Staff & Board

Our team is our most valued resource. These committed professionals bring our mission to life every day.


Edward Kaufman, Executive Director

Benjamin Tan, Chief Financial Officer

Ryan Helton, Development Director

Narina Maranyan, Operations Manager

Jenna Casey, Community Engagement Manager

Jacob Kraybill, Volunteer Coordinator

Board of Directors

Olga Lozovskaya, President

Amelia M. Martínez C., Vice President

Lourdes Cordero, Treasurer

Lillian Chen

Pete Gilligan

Jen Hamilton

Allen Li

Jennifer Ottovegio

Joey Castaneda

Marshall Elementary Extended Day Program

Natalie Guandique, Program Director

Beverly Escobar, Assistant Director

Bryant Elementary Extended Day Program

Paloma Lopez, Program Director

Dianna Caracoza, Assistant Director

Flynn Elementary Extended Day Program

Melissa Alvarez, Director

Ana Gonzalez, Assistant Director

Everett Middle School, Mission Community Beacon

Marco Durazo, Director

Wilson Jimenez, Assistant Director

College Connect

Catherine Marroquin, College Connect Program Director

Ivan Aguilera, College Success Manager

Karen Medina, High School Coordinator

John O’Connell College and Career Center

Jill Marinelli, College and Career Manager

Leslie DeHaro, College and Career Coordinator

Parent Partner Program

Eric B. Cuentos, Program Director

Gerber Marquez, Program Manager

Maria Rocha, Program Coordinator