Jevon Wilkes

Executive Director

“All of my life experiences lead me to this opportunity. To utilize my education, talents, passion, and lived experience to serve in a capacity to help California’s disconnected youth, get connected.”

Jevon Wilkes has dedicated over 14 years to CCY as both a Youth Board Member and as the Membership Vice-Chair for the organization. Jevon received a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Studies from the California State University Channel Islands.

Jevon’s passion for serving vulnerable youth populations comes from his lived experience with homelessness, the foster care system, and being a disconnected youth, giving him a wide understanding of the vital work CCY is doing. Jevon is excited to lead CCY forward and answer the call of thousands of youth in need of support and to spearhead the effort in advocating for public policies that improve their lives and help them learn how to empower themselves.

Annie Clark

Operations Manager

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.

Bianca Christian

Program Manager, California Youth Crisis Line

Bianca Christian has been working in mental health settings of varying kinds for over 6 years. She holds a Masters in Social Work as well as BAs in Psychology and History. In her free time, Bianca likes to play video games and watch a variety of shows, Bianca also enjoys singing and received classical vocal training for a few years. Bianca is also a bit of a foodie and enjoys wine and craft beer tasting.

Jade Davis

Administrative Assistant

Jade Davis is the administrative assistant for CCY and she also supports the Youth Advisory Board to ensure each member is heard and has what they need. Jade studied at Saint Mary’s College of California and received a degree in Business Administration. Some hobbies she has is riding her skateboard and simply being outdoors. Jade hopes her impact with CCY will be helping people understand that the biggest impact is done together.

Jamie Trunnell

Outreach Coordinator, California Youth Crisis Line

Jamie is responsible for all communication, marketing, and outreach efforts for the California Coalition for Youth and California Youth Crisis Line, including social media, email marketing, marketing, outreach events, and media inquiries. She’s worked with many community and youth-oriented organizations and has a background in social media management, awareness campaigning, event planning, and graphic design. Outside of work, Jamie is a big animation nerd and comic book fan who enjoys drawing, journaling, watching video essays, and gaming in their free time.

Jamie holds a BS in Business Administration: Digital Media from Saint Mary’s College of California and joined the CCY team in July 2021.

Logan Shideler

Volunteer Coordinator, California Youth Crisis Line

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 BA 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.

Veronica Perez

Lead Counselor, California Youth Crisis Line

Veronica began volunteering with the Crisis Line in 2011 before being hired on as staff in 2016. She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work at California State University, Sacramento, and is continuing her journey with Sacramento State for her Masters in Social Work. In her free time, you can find her crafting on her Cricut (Google now, thank me later)!