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Awards & Recognitions
  • Supervisor Don Knabe - Woman of the Year for the 4th Supervisorial District 2008

  • Chair of the Children's Council Strengthening Community Capacity Subcommittee

  • Supervisor Knabe appointee to the Dept. of Children Family Services Prevention Subcomittee

  • Children's Council - Woman of the Year - SPA 8


Ongoing professional development in the areas of management, budgeting, and venture development through attendance at workshops and conferences.

Strength Based Community Change (SBCC)
Executive Director

​1984 - present


  • Provided leadership and vision to transform a small grassroots organization to a multi-faceted agency with a multi million dollar budget.

  • Provided leadership in developing program, organizational and financial plans with the Board of Directors and staff.

  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local regulations

  • Created a work environment that motivates and retains a quality workforce

South Bay Center for Counseling (SBCC)
Associate Director

​1983- 1984


  • ​Managed administrative facets of Counseling Programs

  • Provided oversight of intake and client assignments

  • Coordinated and facilitated monthly ongoing clinical trainings for licensed and unlicensed clinicians based on areas of interest

  • Screened, interviewed and hired staff for the Counseling Programs

  • Developed counselor training and orientation policy and procedures



South Bay Center for Counseling (SBCC)
Counseling Trainee

​1980 - 1983


  • Provided mental health counseling for adults, families and children under the supervision of licensed Marriage, Family, and Child Counselor

  • Participated in weekly team meetings and trainings

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