Our People

Board of Trustees

Carrie Avery

Carrie Avery

President
Halina Avery

Halina Avery

Treasurer
Theodore Avery

Theodore Avery

Vice President
Nike Irvin

Nike Irvin

Trustee
Diana McKee

Diana McKee

Secretary
Michael Newkirk

Michael Newkirk

Trustee
Robert Sainz

Robert Sainz

Trustee
Doug Newkirk

Doug Newkirk

Trustee

Staff

Carrie Avery

Carrie Avery

President
Claire Peeps

Claire Peeps

Executive Director
Elmer Vivas Portillo

Elmer Vivas Portillo

Program Manager
Yvonne Macias

Yvonne Macias

Program & Operations Associate
Stella Chung

Stella Chung

Director of Programs and Operations

Consultants

Leroy Hamilton

Leroy Hamilton

Photographer
Juan Lopez

Juan Lopez

Accounting and Finance Consultant
Chris Sims

Chris Sims

Technical Support
Lisa Watson

Lisa Watson

Consultant to Sabbatical and Stanton Fellowship programs