Raymond Ocasio is the Executive Director of La Casa de Don Pedro, a Newark community based social services and development organization. In addition to serving on the Network Board, he is a board member of the Newark Community Development Network as well as a member of Newark's Master Plan Working Group. He also serves on the other Newark, state and national groups governing or advisory boards. Before joining La Casa, Mr. Ocasio's career spanned 30 years of service in housing and community development groups both domestically and internationally, with the non-for profit and different government sectors. He previously served on the Network's Board of Directors, and was the Chair of the Board for two years.