Our Team

"Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results." – Andrew Carnegie
Chandra Redfern, MS

Chief Executive Officer

Shrikant Vardhan, MBA, JD

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Yolanda Abraham, MHC

Chief Program Officer

Richard Thomas, MSW

Director of Niagara County Youth Services at BFNC of Niagara County

Board of Directors

Our Leadership is reflective of the Buffalo area community and is committed to assisting the Buffalo Federation of Neighborhood Centers with creating a quality agency focused on helping individuals and communities navigate a path from where they are to where they want to be.
Douglas Fabian, MSW
Giona Paolercio
1st Vice President
Honorable Rebecca Town
2nd Vice President
Timothy Korn, CPA
Christopher St. Vil, Ph.D., MSW
Gladys Diji, RN, MSN
Renee Mapp, ABD
Meelin Dian Chin Kit-Wells, DDS
DaMar Dowell
Luis Hernandez
Winford Quick, MD
Honorable Samuel P. Davis Sr.
Steven J. Carmina
Jenna Bichler
Mary Szabat
Grace T. Phillips