Our Board & Staff

Meet our talented, passionate and dedicated team. Our Board consists of prominent community leaders who make our mission possible. Our Staff bring the expertise, and dedication to help our students, exceed expectations. 

Our Staff

Jose Angel Cruz

Chief Executive Officer

Sara Boquin

Chief Operations Officer

Cristina Aguirre

Chief Programs Officer

Cecilia Carbajal Chavez

Upward Bound Director

Zainab Salih

El Cajon Site Manager

Advisory Council

Vicki Baron

Trevor Blair

Christa Burke

Rafael Castellanos

Paula Cordeiro

Joyce Glazer

Lisa Goodman

Rodrigo Guevara

Maria Heredia

Linda Katz

Heather Lattimer

James Lauer

Kenneth Little

David Lopez

Alex Montoya

Cindy Olmstead

Eliot Peters

Pedro Reyes

Warren Ruis

Vic Salazar

Rana Sampson

Laura Talamentes

Frank Utrasun

Danitza Villanueva

Sara Vaz

Sid Voorakkara

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