Our Team

The ACE team is composed of a diverse collective of employees and volunteers that reflect our comprehensive service model and embody the passion for service.  Our team includes credentialed high school teachers, case managers, academic and mental health counselors, community intervention workers, AmeriCorps, and community volunteers. The team has recognized for their role as a vehicle of inclusion, leadership, and community development and for outstanding and invaluable service to the West San Fernando Valley.

Michelle Miranda

Michelle Miranda

President and Founder
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Director of Education
Amanda Coleman

Amanda Coleman

Director of Counseling
Leonel Fuentes

Leonel Fuentes

Chief Financial Officer
Ingrid Sandoval

Ingrid Sandoval

ACE Office Coordinator
Vanessa Meza

Vanessa Meza

ACE Mentoring Coordinator
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Director of Intervention and Justice Services
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Executive Assistant
Helen Lopez

Helen Lopez

ACE Engagement Coordinator
Conor Parker

Conor Parker

Director of Communications
Ashley Henriquez

Ashley Henriquez

YouthBuild Program Coordinator, Care Manager
Celine Massuger

Celine Massuger

YouthBuild Lead Instructor, Academic Counselor
Julia Mijango

Julia Mijango

YouthBuild Instructor, Academic Counselor
Brett Shufelt

Brett Shufelt

YouthBuild Instructor, Academic Counselor
Frank Alvarez

Frank Alvarez

YouthBuild Transition Specialist
Jennifer Flores

Jennifer Flores

YouthBuild Case Manager
VanRay Murphy

VanRay Murphy

YouthBuild Construction Trainer
Veronica Castrellon

Veronica Castrellon

GRYD Lead Case Manager
Sergio Gonzalez

Sergio Gonzalez

GRYD Lead Intervention Worker, SECTOR Outreach
Joe Tovar

Joe Tovar

GRYD Intervention Worker
Arhanxa Choquehuanca

Arhanxa Choquehuanca

GRYD Case Manager
Ozzy Perez

Ozzy Perez

GRYD Intervention Worker
Yahaira Quiroz

Yahaira Quiroz

GRYD Intervention Worker, SECTOR Career Coach
Yanira Carrillo

Yanira Carrillo

ACE Lead Parenting Educator
Monica Tovar

Monica Tovar

ACE Parenting Educator
Alyssa Gravel

Alyssa Gravel

Development VISTA
Cynthia Martinez

Cynthia Martinez

Development VISTA
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SECTOR Career Coach
Shantelle Blackburn

Shantelle Blackburn

CSUN MSW Intern
Robert Galvan

Robert Galvan

CSUN MSW Intern
Jessica Rogers

Jessica Rogers

USC MSW Intern
Ana Miguel

Ana Miguel

UCLA MSW Intern