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


Children & Family Services

My Head is Full of Colors
Suzanne Bergeron
TALK Line Supervisor
Sophie Bigalke
Therapeutic Caregiver | In-kind Donation Coordinator
Katie Bilsky
Playroom Coordinator
Karen Blanco
Clinical Care Coordinator
Briana Danielson
Parent & Child Educator
Charlie Dwyer
Clinical Care Coordinator
I Love You Stinky Face
Helena Edwards
SafeStart Family Advocate & Events Coordinator
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
John Fenwick
Clinical Supervisor
Little Tree
Malcolm Gaines
Senior Clinical Project Director
One Monster After Another
Daphne Humes
TALK Line Supervisor | Marriage & Family Therapy Intern
Oh The Places You'll Go
Molly Jardiniano
Associate Director of Children & Family Services
Melina León
Clinical Care Coordinator
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Kyle Naganuma
TALK Line Supervisor
Nathalie Olson-Studler
Bi-lingual Clinician
Where the Red Fern Grows
Beatrize Perez
Senior Program Manager - Care Coordination
Where the Sidewalk Ends
Heather Pitre
Senior Program Manager - Counseling Services / TALK Line
Black Beauty
Joyce Sabel
TALK Line Supervisor
Fox in Socks
Sarah Schoomer
Clinical Care Coordinator
Ka'Vaughana Smith
Therapeutic Caregiver
Where the Wild Things Are
Maria Sobol
Clinical Supervisor
Leah Sodowick
TALK Line Supervisor
Horton Hears a Who!
Russell Stephens
Senior Program Manager - Parent & Child Education
Where the Wild Things Are
Magdalena Tobar
Care Manager

Community Education & Strategic Partnerships

Blueberries for Sale
Deena Abramson
SafeStart Coordinator
Ricardo Eugenio
Administrative Associate, San Francisco Family Support Network
Meet Addy
Brianna Green
Community Educator
Paola Martin Del Campo
Multidisciplinary Team Manager
Erika Pappas
Community Partnerships Manager
Zen Shorts
Jenny Pearlman
Associate Director - Community Education & Strategic Partnerships
Will Roy
Community Education Manager
Roxana Sanchez
Community Educator
Kaile Thomas
Director of Training, San Francisco Family Support Network

Operations & Administration

Alejandra Barajas
Operations Coordinator
A House With a Clock in Its Walls
Tom Benson
Data & Evaluation Manager
Vanessa Chait
Board & Executive Coordinator
The Boxcar Children
Jessica Chau
Data & Evaluation Manager
Green Eggs and Ham
Chris Cobb
Operations & Program Support Assistant
David Esparza
Operations Coordinator
Eduardo Mayorga
Operations & Program Support Assistant
Where the wild things are
Blia Moua
Associate Director of Operations
Ixamar Peralta
Operations & Program Support Assistant
Kelly Rodriguez
Operations & Program Support Assistant

Development & Communications

Joshua Halvorson
Development Associate
Ryan Hazelton
Individual Giving Officer
Nora Kim
Development Manager
Lauren Reid
Communications Officer
The Giving Tree
Tommy Thach
Volunteer & Community Engagement Manager

Finance & Human Resources

Hop on Pop
Pamela Candelaria
Financial Controller
Charlotte's Web
Steve Kim
Dr. Seuss
Frances Shell
Senior Accountant

Board of Directors

Bill Barnes
Project Manager, Office of the City Administrator
Tina Bou-Saba
Advisor & Investor
Jennifer Brokaw, M.D.
Co-Founder, C2It Health
Chuck Chai
President & Chief Investment Officer, Hillspire, LLC
Erik S. Edwards
Partner, Cooley LLP
Melinda Ellis Evers, Chair
Managing Principal, Ellis Partners
Mary J. Hansell, DrPH, PHN, RN
Director, SF-DPH, Maternal, Child & Adolescent Health
Laura Harrison Ward, Secretary
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
Hilary Mendola
Healthcare Consultant
Linda Moore, Co-Vice Chair
Retired, Deputy District Attorney, San Francisco Office of the District Attorney
P. Wayne Osborne, Co-Vice Chair
Chief Executive Officer, Koop, LLC; Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder, Way2B1
Jarrod Phillips
Chief Accounting Officer, Ares Management
Jessica Reed Saouaf, Treasurer
Managing Director, Hall Capital Partners, LLC
Katie Reister
Head of Investor Relations, Felicis Ventures
Christopher C. Stewart, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics, Attending Physician, Medical Examiner, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital
Douglas Tom
Principal, TEF Design
Sarah H. Whitelaw
Managing Director, Hall Capital Partners, LLC
Lareina Yee
Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company

Honorary Directors

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