Staff

You can reach anyone in our staff by dialing the main CARECEN number, (213) 385 7800, then their personal extension. Our fax number is (213) 385 1094.

For legal questions please only call staff members in the legal department.

Legal Department

Daniel Sharp
Legal Director x153

Gloria Espitia Martinez
Managing Attorney x143

Julie Mitchell
Managing Attorney 
x138

Camila Alvarez
Managing Attorney x127

Stephanie Ryan
Managing Attorney x182

Sheela Sood
Managing Attorney,
SFV Office x166

Alisa Daubenspeck
Managing Attorney x179

Miriam Nuñez
Supervising Attorney 
x222

Esmeralda Meza
Supervising Attorney 
x229

Karlyn Kurichety
Staff Attorney x159

Federico Canton
Staff Attorney x167

Stephanie Spiro
Staff Attorney 
x148

Ainslie Tarr
Staff Attorney x208

Shino Komine
Staff Attorney 
x105

Evelyn Martinez
Staff Attorney 
x172
Christopher Peterson 
Staff Attorney x136

Berna Kamyar
Staff Attorney 
x218

Jessica Sanchez
Staff Attorney 
x178

Lilit Melkonyan
Staff Attorney x223

William Romero
Staff Attorney, SFV Office x195
Amber Spring
Staff Attorney x176
Henry Aguilar
BIA Accredited Representative x126

Michelle Seyler
BIA Accredited Representative x160

Paula Martinez
BIA Accredited Representative 
x161

Diana Flores 
Accredited Representative x180

Jessica Valenzuela  
Accredited Representative x196

Yessica Flores
Citizenship Education Coordinator/Legal Assistant 
x173
Guillermo Quintanilla 
Reception x136
Rita Orantes
Reception, SFV Office x122
Alma Lemus
U-Visa VAWA Intake Coordinator/
Legal Assistant 
x140

Genesis Garcia 
Communications and Data Management Coordinator  x162

Diego Lopez
Data Management Assistant
x102

Sharonne Jaimes 
SVU Administrative Assistant x123

Guadalupe Cazares
SVU Administrative Assistant x207

Jennifer Marin Esquivel 
Volunteer Coordinator 
x181

Alexandra Morales 
Public Relations & Policy Advocacy x188

Sofia Gomez 
OLAP Accredited Representative 
x165

Karla Munoz
OLAP Accredited Representative x117

Karen Herrera
Legal Assistant x191
Albanydia Amezquita
Legal Assistant x106
Alexa Ramirez
Legal Assistant x183

Karina Licea
Legal Assistant x193

Gisela Lara
Legal Assistant 
x144

Sergio Diaz Luna
Legal Assistant 
x131

Cindy Garcia
Equal Justice Works Emerson Fellow 
x168

Yessica Hernandez
Legal Assistant 
x216
Elizabeth Hernandez 
Legal Assistant x171

Darlene Olmedo 
Legal Assistant x116

Yaritza Gonzalez
Legal Assistant x119

Francisco Cabrera
Legal Assistant x130

Joshua Navarrete
Legal Assistant 
x118

Carlos Suarez
Legal Assistant 
x141

Keily Becerra
Legal Assistant x186

Lesly Tejada
Legal Assistant x192

Wilmer Ayala
Legal Assistant x174

Stacey Arevalo
Legal Assistant 
x102

Yessenia Pitones
Legal Assistant x210

David Chavac
Legal Assistant x152

Julian Lucas Lucas
Legal Assistant x221

Vanessa Gonzalez
Paralegal 
x225

Kassandra Morataya
Legal Assistant x209

Katherine Lucero
Legal Assistant x197

Byron Lainez
Legal Assistant 
x120

Janeth Lopez
Legal Assistant x224

Heidi Vega
Administrative Assistant, SFV Office x214
Amy Gutierrez
Intern, SFV Office x189
     

 

Administration

Martha Arévalo 
Executive Director  x135

Nineth Coto
Finance Manager  
x145

Alejandro Rojas
HR/Office Manager 
 
x125

Carlos Madrigal
Administrative Assistant  x177

Alberto Carmona
Facilities Manager  x104

Randy Herrera
IT Support  x185

 

 

 

     
 

 

Development

Lissa Morales
Development Manager x139

Roberto Saravia
Associate x128

Beverly Perez
Associate x139

 

Day Labor Center

Jorge Nicolas
Day Labor Center Coordinator
(213) 483-0136 OR x169

Marcella Macias
Day Labor Center Organizer
(213) 483-0136 OR x260

 

Organizing

Susana Zamorano
Parent Coordinator x154

Evelyn Hernandez
TPS Organizer x133

Rocio Veliz
Youth Programs Coordinator & Organizer x137
Martin Pineda
Digital Organizer x220

Jennifer Carcamo
Youth Leadership Program Instructor x134

 
Xochitl Sanchez
TPS Coordinator x275
Jack Suria Linares
Education Policy Coordinator x142

Olimpia Blanco 
Organizer x226

Jenny Villegas
Organizer x175