Who We Are

Rosie’s Place employs 60 full-time and 14 part-time employees at three sites in Boston. 



Leemarie Mosca, President and CEO

Leemarie was named President/CEO in February 2019. She has been with Rosie’s Place since 2008, previously serving as Vice President of External Relations.

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Ms. Mosca oversees a diverse array of programs serving more than 1,000 homeless and nearly homeless women each month. Her responsibilities include ensuring a welcoming and secure environment that is sensitive to the needs of our guests, directing the annual budget process and annual and capital fundraising strategies, promoting community awareness, providing leadership in the community as an advocate, and promoting solutions to homelessness and hunger. Ms. Mosca joined Rosie’s Place 11 years ago, as Director of Development and Public Relations, and was promoted to Vice President of External Relations in 2016. Under her leadership, annual revenues have doubled; today, Rosie’s Place is a $12 million organization employing 74 staff. Ms. Mosca has over two decades of development experience, having previously served as Director of Annual Fund and Development Operations for Horizons for Homeless Children. She is a member of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court’s Access to Justice Commission and serves on the Mayor’s Mass/Cass Task Force on Opiate Use. Ms. Mosca earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Ithaca College.

Liz Chaves, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer  

With Rosie's Place since 2014, Liz manages the Fiscal and Operations departments.

Sandy Mariano, Chief Program Officer

Sandy, a licensed mental health counselor, oversees Advocacy Programs, Emergency Guest Services and the Women’s Education Center. She has been on staff since 2003.

Erin Miller, Chief Strategy Officer

With Rosie’s Place since 2012, Erin oversees the Human Resources and Knowledge Management departments.



Board of Directors

Rosie's Place’s dedicated Board of Directors currently has 14 members. The board has the following committees: Audit Finance, Development, Equity/Inclusion, Executive, Governance, Investment, Marketing, Personnel, Program/Evaluation, and Strategic Planning.

Rosie’s Place is pleased to have the following individuals serving on its Board of Directors for FY22:

Jacquie Anderson, Chair
Cherise Bransfield, Vice Chair
Mari Perez-Alers, Vice Chair
Michele May, Treasurer
Joseph Kringdon, Clerk

Tracy Brown
Jenaro Cardona-Fox
Stephanie Dobson
Lynn Kaplan
Nancy Leaming

Ann Milner
Deborah Pasculano
Kelly Race
Isabelle Stillger