Staff & Board


Mary Vradelis, MA, MBA
Interim Executive Director
925-939-1916 x 107

We are hiring a new Executive Director:
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Walt Middleton, MBA
Finance & MIS Manager
925-939-1916 x 106

Rocio Polanco
Office Manager & Call Center Volunteer Team Leader
925-939-1916 x 100


Blanca Gutierrez-Costilla
211 Resource Database Manager
925-939-1916 x 145

Dee Dee Robillard 
Community Projects Manager
925-939-1916 x 408

Lesley Garcia, MS
Crisis & 211 Call Center Manager
925-939-1916 x 140

Melissa Caine-Huckabay, MPA
Grief Counseling & Help Me Grow Programs Manager
925-939-1916 x 124

Board of Directors


Andrew Pojman, EdD, Psychologist
Private Practice

Vice President
Bonnie Glatzer, Esq
Nixon Peabody, LLP

Stephen Cairns, Vice President of Internal Audit 
Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Linda Del Matto, CPA
Private Consultant

At Large

Angela Peluso, MBA
Mechanics Bank

Jachyn Davis, Esq.
Deputy County Counsel
Contra Costa County

Jennifer Weise, Physician Assistant
Muir Diablo Occupational Medicine

Margaret (Peg) Toralti
Wells Fargo Bank

Robert Park, PsyD
Kaiser Permanente


Dan Ashley, Co-anchor
ABC7 News

Mike Rekasis, Finance