Resilient and Effective Teams

Contra Costa Leadership Institute is a 2-year, team-based leadership development program focused on participants’ ability to lead from a place of passion, skill, and collaboration. Through trainings, retreats, team coaching, and peer learning, LeaderSpring offers teams of nonprofit leaders the opportunities to strengthen leadership and management competencies; apply new practices on-the-job; and develop lasting, meaningful relationships across the cohort so they may increase their organizational effectiveness and improve their impact for the communities they serve.

Center for Human Development

Center for Human Development

David Carrillo, Executive Director

David Carrillo, Executive Director

Cynthia Garrett, Community Health Advocate

Cynthia Garrett, Community Health Advocate

Marlena Christensen, Project SUCCESS Program Manager

Marlena Christensen, Project SUCCESS Program Manager


Community Violence Solutions

Community Violence Solutions

Cynthia Peterson, Executive Director

Cynthia Peterson, Executive Director

Lucia Ray, Program Manager

Lucia Ray, Program Manager

Selena Diaz, Crisis Intervention Program Manager

Selena Diaz, Crisis Intervention Program Manager


C.O.P.E Family   Support Center  

C.O.P.E Family   Support Center

 

Cathy Botello, Executive Director

Cathy Botello, Executive Director

Misty Smith, Program Coordinator

Misty Smith, Program Coordinator

 

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Contra Costa County (CASA)

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Contra Costa County (CASA)

Ann Wrixon, Executive Director

Ann Wrixon, Executive Director

Bob Salgado, Program Director

Bob Salgado, Program Director

Sue Casey, Training Coordinator

Sue Casey, Training Coordinator


Dreamcatchers Empowerment Network

Dreamcatchers Empowerment Network

Regina Kaiser, Executive Director

Regina Kaiser, Executive Director

Dyane Wilson, Employment Specialist

Dyane Wilson, Employment Specialist

Maria E. Chavez, Records Clerk

Maria E. Chavez, Records Clerk


Monument Impact

Monument Impact

Debra Bernstein, Executive Director

Debra Bernstein, Executive Director

Andrea Foti, Program Director

Andrea Foti, Program Director

Petal Henry, Director of Finance & Operations

Petal Henry, Director of Finance & Operations


Opportunity Junction

Opportunity Junction

Alissa Friedman, Executive Director

Alissa Friedman, Executive Director

Brianna Robinson, Director of Programs

Brianna Robinson, Director of Programs

Michelle Wade, Program Manager

Michelle Wade, Program Manager


Rainbow Community Center

Rainbow Community Center

Ben-David           Barr, Executive Director

Ben-David           Barr, Executive Director

Marcos Apolonio, Case Management Program Director

Marcos Apolonio, Case Management Program Director

Jennifer O’Neal-Khaw, Mental Health Program Director

Jennifer O’Neal-Khaw, Mental Health Program Director


SHELTER, Inc.

SHELTER, Inc.

John Eckstrom, Executive Director

John Eckstrom, Executive Director

Aydee S. Ferguson, Director of Development

Aydee S. Ferguson, Director of Development

Leslie Gleason, Director of Program Operations

Leslie Gleason, Director of Program Operations


SparkPoint Contra Costa

SparkPoint Contra Costa

Betty A. Geishirt Cantrell, Executive Director

Betty A. Geishirt Cantrell, Executive Director

Pam McGrath, Site Coordinator

Pam McGrath, Site Coordinator

Stacey Street, Chief Development Officer

Stacey Street, Chief Development Officer