Our Team

Faith Wiggins


Faith Wiggins joined the Funds in 2002. She oversees the grant and collective bargaining training programs, the Basil Paterson Scholarship Program, the Citizenship Program and the English as a Second Language Program. Faith has over 25 years of leadership experience in community development, finance, healthcare and workforce development.

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María Luisa Castañeda

Assistant Director

María Luisa Castañeda joined the Funds in 2000. She oversees the Adult Education and Tuition Assistance Program, the Citizenship Program, the English as a Second Language (ESL) program and the Foreign Language Program. María Luisa brings extensive personal and academic experience to her role, and has over 20 years of experience in education.

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Frances Sadler

Assistant Director

Frances Sadler joined the Funds in 2014. She oversees the home care certification programs and grant-funded career ladder upgrade programs. Prior to joining TEF, Frances worked for many years on the operations side of the home care industry.

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Wayne Young

Assistant Director

Wayne Young joined the Funds in 2005. He oversees the Workplace Skills Program, which consists of skills enhancement and health and safety grants, as well as collective bargaining training programs.

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