Staff

Vacant

Executive Director

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Annie Clark

Operations Manager

annie@calyouth.org

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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.

Jason Alviar

Membership & Communications Coordinator

jason@calyouth.org

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Jason is responsible for all outward communication for the California Coalition for Youth including social media, email marketing, marketing, and media inquiries. On the membership side, Jason is responsible for building and maintaining CCY’s Membership. He also holds a degree in Public Relations from California State University, Sacramento.  Jason’s grocery list of past projects includes working on numerous community-oriented social media campaigns, as well as working as a freelance Social Media Manager, Photographer, and Videographer. When not working, you’ll find Jason taking photos, shooting videos, podcasting, playing games, binge watching shows, and doing Improv comedy. Jason joined the CCY team in January of 2016.

Stacie Wentling

California Youth Crisis Line Program Manager

stacie@calyouth.org

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Stacie Wentling, NADC I, serves as Program Manager of the California Youth Crisis Line. She is dedicated to serving communities where stigma or systemic oppression limits access to opportunities. Her background is in crisis intervention and dual diagnosis recovery programs. Stacie is in her final stages of completing a Master of Social Work from the Portland State University School of Social Work with practicums in community organizing and improving access for marginalized populations. She is passionate about exploring the natural world to support wellbeing. Her favorite quote that represents her foundational practice is from Lila Watson, “If you have come here to help me, you are wasting your time. If you have come here because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together.”

Logan Shideler

Program Coordinator, California Youth Crisis Line

logan@calyouth.org

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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

Training and Development Specialist

megan@calyouth.org

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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!

Veronica Perez

Lead Counselor, CYCL

Veronica@calyouth.org

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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!