Meet the Team

Team Members

Cheryl Paddack

Chief Executive Officer

Bio

Cheryl Paddack has dedicated her career to advocate for critical causes such as anti-poverty, human services, independence for the visually impaired, energy efficient products and services, and environmental clean-up. She has worked in Marin County since 2001 after emigrating from Canada. For the past 11 years, she has led efforts in North Marin to ensure that under-served populations have access to vital services such as mental health, scholarships for preschool and affordable childcare, youth enrichment programs, a weekly food pantry and access to nutritious food, and rental and employment assistance. Cheryl is currently the Chief Executive Officer of North Marin Community Services, and led the merger efforts between the Novato Youth Center and Novato Human Needs Center. The organization delivers an array of human services to 8,000+ people in need per year. Prior to this, she served for nine years as the Executive Director of the Novato Youth Center, seven years with Guide Dogs for the Blind/San Rafael, and in Canada with BC Hydro Power Smart. Cheryl strives for excellence in operations and programs and has received prestigious awards such as the Jefferson Silver Award 2021/KPIX and Multiplying Good, KPIX Jefferson Award/January 2020, Excellence in Leadership 2018/CVNL’s Heart of Marin, Pivotal People, Novato Proud/Sept 2017. Large Business of the Year and Spirit of Marin. She is a strong believer in collaborative relationships and actively serves on public and private sector committees: Marin County Vaccine Community Advisory Board, Novato COVID-19 Response and Recovery Team, Marin Child Development Directors Collaborative, Healthy Novato Initiative, and Novato Chamber of Commerce Non-Profit Day Moderator since 2010. Cheryl holds a Bachelor of Business Administration, with a double major in Marketing and Economics. She resides in Novato with her family, and is a dual citizen of the U.S. and Canada.

Cheryl Paddack has dedicated her career to advocate for critical causes such as anti-poverty, human services, independence for the visually impaired, energy efficient products and services, and environmental clean-up. She has worked in Marin County since 2001 after emigrating from Canada. For the past 11 years, she has led efforts in North Marin to ensure that under-served populations have access to vital services such as mental health, scholarships for preschool and affordable childcare, youth enrichment programs, a weekly food pantry and access to nutritious food, and rental and employment assistance. Cheryl is currently the Chief Executive Officer of North Marin Community Services, and led the merger efforts between the Novato Youth Center and Novato Human Needs Center. The organization delivers an array of human services to 8,000+ people in need per year. Prior to this, she served for nine years as the Executive Director of the Novato Youth Center, seven years with Guide Dogs for the Blind/San Rafael, and in Canada with BC Hydro Power Smart. Cheryl strives for excellence in operations and programs and has received prestigious awards such as the Jefferson Silver Award 2021/KPIX and Multiplying Good, KPIX Jefferson Award/January 2020, Excellence in Leadership 2018/CVNL’s Heart of Marin, Pivotal People, Novato Proud/Sept 2017. Large Business of the Year and Spirit of Marin. She is a strong believer in collaborative relationships and actively serves on public and private sector committees: Marin County Vaccine Community Advisory Board, Novato COVID-19 Response and Recovery Team, Marin Child Development Directors Collaborative, Healthy Novato Initiative, and Novato Chamber of Commerce Non-Profit Day Moderator since 2010. Cheryl holds a Bachelor of Business Administration, with a double major in Marketing and Economics. She resides in Novato with her family, and is a dual citizen of the U.S. and Canada.

Vanshika Nachnani

Chief Financial Officer

Bio

Vanshika Nachnani has been with North Marin Community Services (NMCS) since January 2018. Prior to NMCS, she was with the Novato Youth Center since September 2009 as the Director of Finance and Administration. She has extensive finance and accounting management experience spanning all accounting oversight. Vanshika is a Financial Leader who enjoys working at both a strategic and hands on level with a very collaborative management style. She brings a wealth of non-profit accounting experience.

Vanshika manages the financial resources of the organization including accounting, organization-wide budgets, investments and interprets accounting reports to management and board. Vanshika directs and oversees a group of functions for the organization that includes finance office functions, human resources, administrative services, information technology and facilities.

Vanshika speaks four languages, certified by the American Council of Teaching Foreign Languages. Vanshika holds a Master’s Degree in Banking and Finance from India. Both her boys attended the Novato Youth Center’s youth development program. Vanshika is passionate about her work here at North Marin Community Services as she believes in empowering and educating youth, adults, and families for a successful future. Vanshika was recently awarded the North Bay Business Journal’s CFO Recognition Award.

Vanshika Nachnani has been with North Marin Community Services (NMCS) since January 2018. Prior to NMCS, she was with the Novato Youth Center since September 2009 as the Director of Finance and Administration. She has extensive finance and accounting management experience spanning all accounting oversight. Vanshika is a Financial Leader who enjoys working at both a strategic and hands on level with a very collaborative management style. She brings a wealth of non-profit accounting experience.

Vanshika manages the financial resources of the organization including accounting, organization-wide budgets, investments and interprets accounting reports to management and board. Vanshika directs and oversees a group of functions for the organization that includes finance office functions, human resources, administrative services, information technology and facilities.

Vanshika speaks four languages, certified by the American Council of Teaching Foreign Languages. Vanshika holds a Master’s Degree in Banking and Finance from India. Both her boys attended the Novato Youth Center’s youth development program. Vanshika is passionate about her work here at North Marin Community Services as she believes in empowering and educating youth, adults, and families for a successful future. Vanshika was recently awarded the North Bay Business Journal’s CFO Recognition Award.

Alaina Cantor, MSW, LCSW

Director of Wellness Programs

Bio

Alaina is a social services professional with over twenty years of experience developing, evaluating and managing programs designed to improve the quality of life of diverse communities. Her administrative skills are uniquely complemented by her therapeutic interventions, effective in helping children and families address issues stemming from complex trauma, mental health disorders and psychosocial stressors.

She holds a master of social work (MSW) and bachelor of arts in social work from CSU Sacramento, where she graduated summa cum laude. Throughout the course of her career, Alaina has helped obtain and manage more than $14.5 million in grants and contracts from the government, as well as private grants and foundations in order to support comprehensive health and social services programs. She received the 2010 Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Award from the Marin County Human Rights Commission for her work developing a Promotores (community health advocate) program with Berta Campos-Anicetti, MPH and the Novato Youth Center. She returned to North Marin Community Services in October 2019 after working with Kaiser Permanente as a Psychiatric Social Worker and, more recently, with Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC’s) in the North Bay Area providing psychotherapy to under-served patients while also helping to oversee integrated behavioral health services in an administrative capacity.

Born and raised in Novato, she enjoys exploring the S.F. Bay Area with her husband and two daughters.

Alaina is a social services professional with over twenty years of experience developing, evaluating and managing programs designed to improve the quality of life of diverse communities. Her administrative skills are uniquely complemented by her therapeutic interventions, effective in helping children and families address issues stemming from complex trauma, mental health disorders and psychosocial stressors.

She holds a master of social work (MSW) and bachelor of arts in social work from CSU Sacramento, where she graduated summa cum laude. Throughout the course of her career, Alaina has helped obtain and manage more than $14.5 million in grants and contracts from the government, as well as private grants and foundations in order to support comprehensive health and social services programs. She received the 2010 Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Award from the Marin County Human Rights Commission for her work developing a Promotores (community health advocate) program with Berta Campos-Anicetti, MPH and the Novato Youth Center. She returned to North Marin Community Services in October 2019 after working with Kaiser Permanente as a Psychiatric Social Worker and, more recently, with Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC’s) in the North Bay Area providing psychotherapy to under-served patients while also helping to oversee integrated behavioral health services in an administrative capacity.

Born and raised in Novato, she enjoys exploring the S.F. Bay Area with her husband and two daughters.

Emily Bugos

Child Development Program Manager

Bio

Emily Bugos is a long-time member of the Novato community and has dedicated her career to the Child Development industry. She obtained a Master of Arts in Education with a concentration in Early Childhood Education in December 2020 from San Francisco State University. Prior to this, she earned a Bachelor of Science in Health Education with a focus on community-based public health. Emily has worked within SFSU as a Head Teacher with Associated Students Early Childhood Education Center serving children 0-5 years, and as an Elementary Education Dept Teaching Assistant (she will also be a lecturer there this fall). She has experience working with children and families from diverse backgrounds, and has worked at various childcare centers including Bright Horizons at Letterman Digital Arts Childcare Center. She holds a Site Supervisor Permit and has familiarity working with CA State licensing requirements (Title XXII) and CA Dept of Education (Title V) regulations. Emily is a Program for Infant Toddler Care (PITC) Certified Trainer, consults for Early Care Educators of San Francisco, and has presented at various conferences. Emily progressed through the NUSD public school system, from kindergarten through high school, and is an alumna of the Novato Youth Center afterschool program. Working with children and families has always been a passion for Emily, who believes that these relationships are at the heart of the work that we do. She is delighted to be welcomed to the NMCS team and to become part of such a strong community of people working to offer high quality programs. In her personal time, Emily enjoys reading, indoor cycling and hiking with her dog.

Emily Bugos is a long-time member of the Novato community and has dedicated her career to the Child Development industry. She obtained a Master of Arts in Education with a concentration in Early Childhood Education in December 2020 from San Francisco State University. Prior to this, she earned a Bachelor of Science in Health Education with a focus on community-based public health. Emily has worked within SFSU as a Head Teacher with Associated Students Early Childhood Education Center serving children 0-5 years, and as an Elementary Education Dept Teaching Assistant (she will also be a lecturer there this fall). She has experience working with children and families from diverse backgrounds, and has worked at various childcare centers including Bright Horizons at Letterman Digital Arts Childcare Center. She holds a Site Supervisor Permit and has familiarity working with CA State licensing requirements (Title XXII) and CA Dept of Education (Title V) regulations. Emily is a Program for Infant Toddler Care (PITC) Certified Trainer, consults for Early Care Educators of San Francisco, and has presented at various conferences. Emily progressed through the NUSD public school system, from kindergarten through high school, and is an alumna of the Novato Youth Center afterschool program. Working with children and families has always been a passion for Emily, who believes that these relationships are at the heart of the work that we do. She is delighted to be welcomed to the NMCS team and to become part of such a strong community of people working to offer high quality programs. In her personal time, Emily enjoys reading, indoor cycling and hiking with her dog.

Berta Campos-Anicetti, MPH

Latinx Services Director

Bio

Berta emigrated to the U.S. from El Salvador when she was 16 years old. She did not speak English and faced the struggles of being a new immigrant. The gifts and challenges of those experiences have informed her work and given her great compassion for the difficulties that are faced by newcomers to this country. She has focused her career and volunteer work on human rights and the health and wellness of immigrants, in particular Latinx and low-income communities. As the former Health Education and Promotores Program Director at the Novato Youth Center, she was integral in launching a teen pregnancy prevention program, the Novato Wellness Center and most recently a Promotores Program. She has a Master’s Degree in Public Health from UC-Berkeley and has over 27 years of experience working with Latinx and low-income young people and their families.

As a former active parent volunteer, Berta has served on the Site Leadership Team and PTA Board at San Ramon Elementary and as a Lynwood parent representative in the Blue Ribbon Coalition and NUSD Gate Advisory and Diversity Committees. Berta was also a steering committee member of United for Safe Schools Novato (USSN), a former Novato Youth Center and School Fuel board member and a current Marin Academy board trustee. She is also an active volunteer docent at the Robert Ferguson Observatory. Berta is a passionate advocate for her community and continues to make a lasting contribution to the community at large. In 2008, she received the Novato Multicultural Commission Rene Lopez Faces of Novato award; In 2009, the Marin County Human Rights Commission Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian award; and in 2011, Empowering the Latino Community Leadership Award, North Bay Leadership Council. Her commitment to fostering cross-cultural understanding and building inter personal respect has helped make Novato a better place for us all to live.

 

Berta emigrated to the U.S. from El Salvador when she was 16 years old. She did not speak English and faced the struggles of being a new immigrant. The gifts and challenges of those experiences have informed her work and given her great compassion for the difficulties that are faced by newcomers to this country. She has focused her career and volunteer work on human rights and the health and wellness of immigrants, in particular Latinx and low-income communities. As the former Health Education and Promotores Program Director at the Novato Youth Center, she was integral in launching a teen pregnancy prevention program, the Novato Wellness Center and most recently a Promotores Program. She has a Master’s Degree in Public Health from UC-Berkeley and has over 27 years of experience working with Latinx and low-income young people and their families.

As a former active parent volunteer, Berta has served on the Site Leadership Team and PTA Board at San Ramon Elementary and as a Lynwood parent representative in the Blue Ribbon Coalition and NUSD Gate Advisory and Diversity Committees. Berta was also a steering committee member of United for Safe Schools Novato (USSN), a former Novato Youth Center and School Fuel board member and a current Marin Academy board trustee. She is also an active volunteer docent at the Robert Ferguson Observatory. Berta is a passionate advocate for her community and continues to make a lasting contribution to the community at large. In 2008, she received the Novato Multicultural Commission Rene Lopez Faces of Novato award; In 2009, the Marin County Human Rights Commission Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian award; and in 2011, Empowering the Latino Community Leadership Award, North Bay Leadership Council. Her commitment to fostering cross-cultural understanding and building inter personal respect has helped make Novato a better place for us all to live.

 

Chelsea Fenton, AMFT, APCC

Wellness Program Manager

Bio

Chelsea Fenton began as the Wellness Program Manager at NMCS in March 2019. Chelsea a graduate of the University of San Francisco where she obtained her Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology. She is an Associate Marriage & Family Therapist and Associate Professional Clinical Counselor. Chelsea has experience working with community organizations such as The Institute for the Advancement for Psychotherapy, Family Service Agency of Marin, St. Joseph Memorial Hospice, and most recently, North Marin Community Services in March 2018. She is a Novato native and attended Novato Unified School District schools. In addition to her clinical background, Chelsea brings five years of work experience from a cloud-based reporting company in Novato where she provided training and support as well as data analytics. In her free time, you’ll find her hiking with her Husky-Shepherd dog named Jack.

Chelsea Fenton began as the Wellness Program Manager at NMCS in March 2019. Chelsea a graduate of the University of San Francisco where she obtained her Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology. She is an Associate Marriage & Family Therapist and Associate Professional Clinical Counselor. Chelsea has experience working with community organizations such as The Institute for the Advancement for Psychotherapy, Family Service Agency of Marin, St. Joseph Memorial Hospice, and most recently, North Marin Community Services in March 2018. She is a Novato native and attended Novato Unified School District schools. In addition to her clinical background, Chelsea brings five years of work experience from a cloud-based reporting company in Novato where she provided training and support as well as data analytics. In her free time, you’ll find her hiking with her Husky-Shepherd dog named Jack.

Alaine Kalder

Human Resources Manager

Bio

Alaine Kalder joined NMCS as the organization’s first HR Generalist in February 2020. Alaine was promoted to HR Manager in October 2021. Prior to NMCS, Alaine worked in Human Resources at VIP Petcare, with a focus on recruiting, talent management, and employee relations. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Illinois, Chicago and PHRca certification.

Alaine Kalder joined NMCS as the organization’s first HR Generalist in February 2020. Alaine was promoted to HR Manager in October 2021. Prior to NMCS, Alaine worked in Human Resources at VIP Petcare, with a focus on recruiting, talent management, and employee relations. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Illinois, Chicago and PHRca certification.

Michelle Keane

Early Childhood Education Assistant Manager

Bio

Michelle Keane began her journey at North Marin Community Services (then the Novato Youth Center) in December of 1998.  She began as the After School Kindergarten Aide, and since then has taken on a variety of classroom roles in all Early Childhood Education (ECE) programs - from the infant room to preschool.  In 2017 she became the Preschool Head Teacher and focused on providing quality care, and an enriching, developmentally appropriate environment for the children in her care.  In 2020, she was promoted to ECE Assistant Manager, where she splits her time between the classroom and providing more focused support to the ECE Program.  She also runs the Developmental Playgroup Program, offering support to families that don’t have access to affordable and high-quality preschool. Michelle holds an AA degree in Early Childhood Development from Santa Rosa Junior College.

Michelle Keane began her journey at North Marin Community Services (then the Novato Youth Center) in December of 1998.  She began as the After School Kindergarten Aide, and since then has taken on a variety of classroom roles in all Early Childhood Education (ECE) programs - from the infant room to preschool.  In 2017 she became the Preschool Head Teacher and focused on providing quality care, and an enriching, developmentally appropriate environment for the children in her care.  In 2020, she was promoted to ECE Assistant Manager, where she splits her time between the classroom and providing more focused support to the ECE Program.  She also runs the Developmental Playgroup Program, offering support to families that don’t have access to affordable and high-quality preschool. Michelle holds an AA degree in Early Childhood Development from Santa Rosa Junior College.

Liliana Palu

Community Support Services Manager

Bio

Liliana comes to North Marin Community Services with experience in the non-profit sector working with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the North Bay, followed by transitioning into a Staffing Consultant role with AppleOne Employment Agency and experience within Administrative Support. Serving in an array of roles from intake, case management, recruitment, administrative and management, Liliana has been a strong support for the community and organizations.

Graduating from Sonoma State University in 2008 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology, Liliana knew her future roles would involve directly working with the community. Returning to an organization which directly supports youth, adults and families has been a place where she feels most comfortable and passionate. Now, as a mother of 3 young school aged children, Liliana sees the importance of community support for all.

Liliana comes to North Marin Community Services with experience in the non-profit sector working with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the North Bay, followed by transitioning into a Staffing Consultant role with AppleOne Employment Agency and experience within Administrative Support. Serving in an array of roles from intake, case management, recruitment, administrative and management, Liliana has been a strong support for the community and organizations.

Graduating from Sonoma State University in 2008 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology, Liliana knew her future roles would involve directly working with the community. Returning to an organization which directly supports youth, adults and families has been a place where she feels most comfortable and passionate. Now, as a mother of 3 young school aged children, Liliana sees the importance of community support for all.

Isaura Resendiz

Intensive Care Coordination Manager

Bio

Isaura has been with our organization for more than 20 years and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work. She has been working for several years with our Amigos program and for many years with the Thriving Families program, assisting some of our most vulnerable families to strengthen relationships, reduce barriers to care, connect them with critical resources and participate in wraparound team meetings. Her support and effective case management has allowed many families in Marin to overcome personal crisis and family emergencies. These interventions have created family stability reducing the likelihood of child abuse.

While her days are filled with difficult stories of challenging circumstances, Isaura receives each family with an open-heart and her full attention, treating each family or individual with the utmost dignity, compassion and respect.

Isaura has also done contract work for Children & Family Services and in 2015 became certified as a Visitation Supervisor through Marin County’s Superior Court. Isaura lives with her husband and son in Novato.

Isaura has been with our organization for more than 20 years and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work. She has been working for several years with our Amigos program and for many years with the Thriving Families program, assisting some of our most vulnerable families to strengthen relationships, reduce barriers to care, connect them with critical resources and participate in wraparound team meetings. Her support and effective case management has allowed many families in Marin to overcome personal crisis and family emergencies. These interventions have created family stability reducing the likelihood of child abuse.

While her days are filled with difficult stories of challenging circumstances, Isaura receives each family with an open-heart and her full attention, treating each family or individual with the utmost dignity, compassion and respect.

Isaura has also done contract work for Children & Family Services and in 2015 became certified as a Visitation Supervisor through Marin County’s Superior Court. Isaura lives with her husband and son in Novato.

Paul Russell

Director of Operations

Bio

Paul was born and raised in Novato attending local schools and has distinct memories of meeting his friends at what was then known as the Novato Boys Club. Paul graduated from Marin Catholic High School and received a Bachelor of the Arts from the University of Chicago.  After several years in the outdoor recreation industry, Paul returned to the Bay Area and began a career focused on helping others through non-profits.  Over the last 15 years he has held multiple leadership positions at the Alameda Food Bank and Hand in Hand Parenting, with an emphasis on operations and finance including time as Executive Director at both organizations.  Paul has a record of building capacity and creating programs that improve the client experience while protecting the bottom line. When not working Paul enjoys exploring the outdoors with his three children, preferably on bicycles.

Paul was born and raised in Novato attending local schools and has distinct memories of meeting his friends at what was then known as the Novato Boys Club. Paul graduated from Marin Catholic High School and received a Bachelor of the Arts from the University of Chicago.  After several years in the outdoor recreation industry, Paul returned to the Bay Area and began a career focused on helping others through non-profits.  Over the last 15 years he has held multiple leadership positions at the Alameda Food Bank and Hand in Hand Parenting, with an emphasis on operations and finance including time as Executive Director at both organizations.  Paul has a record of building capacity and creating programs that improve the client experience while protecting the bottom line. When not working Paul enjoys exploring the outdoors with his three children, preferably on bicycles.

Angelina Susmani

Child Development Program Assistant Manager

Bio

Angelina has worked for Marin Community Services (and previously Novato Youth Center) for nine years, and has held various positions including Student Intern, Elementary Teacher, Kindergarten Teacher, School Age Head Teacher and more recently Child Development Program Coordinator. She has earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Sonoma State and continues her education through College of Marin, taking ECE and administrative courses. Angelina is a lifelong Novato resident, attended Waldorf and NUSD schools. She quotes, “I am excited to grow in my new position and to learn new things each and every day. Working with the children and their families brings me joy. Seeing the smiles on their faces and being able to make a difference in their lives is why I get up in the morning. When I am not at work, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. I wouldn’t be who I am today without the support and guidance of those around me. You can always find me singing, dancing, and cracking a joke inside and outside of the office. I look forward to beginning my next chapter at NMCS!”

Angelina has worked for Marin Community Services (and previously Novato Youth Center) for nine years, and has held various positions including Student Intern, Elementary Teacher, Kindergarten Teacher, School Age Head Teacher and more recently Child Development Program Coordinator. She has earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Sonoma State and continues her education through College of Marin, taking ECE and administrative courses. Angelina is a lifelong Novato resident, attended Waldorf and NUSD schools. She quotes, “I am excited to grow in my new position and to learn new things each and every day. Working with the children and their families brings me joy. Seeing the smiles on their faces and being able to make a difference in their lives is why I get up in the morning. When I am not at work, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. I wouldn’t be who I am today without the support and guidance of those around me. You can always find me singing, dancing, and cracking a joke inside and outside of the office. I look forward to beginning my next chapter at NMCS!”

Stephanie Williams, MNA

Director of Development

Bio

Stephanie Williams joined North Marin Community Services as their Development Manager in Sept 2018. Stephanie is an experienced fundraiser that brings donors closer to NMCS’ core work and its positive impact on the children, families and community of Northern Marin. Prior to joining NMCS, she worked as a fundraising consultant and advised clients on best practices to deepen and diversify their funding base. She also taught a suite of fundraising classes at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, IL. Stephanie was the past Director of Annual Giving for the Marine Mammal Center, where she helped grow the annual fund during a successful capital campaign for its current facility. Stephanie holds a Master of Nonprofit Administration from the University of San Francisco, and a Bachelor of Arts from Boston College. She is the author of “Donor Preferences and Charitable Giving”, published in the International Journal of Educational Advancement.

Stephanie serves on the board for Marin Charitable, and is passionate about helping children and families in need. She enjoys fundraising and communicating to donors the power and effect of their investment.

Stephanie Williams joined North Marin Community Services as their Development Manager in Sept 2018. Stephanie is an experienced fundraiser that brings donors closer to NMCS’ core work and its positive impact on the children, families and community of Northern Marin. Prior to joining NMCS, she worked as a fundraising consultant and advised clients on best practices to deepen and diversify their funding base. She also taught a suite of fundraising classes at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, IL. Stephanie was the past Director of Annual Giving for the Marine Mammal Center, where she helped grow the annual fund during a successful capital campaign for its current facility. Stephanie holds a Master of Nonprofit Administration from the University of San Francisco, and a Bachelor of Arts from Boston College. She is the author of “Donor Preferences and Charitable Giving”, published in the International Journal of Educational Advancement.

Stephanie serves on the board for Marin Charitable, and is passionate about helping children and families in need. She enjoys fundraising and communicating to donors the power and effect of their investment.

Rick van Adelsberg

Board President, Retired Principal/Educator

Jim Correa

Board Vice President, Captain, Novato Police Department

Uday Wagle

Board Treasurer, Retired, Chemical Engineer

Kate Shilvock

Board Secretary, Nonprofit Professional

Nikki Collins

Human Resources Generalist, Marin Community Foundation

Jim Duckworth

Real Estate Investor and Asset Manager

Karen Dillon Gifford

Director, Product at User Zoom; Marketing and Product Professional

Cathy Janigian

Financial Marketing Communications Professional

Cris Jones

Tenant Relations Manager, Volunteer Management Consultant

Alberto Lopez

Operations Consultant

Rafelina Maglio

VP, Market Manager, Bank of Marin

Aileen McGoldrick

Partner and Operations Manager, Autodesk

Alejandro Mencho Molina

Student, San Marin High School

Issac Munene

Realtor, Coldwell Banker

Karen Smail Poksay

Senior Research Associate II, Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical

Karen Robertson Strain

Realtor and Partner, Front Porch Realty

Rosa Velazquez

Student, Novato High School

Maria Albuja

Head Cook

Silvia Albuja

Promotores Program Coordinator

Trelasa Baratta

Substitute Teacher

Jill Berling, AMFT

Wellness Program Associate

Heidi Biersch, AMFT

Wellness Program Associate

Steve Bugos

Driver

Sarai Calderon, LMFT

Mental Health Therapist

Marcus Cavness

Facilities Technician

Carly Clifford, AMFT

Wellness Program Associate

Lisbeth de Leon

Elementary School

Darlene Flores

Specialty Youth Case Manager

Alexis Garcia

Case Manager

Gaby Garcia

Elementary School

Georgina Gonzalez

Rental Assistance Specialist

Katelyn Hackett

Novato Teen Clinic & PHP’s Adolescent Wellness Coordinator

Romina Labanca

Care Navigator

Wilmer Majano

Admin Coordinator, Wilson Ave

Kerlin Mayorga

Substitute Teacher

Adriana Mendieta

Substitute Teacher

Alex Mendoza

Latino Wellness Coordinator

Aracelia Mendoza

Substitute Teacher

Mary Moroski Asher

Preschool Head Teacher

Mallak Mukatash

Wellness Program Trainee

George Nicol, AMFT

Wellness Program Associate

Cecilia Olmedo

Case Management Support Specialist

Carmen Perez, ACSW

Mental Health Therapist

Melissa Perry, AMFT

Wellness Program Associate

Denise Ramirez

Rental Assistance Specialist

Ana Ramos

Program Assistant

Ali Ratto

TK/Kindergarten

Ana Rivera

ICC Case Manager

Abigail Robb

Wellness Program Trainee

Tatiana Rojas Hering

Floater

Jasmine Romero

Floater

Antonia Servat, LMFT

Mental Health Counseling Clinical Supervisor

Amy Shmania

Development Associate

Darla Tillman

Substitute Teacher

Aurora Tovar

Case Manager

Anne Varner

School Age Program Assistant Manager

Tim Varner

Substitute Teacher

Taylor Vulk

Wellness Program Trainee

Allysa Wiltz

Middle School

Alicia Yepez

Case Manager

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