Team Navigation


Our team is dedicated to connecting with youth where they are, creating safe spaces, and supporting youth in recognizing their strengths and developing skills to thrive. Our team is dedicated to driving collaboration to build on community assets to empower youth with a continuum of supports and opportunities.

Our Advancement Team

Josiah Kitonga

Chief Advancement Officer
Josiah’s role at PRO is to support the organization’s overall fundraising efforts. This involves advocacy, supporting our grant process, building on individu…

Cady Horobin-Wohlers

Advancement Manager
Cady has spent over 15 years working in the nonprofit sector. She works with grant and programmatic data to inform decisions, demonstrate impact, and tell st…

Felicia Alling

Evaluation & Monitoring Manager
Felicia supports the PRO team through the creation of evaluation tools, and the monitoring and analyzing of data for all of our varied programs. Felicia has …

Lydia Vi

Communications Manager
Lydia’s heart is simple: she has a passion for telling stories and bringing a voice to the voiceless. As the Communications Manager, she develops and…

Angie Medina

Director of Grants
Angie supports PRO and YFC’s work as a grant writer. She has led the team in writing award-winning proposals for federal, state, and local government sources…

Kassandra Ramirez

Program Coordinator
Kassandra works within school districts in the greater Sacramento in the after school programs. She teaches advocacy and life skills to students from 3rd gra…

Mariah Hickman

Program Coordinator
Mariah works with PRO Youth and Families LEAD team in outreach in the Sacramento area; By cultivating safe spaces for Youth to grow and develop necessary ski…

Nick Soliz

Program Coordinator
Nick was introduced to civic duty when he joined Y@CC at age 12 and remained active through his teen years and young adulthood. Going full circle, Nick now f…

Terence Lo

Program Coordinator
Terence is a program coordinator that facilitates at different school sites. His strongest belief is to always use your voice so his biggest life mission is …

Sydney Spitzer

Program Manager
Sydney manages the Sacramento County Behavioral Health Youth Advisory Board; she promotes self-efficacy as she teaches members to advocate through policy rec…

Sarbjit Nahal

Director of Programs
Sarbjit is passionate about empowering at risk youth and helping them create a better future for themselves. She is the Program Director for the LEAD team wh…

David Augusto

Program Manager
David is committed to ensuring the next generation is cared for and equipped with the skills and experience to become change agents. He is especially passion…

Gabrielle Rivas

Program Coordinator
As a program coordinator I educate and inspire youth to make smart and healthy decisions so they can live the life they imagined for themselves!

Justin Falls

Program Coordinator

Melissa Comstock

Program Manager
Melissa came to PRO with the intention to go hands on with the opportunity to work with youth and being that person that she didn’t have is what empowers her…

Ty Benigno

Program Coordinator
Ty is a program coordinator for the Thrive team. He teaches the curriculum Love notes with passion and excitement. His background as an afterschool teacher s…

George Xiong

Program Coordinator

Frank Sila

FIeld Manager
Frank is a Field Manager at PRO. He manages a team of Program Coordinators who are the tip of the spear in the work that we do. He fosters a culture and cohe…

Vinnicius Silva

Program Manager
Vinni assists the THRIVE team with group facilitation, school relations, and ensuring the organization’s values are represented among the youth. Vinni seeks …

Terry Jones

Program Analyst
Terry helps the THRIVE team with scheduling and logistical tasks. She connects with partners to create a schedule that meets their needs. She works with coor…

Alysa Caamal

Director of Programs
Alysa’s aim is to pursue and build positive and healthy relationships with community partners and agencies. Alysa is passionate about empowering youth to sha…

Sean LaTour-Jarquin

Director of Special Projects

Emiliano Rosas

Project Coordinator
Emiliano is a West Sacramento native. He supports YFC partners with grant requirements and ensures partner success throughout every project cohort. Emiliano …

Rachel Minnick

Chief Collaboration Officer
Partnership and collaboration can be complicated, but Rachel spends each day helping to create solutions so that funders, community organizations, and govern…

Brian Vargas

Project Manager
Brian helps YFC partners with grant paperwork and organization; making sure they have everything they need to submit a successful grant report. Brian has an …

Christina Johnson

Operations Manager

Roman Bober

Information Technology Manager
Roman oversees the technological side of PRO Youth and Families, making sure everyone’s work online has minimal interruptions. Besides supporting the staff, …

Regan Overholt

Director of Operations
Regan oversees the internal workings of the agencies (processes, procedures, systems, planning) to support the work and activities done by the programs and o…

Staci Anderson

President and Chief Executive Officer
Staci has worked in the nonprofit sector for the majority of her career and she works hard to make sure young people, our communities, and our staff are…

Phyllis Deats

Chief Financial Officer
Phyllis is the Chief Financial Officer in full charge of Assets, Liabilities, and Balance Sheet accounts. She has experience processing payroll, (including S…

Our Board Team

Teresa Stark

Director, State Government Relations, Kaiser Permanente

Sonya Bradly

Board Chair
Chief Marketing Officer, Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau

Leslie Mcfadden

Board Secretary