Meet our team

JOAN MILLER

Deputy Director

Before joining HSA, Joan was Director of Family and Children’s Services for the…
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SOPHIA ISOM

RFA and Permanency Program Director

Sophia Isom, M.S.W., is currently the Program Director over the Resource Family Approval…
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Angela Ramos

Permanency Program Manager

Angela grew up in the Mission District in San Francisco. She was born in El Salvador and is…
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JULIET HALVERSON

Program Manager

Juliet has been a part of SF Family and Children’s’ Services for over a decade in roles as…
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ARLENE HYLTON

Recruiter and Caregiver Liaison for RFA families

When people think of Arlene, the first word that comes to mind…
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TAMISHA MOUTON

Placement /Relative Notification Supervisor

She began working with foster youth while attending…
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Patricia Rudden

Acting Permanency Program Manager

Casey Schutte

Program Support Analyst

Casey Schutte is a Program Support Analyst with over fifteen years of experience working…
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DELEASA JONES

Acting RFA Supervisor

Deleasa has worked with Family & Children Services for three years as a Resource Family…
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Danielle Turner

Acting RFA Supervisor

Danielle grew up in San Francisco. She has a strong passion for working with children and…
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Numa Aubry

RFA Supervisor

A native of East Oakland, Numa started her career in Family and Children’s Services as a field…
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Amy Freer

RFA Social Worker

Amy has been a RFA social worker since the beginning of 2018. Prior to working for the…
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Fabiola Gutierrez

RFA Social Worker

Fabiola was born and raised in the Mission district of San Francisco.  She started working…
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Jay Everidge

RFA Social Worker

Jay Everidge has been working with youth and at risk individuals and families in Marin and…
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Jeri Saito-King

RFA Social Worker

As a native of the Bay Area, Jeri has dedicated her entire professional career advocating for…
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Jorge Montiel

RFA Social Worker

Jorge was born in Mexico and came to San Francisco at the age of 16. He has worked for…
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Maria Jose Cabrera

RFA Social Worker

Maria Jose was born and raised in Colombia. She is an accomplished Child Psychologist…
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Meghan Nebril

RFA Social Worker

While attending San Francisco State University for her undergraduate degree, Meghan fell in…
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Tara Love

RFA Social Worker

Tara Love Cartagena has been serving individuals, youth and families of underrepresented…
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Therese Strum

RFA Social Worker

Therese has 12 years of experience in child welfare. She joined the RFA team in 2017. In her…
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Walter Ng

RFA Social Worker

Walter was born and raised in San Francisco. His interest in Child Welfare began during…
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Vivian Li

RFA Social Worker

Vivian was born and raised in San Francisco. Although she only recently began working as a…
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Andrew Samatra

RFA Clerk

Andrew Samatra is a Resource Family Approval (RFA) Unit Clerk. He is committed to provide…
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Eric Birnbaum

RFA Clerk

Eric has been proudly serving the people of San Francisco for 2 years as a member of the RFA…
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SHARON WALCHAK

Public Health Nurse

Sharon is a Public Health Nurse (PHN) in the Family & Children’s Services Nursing Unit…
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RFA Mentors

Silvia Aguilar

RFA Mentor

My name is Silvia Aguilar and I am a Resource Family Mentor for Spanish-speaking Resource…
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Pat Smith

RFA Mentor

I am Pat Smith and I was born and raised in San Francisco, CA. I attended San Francisco City…
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Liam Jackson-Wyatt

RFA Mentor

My name is Liam Jackson-Wyatt and I am an SF Resource Parent along with my husband…
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Christine Hendrickson

RFA Mentor

My name is Christine Hendrickson and I am a Resource Parent, Mentor and Co-Trainer with…
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