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Management Team

Our management team members are here to answer your questions, and see that eligible clients receive the proper services.

Executive Office

Patricia Del Monico, Executive Director
If you can't decide which of the following managers to contact to address your concerns, Pat will be happy to receive your questions and either answer you directly or forward your message to the appropriate person.

Nancy Spiegel, Director of Information and Development
Nancy oversees our public information and education efforts, including HRC publications. She also helps our organization find ways to continuously improve through our internal performance planning and review system.

Erika Braxton-White, Manager of Diversity and Inclusion
Barbara Maeser, Training Manager

Cheryl Perez, Executive Assistant
Jennifer Lauro, Executive Assistant
Jesus Jimenez, Executive Office Team Assistant

Department of Administration
Judy Wada, Chief Financial Officer
Judy manages our finances and oversees our accounting staff who pay the regional center bills (including payments for services purchased for our clients). She is also responsible for the Center's information technology.

Ute Czemmel, Controller
Tes Castillo, Accounting Supervisor
Joseph Mueller, Facilities Manager

Mike Ikegami, Director of Information Technology
Richard Malin, Manager of Information Technology

Office of Human Resources

Tammy Carter, Director of Human Resources
Tammy oversees all areas of Human Resources within HRC. If you're interested in working for our regional center click on "Career Opportunities."

Department of Early Childhood Services

LaWanna Blair, Director of Early Childhood Services
LaWanna can assist you with any questions concerning services for early childhood (sometimes referred to as "Early Start" or early intervention). The HRC staff in her department work with infants, toddlers and pre-school age children.

Karine Paulan, Manager of Rights and Quality Assurance, Early Childhood's Services
Susan Laird, Client Services Manager, Intake
Brenda Sanchez, Client Services Manager, Early Childhood Central
Masahiro Ajifu, Client Services Manager, Early Childhood East
Maria Rivas, Client Services Manager, Early Childhood West
Donna Magana, Client Services Manager, Early Childhood West Central
Griselda Torres, Client Services Manager, Early Childhood South

Department of Children's Services

Antoinette Perez, Director of Children's Services
Antoinette can assist you with any questions concerning services for school age children. The HRC staff in her department work with school age children and adolescents.

Latrina Fannin, Manager of Rights and Quality Assurance, Children's Services
Pablo Ibanez, Client Services Manager, Children's East
Judy Samana-Taimi, Client Services Manager, Children's West
Maria Fitzsimons, ClientServices Manager, Children's North
Jessica Mink, Client Services Manager, Children's South
Patricia Z. Piceno, Client Services Manager, Children's Central
Bjoern Petersen, Client Services Manager, Children's West Central
Erika Godoy, Client Services Manager, Children's South Central
Josephina Cunningham, Client Services Manager, Children's East Central

Department of Adult Services

Elizabeth Stroh, Manager of Rights and Quality Assurance, Adult Services
Mia Gurri, Client Services Manager, Adult North
Kris Zerhusen, Client Services Manager, Adult South
Brent Fryhoff, Client Services Manager, Adult East
Liz Cohen-Zeboulon,
Client Services Manager, Adult West
Steven Hankow, Client Services Manager, Adult Central
Susan Methven, Client Services Manager, Adult East Central
Jessica Guzman, Client Services Manager, Adult South Central
Monica Diaz, Client Services Manager, Adult South West

Department of Community Services

Erica Reimer Snell, Director of Community Services
Erica can assist you with any questions you may have concerning the Center's clinical services as well as all matters related to service providers.

Mercedes Lowery, Community Services Manager, Service Provider Relations
Vacant, Community Services Manager, Health Services
Juan Carlos Aguila, Community Services Manager, Psychological Services
Barbara del Monico, Community Services Manager, Developmental Services and Resource Center
Maria Elena Walsh, Resource Center Assistant Manager