Practicing physician in former Yugoslavia from 1983 to 1994. Residency in Neuro-psychiatry at University Medical Center Sarajevo, Hospital Kosevo. In period from 1994 on worked with refugee groups in refugee camps in Croatia / with Physicians Without Borders/on assessment of war related trauma.
In US, worked as a Coordinator of Tri State/MA, VT an NH/refugee mental health project for International Institute Boston, until early 1999. From 1999 until 2009 worked as a Counselor and a Coordinator of a Refugee and Immigrant Program at Massachusetts General Hospital Chelsea Health Care Center.
Presented at various state, national and international conferences and meetings addressing mental health and social needs of newly arrived groups/ refugees to United States. Currenlty, Dr. Zubcevic is the Chair of the Massachusetts Mutual Assistance Association Coalition (MAA Coalition).
Gopal Acharya Case Manager
Gopal was born in Bhutan in 1985. At the age of six he and his parents moved as refugees to the neighboring Nepal. He grew up and studied in Nepal and India, where he went to school and obtained his Bachelor's Degree in Science. After spending seventeen eyars in exile, he finally moved to the United States in 2008. Currently he is working as Case Manager at Massachusetts Behavioral Health Program (MBHP) at BCCRD Inc., New American Center, Lynn, Massachusetts.
Alica Arsic Senior Case Manager / Bookkeeper
Alica is a graduate at Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics of the University of Sarajevo. She taught mathematics in High Schools in Sarajevo in period from 1979 to 1994. Arrived to United States as a refugee in 1994. Worked at Franklin Public Library from 1995-2011. In 2003 she began working with BCCRD, Inc. as a Case Manager in Refugee Community Services, Citizenship program, Preventative Health program, Translation/Interpreting Program and for CSP Program providing services to the general population with Mass Health Insurance.
Melika Gutosic Case Manager
Melika is a graduate of the University of Sarajevo Law School. Until 1992, whe worked as a Judge in Brcko, Bosnia, adn in 1996 she moved to the United States. Her work experience includes: Case Manager position at the International Institute Boston and recently, a Contract Case Manager for MBHP program. Within this program, Melika provides services to our community members and clients who have Mass Health PCC Plan as a health coverage. Melika provides this service as a part of BCCRD's team of Case Managers.
Gyan Prakash Sharma Case Manager
Originally from Nepal, Gyan grew up and studied in India where he obtained his Master’s of Business Administration (MBA). He has extensive experience in Sales, Marketing and Management. In 1997, Gyan moved to the United States. Currently, he is working as a Case Manager at BCCRD, Inc.
Tatiana Sibaai Case Manager
Tatiana is a native of Wichita, KS. Her mother is American and her father is Syrian, which has given her the opportunity to travel and spend time throughout the Middle East extensively. She graduated in 2010 from Wichita State University with a BA in Political Science with a concentration in International Studies and a minor in Women's Studies. She speaks both English and Arabic. Tatiana is currently working as the Multiethnic Program Coordinator, CSP Case Manager and Administrative Staff Assistant at BCCRD, Inc.
Lana Zayed Case Manager
Lana is originally Palestinian but she was born and raised in America to a set of parents who are Palestinian refugees. She obtained a degree in biomedicine and currently works at BCCRD as a case manager and volunteer program coordinator.
Rosa Mojica Administrative Assistant; MECC & Volunteers Program Coordinator
Rosa is from Puerto Rico, U.S. She graduated in 2000 from Bunker Hill Community College with a Certificate in Medical Assistance. She is Certified Medical Assistant and Certified Home Health Assistant. She is also a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation License. She speaks both English and Spanish. Rosa is currently working as the Administrative Assistant, Multiethnic Cultural Center Program and Volunteer Coordinator at the BCCRD, Inc.
Guled Adan SNAP/IT Assistance
Guled was born and raised in the north of Somalia, also known as Somaliland. He came to the United States in 2000 as a refugee. He graduated in 2005 with an Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies from North Shore Community College - Danvers. He also has Bachelor Degree in Legal Education Services with Community Media and Technology from University of Massachusetts - Boston. He worked at ACORN, MassCOSH, UNITED HERE Local 26 and Americorps member for BCCRD. Guled helps refugees and immigrants integrate into their newly adopted society.
Meaghan Culkeen AmeriCorps Member
Meaghan Culkeen has a BA in History with double minors in Educational Studies and Peace and Intercultural Relations. She began volunteering at BCCRD in June 2011, working to prepare clients for the USCIS Naturalization Test. After graduating from Salem State University, she took a position with the AmeriCorps, under the New American Integration Program. With the AmeriCorps, she obtained a TESOL certificate and is now working with BCCRD to assist in ESOL and Citizenship classes.