Staff

Michaela Murray-Nolan

Michaela Murray-Nolan

Executive Director

Ms. Murray-Nolan began working seasonally at Kids Corporation at the age of 17 and has held almost every job in the organization, serving as a Camp Instructor, the  Director of Theatre, Camp Director and Administrative Director. In the fall of 2002, she joined the full-time staff as Executive Director, with responsibility for the organization’s fundraising, program services, and staff. In addition she works with the Kids Corporation Board of Trustees on outcomes evaluation, partnership opportunities and strategic planning.

Ms. Murray-Nolan received her B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and earned a certificate in Non-Profit Executive Leadership from Rutgers University’s Institute for Ethical Leadership. Under her leadership, the organization has been recognized with Bank of America’s Neighborhood Builder Award and Prudential Foundation’s Strength for Capacity Prize. Ms. Murray-Nolan served on Mayor Booker’s Youth Policy Board and is a LeadNJ Fellow, Class of 2011. She was recognized by United Way of Essex and West Hudson with the 2013 North Star Award and by St. James Social Services with their Jewel of the Community Award in 2015. Ms. Murray-Nolan currently serves on the Newark Board of KIPP NJ (Team Academies). She is a frequent speaker and panelist on non-profit issues, leadership and education reform.


Tyneisha K. Jones

Tyneisha K. Jones

Director of Kids School ELT Programs & Kids School ELT Site Director

Ms. Jones oversees all ELT programming at 13th Avenue/MLK School, 14th Avenue School and Louise A. Spencer School; in addition to directly supervising the ELT program at Elliott Street School. She came to Kids Corp after spending many years directing both staff training and student programming for Boys & Girls Club of Mercer County and then NJ After 3, Inc.

Ms. Jones has her BA in Psychology with a double minor in Social Work and Multicultural Studies from Rider University and a Certificate in Non Profit Management from The College of New Jersey. Currently, she is in her Masters program at Eastern University in Philadelphia, PA studying Non Profit management. With over ten years of Youth Development, Management and Supervision experience, her life’s purpose is dedicated to uplifting our communities through education and access to resources.


Nalune Francois

Director of Operations

Ms. Nalune Francois has worked with a range of nonprofits all centered around strengthening and empowering disadvantaged communities. She decided to join Kids Corp because she believes in the core values and the impact Kids Corp has in the community it serves. Ms. Francois joined Kids Corp in 2014 and manages staff hiring, volunteers, community projects and individual giving programs for Kids Corp.

Ms. Francois’ stalwart belief in human rights propelled her to graduate from Seton Hall University’s Whitehead School of Diplomacy and International Relations. She also holds a Master in Public Affairs and Administration from Rutgers University.


Sophia Domeville

Sophia Domeville

Director of Community School, Louise A Spencer

Ms. Sophia Domeville is a Newark born Haitian American Artist, Art Educator and Art Advocate. As a Studio Arts graduate of The College of New Rochelle, Sophia Domeville’s passion of giving back to the community granted her an opportunity to introducing her intensive creative arts workshop, “Discovering Your Voice through Art” at Monroe College, Bergen Community College, Eagle Academy for Young Men, I Have A Dream Foundation Newark, Safe Space Organization and more! Because of her countless efforts within the community as a Haitian-American Artist, Sophia Domeville has received prestigious nominations for inspiration and passion within countless media platforms.

In the summer of 2015, Ms. Domeville joined Kids Corp as Site Director at Speedway Academies summer program and in the fall, moved to Louise A. Spencer ELT after school program. She comes to Kids Corp with a rich history of program creation and implementation as well as artistic success in the fields of painting, poetry and performance.


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