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

Zainab Salih

El Cajon Manager

Tomasa Mauricio

Barrio Logan Director

Nadia Fonseca

Chula Vista Manager

Carolina Martinez

Operations Manager

Miranda Ramos

Administrative Coordinator

Karla Zuniga

Barrio Logan College & Career Success Specialist

Beatriz Velez

Barrio Logan Parent Program Assistant

David Salazar

Chula Vista & Upward Bound High School Specialist

Krystal Salas

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

Nahuacalli Romo-Lara

El Cajon Soccer Coordinator

Israel Cedillo

VISTA Data Assistant

Denise Duarte

MSP/HSP Assistant

Rodolfo (Rudy) Garcia

SDPN Lead Tutor

Alejandra Fuentes

SDPN College Coach

Ingrid Martinez

Barrio Logan ESP Assistant

Brittney Duran

Upward Bound Instructional Advisor

Evelyn Olivares

Chula Vista Assistant

Katherine Doering

Development Specialist

James (Jim) Cravens

High School Program Tutor

Oscar Ramirez-Sanchez

Social Work Intern

Morgan Spires

Social Work Intern
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