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 Emeritus

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

Kate Duchene 2011-revisedKate Duchene
Chief Executive Officer & President
Resources Global Professionals
President Emeritus




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

Michele KhouryMichele I. Khoury
Author and retired International Business Consultant,
Certified Domestic Violence Advocate

Photo Coming SoonDan Maas
Chief Executive Officer
Hardy & Harper Asphalt Paving

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

Wendy_Peterson 2015-revisedWendy Peterson
General Counsel
Knobbe Martens

Chamicka Pollock
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

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 
Judith Rose, LCSW
Chief Program Officer

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
Residential Services Manager
Amanda Lipari, LCSW
Therapeutic Program Supervisor, Center for Children & Families
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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