Board of Directors

Officers & Executive Committee

Sherilyn Adams

Executive Director

Larkin Street Youth Services Chair

Brad Kajiwara

Interim Vice Chair of Membership

Jody Ketcheside

Region 4A Deputy Director

Turning Point of California
Vice Chair of Operations

Walter Philips

Chief Executive Officer

San Diego Youth Services
Vice Chair of Resource & Development

Alissa Nourse

Alpine County Behavioral Health Director


Levi Detherge

Vice Chair of Youth

Krysta Esquivel

YMCA Youth & Family Services
Vice Chair of Public Policy

Board Members

Lisa De Gyarfas


Homeless Adolescent & Young Adult Wellness Center
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

East Coast

Youth Board Member

Suzi Dotson

Executive Director

Wind Youth Services, Inc.

Simon Costello

Executive Director

Los Angeles LGBT Center

Darryl Evrey

Family Assistance Program

Joey Hernández

Los Angeles LGBT Center

Ami Rowland

Covenant House of California

Laura Tancredi-Baese

Chief Executive Officer

Home Start, Inc.

Deborah Pell

Chief Program Officer

Bill Wilson Center

Jessica Hamilton

Youth Representative

Misty Gattie-Blanco

Program Manager

Fresno EOC Sanctuary & Youth Services

Jennifer Smith

Youth Representative