JA of Northern California Staff


Cristene Burr
President & CEO
Carrie Grant
Office Manager


Candrice Oliver
District Director, Silicon Valley
Heather Small
Director, Grants and Donor Stewardship
Sabrina Franklin
Senior Marketing and Events Manager
Laurie Gruel
Grant Writer
Chandler Kirkman
Community Engagement Coordinator
Alisa MacCormac
Development Associate
Celia Membreno
Events Coordinator
Camryn Wells
Grant Writer


Kathie Blanchette
Vice President of Education
Taran Barca-Hall
Regional Director, Central Coast
Cathy Davis
Program Coordinator, Central Valley
Audrey Del Prete
Program Manager, High School, Santa Clara County
Mary Diligent
Program Manager, Oakland/Northern Alameda
Caitlin Gallardo-Sebti
Program Manager, K-8 Santa Clara County
Todd Halvorson
Sr. Program Manager, Tri Valley/Tri Cities
Maggie Kelley-Bucci
Sr. District Manager, Central Contra Costa/Northern Alameda County
Heather Marquez
Regional Director, Central Valley
Stacey Martin-Bonaduce
Program Director, West Contra Costa, Solano, and San Joaquin Valley
Emmett Phelan
District Manager, San Mateo County, K-12 programs
Leah Rodrigue
Program Manager, East Contra Costa County
Lucy Rushanova
District Manager, San Francisco & Marin Counties
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