Staff and Board


ACE Staff

  • Dwaign Tyndal, Executive Director
  • Richard Juang, Staff Attorney
  • Lee Matsueda, Political Director
  • Tenbit Mitiku, Development & Communications Assistant

ACE Board

  • Adanarys Barragan
  • Tiffany Chenault
  • Imam Abdullah Taalib Faaruuq
  • Eleanor Fort
  • Genea Foster
  • Carol Gregory
  • Lisa Owens
  • Dennis Rogers
  • Khalida Smalls

ACE Interns and Volunteers

We are fortunate to have many interns and volunteers at ACE. The following are the folks you'll see in our office on a weekly basis.

  • Stuart Spina (TRU)
  • Peedub Welch (TRU)

Staff Profiles

Dwaign Tyndal

Dwaign has over twenty-five years of professional experience in economic development, community and neighborhood development, youth development and workforce development. Throughout his professional experience, Dwaign has effectively led capable and diverse teams and has also been able to communicate complex public policies to various stakeholders to show how community-based partnerships can build stronger communities and empower residents and businesses to take active roles in their neighborhoods.

Lee Matsueda
Lee Matsueda, Political Director, joined the staff in October 2005, after serving as an ACE Board member for one year. He is a graduate of Brandeis University and holds a MS degree in the Environmental Studies Advocacy and Organizing Program from Antioch New England Graduate School. Previous to ACE, Lee was a community organizer for almost three years with the Greater Four Corners Action Coalition (GFCAC) in Dorchester. While at the GFCAC, his efforts included campaign work to gain access to rapid transit along the Fairmount line commuter rail corridor, and Boston Schoolyard Initiative projects at the Sara Greenwood K-8 Middle School and the former William E. Endicott Elementary School.
Email Lee.