Staff

We are proud to have an incredible team that has collectively dedicated 250+ years to IIBA! Our staff works from 7 offices in 6 Bay Area counties.

Senior Management Team


Ellen Dumesnil
Executive Director

Catherine Seitz
Legal Director

Sheryl Muñoz-Bergman
Deputy Director

Dekri Vonan
Director of Finance & Administration

Mary Robbins-Parenti
Director of Human Resources

Program Management Team


Virginia Abbott, Esq.
Program Director,
San Mateo County

Madeline Hernandez, Esq.
North Bay
Regional Director

Juan Ortiz, Esq.
Program Director,
Contra Costa County

Justin Skinner, Esq.
Program Director,
San Francisco County

Eleonore Zwinger, Esq.
Alameda County
Regional Director

San Francisco Office


Allison Bejar
Executive Administrative Assistant

Alessandra Dias
Pro Bono Administrator

Leslie Dueñas
Paralegal

Nayely Limon
Administrative Assistant & Paralegal

Margaret Martin
Pro Bono Program Director

Binh X. Ngo
Communications Manager

Margaret Radu
Staff Attorney

Yin Yin Thien
Financial Assistant

Oakland Office


Beltrand Arellano
DOJ Accredited Representative

Alejandro Camacho
Administrative Assistant

Ana Campa
DOJ Accredited Representative

Claudia Frankel
Administrative Assistant

Sara MacPherson
Staff Attorney

Amy Wang
Staff Attorney

Fremont Office


Evangelina Avanto
Paralegal

Sara Fain
Staff Attorney &
Program Manager

Ignacio “Natch” Valverde
Administrative Assistant

Zaland Sher
Paralegal

Redwood City Office


Erika Alor
Paralegal

Becky Bogyo
DOJ Accredited Representative

Stephanie Elder
Staff Attorney

Isabel Guerra
Paralegal

Eesha Hernandez
Grant Manager

Glen Olson
ESL & Citizenship Coordinator

Ofelia Rivera
DOJ Accredited Representative

Maria Jose Solis de Moreno Administrative Assistant

Hazel Sosa
Paralegal

Carmen Torres
DOJ Accredited Representative

Karina Trieu
CDSS Grants Administrator

Rosa Uriarte
Citizenship & Pro Bono Coordinator

Samantha Vazquez
Administrative Assistant

Napa Office


Meli Brandan
Paralegal & DOJ Accredited Representative

Maria Elena Estrada
Administrative Assistant

Vanessa Hatfield
North Bay Program Coordinator & Administrative Compliance Manager

Laura Lopez
DOJ Accredited Representative

Sherry McCreedy
Staff Attorney

Lucy Mejia
Staff Attorney

Jeanne Oberschulte
Paralegal

Anthony Rodriguez
Staff Attorney

Carolina Saavedra
Staff Attorney

Oscar Torres
Administrative Assistant

Sonoma Office


Melissa Alberto
Paralegal

Sarah Lakhani
Staff Attorney

Brentwood Office


Laetitia Cabral
Administrative Assistant

Denny Kasso
Staff Attorney

Julia Preza
DOJ Accredited Representative

Llanet Ramirez
DOJ Accredited Representative

Yessica Tejeda
Administrative Assistant

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