Directors

President

Cary Bouza-Merida. Mrs. Merida has had extensive experience in the operations of New Way Day Services, Inc. serving as the office administrator. As the President and Chair of A Better Day Learning Center Mrs. Merida is dedicated to work closely with funders to assure that all children can receive treatment regardless of the families’ financial capabilities.

Executive Director

Jose A. Merida, CBA/FL. Mr. Merida has served as the Senior Analyst of New Way Day Services since its inception in 1999. Prior to this service he practiced as a Certified Behavior Analyst with American Habilitation Services, Liberty Healthcare and Sunrise Communities. Mr. Merida has 16 years experience serving individuals with special needs in the Miami-Dade area. Mr. Merida has been a voting member on the Local Review Committee for the last 9 years.

Assistant Executive Director

Jennifer Rey, BCaBA. Ms. Rey has been providing ABA Services since 2016. Ms. Rey is a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the Behavior Analysis Certification Board (BACB). She is finishing her masters in Professional Behavior Analysis from Florida Institute of Technology (FIT), seeking certification as a BCBA. Ms. Rey has experience using the following tools: ABLLS-R, Social Skills Builder, HFAs, and SSYs. She is currently PECS Level 1 trained and has experience running toilet training and feeding training programs.