe, nurturing and empowering environment for our residents so they may achieve self-sufficiency and permanent housing.

Carl Feren, MBA

Carl is the current Chief Operating Officer for a non-profit behavioral health organization in NYC. Carl is a results-driven executive business management professional with more than 20 years’ experience in evaluating non-profit business operations.  

Geraldine McKiernan

Geraldine McKiernan has over twenty years’ experience in audit services across multiple industries.  She has spent four years in public accounting and the balance in private industry.  She was also internal audit manager for six years and is currently a senior financial analyst on a large government project.

Mercedes Commodore

Mercedes Commodore retired from the MTA ending a 31 year career.  She served for fifteen years as Executive Director Diversity/EEO. Ms. Commodore has served with the Resurrection House board for approximately three years.

Carolann Johns
executive director
Joanne Archer LCSW
Joseph Dooley
Helen Eddy
Kevin Lucey
Former President

Kevin retired from the West Babylon School District after serving as a School Psychologist for 34 years. During that time he had a successful private practice in which he had adults and children as clients.  In his retirement, he has been affiliated with Resurrection House Board of Directors for 11 years, the last eight years of which, he has served as President of the Board.
Kunal Prakash
Ashley Kelly LMSW
Sandy Thomas LCSW