Meet the dedicated people behind the programs and services of Safe & Sound.

Executive Director


Children & Family Services

Where the Red Fern Grows
Beatrize Perez
Senior Program Manager - Care Coordination
Briana Danielson
Parent & Child Educator
There is a Nightmare in my Closet
Christian Frausto
Clinical Care Coordinator
One Monster After Another
Daphne Humes
TALK Line Supervisor | Marriage & Family Therapy Intern
Where the Sidewalk Ends
Heather Pitre
Senior Program Manager - Counseling Services / TALK Line
I Love You Stinky Face
Helena Edwards
SafeStart Family Advocate & Events Coordinator
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
John Fenwick
Clinical Supervisor
Black Beauty
Joyce Sabel
TALK Line Supervisor
Sideways Stories from Wayside School
Julieta Dominguez
EPSDT Manager & Clinician
Karen Blanco
Clinical Care Coordinator
Katie Bilsky
Playroom Coordinator
Mama, Do You Love Me?
Kelly Zane
Therapeutic Caregiver
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Kyle Naganuma
TALK Line Supervisor
Little Tree
Malcolm Gaines
Senior Clinical Project Director
Where the Wild Things Are
Maria Sobol
Clinical Supervisor
Oh The Places You'll Go
Molly Jardiniano
Associate Director of Children & Family Services
Horton Hears a Who!
Russell Stephens
Senior Program Manager - Parent & Child Education
Sara Levey
TALK Line Supervisor
Fox in Socks
Sarah Schoomer
Clinical Care Coordinator
Sophie Bigalke
Therapeutic Caregiver | In-kind Donation Coordinator

Community Education & Strategic Partnerships

Blueberries for Sale
Deena Abramson
SafeStart Coordinator
Thank You Amelia Bedelia
Elisabet Medina
Senior Program Manager - Multidisciplinary Teams
Erika Pappas
Community Partnerships Manager
Zen Shorts
Jenny Pearlman
Associate Director - Community Education & Strategic Partnerships
Paola Martin Del Campo
Multidisciplinary Team Manager
Roxana Sanchez
Community Educator
Meet Addy
Brianna Green
Community Educator

Operations & Administration

Where the wild things are
Blia Moua
Associate Director of Operations
Jazmin Rosales
Operations & Program Support Assistant
The Boxcar Children
Jessica Chau
Data & Evaluation Manager
Joshua Halvorson
Operations & Program Support Assistant
Kari Reitz
Data & Evaluation Manager
Katrina Rost
Operations & Program Support Assistant
Monica Rios
Operations & Program Support Assistant
Patricia Carbajal
Operations Coordinator
Vanessa Chait
Board & Executive Coordinator


Lauren Reid
Communications & Events Officer
The Giving Tree
Tommy Thach
Volunteer & Community Engagement Manager
Nora Kim
Development Manager
Ryan Hazelton
Individual Giving Officer
Mr Rabbit and the Lovely Present
Shannon Cogen
Chief Development Officer

Finance & Human Resources

A Wrinkle in Time
Frank Landin
Human Resources Manager
Hop on Pop
Pamela Candelaria
Financial Controller
Charlotte's Web
Steve Kim

Board of Directors

Melinda Ellis Evers, Chair
Managing Principal, Ellis Partners
Tina Bou-Saba, Co-Vice Chair
Community Volunteer
Linda Moore, Co-Vice Chair
Retired, Deputy District Attorney, San Francisco Office of the District Attorney
David Glickman, Secretary
Co-Founder, Ourdata
Jarrod Phillips, Treasurer
Chief Accounting Officer, Ares Management
Wayne Osborne
Chief Executive Officer, Koop, LLC; Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder, Way2B1
Jennifer Brokaw, M.D.
Co-Founder, C2It Health
Chuck Chai
President & Chief Investment Officer, Hillspire, LLC
Erik S. Edwards
Partner, Cooley LLP
Mary J. Hansell, DrPH, PHN
Director, SF-DPH, Maternal, Child & Adolescent Health
Laura Harrison Ward
Senior Managing Director, First Republic Securities Company, LLC
Doug Heske
Chief Executive Officer, Grow
Aparna Kota, M.D.
Pediatrician, Clinical Associate Professor, Kaiser Permanente, University of California San Francisco
Lisa Meaney
Marriage & Family Therapist
Jessica Reed Saouaf
Managing Director, Hall Capital Partners, LLC
Christopher C. Stewart, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics, Attending Physician, Medical Examiner, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital
Sarah H. Whitelaw
Managing Director, Hall Capital Partners, LLC
Lareina Yee
Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company
Douglas Tom
Principal, TEF Design

Honorary Directors

Kathy Baxter
Linda Cannon
Lorraine Cohen
Dr. Moses Grossman
Patsy Jones
Lois Pavlow
In Memoriam
Sari Wade
In Memoriam
Ellen Wolfe
In Memoriam
Sue Wollack
Renee Crawford
Juanita Alvarado
Elsie Bandaras
Kim Mitchell
Beverly Garth