Our Leadership


Bonnie Mohan
Co-Founder & Executive Director

Bonnie Mohan has spent the past 17 years navigating the worlds of housing and health care, learning how they intersect, and identifying ways they can become more integrated in order to better serve people with complex health and housing needs. Bonnie began her career in affordable housing at the University Neighborhood Housing Program (UNHP) in the Northwest Bronx, moved on to homeless services at BronxWorks, and then made the leap to health care, serving as Assistant Director of the Bronx Lebanon Health Home during its implementation. In 2011, Bonnie helped found The Health & Housing Consortium. Under her leadership as Executive Director, the Consortium has grown to over 60 member organizations, cultivated innovative partnerships, and emerged as a go-to thought leader on health and housing in New York City. Since 2018, Bonnie has worked with NYU Langone Health to successfully expand the Consortium in Brooklyn. 

Bonnie serves on the CAPS Steering Committee, Anthos|Home Advisory Committee, and NYU Langone COVID-19 Hotel Intervention for People Experiencing Homelessness (CHIP) Study Advisory Board. She has a BA in Urban Studies and Political Science from Fordham University and served for two years in Ethiopia in the United States Peace Corps. 

Board of Directors


Patricia Hernandez, LCSW
Board President
Director of Metro Region (NY, NJ, PA), Corporation for Supportive Housing

Patricia's Bio
Patricia Hernandez is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, with over ten years in the social work profession and is passionate about advancing strategies to address the needs of people experiencing homelessness. Patricia has experience providing clinical services to clients in inpatient, outpatient, and supportive housing settings as well as developing population health programming in healthcare. Patricia is the Director of the Metro Team for the Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH). She supervises a team of five and oversees strategy, program implementation, training, and project management across New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania to align the health, justice, aging, child welfare, and housing sectors.

Pascale Leone, MPP
Board Vice President
Executive Director, Supportive Housing Network of New York

Pascale's Bio

Pascale Leone is the newly appointed Executive Director of the Supportive Housing Network of New York,  the only supportive housing nonprofit membership organization that represents over 200 nonprofits that develop and operate supportive housing. Prior to joining the Network, Pascale was at the Corporation for Supportive Housing for 9 years, most recently serving as the VP of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB). Ms. Leone was responsible for crafting and advancing CSH’s strategic vision to advance a comprehensive Racial Equity Framework both internally and externally across the organization’s lines of business which in June 2022 was awarded by Crain’s New York Business Diversity and Inclusion Showing the Way award. Pascale also draft NYS’s first ever supportive housing needs assessment which was cited in former Mayors DeBlasio’s NYC1515 announcement.  Pascale received her Bachelors of Arts at SUNY Albany majoring in Africana Studies and Political Science and her Masters in Public Policy at the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy. Pascale serves as an Advisory Member of the Center for Health Care Strategies’ Better Care Playbook.

James Mutton, LMSW
Board Secretary
Associate Executive Director of NYC Operations, Concern Housing

Jim's Bio

Jim Mutton currently serves as the Associate Executive Director of NYC Operations at Concern Housing, a leader in the development and operation of supportive housing on Long Island and in NYC for the past 49 years. Concern and its programs have been accredited by CARF, honored with National Awards for Housing Excellence, a Benefactor’ Award from the American Institute of Architects on Long Island, the Smart Growth Award from Vision Long Island and the first Visionary Award from NAMI-NYS. Concern is known throughout New York State for its high quality housing and services. Jim is the former Regional Co-Director for the Association for Community Living (ACL) a statewide trade association for supportive housing providers and served on the Board of Director’s at Care for the Homeless, a state-of-the-art homeless healthcare organization in New York City. Holding a Master’s degree in Social Work from Hunter College, Jim is originally from Northampton, England.

Tony Guarino
Board Treasurer
Director of Supportive Housing, Geel Community Services, Inc.


Megan Fogarty, LMSW
Assistant Vice President of Scatter-Site Housing, The Bridge


Megan Fogarty, LMSW, is Assistant Vice President of Scatter-Site Housing at The Bridge. A mission driven leader and strategist, she has expertise in working with vulnerable populations in the social service and health care systems. Prior to The Bridge, she established and led the Department of Patient Experience at BronxCare Health System. There she also served as Director of the Bronx Health Home, where she was responsible for the oversight of a network of 25 Care Management Agencies providing health home care management services to over 7,000 Medicaid recipients with chronic illness. For over 15 years, Megan managed multiple homeless services and supportive housing programs at BronxWorks, a Bronx-based settlement house and multi-service agency, last serving as Department Director of Supportive Housing and Health Policy. She assisted with the formation of The Health & Housing Consortium Inc. and formerly served as the President of the Board of Directors.

Amy Freeman, PhD, MPH
Director, The Brooklyn Health & Housing Consortium
Research Assistant Professor, Dept. of Population Health, NYU Grossman School of Medicine

Amy's Bio

Amy Freeman, PhD, MPH is Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Population Health at NYU School of Medicine. She directs the Brooklyn Health & Housing Consortium, an effort supported by NYU Langone’s Community Service Plan and developed in partnership with the Bronx Health & Housing Consortium. She has been a member of the Health & Housing Consortium Board since 2020. At NYU, she has coordinated or assisted with a number of Community Service Plan projects, including the Health + Housing Pilot Project, a Community Health Worker (CHW) intervention in subsidized housing on the Lower East Side in Manhattan. She also co-leads the Community Health Worker Research & Resource Center which provides support and professional development for CHWs and other frontline staff through an active CHW-led Learning Community. Her work focuses on social determinants of health in low-resource and immigrant communities with a particular interest in community-based participatory research.

Helen Hernandez
Director of Social Work, NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn

Helen's Bio

Helen Hernandez has spent over 30 years in health care in service to our underserved populations. Her personal experience of coming to the United States from Peru following a devastating earthquake began her journey into the social work realm of social determinants and healthcare. She knew then that she wanted a career in healthcare to serve the underserved communities she was part of. She understands that healthcare and the social determinants of health, such as language barriers, income, and education levels, affect a person’s health and care.

Helen started her career with North Richmond Community HealthCare in Staten Island as a Senior Residence Counselor for persons with persistent Mental Illness in 1991. She worked in psychiatry for over 15 years and then transferred to Medical Social Work at St. Vincent’s Hospital in NYC in 2007. She transferred to NYU Langone Hospital first as Assistant Director/ Discharge Planning Specialist and then was promoted to the Director of the Social Work department. Helen aims to teach others and share her experiences, lessons, and education. This is how she gives back to the underserved communities where she grew up.

Keona Serrano, LCSW
Assistant Vice President of Programs, Breaking Ground

Adjunct Professor, York College, CUNY

Keona's Bio

Keona has been working in the social service field for over 15 years. Working with various high need populations, she has professional experience with individuals with developmental disabilities, and she previously worked at a residential facility for adolescents who have experienced complex developmental trauma with varying degrees of learning disabilities and emotional disturbance. During her tenure at BronxWorks, she has worked in the Positive Living Department with individuals and families living with HIV/AIDS, as a Housing Specialist with the Homeless Outreach Team, aiding the chronic street homeless population in obtaining permanent stable housing, and at the Jill Chaifetz Transfer High School aiding over-age and under-credited youth successfully complete high school diploma. While working full-time with BronxWorks, she attended the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, graduating in August of 2012 with a focus in clinical practice with individuals and families and completed a certification in Focusing-Oriented Relational Psychotherapy in May 2016. In her current role at Montefiore Medical Center, Keona is a Project Manager overseeing the Housing At-Risk Program, assisting Montefiore patients with chronic medical conditions who are experiencing housing instability to resolve any issues impacting their health and wellbeing.


Shali Sharma, LMSW 
Department Director, Supportive Housing and Health Policy, BronxWorks

Shali's Bio

Shali Sharma is a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) who has been with BronxWorks for over thirteen years. As Program Director for the Homebase Program and then as Department Director for the Supportive Housing, Care Coordination, and Homebase Department, Shali has championed housing rights and resources for low-income and vulnerable Bronx residents. Through advocacy, development, and effective program implementation, she has helped build the BronxWorks supportive housing portfolio, which continues to expand to provide more housing to formerly homeless tenants. Shali is also a board member of Housing Court Answers.

Kimberly LaBeach
Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, Supportive Housing Network of New York

Kim's Bio

 Kimberly LaBeach is the CFAO at the Supportive Housing Network of New York. In this role she oversees all of the Network’s finance/accounting, human resources, IT and general operations. In addition to this Kimberly manages the event registration process for the Network’s Annual Conference and Gala. In her four years at the Network, Kimberly has developed many systems to improve the Network’s internal controls and financial management, as well as created new HR policies and strategies. Kimberly has also updated the Network’s IT infrastructure to improve cybersecurity and automate processes.

Prior to joining the Network, Kimberly was the Deputy Director of Finance at the Roosevelt Institute, an economic policy think tank. She holds a Masters in Business Administration with an accounting concentration from CUNY Brooklyn.

Bronx Steering Committee Members
Alexa Stufano, AIRnyc
Beverly Raudales, Comunilife
Cassandra Perry, 163rd Street Improvement Council, Inc.
J. RueMel Parkin, helpNYC
Jessica Bellinder, The Legal Aid Society
Kim Freeman, New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene
Kimberly Moore, Yeshiva University
Maryum Christie, Jericho Project
Patricia Jones, NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln
Shanaz Hosein, Greater New York Hospital Association
Shauna Barry, BronxWorks
Susan Lally, University Behavioral Associates
Wale Adegbenle, Breaking Ground