Our Team

Executive Director Director of Services at The Wellness Center
Barbara Kappos, LCSW Rebeca Melendez, MA
   
Director of Administrative Services  Wellness Center Administrator 
Diane Alarcon Romero, BA Ruth Rivera, MSc
   
Human Resources Specialist  Hope & Heart Project Coordinator
Jennifer Martinez Elizabeth Peraza
   
Fiscal Manager Hope & Heart Emergency Shelter and Transitional Housing
Kristen McCall Martha Cerna (Weekend Supervisor)
  Carinna Gomez, BSW
Fiscal Associate Titi Schwartz
Vanessa Marroquin, BS Estela Ituarte
  Arminda Trujillo
Development Associate  
Alejandra Aguilar-Avelino Housing Specialists
  Fernanda Ramirez, BS
Director of Sexual Assault Services Laura Gallegos Sanchez, BSW
Sonia Rivera, BS  Mary Casillas
   
Director of Promotora Institute Family Justice Center Advocate
Genoveva Lopez, BA Valerie Beltran
   
Director of HIV Services Victims Services Coordinator 
Thelma Garcia Claudia Ruvalcaba, BSW
   
Director of Family Services Victims of Crime Specialist
Elena Gonzalez, LCSW Priscella Mayo
   
Clinical Coordinator Victims of Crime Advocate
Brittany Martinez, MSW Karla Sanchez Ruiz, BA
   
Intake Coordinator Youth Empowerment Program
Dina Abdelaal, MFT  
   
Grants Compliance Specialist  Innovations
Mónica A. Lerma, MSW, MPH Claudia Villanueva
   
Volunteer Coordinator   
Kimberly Zarate Engaging Men Project
  Osvaldo Cruz 
Data Entry Specialist Luis Mendoza
Martha Gonzalez   
  Child and Family Specialist
Administrative Assistants Alejandra Gonzalez, MA
Lucy Vega  
Yesenia Moya Project Heal Family Therapists
  Debbie Miranda, MSW
Human Trafficking Outreach Specialist Dayanara Rodriguez, MA
Lisa Vargas  
  KI Program
SA Campus Coordinator Nayeli Hernandez-Perez
Adrian Lugo Magda Leonel
  Zulibeth Inda-Lara
HIV Prevention Navigators  
Lizette Villanueva Restorative Justice Coordinator
Paola Buenrostro Dámariz Vásquez, BA
   
HIV Group Facilitator  Restorative Justice Facilitator
Gabby Orozco Joey Alvarado
   
Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Therapists Staff Promotora
Debbie Suaste-Servin, MA Olivia Macias Flores
Madelin Melara, MSW  
Maritza Marquina, AMFT, MPH Job Coach / Addiction and DV Support
Cynthia G. Aguilar, AMFT Monique Diaz, RAC
Minerva Tovar, MSW  
  MSW Interns
Domestic Violence /CalWORKs Case Managers / Counselors  
Stephanie Ortiz  
Maria Sanchez  
Melissa De Leon   
Cynthia Martinez   
   
SART Advocate Coordinator  
Carmen Lorenz  
   
Promotora Education Specialists  
Sandra Ibarra  
Annette Torres, BA  

 

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