Chong H. Park, MSW, and Pooja Park, MSW

President & Director of Program Development





Timothy Sutfin, Esq.

Executive Director




Pauline Park, Esq.

Program Director




Elizabeth Westermann, LCSW*

Director of Social Services




Barbara Graffeo*

Program Director—Florida
Social Worker



Jane Lee

Program Advisor—Morocco




Maureen Reichardt, M.Ed.*

Social Worker




Jenna Stocks, MSW

Program Coordinator—Pennsylvania
Social Worker




 Griffin Smith

Program Director—Morocco




Rich Goldstein

Administrative Assistant, Archivist





Other Members of New Beginnings

Diane Hall, LMSW* Social Worker
Sue McNerney, LMSW Social Worker
Pamela Weyh, LMSW Social Worker
Margaret Cardona, MSW Social Worker
Amy Kurz, MSW Social Worker

Melony Kessel, LSW Social Worker


New Beginnings’ Board of Directors:

Joan Lazarus,* Chairperson
Michelle Herrmann*
Owais M. Qazi*
Wafa Bennani
Kimberly Graffeo,† MSW
Mohammad Ali Suleman*

* Adoptive Parent; † Adoptee

To Our Prospective Adoptive Families:

As an adoptive parent, my work at New Beginnings is especially gratifying. Being part of the adoption process, I see the compassion and professionalism displayed by my co-workers. New Beginnings is a small agency, but the professionalism in services is outstanding. The approach we take with our families is one of mutual respect and cooperation. We know our families personally and they know all of us. If there is a problem or a concern, we will take whatever time is needed to have it resolved. We share the joy of adoption with each of our families. We pride ourselves in providing support and information to our families before and after placement.

The fact that I am part of bringing children into healthy, caring families where they can grow and reach their full potential is very rewarding.

Kindest Regards,
Elizabeth Westermann, LCSW

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