Our Lead Team 

David Benavides
CEO/Executive Director
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Jasna Baron
Chief Financial Officer
 
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Lori Ohls
Director of Programs
 
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Staff

Cheryl Anderson
Grants Manager
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Lazaro Bahena
Facilities Manager
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Minda Barrera-Vargas
Preschool Teacher
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Frank Bejarano
Youth & Family Engagement Director email

Rachel Cervantes
Program Leader - DDC
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Brizzy Cruz
Site Director - Bishop Manor
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Rolando De La Cruz
Program Leader - KBM
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Jessica Ellis
Site Director - DDC
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Karina Flores
Site Director - Townsend Center
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Idalia Galdamez
Preschool Director
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Salma Galdamez
Program Leader - DDC
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 Brenda Garcia
Parent Engagement Coordinator
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 Carolina Garcia
Receptionist/Administrative Assist.
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 Melissa Garcia
Program Leader - DDC
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Lisa Gels
Associate Director of Development
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Cynthia Gomez
Program Leader - Townsend
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Lizvette Halbert
Operations Manager/HR Assistant
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Jacky Hernandez
Program Assist/Program Leader - DDC
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Noemi Juarez
Director of After School Programs
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SueLynn Kim
Partnership and Donor
Relations Coordinator
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Cesar Ledesma
Program Leader - DDC
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Alma Magana
Preschool Teacher
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Gerardo Magana
Director of Volunteer and Leadership Resources
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Jennifer Merino
Program Substitute
Townsend Center

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Franklin Montoya
Youth Coordinator
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Corina Mora
Receptionist/Administrative Assist.
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Dennis Nguyen
Program Leader - Cedar Evergreen
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Diana Ramirez
Accounting Associate
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Sonia Rios-Guzman
Parent Engagement Coordinator
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Daisy Rojas
Program Leader - DDC
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Rosa Rojas
Preschool Teacher
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Maria Ruvalcaba
Youth & Community Engagement Coordinator—Active Transportation
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Erika Sanchez
College and Career Coordinator
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Vanessa Sedano
Volunteer Coordinator
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Maria Tonga
Executive Assistant
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Dianna Valdez
Site Director - Cedar Evergreen
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Beckie White
Manager, Marketing & Communications
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