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. 

Staff

Sara Boquin

Chief Executive Officer

Matthew Medeiros

Chief Operations Officer

Cristina Aguirre

Chief Programs Officer

Teresa Contreras

Chief Philanthropy Officer

Lisa Santa Cruz

Promise Neighborhoods Director

Cecilia Carbajal Chavez

Upward Bound Director

Tomasa Mauricio

Barrio Logan Director

Nadia Fonseca

Chula Vista Manager

Carolina Martinez

Operations Manager

Miranda Ramos

Operations Coordinator

Beatriz Velez

Barrio Logan Parent Program Assistant

David Salazar

El Cajon & Upward Bound High School Specialist

Krystal Salas

Barrio Logan College and Career Success Program Assistant

Channell Perez

SDPN Tutor

Julian Villalvazo

Barrio Logan High School Specialist

Karla Peraza

Barrio Logan Elementary School Specialist

Nancy Cortez

El Cajon Specialist

Kevin Urzua

Barrio Logan Middle School Specialist

Tom Galstian

Chula Vista Specialist

Valeria Rosas

Interim Upward Bound Specialist

Denise Duarte

Barrio Logan High School Specialist Program Assistant

Alejandra Fuentes

SDPN College Coach

Ingrid Martinez

Barrio Logan Elementary School Program Assistant

Evelyn Olivares

Chula Vista Assistant

Katherine Doering

Development Specialist

Oscar Ramirez-Sanchez

Social Work Intern

Morgan Spires

Social Work Intern

Megan Evanson

Development Manager

Mario Castillo

Upward Bound Academic Mentor

Yolotzin Morales

Volunteer & Internship Coordinator

Fawzia Heidari

Interim El Cajon ESP Specialist

Amy Potris

El Cajon Tutor

Manuel Ruiz

VISTA Data Assistant

Icyed Cazares

Barrio Logan Middle School Program Assistant
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