Our Board Members

Garry Bien Aime


A trusted member of the northeast of Baltimore community and activist (Frankford Community). He worked as a community integration specialist focusing on safety and security for our vulnerable population, refugees and Assylees. Recently served seven years as the President of Frankford Estates.  At current role, Garry Bien Aime currently serves as an Energy Program Manager for the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA). He is also MEA’s delegate for American of Blacks in Energy (AABE) and the Minority Business Enterprise representative (MBE). Garry is a co-founder of a small real-estate company in Baltimore.


Garry’s focus is to work fellow stakeholders and the board of directors to help further KAI’s mission. Areas of focus include: fundraising, program delivery, volunteering and development strategies that will ensure transparency throughout the association. He is a proud husband and father of five children. 


“Serving my community is paramount”.

Nadia Surin

Vice President

Ms. Surin is the CEO of First Choice Counseling Center an agency that provides mental health and rehabilitation services to the Baltimore community.

Within Komite Ayiti, Nadia is responsible for ensuring all Komite Ayiti goals are met. She would love for Komite Ayiti to gain a strong presence in our community.

Sophia Thelusma, Esq


Sophia Thelusma, Esq. is the Treasurer of KA.  She is a first generation haitian-american living and working in Harford County, MD.  Sophia is currently an attorney with Legal Aid Bureau practicing in family, bankruptcy, landlord tenant  disputes, and expungements cases.  Sophia's aim is to full connect with the Haitian community in the greater Baltimore area and provide them with vital resources. 

Billy Phophete


I'm Billy Prophete. I'm originally from Irvington, NJ and have been residing in Baltimore since 2005. My professional background is in engineering and construction. I have been active in the Baltimore real estate market as an investor and hope to help others who are interested do the same. 

Sabine Pauyo

Director of Strategic Planning

Audwin Brisard

Social Director

Vanessa Michel

Communications Director

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