Bebashi Leadership

Sebrina Tate
Executive Director

With a Bachelor of Social Work degree from Temple University and an MSW from Howard University, Sebrina has nearly 25 years of experience as an administrator in various aspects of the social work field including Mental and Behavioral Health, Housing, Education, Social Services, and Community Relations. While working with a team of professionals to construct an Autism School in the greater NE, she decided to obtain a second master’s degree from Saint Joseph’s University in Criminal Justice with a concentration on Applied Behavior Analysis. Her experience includes the oversight of the Strength Alliance, a program that promotes and encourages resilience, health, and well-being of individuals who engage in organized commercial or underground sex work. She was also the primary evaluator for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention grant awarded to the School district of Philadelphia for several years. This grant supported school-based HIV prevention and surveillance including the Youth Risk Behavioral Survey (YRBS) and School Health Profiles.

Sebrina comes to Bebashi after leaving her role as Director of Student Services at a small for-profit company that provides behavioral support to primarily autistic students throughout the state of Pennsylvania.

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Dr. Zuline Wilkinson
Deputy Director

Throughout her career, Zuline Gray Wilkinson has exhibited a collaborative spirit and successfully created innovative programs that made differences in the quality of life for diverse populations. Her work in developing a Pharmacy Program for the Medically Indigent was featured on a national news program. She was a key stakeholder in the creation of a comprehensive fatherhood program which included workforce development, computer education, job placement in addition to anger management and parenting education for fathers. The fatherhood program served non-custodial fathers in an urban community. Her initiatives for teen mothers are noteworthy. She initiated a summer camp for teen mothers and their children; successfully collaborated with the Junior League to create a computer lab which contributed to a marked improvement in student grades.

Collaboration is the hallmark of her work. As the visionary for a consortium of community healthcare professionals who worked together to address long term care issues in health care the consortium became a nonprofit organization and successfully received county funding to carry out its work. Dr. Wilkinson served as chairperson of the Board of a multiservice agency that served Latino citizens; the agency which became the first Latino organization accepted as a full United Way member agency.

Dr. Wilkinson’s experience includes leadership roles in healthcare and nonprofit organizations. She has presented at conferences across the nation including giving testimony before the United States Commission on Civil Rights and presenting at the Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government. She has written for professional publications and her leadership has been recognized with various awards and honors. During her studies at Princeton Theological Seminary, Dr. Wilkinson completed a field placement with the Child Welfare League of America where she crafted a National Faith Based Initiative targeted to religious institutions with a goal of increasing awareness and advocacy for vulnerable children and families in the child welfare system.

Zuline holds a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from Temple University and a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Pennsylvania, a Master of Divinity Princeton Theological Seminary and a Doctorate in Ministry from Drew University.  She is married to Dr. Jean Wilkinson and they are parents of three from adult children and five delightful grandchildren.

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Nafisah Houston
Director of Programs

Nafisah has worked with Bebashi since 2012 and has held several roles within the organization.

She started her career as a medical case manager and support group facilitator, and quickly moved into leadership positions as team leader and, most recently, assistant supervisor of medical case management.

Nafisah manages Bebashi’s Community Advisory Board, which provides quality assurance for client related services, and oversees the organization’s Electronic Medical Record Systems. She has participated on two strategic planning projects for the expansion of the organization and has assisted with developing Bebashi’s performance evaluation tool and leading the staff morale club.

Nafisah earned her Bachelor of Social Work degree from Temple University and Master of Science in Psychology from Walden University.

She joined Bebashi nine years ago because of her love of serving the community and her passion for ensuring that marginalized communities attain access to resources that they often do not receive.

She is excited to continue the development and expansion of Bebashi’s programs.

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Rosenna Harrell
Director of Human Resources

Rosenna (Rose) Harrell joined Bebashi in February 2022.  A native Philadelphian, she obtained her Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Temple University’s Fox School of Business and has maintained her PHR designation since 1997.  She began her HR career, during her senior year of high school, with Comcast Corporation and honed her skills for 11 years with Comcast, while obtaining her degree and professional certification.

Rose felt the strong need to give back to the community and left Comcast to enter the non-profit arena and served as HR Director for child welfare agencies and The American Red Cross’ Southeastern PA Chapter.  Rose’s vast experience in both the for profit and non-profit sectors allows her to see the importance of making corporate connections in the non-profit world.

Rose specializes in employee relations and organizational development and brings over 35 years of human resources experience to the Bebashi team. Her HR philosophy is simple, the employees are her customers; take care of them and they will take care of the clients.

In her free time, Rose enjoys walks on Kelly Drive, traveling and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

 

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Chandra Deal
Director of Development and Communications

Chandra Deal is an innovative thinker, collaborative leader,
and well-accomplished fundraising professional. She has
eight years of experience in fund development and strategic
communications.

Her previous work includes Habitat for Humanity of
Montgomery & Delaware Counties, The Philly POPS and the
Philadelphia Orchestra. She has even created her own
personal initiative to educate herself on homelessness and
help families experiencing it. For the past five years, she has
been welcoming families exiting the shelter to their new home
with furniture, home essentials, and gifts from the community.

Chandra holds a Bachelor in Business Administration from
Temple University, Fox School of Business, and a Masters in Public Relations from Full Sail University. She is an active executive committee member of the Philadelphia Branch of the
NAACP and also has active memberships with The Urban League of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Society of Black Journalist and Philadelphia Public Relations Association.

Chandra is committed to serving in her community; her profound vision is driven by her indubitable belief in the transforming power of charity and social advocacy.

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Libro J. Ciarmatori Jr.
Practice Manager

Libro joined the Bebashi team in September of 2021.  He obtained his Master’s in Health Administration from Saint Joseph’s University in 2016 and has 5 years of high level management and administrative experience in the private healthcare sector. Prior to his administrative roles, he used his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Misericordia University to work in the field of behavioral health in Northeast Philadelphia as a case worker for children on the autism spectrum.  Currently, he is the Practice Manager for the Bebashi Wellness Clinic and works closely with the clinical staff and the entire Bebashi team to ensure that we are offering the highest quality medical services to our community.

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Administration

Catina Stratton
Executive Assistant
Rosa Reyes
Administrative Assistant
Kevin McKinley
Front Desk Security Associate

Development

Nehemiah "Neco" Cotton
Development Associate

Medical Case Management

Augusta Waritay
Medical Case Management Supervisor
Fatimah Sangare
Lead Medical Case Manager
Steven Zick
Lead Medical Case Manager
Carol Chaney
Medical Case Manager
Raemarie Coleman
Medical Case Manager
Eliana Gonzalez
Medical Case Manager
Jay Jamison
Medical Case Manager
January Llaverias
Medical Case Manager
Delisa Noble
Medical Case Manager
Diamond Pless
Medical Case Manager
Alexander Sleweon
Medical Case Manager

340B

Jenell Ross
340B Coordinator
Craig Palmer
Driver

Hunger Relief, HEZ & Volunteer Outreach

Janice Tosto
Hunger Relief Supervisor
Isabella Perretti
HEZ Community Outreach Specialist
Alvin Royster
HEZ Community Outreach Specialist
Diana McCafferty
Program Assistant
Derek Wanamaker
Food Pantry Assistant

Bebashi Wellness Clinic

Alvin Kingcade
Nurse Practitioner
Nackea Bachman
Physician Assistant
Tisa Drummond
Medical Assistant

Prevention Education Services

Keisha Gabbidon-Howell
Prevention Education Supervisor
Michael Melvin
Prevention Education Assistant Supervisor
Dennis Caulk, Jr.
Prevention Navigator
Alfonzo Melendez
Prevention Education Navigator
John Owens
Prevention Education Navigator
Taylor Thompson
Prevention Education Navigator

Finance

Paul Cheeseman
Junior Accountant
Myron Johnson
Staff Accountant
Kevin Bell
Medical Billing Associate
Deborah Roundtree
Finance Consultant

Facilities Management

Daniel Greenmyer
Facilities Manager
Harold Morlte
Maintenance Associate

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