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Staff Directory

Our Staff

We come from and live in the communities we serve, and we share a lived experience of navigating and healing from violence and its impact on our community.

We have a personal interest in the work we do every day because it doesn’t just benefit our clients, it benefits us too.

Teens on Target Youth Leaders

  • Ryjanae Attaway

    Benite Bazinga

    Darius Brown

    Torian Coats

    Kendall Erving

    Zamaya Foster

    Kambridge Gatlink

    Imanii Hogan

    Deion Johnson

    Lilla Lopez

    Jon Carlo Mendez Rodriguez

    Etinosa Oghogho

    Noe Piceno

    Jack Probst-Bacchetti

    Eric Ramirez

    Jamiiya Robinson

    Melisa Rodriguez

    Emily Sanchez Cristobal

    Sadie Silverman

    Jordan Smith

    Kayla Tran Ibanez

    Ayana Williams

  • Carlos Avalos

    Sarai Bernstine

    Leslie Brown

    Jermain Cooper

    Jalesha Fitzpatrick

    Jaleeya Freeman

    Jerry Gonzalez

    Tyree Hopkins

    Andrianna LaFleur

    Delvis Martin

    Kimora Millines

    Samuel Oniah

    Casey Powell

    Angelica Ramirez

    Magali Ramirez

    Naijon Rodgers

    Kevin Romero

    Kierra Sanders

    Jalyn Simpkins

    Meliza Smith

    Johdi Watson

    Syncere Williams

  • Komogodji Bagayoko

    Jniyah Birchett

    Aiden Canright Walker

    Julisa Corben-Milan

    Davyonna Foster

    Jesus Garcia-Ortiz

    Janelle Harding

    Aron Jenkins

    D’mari Lee

    Khionti Massey

    Yajaira Montano

    Atticus Pena Rager

    Kenaiya Powel

    Eric Ramirez

    Marco Riggio

    Ezra Rodriguez

    Sophia Sanchez Cristobal

    Acharia Silverman

    Evan Smith

    Kaiden Taylor

    Makaela Weems

Youth Advisory Council

  • Jalesha Fitzpatrick

    Castlemont High School, Oakland

Board of Directors

  • Sarah Chavez Yoell

    Board President

    Executive Director, Government Relations and Community Relations

    Pacific Gas & Electric, Oakland

  • Angela Jenkins

    Vice President

    Accountable Communities, Prisma Health, Greenville, SC

  • Alisa DeWys


    Manager, Google, San Francisco

  • Stan Weisner


    Director Emeritus, Behavioral Health Sciences Department, UC Berkeley Extension, Oakland

  • Nadine De Coteau

    Manager, Engagement & Partnerships

    Apple, Cupertino

  • Michael Munson

    Operations Manager, KTOP-TV10, Oakland

  • John Bliss

    President, SCI Consulting Group, Oakland

  • Tracy Jensen

    Senior Services Administrator, City of Oakland, Oakland

  • David Muhammad

    Executive Director, National Institute for Criminal Justice Reform, Oakland

  • Gilbert Salinas

    Chief Equity Officer, Department of Health Services, Contra Costa County, Martinez

  • Kyndra Simmons

    Director, Frontline Training/Technical Assistance, Health Alliance for Violence Intervention (The HAVI), Berkeley

  • Carol Lynn Thompson

    Principal Counsel, Litigation, University of California, Office of the President, Berkeley

  • Caheri Gutierrez

    Communications and External Relations Director, The Unity Council, Oakland

You gotta do this work for the right reasons. Let’s not be scared of people and not be scared to show them another way of life.
Chauncey Jackson, Violence Interrupter