Our Team

NVMS Staff Members

Arleen Ramirez Borysiewicz
Executive Director
Office hours: 9:00am-5:00pm, Monday-Friday
703.865.7260, aborysiewicz@nvms.us

Beginning as Executive Director on July 15, 2020, Arleen envisions strengthening the reach and breadth of NVMS’ programs, services, and training to assist individuals in resolving conflicts using non-adversarial approaches. Arleen has 25+ years of nonprofit experience, with expertise in management, fundraising, external affairs, community relations, board development, and branding and marketing. Her prior work includes serving as director of development and communications at United Community, a direct service agency supporting low-income families in Alexandria, Virginia. Before that, she was the primary fundraising officer at Ayuda, a Washington, D.C.- based legal immigration services nonprofit, and the vice president for external affairs at The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, also based in Washington, D.C. Arleen earned her Master of Public Administration from The George Washington University. She holds professional certifications in nonprofit management from Georgetown University, and in association management and diversity and leadership from the American Society of Association Executives. Arleen serves on the Board of Directors of Resolution Virginia. She is also a member of the Ayuda Advisory Council.

Izabela Solosi, MEd., CPTD
Senior Manager of Training and Development
Office hours: 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday
703.865.7261, isolosi@nvms.us

Izabela Solosi is a trainer, facilitator, and certified mediator. She works with a roster of over 30 experienced conflict resolution practitioners to provide clients with training and facilitation services. She has presented for a variety of audiences including professionals, adults with disabilities, foreign visitors, and is a recurring speaker at conferences such as the Federal Dispute Resolution (FDR) Conference, the Training Officers Consortium, Virginia Mediation Network (VMN), and the Department of Defense Alternative Dispute Resolution Day. Izabela is a certified Help Increase the Peace Program (HIPP) facilitator, a Total SDI trainer, and a Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD). She is a past VMN board member and leader of the Instructional Design Community of Practice, DC Chapter of the Association of Talent Development. Izabela holds a BA in Conflict Analysis and Resolution and an MEd. Curriculum and Instruction, both at George Mason University.

Megan Borishansky, MA
Senior Family Programs Manager
Office hours: 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday
703.865.7263, mborishansky@nvms.us

Megan Borishansky, our bilingual Senior Family Programs Manager, is experienced in facilitation, project management, and community outreach.  She previously served as head of the Charlottesville Area Association of Volunteers, in addition to coordinating large scale volunteer events involving over 2,000 volunteers with the United Way-Thomas Jefferson Area in Charlottesville, VA. Megan also provided Spanish/English Interpretation services extensively in conjunction with the International Rescue Committee, in Charlottesville’s Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court, school systems and clinics. She holds a Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Virginia, and an MS in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from George Mason University. 

Abigail Blatt, JD
Court and Community Programs Coordinator
Office hours: 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday
703.865.7262, ablatt@nvms.us

Abigail, our Court and Community Programs Coordinator is a conflict resolution practitioner, mediator, and attorney who has completed over 150 hours of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) training.

Before joining NVMS Conflict Resolution Center, Abigail served as a Guardian ad Litem in Greensboro, NC. Abigail completed ADR internships with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, DC, where she mediated EEO Complaints for the federal government; Resolution Systems Institute in Chicago, where she helped create a Pilot Family and Divorce online dispute resolution program; and with the Peace Factory in Tel Aviv, Israel, where she wrote for its international peacebuilding publication.

Abigail completed her B.A. in Mass Communication at Principia College and her Law degree at Elon University School of Law. Abigail is a licensed attorney in the state of Kentucky.

NVMS Contractors

Randy Jones Toll
RJ/AAP Liaison
Office hours: Part-time Contractor
rjonestoll@nvms.us

Randy Jones Toll received Virginia Supreme Court certification to mediate in 2011 and is a mediator mentor on the NVMS roster. She is also the recent past president of NVMS’ board of directors. For over 20 years, Randy held leadership positions in sales strategy and high profile projects with Marriott international and others. In 2012, Ms. Toll unexpectedly ran and sold her late husband’s large medical practice in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Subsequently, she joined Children’s National Hospital’s – Children’s Health Board where she served as Vice President of Development until 2018; she is still an associate member. NVMS will benefit from her business savvy, leadership roles, and non-profit experience as she works to expand and enhance our Restorative Justice Alternative Accountability Program.

Melanie Macatangay
CEO & Founder of 365BooksPro – Accounting Firm
Office hours: Accounting Contractor
mdaccounting@365bookspro.com

NVMS CRC has partnered with 365BooksPro to manage our accounting operations. The CEO & Founder, Melanie Macatangay, has 9+ years of experience helping small to medium size businesses with their accounting and bookkeeping. In addition to having her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting, she is a Certified Professional Bookkeeper, QuickBooks Specialist from Universal Accounting, and a Professional Tax Preparer. She is devoted to providing the best quality financial services to our clients and enjoys helping businesses succeed along the way. She is a true profit and growth expert at heart.