Lena has been with AVP since 2010, and in addition to her role as Treasurer, she serves in many capacities to include stage manager, hospitality, planning, fundraisers, and instructional aide for the after school performing arts program.

Lena served as the Creative Arts Director for a faith-based organization for which she wrote and directed several plays, and has performed leading roles with various production companies and social organizations.

Lena served as the Executive Director of the Martin Luther King Youth Opportunity Center from which she received the Outstanding Service Award, was commended by the New Jersey State Governor’s staff and local officials for developing and maintaining a quality remedial program, and the Recipient of the “Somerset Youth Federation Patriot Award for community service. Lena holds a BS Degree in Psychology and a MA Degree in Organizational Management.