Ms. Borges is a family law attorney and works at the Monterey College of Law, where she is a professor to the students there. She has experience with legal issues that commonly challenge people of low income. She enjoys helping people and coaching them toward a better life.
Daniel Griffee is a local attorney who has worked in Salinas and Monterey County since 1995. In the recent past, Dan observed a marked increase in the number of homelessness in and around Salinas. Dan was moved to assist Dorothy’s Place not only by its goal to provide for the immediate needs of homeless individuals but also addressing homeless individuals’ long-term needs to help elevate these individual up from homelessness and returning them to a sustainable permanent housing situation.
Mr. Muñoz retired after serving as the Chief Financial Officer and Controller with public
and nonprofit organizations including Planned Parenthood of Monterey County and
Hartnell Community College District. In retirement Mr. Muñoz serves with the Hartnell
Community College Foundation, and the Big Sur Land Trust. Mr. Muñoz is a respected
and highly valued recent addition to our Board of Directors.
Steve Nejasmich is a retired educator who most recently served as the Deputy Superintendent of Schools at the Monterey County of Education. He also served as the principal of three high schools and worked for many years in the inner cities of Watts, Hunter’s Point and North St. Louis. During those years, Steve worked closely with the poor and homeless and desires to continue this in his retirement.
Mr. Moncrief retired from a forty-one-year career in nonprofit housing development and finance. During most of those years, he held the position of Chief Executive Officer. His responsibilities included assisting his Boards of Directors in strategic planning, fundraising, program development, administrative oversight, and public relations. His career focused on the shelter needs of low-income - primarily minority families and working - families. Mr. Moncrief has embarked on a second career as an author.
I'm Ronnie Thompson and I've lived, as well as worked, in Salinas for over 30 years.
I serve on the Board because I care about the homeless and people who are down on their luck. I believe that what Dorothy's stands for and the good work done through the organization is something that needs to endure in our community for a long time to come.
Facilities / Finance
Mr. Vonnegut is our longest serving board member at Dorothy’s Place. He’s been with our organization since its incorporation. We rely upon his expertise in finance, facilities maintenance, and his desire to serve the weakest among us with compassion, as well as common sense. Retired now, Mr. Vonnegut’s career was in manufacturing.
Jill Allen, Executive Director
Maritza Martin, Senior Executive Assistant
Kiman Chheng, Cheif Finance Officer
Amy Narlock, Development Officer I
Ingrid Martinez-Colin, Healthcare Data Entry Specialist
Alex Gutierrez, Facilities Maintenence/Landscape
Dorothy’s Drop-In Center
Jacqueline Gacayan, Director
Carina Aguilera, Program Manager (ECM)
David Fernando, Community Health Worker I
Lizbeth Hernandez,Community Health Worker I
Jason Sotello, Community Health Worker I
Andrew Palacios, Community Health Worker I
Itzel Aguilar, Community Health Worker I
Michael Ayala, Community Health Worker I
Meagan Magallon, Community Health Worker
Julieta Borges, Kitchen Director
Annette Ivers, Kitchen Manager
Aaron Melendez, Kitchen pick-up/delivery
Norbeto Silva Nava, Cook
Streets to Homes
Martin Alvarez, Director II
Venessa Villa-Martin, Program Manager
Vivian Leilani White, Social Worker I
Bertha Dominguez, Social Worker I
Daniel Galvan, Social Worker I
Dale Rogers, Facility Assistant
Ashley Silva, Social Worker II, Encampment Outreach
Elisa Silva, Social Worker II, Encampment Outreach
Jessica Moreno, Community Health Worker II, Encampment Outreach
Sandra Velasquez, Community Health Worker II, Encampment Outreach