As the Executive Director, Anna runs the day-to-day operations at St. George’s Society and works closely with the Board of Directors and staff to ensure that our mission is fulfilled through programs, strategic planning and community outreach. Anna is from Leeds in West Yorkshire, England. She moved to New York in 2009 and now lives in Brooklyn with her fiancé Julian, their son Henry and Pablo, a rescue dog from Puerto Rico.
Eliane works to bring a variety of fun events to our community that help fuel the Society's charitable work. She joined the team in early 2017 after working with various non-profit organizations, focusing her talents on advocacy, development and community outreach. Eliane is a Southern California native and holds degrees from both St. John’s University and Columbia University. Outside the office, she’s crazy about dogs, traveling and eating just about anything she can get her hands on.
Hastings manages the Society's communications as well as membership engagement strategies. Hastings joins the team from the Marketing & Public Relations team at Broadway Dance Center. She also serves as an advisor for House of Duende, a nonprofit intercultural arts organization based in East Harlem. Originally from Memphis, TN, Hastings developed her love of British culture and history as a graduate student at King’s College London, where she earned an M.A. in Cultural and Creative Industries.
As the Society's Operations Coordinator, Grace supports the day-to-day operations along with elements of membership, communications and events. Before moving to New York in March for the Mountbatten Internship Program, she lived in London. With a background in civil engineering and broadcast media, she is also a passionate dancer. Grace currently trains in ballet and jazz and performs with the American Liberty Ballet.
As the Manton Social Worker since 2008, Mary works with more than 100 beneficiaries in our Beneficiary Program. She monitors their safety in the community, providing emotional support as well as assistance with benefits and entitlements. Mary is from the Bronx and lives with her husband in Washington Heights. She has two children – Josh who lives in Toronto and Laura who works as a social worker for the Saint Andrew’s Society.
Julie has worked as a part-time social worker for the Society since 2012 providing counseling, help with benefits and advocacy for our 100 senior beneficiaries so they can afford to stay safely in their homes. When not at St. George’s Society, she works with seniors facing eviction in housing court. Prior to this work, she ran an elder abuse program at the District Attorney’s office in Queens. She lives in Brooklyn with her two kids and rescue dog, El Chapo.