Our Staff

EXECUTIVE TEAM

LESLIE JOHNSON

Vice President of Organizational Development

GERRI LAWRENCE

Chief Operating Officer

AUREA MONTES-RODRIGUEZ

Executive Vice President

Ryan Smith

Chief Strategy Officer

COLLECTIVE MANAGEMENT TEAM

PATRICIA GUERRA

Director of Organizing

MARSHA MITCHELL

Director of Communications

YOLANDA NASH

Director of HR & Administration

HECTOR SANCHEZ

Deputy Political Director

TEAM MEMBERS

Eden Aberra

Prevention/Administrative Coordinator

OSCAR ALVAREZ

Lead Community Organizer

BENJAMIN CASAR

Lead Youth Organizer

Jacky Contreras

Project Manager

MIGUEL DOMINGUEZ

Director of Education & Youth Policy

SADE ELHAWARY

Director of Strategic Initiatives

Brooke Ervin

Organizer

Julio Esperias

Communications Manager

CHRISTIAN FLAGG

Director of Training

BELEN FLORES

Parent Organizer

ENRIQUE GASPAR

Community Organizer

Jose Hurtado

Driver

MARIANNA HERNANDEZ

Director of Prevention Network

Kirsten Hoagland

HR Coordinator

RENEE HENDERSON

Office Administrator

ANSLEY JEAN-JACQUES

Facilities Manager

MARLO JENKINS

Associate Director, SCYEA

Eryn Jones

Academic and College Success Coordinator

CARLOS LEON

Associate Director, Organizing

Jesse Maeshiro

Grant Writer

Valery Mendoza-Martinez

Special Projects Manager

Jathan Melendez

Youth Organizer

ANTWON MITCHELL

Driver

David Nguyen

Civic Engagement Specialist

CLAYTON PUCKETT

Database Coordinator

ERNESTO ROCHA

Associate Director of Arts & Culture

FRANCINE RIOS

Grants Manager

LUPE ROMERO

Lead Driver

KIRK SAMUELS

Director of Civic Engagement

Mariana Villafaña

Special Projects Manager

JUDY WONG

Director of Finance