Board of Directors

Suzanne Alolga

Secretary-Serving until 2018

Suzanne Alolga is currently employed as a Senior Research Project Manager and Sr. Director of Operations with The Brod Group, a healthcare consulting firm and has previously been employed as Associate Director of Data Procurement and … Read More

Lisa Walker

Serving until 2018

Lisa is a founding member of HAP and has been active in Hyattsville for many years.  Discovering the "village movement" when friends set up an organization like HAP in DC, she was certain the Neighbor helping Neighbor concept would work in … Read More

Molly Parrish

Chair-Serving until 2017

Molly Parrish joined HAP early in the planning stage. A member of the HAP board, she also wrote the column on aging for the Hyattsville Life & Times, works on the HAPpenings, the HAP newsletter and is a member of the Executive … Read More

Libby Perl

Vice Chair-Serving until 2017

As a resident of Hyattsville, Libby appreciates the city’s diversity, its neighborliness, and sense of community, and she saw HAP as a way to contribute and help make Hyattsville a great place to live. Libby currently works at the … Read More

Joy Truby

Serving until 2018

Joy T. raised her family in Hyattsville. She has worked as a mortgage loan specialist for 27 years. Joy spends many hours volunteering for the USO at Fort Meade, Fort Belvoir, and Reagan National Airport; and she chairs PG County’s Adult Public Guardianship Review Board yet she always makes time to respond to a Neighbor’s need for a ride!

Mary Cummins

Treasurer-Serving until 2016

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a private practice in Dupont Circle.  My previous career was as a Software Engineer.  I've lived in Hyattsville since 1974.  My children grew up here and attended St. Jerome's. My husband and I … Read More

Bessie McLean

Serving until 2017

Bessie has been with HAP since the very beginning.  She is an active member of First United Baptist Church and worked for years at the District of Columbia Administration on Aging.  She runs her own floral design business, designing … Read More

Cate Devereux

Serving until 2018

Cate joined HAP early on and has helped to develop the volunteer training program and materials, the vendor lists and coordinates New Volunteer applications.  She is active on nearly all committees and ran a day care center and directed … Read More

Leigh Higgins

Serving until 2016

Leigh joined the Board of Hyattsville Aging in Place in September 2014. She is a lawyer, is active in the Hyattsville Nurturing Moms group, and is the mother of two children. She helps with the Volunteer Steering Committee, the Emergency … Read More