Meet the Staff

We’re a group of caring and dedicated individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of those we serve. Inspired by diverse backgrounds, educations and culture, our team draws on our collective talent, commitment and voice to change lives and bring hope to disadvantaged communities.

President

Steven Kirk
305-242-2142 EXT 103
stevekirk@ruralneighborhoods.org

Steven Kirk is President of Rural Neighborhoods since 1994 joining its predecessor organization in the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew. He began his work with migrant and seasonal farm workers in North Carolina in 1976 and served as a Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow in 1978-1979. He received the Lyndhurst Foundation Young Career Prize in 1985 for civil rights work on behalf of rural workers in the South. Governor Jeb Bush appointed Kirk to the Florida Hurricane Housing Task Force in 2005. In 2006 he received the Housing Assistance Council’s Skip Jason Award for Community Service and was named Miami-Dade Agriculturist of the Year in 2008.

Chief Financial Officer

Nancy Neibaur, CPA
305-242-2142 EXT 111
nancyneibaur@ruralneighborhoods.org

Operations Director

Tom Neibaur
305-242-2142 EXT 105
tomneibaur@ruralneighborhoods.org

Tenant Services Director

Carmen Roqueta
305-242-2142 EXT 112
carmenroqueta@ruralneighborhoods.org

Facilities Director

Mingy Crespo
305-242-2142 EXT 124
mingycrespo@ruralneighborhoods.org

Financial Accounting

Fabiola Vidales
305-242-2142 EXT 108
fabiolavidales@ruralneighborhoods.org

Lisa DeSautel
305-242-2142 EXT 117
lisadesautel@ruralneighborhoods.org

Property Management

Dalila Carballo
Everglades Village
305-242-2142 EXT 110
dalilacarballo@ruralneighborhoods.org

Irene Salinas
Casa Cesar Chavez
305-242-2142 EXT 116
irenesalinas@ruralneighborhoods.org

Anselma Fernandez
Manatee Village
813-649-0313
anselmafernandez@ruralneighborhoods.org

Agnes Mendoza
Main Street Village
239-657-6576
agnezmendoza@ruralneighborhoods.org

Jose Marin
Reserve at Eden Gardens
239-657-7900
josemarin@ruralneighborhoods.org

Lorell Alicea
Oaks at Shannon’s Crossing
863-467-0275
lorellalicea@ruralneighborhoods.org

Emma Sirias
Pollywog Creek Commons
863-674-9959
emmasirias@ruralneighborhoods.org

President Emeritus

Enrique ‘Kiki’ Vazquez
President 1982-1994