Leadership - Human Options

Board of Directors


Kerri Sonenshine
Director of Marketing
Far West Restaurant Group, LLC

Diane Biagianti-revisedDiane W. Biagianti
VP Chief Responsibility Officer
Edwards Lifesciences LLC 
Vice President

Michael Morris 2013-revisedMichael A. Morris
Minyard Morris

SCOTT ALLEN 2015-revisedScott Allen
Passco Development, LLC

Victoria Collins 2015-revisedVictoria Collins, Ph.D
First Foundation Advisors
President Emeriti

Nancy Dahan 2010- revisedNancy W. Dahan
Brown & Dahan
President Emeriti

Kate Duchene 2011-revisedKate Duchene
Chief Legal Officer & EVP Human Resources
Resources Global Professionals
President Emeriti




Ashley AllynAshley Allyn
Associate Attorney 
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Photo Coming SoonLaura M. Benz
Community Volunteer

Anderee Berengian
Managing Director
RezVen Partners

Celina Doka

Andrew Gray 2015-revisedAndrew Gray
Latham & Watkins

Doug Jackson
Asst. VP, Product Management & Sales Support
Pacific Life

Scharrell Jackson 2015-revisedScharrell Jackson
Chief Financial & Admin. Officer
Squar Milner LLP

MaryJo Mursa 2012-revisedMary Jo Mursa
Assistant Medical Group Administrator
Kaiser Permanente

Wendy_Peterson 2015-revisedWendy Peterson
General Counsel
Knobbe Martens

Chamicka Pollack
Regional Bank District Manager
Wells Fargo

Karen Rager-Takeda
Founder and President
Rager Resources Group, LLC

Tamie Rus 2015-revisedTamie Rus
Tamie Rus Design

Julie Demlow 2015-revisedJulia Demlow Sofferman
Community Volunteer

Terry Theologides 2015-revisedTerry Theologides
Senior VP, General Counsel and Secretary
Corelogic, Inc.

Les ThomasLes Thomas
Real Estate Consultant
Thomas Consulting Group

Ryan Wilkinson 2015-revisedRyan Wilkinson
Senior VP
CBRE Capital Markets

Buffy Zwirner 2013Buffy Zwirner
Legal Secretary
Robinson, Calcagnie & Robinson

Executive Leadership

Maricela Rios-Faust, MSW, LCSW, CFRE
Chief Executive Officer
Ann Duncan Levy
Chief Development Officer
Nora Caldwell
Director of Community Engagement 
Amy Cuenco
Finance Director
David Gillanders
Program Director, Residential
Judith Rose, LCSW
Program Director, Center for Children & Families

Program Management

Sara Behmerwohld, Esq.
Program Supervisor, Legal Advocacy
Heather Brown
Human Resources Manager
Claudia Flores, ACSW
Program Supervisor, Minnie St. Family Resource Center
Kathy Honda
Grants Supervisor
Yvette Jaramillo, LCSW
Therapeutic Program Supervisor, Emergency Shelter
Amanda Lipari, LCSW
Therapeutic Program Supervisor, Center for Children & Families
Nishtha Mohendra
Program Supervisor, Second Step
Jessica Reynaga, MSW
Community Education Manager
Arezoo ShahbaziMSW
Program Supervisor, Costa Mesa Family Resource Center
Melissa Walker
Fund Development Manager
Ashley Zanone, MSW
Program Supervisor, Emergency Shelter


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