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Staff

Meet Friends of the Children

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Leadership

Traci Rossi

Executive Director

Amy Knauer

Chief Finance & Operations Officer

Rachel Pearl

Chief Program Officer

Kate Sacamano

Chief Development Officer

Randy Corradine

Director of Educational Equity

Audrey Forrest

Director of Operations

Development Staff

Andrea Alejandrino

Donor Relations Officer

Lisa Bergeson

Associate Director of Corporate and Donor Relations

Will Bourget

Grant Writer

Kim Christiansen

Grants Manager

Juliana Franca Celestino

Marketing and Communications Manager

Meiling Kimmel

Associate Director of Development Strategy

Jim Lillis

Sr. Donor Relations Officer

Rose Lombino

Operations and Events Manager

Amy Prince

Development & Operations Coordinator

Annalise Servin

Donor Relations & Volunteer Officer

Sasha Tenzin

Sr. Gift Processing Specialist

Kristy Wheeler

Gift Processing & Donor Specialist

Professional Mentors

Louie Arce

Friend

Nolan Benson

Friend

Paul Boddie

Adolescent Friend Advisor

Erin Caswell

Adolescent Friend Advisor

Adam Coble

Adolescent Friend Advisor

Aidan Dahler

Friend

Ratheany Doschin

Adolescent Friend Advisor

Mary Dunbar

Friend

Natasha Durant

Team Lead

Warren Edmondson Jr.

Friend

Sarah Ferguson

Team Lead

Alejandra Garcilazo

Team Lead

Fama Gedi

Friend

Jena Goude

Friend

Tyler Green

Team Lead

Ayni Hailicka

Friend

Riley Hawkins

Friend

Mark Heystek

Friend

Carliss Holland

Adolescent Friend Advisor

Brian Joy

Friend

Alan Keys

Adolescent Friend Advisor

Lauren Kresta

Lead Friend

Jeff Kuang

Friend

Gregg Lavender

Lead Friend

Brittany Leines

Adolescent Friend Advisor

Melissa Lewis

Friend

Mike Madden

Adolescent Friend Advisor

Monica Martinez-Animas

Friend

Jay McQueen

Lead Friend

Emma Moss

Friend

Arjon Nance

Adolescent Friend Advisor

Joe Parnell

Lead Friend

Nicole Powell

Friend

Paul Rathgeb

Friend

Doug Rogers

Friend

Melissa Salazar

Lead Friend

Chris Sevilla

Friend

Greg Shuster

Friend

Annie Speed

Friend

Taylor Strain

Friend

Amy Van Denburgh

Friend

Erin Walker

Friend

Program Staff

Alicia Barajas

Resource Coordinator

Meghan Buckner

Associate Program Director

Briana Dumas

Program Manager

Liz Gilkey

Education Assessment Program Manager

Sierra Gonzalez

Group Program Coordinator

Phillip Johnson II

Program Manager

Brian Kay

Community Engagement Manager

Estefania Perez

Bilingual Education Program Coordinator

Brian Pham

Senior Program Manager

Wanda Poton

Associate Director of Education and Career Readiness

Geraldine Sandberg

Program Operations Coordinator

Rose Solowski

Family Engagement Manager

Ki'ilani Viernes

Senior Program Manager

Remy Wisecarver

SWWA Program Manager

Administrative Staff

Joy Fauth

Program Facility Coordinator

Val Graham

Accounting Manager

Rose Hawk

Human Resources Specialist

Brenda McCoy

Executive Assistant

Denise O'Neill

Human Resources Manager

Terry Robertson

Receptionist

Tana Schield

Accountant

Jack Vollert

Facilities & Partnerships Manager

Adam Zahn

Senior Accountant & IT Administrator

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