National Center for Youth Law

Staff

2019 NCYL Staff

 


Alice Abrokwa
Senior Attorney, Legal Advocacy

Crystal Adams
Attorney, Legal Advocacy

Melissa Adamson
Attorney, Immigration & Legal Advocacy

Mae Ackerman-Brimberg
Attorney, Collaborative Responses to Commercial Sexual Exploitation Initiative

Jasmine Amons
Senior Program and Policy Associate, Youth Justice

Sara Anthony
Education Liaison, FosterEd: Arizona, Yavapai County

Merna Antone
Office and IT Manager

Reymundo Juan Armendariz
Community Policy Associate, Youth Justice

Julee Aros-Thornton
Education Liaison, FosterEd: Arizona

Meghan Arrigo
Director of Policy and Youth Leadership, FosterEd: Arizona

Janelle Atienza
Education Liaison, JusticeEd, Santa Clara County

Shelbby Bambrick
Education Liaison, FosterEd California, Antelope Valley

Camille Bailey
Program Manager, FosterEd: California, Contra Costa County

Hannah Benton
Senior Attorney, Legal Advocacy & Juvenile Justice

Shane Carr
Education Liaison, FosterEd: Arizona, Yavapai County

Taylor Chambers
Program Coordinator, FosterEd

Kawena Cole
Program Manager, FosterEd: California, Antelope Valley

Rose Deblas
Education Liaison, FosterEd: Arizona

Neha Desai
Attorney, Director, Immigration

Ashely Dickerson
Education Liaison, FosterEd: Arizona

Molly Dunn
Attorney, Director, FosterEd: Arizona

Michelle Francois
Senior Director, Compassionate Systems

Erica Freeman
Development Manager

Seth Galanter
Attorney, Senior Director, Legal Advocacy

Kristen Gast
Education Liaison, FosterEd: California, Monterey County

Adrienne “Bing” Goldsworth
Program Manager, FosterEd: California, Monterey County

Victoria Gonzales
Education Liaison, FosterEd: Arizona

Dafna Gozani
Attorney, California Youth Justice Initiative

Rebecca Gudeman de Ortiz
Attorney, Senior Director, Health

Frankie Guzman
Attorney, Director, California Youth Justice Initiative

Jesse Hahnel
Attorney, Executive Director

Jennifer Harris
Education Liaison, FosterEd: Arizona

Michael Harris
Attorney, Senior Director, Legal Advocacy & Juvenile Justice

Christal Heard
Education Liaison, FosterEd: California, Antelope Valley

Jennie Hedges
Education Liaison, FosterEd: Arizona

Joy Hernandez
Program Manager, JusticeEd, Santa Clara County

Karla James
Senior Director of Finance and Operations

Anna Johnson
Senior Policy Associate, Youth Justice

Poonam Juneja
Senior Attorney, Legal Advocacy & Child Welfare

Darya Larizadeh
Attorney, California Youth Justice Initiative

Arayah Larson
Associate Director of Community Engagement, FosterEd: Arizona

Lesli LeGras
Director, Los Angeles Foster Youth Reproductive Access Project

Tamara Lewis
Senior Program Associate, Education Civil Rights Alliance

Jacklyn (Jacki) Lusher
Education Liaison, FosterEd: Arizona, Pima County

Lauren Lystrup
Fellow, Legal Advocacy

Marcos Martinez
Education Liaison, FosterEd: California, Monterey County

Jessica Maxwell
Deputy Director, FosterEd: California

Andrew Moffett
Product Manager, FosterEd

Andrea Molina
Director of Implementation, FosterEd: Arizona

Jessica Montoya
Education Liaison, FosterEd: Arizona

Jaron Neal
Education Liaison, FosterEd: Arizona

Allison Newcombe
Attorney, Associate Director, Collaborative Responses to Commercial Sexual Exploitation Initiative

Margaret Olmos
Director, FosterEd: California

Edward Opton
Of Counsel, Child Welfare

Sandra Ortega
Education Liaison, FosterEd: Arizona

Miranda Perry
External Relations Coordinator

Freya Pitts
Attorney, Legal Advocacy

Giselle Ramos
Education Liaison, FosterEd: California, Antelope Valley

Haley Reimbold
Development Director

Joanne Rodriguez
Education Liaison, FosterEd: California, Antelope Valley

Miriam A. Rollin
Attorney, Director, Education Civil Rights Alliance

Janette Saldana
Education Liaison, JusticeEd, Santa Clara County

Daniel Senter
Deputy Director & Counsel, Research & Program Support, FosterEd

Kira Setren
Paralegal, Legal Advocacy

Jacqueline (Jackie) Stolzenberg
Fiza Quraishi Youth Law Fellow

Jason Sutton
Business Manager

Atasi Uppal
Attorney, FosterEd & Juvenile Justice

Rachel Velcoff Hults
Attorney, Director, FosterEd

Jules Villanueva-Castaño
Education Liaison, JusticeEd, Santa Clara County

Kate Walker Brown
Attorney, Director, Collaborative Responses to Commercial Sexual Exploitation Initiative

Valentine Wanjiku
Education Liaison, FosterEd: California, Contra Costa County

Leecia Welch
Senior Director, Legal Advocacy & Child Welfare

Briana Zweifler
Fellow, California Youth Justice Initiative