Administration Staff Directory
Tahia Hayslet – Executive Director
Telephone: (310) 831-0603 ext. 223
Ms. Hayslet joined Harbor Interfaith in 1998 as Founding Director of ALL (Accelerated Learning & Living), our transitional housing program. Ms. Hayslet advanced her career at HIS and became Executive Director in 2005. Ms. Hayslet holds a Master’s degree in Behavioral Sciences and a B.A. in Criminal Justice. Ms. Hayslet completed the Stanford University Nonprofit Executive Leadership Program and the Wells Fargo Executive Services Corporation Leadership Program.
Director of Development
Telephone: (310) 831-0603
Claudine DeGennaro – Accounting Mgr
Telephone: (310) 831-0603 ext. 227
Ms. Claudine DeGennaro, HIS Accounting Manager joined our team in September 2015. Ms. DeGennaro comes to Harbor Interfaith with a comprehensive background in accounting, financial reporting, compliance audits, analysis and system implementation. She has held key financial management roles in nonprofit, government and private sectors for organizations such as the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, 1 on 1 Academic Tutors and Carnegie Hall in New York City. Ms. DeGennaro holds a Bachelor of Science with an Accounting Major from Kent State University, Ohio. On a personal level, Ms. DeGennaro has a history of active involvement with her local communities as a volunteer for children’s programs like Learning Leaders, Jumpstart and Reading to Kids.
Diva Ramirez – Executive Assistant
Telephone: (310) 831-0603 ext. 229
Ms. Diva Ramirez is the assistant to the Executive Director. She also provides administrative support to agency management staff. Ms. Ramirez comes to Harbor Interfaith with 20 years of administrative experience from various industries including commercial printing, retail, catering and event coordination, and most recently, real property/right of way consulting. Ms. Ramirez is fluent in Spanish.
Michael Beers - Facilities Manager
Telephone: (310) 831-0603 ext. 222
Mr. Michael Beers oversees the agency’s facilities, including the 20-unit Emergency Family Shelter, the 24-unit Transitional Housing Program and the recently completed Family Resource Center, which houses the agency’s Children's programs, food pantry and administration. Mr. Beers has been with the agency since 2003 and previously served as director of the Family Shelter Program.
Felice Anaya-Volunteer Coordinator
Telephone: (310) 831-0603 ext. 226
Ms. Felice Anaya joined Harbor Interfaith in 2014 as Client Intake and Clerical Support for the Family Resource Center. Ms. Anaya has grown within the agency to become our Volunteer Coordinator, connecting daily with volunteers. Her previous responsibilities has afforded her detailed knowledge of each program at Harbor Interfaith, making her move to becoming the Volunteer Coordinator the next logical step in her career at the agency.
Lynn Kronzek - Grant Consultant
Telephone: (310) 831-0603
Ms. Lynn Kronzek searches for prospective (and monitors existing) funding streams; assesses their suitability to Harbor Interfaith; works with staff on related program development issues; and, writes many proposals. Ms. Kronzek is principal of Lynn C. Kronzek & Associates, a 24-year-old firm experienced in nonprofit advocacy and government affairs. Prior to, Ms. Kronzek was an executive director in the private sector. She is proud of her 18-year relationship with Harbor Interfaith. Ms. Kronzek holds a Master's in Public Administration from George Washington University, Washington, DC.