Board of Directors

Casa Pacifica’s volunteer Board of Directors is dedicated to providing the highest quality programs and care for the most vulnerable children and families in our community. The Board meets monthly and has an active committee structure to oversee all aspects of the corporation.



Robert E. Wynner
Chairman of the Board
Nevers, Palazzo, Packard, Wildermuth, & Wynner, PC

Vice President

Heidi Whitcomb
Ventura Rental Party & Events

Immediate Past President

Rosalind Warner, M.D.
Physician, Private Practice


Eric Shain
Vice President of Production Finance
Disney Branded Television

Assistant Treasurer

John Broome Jr.
General Manager
Broome Management, LLC


Terri Parks
Director IS, Retired
Amgen, Inc.


Brenda Allison
CEO & Broker
Coast General Insurance Brokers

Sheriff Bill Ayub
Ventura County

Marni Brook
Director of Lending
Women’s Economic Ventures

Keets Cassar
Community Advocate

Charles W. Cohen, Esq.
Of Counsel
Cohen Land Use Law

Charles “Brick” Conners
Chief Executive Officer and Owner
Pharos Leadership

Daniel Friedlander, Esq.
Real Estate Attorney
Law and Mediation Office of Daniel Friedlander

Gary Gorian
Colton Lee Communities, LLC

Richard Hernandez
EVP/Chief Banking Officer
Bank of Southern CA

Narimon Honarpour, M.D., Ph.D.
Translational Medicine Head
Amgen, Inc.


John Kearney
Senior Resident Director & Vice President
Merrill Lynch - Kearney Group

Sean Leonard
S.L Leonard & Associates

Melissa Livingston
County of Ventura Human Services Agency

John Mallett
Mainstreet Mortgage

Patrick A. Nygren
Regional President, Los Angeles and Central Coast
Union Bank

Ellen F. Smith
Superintendent, Retired
Moorpark Unified School District

Adam Thunell
Senior Vice President/COO
Community Memorial Health System

David Wood, Esq.
Barnes & Thornburg LLP

Celina Zacarias
Director of Community and Government Relations
CSU Channel Islands



Carrie L. Hughes
Chief Development Officer

Anna Coulson
Special Events Manager

Hanna Day
Social Media Engagement Coordinator

Stella Day
Development and Events Coordinator


Karisa Lim
Development & Public Relations Manager

Morgan Tandy
Community Engagement Coordinator

Maddy Sattler
Donor Relations Officer

Robin Steinberg
Grant Writer & Communications


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Casa Pacifica is a center for adolescent and youth, offering programs and services to treat the symptoms arising from abuse and neglect
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