Hannah Bowen – Executive Director
Hannah Bowen joined NSCMC in June 2021. Her nonprofit management experience includes serving in leadership roles at the Intentional Endowments Network, RESULTS, and Malaria No More. In her work across international development, global health, sustainable investing, and good governance, Hannah has focused on bringing people together to solve problems and create opportunities. She brings to NSCMC a background in strategic planning, policy, advocacy, communications, and partnership management. Hannah holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Yale and a Master’s in Public Administration in International Development from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. In between, she was a project manager at a county agency in California’s wine country and a Peace Corps volunteer in rural Ghana. As Executive Director, Hannah oversees the everyday operation of NSCMC including the administration and management of NSCMC programs and training, supervises mediators and staff and oversees court operations.
Adriana Jimenez – Housing Case Manager
Adriana joined North Shore Community Mediation Center in November 2020 and completed mediation training in February 2021. With a B.S in criminal justice, Adriana began her transition into social services in 2016. She brings to NSCMC a background in community outreach, treatment planning, teaching, goal setting, advocacy and case management. Adriana also lived abroad in Spain and facilitated classes and small groups of students in order to develop their listening and conversational skills in English. Adriana’s wide range of experiences has provided her with great case management skills.
Deepika Madan – Manager of Mediation Services
With a background in the biotech and pharmaceutical industry including a Bachelors Degree in Physics and Masters Degree in Biophysics, Deepika made a transition to the field of dispute resolution after completing her basic mediation training in 2008. Now, with mediation experience in civil, advanced civil, housing eviction, harassment prevention order and criminal cases and training in divorce mediation, Deepika brings a rich background to the Manager of Mediation Services position. Deepika works closely with the Essex County courts and NSCMC volunteers as well as coordinates other community case referrals.
Anya McDavitt – Director of Youth Programs
Anya is a trained mediator and violence prevention specialist. She comes to the Director of Youth Programs position after working in Higher Education for 5 years teaching/supervising students in community service and leadership initiatives and 10 years in the Youth Development field focusing on service learning, civic engagement, intercultural relations and violence prevention, in particular teaching youth to make healthy life choices for themselves, towards others and the environment. She holds a B.A. in Applied Sociology and an M.A. in Intercultural Relations with a specialization in conflict management. Anya’s broad range of experience has given her a firsthand perspective and insight into youth conflict and youth driven solutions.
Please join us in congratulating Cynthia McClorey on her retirement from NSCMC!
Cynthia McClorey – Former Executive Director
Cynthia has been associated with North Shore Community Mediation Center since 1999 and held the position of Executive Director from January, 2002 until her retirement in June, 2021. Cynthia came to this position with experience and training in mediation beginning in 1983 when she coordinated the Adolescent and Family Mediation Project for the Salem Mediation Program, the prior community mediation program serving the North Shore area of Massachusetts. With a background in higher education administration, specifically college admissions, Cynthia has a Bachelors Degree in Sociology and a Masters Degree in Education.