As the Acting Executive Director, LaToya works to steer the organization and lead the team as they provide educational support and assist D.C. students in succeeding beyond the classroom. LaToya is very well-versed in understanding FLOC's operations, finance, partnerships, and fundraising efforts. She has served in multiple leadership roles within the nonprofit sector and is excited to continue working towards FLOC's long-term vision.
LaToya holds a Bachelors and Masters degrees from Hampton University. Her style is highly collaborative and inclusive and she has demonstrated the ability to manage teams through challenging transitions with great outcomes. With support from the Board of Directors, LaToya is excited about stepping into this role during the interim period.
Trynita Romeo has worked in a variety of community based programs focused on youth development in underserved populations in Washington DC over the last decade. Trynita believes that children have the ability to soar beyond our wildest dreams as long as we show up for them; often saying that the greatest pleasures in life is to smile, laugh and love. She has created youth literacy programs in income based housing communities, created a life skills course for at-risk teen girls and assisted in creating experience based programming in local schools dominated by low income children. Trynita holds a dual Bachelors of Arts in Economics and Business Administration from McDaniel College and is currently completing her Masters of Arts in Human Services from Northeastern University.