Kevin McAllister

Executive Director

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Kevin joined the CCY staff in February of 2017. Prior to accepting the position of CCY’s Executive Director, Kevin served as the Director of Operations for Beyond Emancipation, an organization that supports Alameda County’s current and former foster youth achieve success in five core areas: housing, education, employment, permanency, and wellness. Additionally, Kevin served as the Assistant Family Violence Prevention Coordinator and Interim Director at the Solano Family Justice Center, an agency that provides advocacy services to victims of child abuse, domestic violence, and sexual assault.

Kevin holds a B.A. in Liberal Arts from California State University, Sacramento, and an M.S. in Organizational Leadership from National University in La Jolla, CA.

Excited to be leading CCY, Kevin looks forward to, “meeting and working with all of our wonderful members, donors, volunteers, and community partners that work tirelessly toward improving and empowering the lives of California’s youth.”

Logan Shideler

Program Director, California Youth Crisis Line

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Logan began volunteering for the Crisis Line during the summer of 2015 and was with CCY for half a year before he became Lead Counselor. He is a graduate of California State University, Sacramento, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, and plans on pursuing a Masters in the Marriage and Family Therapy field. When Logan is not working, he can be found playing all types of games with his friends and partner with a Slurpee in hand.

Megan Beliveau

Outreach Coordinator

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Before joining CCY as the Community Outreach Coordinator, Megan worked as an Outreach Speaker and Facilitator with WE Charity, a youth empowerment organization. In this role she worked closely with students, stakeholders, and partners to provide tools, resources, and programming necessary for incorporating 21st century leadership skills into the classroom. Prior to her time with WE, Megan worked at Acadia University as a Residence Life Coordinator designing on-boarding training for staff and supporting students and staff as an on-call person for crisis interventions. It was also at Acadia that she received her Bachelor’s in Community Development and Environmental Sustainability. Megan is passionate about community resiliency, youth engagement, and social innovation and is excited to be able to support such work through her role with CCY!

Annie Clark

Administrative Coordinator

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Annie is responsible for the general management of the administrative processes and clerical duties for CCY and acts as the administrative liaison between the Executive Director, Board, staff and the public. After working with an established Northern California-based respite agency for developmentally disabled individuals for many years, she gained experience in multiple fields including direct client services & care, accounting, and human resources. Annie holds a BA degree in English from Sonoma State University. When she’s not working, spends all of her free time reading, writing, and analyzing works of fiction for fun.

Veronica Perez

Lead Counselor, CYCL

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I’ve been a volunteer at the crisis line since February 2011 before being hired on as a lead counselor. I’m currently attending Sacramento City College and plan to pursue a career in the Social Work field. Before being hired on as staff here I worked at a level 14 group home, and a team leader in an after school program. In my free time you will find me at Dutch Bros or on Walmart adventures!

Jason Alviar

Membership & Communications Coordinator

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Jason joined up with CCY in January of 2016. Jason graduated from Sacramento State University in the Fall of 2013, earning his degree in Public Relations. Previously, Jason worked on numerous community-oriented social media campaigns, as well as working as a freelance Social Media Manager and Photographer. When he’s not working, you’ll find Jason participating in a number of things that he loves including photography, videography, podcasting, playing games (board and video), binge watching shows on Netflix or Hulu, and Improv Comedy.