Meet Our Team


Beth Jackson-Pardo, MSW

Executive Director

Stephanie Graney

Community Engagement Coordinator

Nhi Pham

Office Manager

D’Ann Najar

Student Parent Advisor 2020-2021

Sean Goda

Student Parent Advisor 2020-2021

2021 Board of Directors

Cherie Schenck, MBA, EdD


John Hannum

Chief Financial Officer

Erin Buckingham


Board Members

Kathleen Leary

Ellen Nialis

Vickie Hay

Waukecha Wilkerson

Tiffany Mitchell

Board Volunteers

Mai Le

Mayra Novasky

Lorena Perez

Project Self-Sufficiency

A 501(c)(3) nonprofit

Tax ID #33-0597719

307 Placentia Ave, Suite 203 Newport Beach, CA 92663

Located inside the Melinda Hoag Smith Center for Healthy Living