Our growing group of Leaders

Gerald Barnes, Catholic Diocese of San Bernardino**
Juan Carlos Belliard, Loma Linda University
Carole Beswick, Inland Action**
Erin Brinker, Making Hope Happen Foundation
Rachelle Bussell, Loma Linda University
Gerzon Cesena, Making Hope Happen Foundation
Michelle Decker, Inland Empire Community Foundation**
James Dettman, Local Resident
Tom Dolan, Inland Congregations United for Change
Sandra Espadas, National Community Renaissance*
Rob Field, City of San Bernardino**
Marcus Funchess, San Bernardino City Unified School District*
Heri Garcia, Thinkwise Credit Union
Marisol Garcia, Making Hope Happen Foundation
Jhonatan Garrido-Lecca, ESRI
Samuel Gibbs, Making Hope Happen Foundation**
Carrie Gilbreth, Westbound Communications
Beatriz Gonzalez, SB City Unified School District, Family Engagement
Rose Gonzalez, SB City Unified School District, College & Career
Deborah Harmon, Community Resident
Richard Hart, Loma Linda University**
Amanda Hernandez, City of San Bernardino
Dina Humble, SB Valley College
Mariann Johnson, SB County Workforce Development Dept.
Jennifer Kane, Arts Council of San Bernardino County
Hilda Kennedy, AmPac Business Capital
Doug Kleam, St. Bernardine Medical Center, Common Spirit Health**
Marisa Yeager, California State University San Bernardino
Dale Marsden, Tomorrow’s Talent**
Pamela Deans, MicroEnterprise Collaborative of Inland Southern California
Kenneth Martinez, SB City Unified School District, Hope Makers

Gary McBride, County of San Bernardino**
Rebecca McDaniel, Dignity Health
Kathleen McDonnell, Dignity Health*
Janette McKaig, San Bernardino Neighborhood Association Council
Jackie Melendez, Inland Economic Growth & Opportunities
Clemente A. Mojica, Neighborhood Partnership Housing Services
Jim Morris, InCity Consulting
Tomas Morales, California State University, San Bernardino**
Henry Nickel, County of San Bernardino, Workforce Development
Randy Olson, SB City Unified School District, Family Engagement
Ginger Ontiveros, SB City Unified School District, Community Engagement
Hazael Parez, SBHS Alumni Association
Steve PonTell, National CORE**
Maria Razo, Housing Authority of SB County
Barbara Richardson, Ret. SB City Unified School District, Accountability
Devona Robertson, SBCUSD DAAAC / Parent**
Monica Robles, Asociación de [email protected]*
Cicero Salmon,  Horace Mann
Ixchtel Sanchez, College Student**
Cassandra Searcy, City of San Bernardino
James Smith, San Bernardino Valley College*
Maria Molina Solano, National Latina Business Women Association – Inland Empire*
Sorrel Stielstra, Growing Inland Achievement
Karen Suarez, Making Hope Happen Foundation
Carol Tsushima, SB County Superintendent of Schools
Georgie Tucker, ESRI
Ayako Utsumi, Mary Erickson Community Housing
Harold Vollkommer, SB City Unified School District**
Reggie Webb, Webb Family Enterprises / McDonalds**
Seth Wiafe, Loma Linda University*
Bradley Wilson, JP Morgan Chase**
John Wingo, SB City Unified School District**
Reginald Wood, Life Changing Ministries / ICAAC**

* Impact Team Chair(s)

** Steering Committee

Our Staff

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Karen Suarez

Director, Uplift San Bernardino

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Noraly Sainz

Program Coordinator, Small Business Resource Group

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Learn more about how we are building a generation of successful adults committed to growing roots in San Bernardino.