Mission Statement


Metro Community Development Corporation’s mission is to aid, assist, develop, foster, encourage and preserve the cultural, economic, social and physical welfare of persons residing in the Delavan-Grider area of the Masten District of the City of Buffalo.

Meet Our Team

Sharon Collier

Sharon Collier Program Director

Sharon has worked as a school counselor for nineteen years. She holds a B.A. in Psychology, and an Ed.M in School Counseling.

Candace Moppins

Candace Moppins Executive Director

Romauld Nadratowski

Romauld Nadratowski Bookkeeper

Romauld has worked with DGCC since December 2013. He received his Master of Economics degree from the School of Economics in Warsaw, Poland.

Branden Loman

Branden Loman Volunteer

Branden often works the front desk for us, greeting our visitors with his positive attitude.

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Mr. Michael: Front Desk Clerk
Mr. Nelson: Custodial Staff
Ms. Kerron
Mr. Marks: Even Coordinator
Shaquille Dudley: Recreational Coordinator

Lanita

Lanita School-Age Children Coordinator



Bios


Sharon Collier

Program Director

Sharon has worked as a school counselor for nineteen years. Recently she has taken a position as Program Coordinator for the Advanced Manufacturing program at Burgard High School. She holds a B.A. in Psychology, and an Ed.M in School Counseling. Sharon is an enthusiastic educator with a passionate commitment to the overall development of students. Se is an active team member who has the ability to establish a rapport with multi-cultural populations. She has extensive experience in designing challenging and innovative activities that address the diverse interests and needs of students. She is also involved in student career and college preparation student mentoring, test administration and community service. She is a self-driven leader with excellent interpesonal and conflict management skills.


Sharon looks forward to continuing the growth of existing Metro CDC Delavan Grider Community Center programs and services, and is excited at the prospect of creating new services and programs. Her personal philosophy is, "People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care."

Romauld Nadratowski

Bookkeeper

Romauld received his Master of Economics degree from the School of Economics in Warsaw, Poland. He emigrated from Poland to Canada in 1978. He lived in Calgary, Edmonton, Whitehorse, Yukon and Toronto, before moving to Buffalo in 1989, where he has worked for both private companies and not-for-profit agencies.

Romauld has worked with the Delavan Grider Community Center since December 2013 as a part-time, full charge bookkeeper. He records bank deposits, prepares payments for vendors, process payroll, and prepares a variety of financial documentation for the Center.

His hobbies include classical music, ballroom dancing, travel and gardening.