Board of Directors


Kathryn Partis, President

Consultant, Broadcast Media


Greg Magnuson, Vice President

Superintendent, Buena Park School District (retired)


Tom Bussa, Treasurer

Partner, Ernst & Young (retired)


Kevin Boylan, Secretary

Consultant, Business Management


Nesi Stewart, Past President

Owner, Printmasters


John Arens

Edward Jones


David Basok

Product Specialist, Wolters Kluwer


Kenny Brandyberry

Investor and Entrepreneur


Corrie Burks

Senior Relationship Manager, Vice President,

City National Bank


Gina Cappannelli

Owner, Hotel Villa Portofino


Kent Clayton

Chief Executive Officer, Los Alamitos Medical Center


Steve Ellis

Rutan & Tucker LLP


Emil Jorge

Founder, Cardraising, LLC
Owner, Sparta Graphics


Judy Klabouch

Founding Board Member
CEO, Green Street Interiors


Karen Klabouch

Designer, Green Street Interiors


Nicole Madison

Executive Director, W.R.M.B.A.


Erick Manriquez

Southland Credit Union


Luciann Maulhardt

Director Emeritus


Sandy McElroy

Community Volunteer


Chief Eric Nuñez

Los Alamitos Police Department


Kelly Perry

CFP, Perry Wealth Management


Nasir Tejani, MD

Pediatrics & Neonatology


Jan Timmons

Southern California Edison (retired)


Tom Timmons

Southern California Edison (retired)

Casa Youth Shelter Staff


Amy Lakin

Executive Director

Contact Amy


Hollis Hettig, M.S., LMFT

Program and Clinical Director

Contact Hollis


Christina Garcia

Operations and Events Director

Contact Christina


Kathleen Cyr

Administrative Manager

Contact Kathleen


Veronica Vidal Praeger

Marketing and Communications Director

Contact Veronica


Liz Crozer

Director of Development

Contact Liz


Evonne Rivera 

Development and Communications Manager

Contact Evonne


Pamela Sepulveda, LCSW

Community Outreach Director

Contact Pamela


Natalie Chang

Case Management & Life Skills Specialist

Contact Natalie


Bianca Gonzalez

Shelter Program Manager

Contact Bianca


Josue Montenegro

Senior Youth Supervisor

Contact Josue


Lilia Tellez

Senior Youth Supervisor

Contact Lilia


Youth Supervisors

Contact our Youth Supervisors