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East Los Angeles Women's Center

Staff

Executive Director
Barbara Kappos, LCSW

Director of Trauma Services
Rosemarie Mollinedo, MA

Office Administrator/Fiscal Department
Diane Alarcon Romero, BA

Fiscal Assistant
Ada Roberts

Domestic Violence/ Sexual Assault Therapist
Nancy Sandoval, MSW, LCSW
Zara Espinoza, MSW
Brittany Martinez, MSW
Elena Gonzalez, MSW
Rosalilia Mendoza, MSW
Alice Ovando-Lopez, MSW

Domestic Violence/ Sexual Assault Counselors
Michelle Pereira, BS
Claudia Ruvalcaba, BS
Meliza Gandara BS

Domestic Violence/Case Manager/Counselor
Debbie Suaste, BA
Carol Marron

Director of Sexual Assault Training and Outreach
Sonia Rivera, BS

Volunteer and Hotline Coordinator
Claudia Arevalo

SART Coordinator
Carmen Lorenz

Promotora Institute Coordinator
Genoveva Lopez, BA

Promotora Education Specialists
Sandra Ibarra
Angelica Licea, BA

Director of HIV Prevention Services
Thelma Garcia

HIV Health Educators
Alejandra Aguilar Avelino
Karla Morales
Lisa Vargas

Human Trafficking Outreach Specialist
Christa Sacco, MA

Parenting Coordinator
Sherry Smith Hampton, MSW

LAC+USC Wellness Center Director
Rebeca Melendez, MA

Wellness Center Support
Vanessa Barrios

Boyle Heights Project and Youth Empowerment Project
Hilda Franco, MS
Karla Ortiz
Arlene Torres

GRYD Case Manager
Betzabeth Salinas Navarro
Claudia Zamudio, BS

Staff Promotoras
Rosa Romero
Alma Rivera

Engaging Men Project
Osvaldo Cruz
Luis Mendoza

Administrative Assistant
Lucy Vega

Data Entry Specialist
Arlene Torres

2016-2017 Student Interns
Gio Holguin
Jasmine Coker
Madelin Melara