Staff and Board of Directors

Search for Change is a non-profit organization that is passionate about a making a positive difference in the mental health community.

For over 40 years, Search for Change has been pioneering mental health care and providing quality rehabilitative services to individuals with mental illness, allowing them to live independent lives.

Board of Directors

All of the work we do wouldn’t be possible without the support of our board of directors.

Chairperson: Kenneth Kruger

Vice Chairperson and SecretaryValerie Maziarz

Treasurer:  Michael Cammarota

Members of the Board

  • Robert Cooper 
  • Guy Fessenden 
  • Joel Freyer 
  • James Kelleher, M.D. 
  • Susan Salomone 
  • Susan Shevlin
  • Jeff Zitofsky

Advisory Board

  • Timothy Sullivan, M.D. 
  • Don Swallow 
  • Mark Russakoff, M.D. 
  • James Metalios 
  • Trish Limpert 
Management Team

Chief Executive Officer: Ashley Brody

Chief Financial Officer: Thomas Watson

Clinical Director: Kate Jancovic

Director of Vocational Services: Vinny Sceri

Director of Human Resources: Maureen Barry


Our staff is dedicated to improving the quality of life and increasing the self-sufficiency of individuals with emotional, social, and economic barriers. We assist clients in Westchester and Putnam Counties in New York.

Without our staff's devotion and continuous hard work, we would not be able to provide our high standards of support and care to the individuals we serve and their families.