Gepsie Morisset-Metellus is co-founder and Executive Director of the Haitian Neighborhood Center Sant La, a neighborhood resource center that serves the Haitian/Haitian-American population of South Florida. Her civic involvement spans over two decades of leadership and service through numerous organizations and boards. She is an active member of the Miami Chapter of the International Women’s Forum, the Greater Miami Chapter of the Links Inc., and The Commonwealth Institute, Miami Forum.
Ms. Metellus is a radio and television host, commentator as well as an author specializing on the Haitian immigrant experience. She has been honored by local and national organizations for her exemplary leadership, and outstanding community service. Gepsie’s motto is “Provide the leadership to get things done! – knowing how to effectively leverage her ties and relationships to support initiatives of significance to the South Florida community.
Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Gepsie M. Metellus migrated to the United States at the age of twelve.
She earned a Bachelor of Arts in French/Romance Languages from Queens College, a Masters of Science in Modern Language Education from F.I.U. and a Post Masters Certificate in Education Leadership from Nova Southeastern University. She and her husband Gerard Metellus reside in Miami and have no children.