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About Us

Keyla Silva-Byrd LMSW, LCSW                                    Founder/President &Executive Director
Email: ksilva@indacares.org

Keyla Silva-Byrd graduated from New York University with her Masters in Social Work. She received a BA in Psychology and a certification in Child Advocacy from Montclair State University. Keyla has worked as a psychotherapist for 7 years, as a sexual violence advocate and prevention specialist for 3 years, and is currently working as clinical social worker at an alternative high school.  She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and has a passion for empowering youth and watching them succeed. Her vision for this organization arose from a recent trip to Angola where she was both touched and inspired by the people but bothered by the circumstances of the country.


Genesis Rombola                                                                    Email: grombola@indacares.org

Genesis is a graduate-to-be from Montclair State University with a major in Psychology. She will be pursuing a Masters in Counseling next Fall, as she aspires to be both a counselor/therapist serving youth, adolescents and young adults. Aside from school and her profession as an Outreach Liaison for Covenant House, her greatest passions are volunteering and mentoring. She is highly involved with several social service organizations and seeks to make a positive impact on the world.

Secretary: Edna Correia                                              Email: ecorreia@indacares.org

Edna is a native Angolan whom developed a deep passion for charitable work. This resolve stuck with her through college, leading her to get her BA in both Education and Mathematics from Kean University. She is currently obtaining her Masters in Speech Pathology. Edna provides support to the community by fulfilling her passion as a teacher. She is delighted to be an advocate for Inda Cares and is happy spending her days continuing to serve the public.

Treasurer:  Edward Rodriguez                                       Email: erodriguez@indacares.org

Member at large & Technology Strategist:  Vinod Thachin                                        Email: vthachin@indacares.org

Vinod is a senior business and certified technology executive with broad international experience in small, mid-size and multi-billion companies, driven by maximizing value of information technology and delivering in conjunction with business objectives.  He has a demonstrated track record of simplifying business processes and consolidating systems to reduce complexity and operating costs. He is also the President and Chief Architect for ShopSharePoint LLC, a certified SBE/WBE & a technology, management and consulting company that delivers high quality SharePoint services.