Our Board and Staff

With the support of our board and staff, There With Care is grateful for the incredible support we receive from the hundreds of volunteers each year. Always with our heart on the families we serve, we thank our community for joining us in care. Below please meet our board of directors and staff.

Board of Directors

Sandra Cheung

Board Director

Kate Dachs

Board Director

Paula DuPre’ Pesmen

Founder of There With Care, Film Producer

Oliver Evans

Board Director

Frank Ghali

Board Director

Katie Rottier

Board Director

Jennifer Sheldon

Board Director

Jocelynn Staley

Board Director

Nicole Taylor

Board Director

Stacia Wells

Board Chairperson



Executive Director

Sara Alexander

Executive Director


Development Department

Iris Sagi

Development Director

Lisa Janosky

Events Director


Programs Department

Monica Zuniga

Bilingual Program Coordinator

Claudia Moye

Program Coordinator

Dany Partida

Program Coordinator

Laura Clegg

Program Coordinator


Volunteer Department

Lorraine Michelle

Volunteer Director

Lisa Scheidecker

Volunteer Coordinator


Operations Department

Michelle Mascher

Operations Coordinator

Connie Scully

Operations Associate

Sue Lepping

Marketing and Communications Director

Advisory Board

  • Harvey J. Cohen, MD, PhD, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
  • Paul Graham Fisher, MD, MHS, Service Chief Pediatric Neurology at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
  • Alexandra E. Morgan, CEO Family House, San Francisco
  • Farley J. Neuman, Esq. and Partner, Goodman Neuman Hamilton LLP
  • Sheri Sobrato Brisson, Author, Philanthropist, Co-Founder of Resonance House Publishing
  • Dr. Laura Robertson, Pediatric Cardiologist in San Francisco