Meet Our Team: Shanae Green

Take the time to learn a little about Shanae and her role at Able Works.

Each month, a member of the Able Works team will let you know a little bit about themselves through a short video. We hope you take the time to watch a learn what makes the Able Works team so great. Learn more about our FutureProfits Program Assistant, Shanae Green.


Introducing Mary Ellen Lemieux.


Mary Ellen Lemieux is the newest addition to our Able Works family. She is an Associate Clinical Social Worker who will be offering counseling services to our clients, their families and other individuals we serve.

Mary Ellen grew up in the midwest before moving west in her early twenties. After graduating law school from UC Hastings in 1990, she practiced law for nearly 10 years, specializing in commercial litigation. After nearly pulling her hair raising three boys as a stay at home mom, she returned to school and graduated with a Masters in Social Work from San Francisco State University in 2012. She is a registered Associate Clinical Social Worker with the Board of Behavioral Sciences and enjoys working with Able Works clients and their families in order to achieve their personal goals, navigate public school policies, and address family law questions. A former Bayshore Christian Ministries board member, Mary Ellen has volunteers in the East Palo Alto community since 1984. When not working, she can be seen folding laundry or standing in line at Safeway. Feel free to say hello to Mary Ellen by sending her an email,