Our Volunteers

We are so grateful for our amazing volunteers!

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Dr. John Torontow

Medical Doctor

Dr. John has been a great asset to our Health Programming. He has led our popular "Ask the Doctor" events where community members joined him to talk about various health topics.

Natalie Rogers

Data Analyst

Natalie Rogers is new to the community and will be working with CHEER to start a participatory asset mapping project to determine where community assets are around the areas of the proposed purple line. She recently graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in Comparative Cultures and Politics with a minor in Swahili. Currently, she works as a policy assistant at the Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Naidia Douglas

Naidia Douglas Sogunro began volunteering with CHEER in the summer of 2019.  She helped plan CHEER’s participation in the Long Branch Festival in September '19.  Naidia also designs brochures for CHEER staff.  Naidia was a panelist representing CHEER at El Golfo in December '19 when CHEER was spotlighted.  Naidia is from Kingston, Jamaica.  She worked with the National Museum of Jamaica on marketing and events.  This past experience helps with her CHEER volunteer activities.  Naidia came to the area in 2016. She is married and has a toddler.

Ana Galeano

Ana Silvia Galeano, originally from Bogota, Colombia, began volunteering in June 2019.  Ana helps with events, including events at the New Hampshire Estates Elementary School and with the Maple Tree Group.  As a volunteer she is learning about empowering the community to achieve a better quality of life.  In May 2018, Ana graduated with an associate’s degree in hospitality.  She has volunteered at the DC Jazz Festival, Montgomery County Family Services and Manna events.  She lives with her husband in Rockville, MD.

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8545 Piney Branch Road, Suite H
Silver Spring, MD 20901

Phone: 301.589.3633

Fax: 240.670.7417

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