Board of Directors


Greg Magnuson, President

Superintendent, Buena Park School District (retired)


Tom Bussa, Vice President

Partner, Ernst & Young (retired)


John Arens, Treasurer

Edward Jones


Steve Ellis, Secretary

Rutan & Tucker LLP


Kathryn Partis, Immediate Past President

Community Volunteer


David Basok, Shelter Programs & Volunteers
Committee Chair

Product Specialist, Wolters Kluwer


Corrie Burks, Fund Development Committee Chair

Senior Relationship Manager, Vice President,
City National Bank


Sandy McElroy, Board Development
Committee Chair

Paralegal (retired)


Kevin Boylan

Consultant, Business Management


Kenny Brandyberry

Investor and Entrepreneur


Gina Cappannelli

Owner, Hotel Villa Portofino


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


Susan Morales

Los Alamitos Medical Center


Chief Eric Nuñez

Los Alamitos Police Department


Kelly Perry

CFP, Perry Wealth Management


Nesi Stewart

Owner, Printmasters


Nasir Tejani, MD

Pediatrics & Neonatology

Casa Youth Shelter Staff


Amy Lakin

Executive Director

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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


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