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.


Steven Kirk
305-242-2142 EXT 103

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

Operations Director

Tom Neibaur
305-242-2142 EXT 105

Tenant Services Director

Carmen Roqueta
305-242-2142 EXT 112

Facilities Director

Mingy Crespo
305-242-2142 EXT 124

Financial Accounting

Fabiola Vidales
305-242-2142 EXT 108

Lisa Torres
305-242-2142 EXT 117


Dottie Cook

Priscilla Roman
239-658-3300 EXT 6714

Property Management

Dalila Carballo
Everglades Village
305-242-2142 EXT 110

Irene Salinas
Casa Cesar Chavez
305-242-2142 EXT 116

Anselma Fernandez
Manatee Village

Agnes Rivas
Main Street Village

Jose Marin
Timber Ridge at Sanders Pines

Daisy Ortiz
Reserve at Eden Gardens & Hatchers Preserve

Silvia Molina
Esperanza Place

Lorell Alicea
Oaks at Shannon’s Crossing

Emma Sirias & Christina Hernandez
Pollywog Creek Commons

President Emeritus

Enrique ‘Kiki’ Vazquez
President 1982-1994