Management & Staff

Executive Office

    Santiago (Sam) Ruiz
    Santiago (Sam) Ruiz
    Executive Director
    Santiago “Sam” Ruiz has served as Executive Director of Mission Neighborhood Centers, since 1980. He has directed MNC in developing and strengthening MNC’s core components that provide a continuum of care that follow an individual through his or her life span. For the past several years, Sam has overseen and been the primary project manager for Casa de la Misión, MNC’s multi-use, affordable senior housing development project. From 1988 through 1996, he was appointed and served as San Francisco Recreation and Parks Commissioner. He has served as President of the Board for Instituto Familiar de la Raza and the Mission Economic and Cultural Association. He currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Mission Asset Fund and for Insituto Familiar de la Raza. He participated in the prestigious Leadership San Francisco program and received numerous civic awards and fellowships, including a Koshland Fellowship in recognition of his commitment to empowering families to build strong, healthy and vibrant neighborhoods.
    Monica Chinchilla
    Monica Chinchilla
    External Relations Manager
    Barbara E. Walden
    Barbara E. Walden
    Executive Assistant
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Operations & Facilities

    Maria Bermudez
    Maria Bermudez
    Operations Director
    Karla Jimenez
    Karla Jimenez
    Administrative Assistant & Receptionist
    Chris Sanchez
    Chris Sanchez
    Data Analysis/IT Support & Design

Program Management

Early Care & Education

    Heather O’Leary
    Heather O’Leary
    Children’s Services Division Director
    Cyndee Nieves
    Cyndee Nieves
    Children’s Services Associate Director
    Melissa Serrano
    Melissa Serrano
    Senior Education Manager
    Theresa Sanchez
    Theresa Sanchez
    Regional Education Manager
    Daria Espinoza
    Daria Espinoza
    Regional Education Manager
    Mariana Romero
    Mariana Romero
    Family & Community Partners Area Manager
    Juan Carlos Mercado
    Juan Carlos Mercado
    Mental Health & Disabilities Manager
    Kristine Ramilo
    Kristine Ramilo
    Health & Nutrition Manager
    Micha Queri
    Micha Queri
    Grants Management Specialist
    Eloisa Catalan
    Eloisa Catalan
    Quality Assurance Manager
    Patrick Tran
    Patrick Tran
    Data Analyst
    Rosa Palafox
    Rosa Palafox
    Education Mentor/Trainer
 

Youth Development

    Susana Rojas
    Susana Rojas
    Youth Services Manager
    Shawn Gordon
    Shawn Gordon
    Site Coordinator, Precita Valley Community Center
    Rafael Moreno
    Rafael Moreno
    Family Resource Center Manager

 

Workforce Development

    Nyree Monroe
    Nyree Monroe
    Workforce Development Director

 

 

 

Senior Services

    Aurora Alvarado
    Aurora Alvarado
    Senior Services & Naturalization Specialist
    Joana Mattero
    Joana Mattero
    Activity & Outreach Specialist
    Maria Campos
    Maria Campos
    Computer Instructor
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Finance

    Sienna Man
    Sienna Man
    Finance Director
    Eulalia Brito
    Eulalia Brito
    Accounting Supervisor

    Melinda Ng
    Melinda Ng
    Accountant

    Ranulfo Alejado
    Ranulfo Alejado
    Accountant

Human Resources

    Juanita Camacho
    Juanita Camacho
    HR Manager
    Mariam Simonyan
    Mariam Simonyan
    Human Resources Assistant
 

 

 

 

 

 

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