Meet Our Team

Friends of NYC-NFP does a lot with a little. With the talents of a small, part-time team, together our work has a tremendous impact.

Karin Romans Executive Director

Karin Romans, Executive Director

Karin Romans joined the Friends team in April 2020 as Development Director shortly after the birth of her son. She took on the role of Executive Director in January 2021. Working with Friends part-time, Karin is Friends’ first staff member and is excited to lead the team to help fellow new moms. Karin has spent more than 16 years in fundraising, helping organizations carry out their important mission. She has worked a variety of fields, from women’s health to social justice to education. As a recent first-time mom to her son Liam, she is honored to help Friends carry out their mission.

Need to get in touch? Contact Karin at karin@friendsofnycnfp.org. 

For more information or to get in touch with our staff please select at contact from the list below: 

Alex Albert, Program Associate

Alex@friendsofnycnfp.org 

Chelsea Chateauvert , Marketing/Development Coordinator 

Chelsea@friendsofnycnfp.org 

Sarah Chernis, Development Assistant 

Sarah@friendsofnycnfp.org 

Geri Myers, Bookkeeper Admin 

Geri@friendsofnycnfp.org