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Board Of Directors

The Heart to Heart Board of Directors draws on the wisdom and expertise of its diverse members to spread awareness and to move forward with the organization's mission.

Elliot Castillo

Acting President


Elliott Castillo is the CTO of Centerpoint Communications, a Managed Services Provider focused on SD-WAN solutions. 

He previously served within Comcast's Network Architecture Organization and is currently heavily focused on network automation to improve all aspects of network operation and as an enabler of stability in the network setting the stage for next generation technology such as SDN and NFV.

Holding a Computer Science degree, with a specialization in artificial intelligence, Elliott has spent much of his career developing a model for how the network and the operator interact and specifying the lifecycle of changes and how they are driven by automation. Elliott co-designed the foundational framework of the Comcast Programmable Network Platform and has championed the development of industry-wide Network Programmer training to achieve the organizational transformation required in a more software-driven network.

Prior to Comcast, Elliott was at Cisco building telemetry solutions for commercial services, modeling network capacity, developing architectures for both Core and Metro-Ethernet services and designing and implementing a methodology for modeling Total Cost of Ownership across a network install base.

Ahaji Schreffler

Board Director

Ahaji Schreffler Ahaji volunteers with Heart-to-Heart to teach meditation at the Federally Detention Center and joined Heart to Heart’s Board in 2017. She holds a BS in Global Studies and an MS in Education. She has worked in the field of international education since 2004. As the Associate Director of Drexel University’s Study Abroad, Ahaji has guided countless students to pursue global opportunities. Her primary role is collaborating with faculty and international partners to develop new international programs around the world. Ahaji also co-teaches two intensive studies abroad courses in Haiti on the topics of arts for social change and community-based development and has led nearly 100 students to Haiti to date.

Ahaji is also the Founder and President of We The Village, a grassroots non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives and future for children at Love Orphanage, Haiti. Since 2011, Ahaji has worked closely with Love Orphanage to provide strategy, living essentials (food, clothing, etc.), education, and other projects designed to uplift and inspire the children. She travels to Haiti several times per year and considers Love Orphanage her extended family.

Edna LoMonico

Board Director
Email: nonni2011@live.com

Edna Lo Monico is a Certified Medical Assistant at South Jersey Family Practice for the past 26 years. A big believer in the wholesome wellbeing of people she enjoys the care and personal relationships of her patients and their families. A mother of 8, grandmother of soon to be 9 and a foster parent to 20 plus children, she has always played an active role in their lives. Edna is no stranger to people’s needs,she has been a good confidante at many “kitchen therapy” sessions. Besides her present position, Edna has worked as a faithful volunteer in many capacities- CandyStriper, animal welfare, church projects, school tutoring to name a few. Her dedication to Sacred Heart Church in Camden is undeniable.As a Consultant to DYFS , Edna trained future adoptive parents and guided them through the process of adoption of special needs children. Edna’s varied background provided her with the foundation to serve on the Mullica Township School Board, John Helmbold School Board and the Child Placement Review Board for many years.