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Board of Directors

Sun Street Centers’ staff, volunteers and participants gratefully acknowledge the dedication and countless hours our Board Members graciously contribute to this organization.

Oly Gomez, President

Owner
Dataflow Business Systems

Jaqueline Cruz, Vice President

Executive Director of Advancement
Hartnell College Foundation

David Warner, Treasurer

Pacific Valley Bank (Retired)

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What interested you most about joining the Board and why are you passionate about Sun Street Centers? I am very impressed with the passion and commitment of the Management team.  I want to assist in any way possible to help others have a better life.

Why do you continue to support Sun Street Centers mission? OR What makes our mission meaningful to you? I have been blessed with a good, comfortable life. I want to what I can to help others, less fortunate, with opportunities to achieve a better life.

Looking towards the next 50 years, what do you envision for Sun Street Centers? Being the most successful addiction treatment and prevention program in all of California. And an Endowment Fund that insures long-term financial stability.

If you could describe Sun Street Centers in one word, what would it be? Professionalism

What do you like to do in your spare time? I like to stay healthy and plan to live a long time.

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Valerie Smith, Secretary

Broker Associate
Intero Real Estate Services
San Benito County

John Musni

Financial Advisor
Edward Jones

Esteban Calderon

Banking Center Manager/Assistant Vice President
Comerica Bank

What interested me most (+)

What interested you most about joining the Board and why are you passionate about Sun Street Centers? What interested me most about joining the Board was the level of commitment from Sun Street Centers to our community. I wanted to be a part of this extraordinary effort at Sun Street Centers.

Why do you continue to support Sun Street Centers mission? OR What makes our mission meaningful to you? Sun Street Centers’ mission is meaningful to me because it is an exact match to the needs of our community. Offering alcohol and drug prevention, education, treatment and recovery regardless of income level is a priceless objective that has far reaching benefits to society as a whole.

Looking towards the next 50 years, what do you envision for Sun Street Centers? Growth and excellence; always maintaining the commitment to improve our communities one individual/family at a time.

If you could describe Sun Street Centers in one word, what would it be? Allegiance

What do you like to do in your spare time? I enjoy running. I also like to watch sports.

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Dora McKean

Program Analyst Coordinator
MCOE Head Start

I have enormous respect for (+)

What interested you most about joining the Board and why are you passionate about Sun Street Centers?  I have enormous respect for the board, staff and clients of Sun Street Centers and feel privileged to be part of the work.  What happens here changes the future.

Why do you continue to support Sun Street Centers mission? OR What makes our mission meaningful to you? What makes our mission meaningful to me is that people I care about have a place to begin their recovery if/when they decide to take that first step.

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Stephanie Hicks

Intero Real Estate Services

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What interested you most about joining the Board and why are you passionate about Sun Street Centers? I value Sun Street Centers’ mission and philosophy of living a sober life through social modeling.  I am inspired by the direct impact Sun Street Centers makes in the daily lives of so many families and individuals who need a champion through their journey.  It’s a privilege to serve on the Sun Street Centers board and to be part of such an amazing organization and team!

Looking towards the next 50 years, what do you envision for Sun Street Centers? I envision Sun Street Centers to be the leaders in innovative addiction prevention, treatment and education services throughout the Central Coast and greater Bay Area by staying focused on what we do best and reaching the most people possible.

If you could describe Sun Street Centers in one word, what would it be? Humane

What do you like to do in your spare time? I enjoy spending time with my husband and children. I love the outdoors – hiking, biking and being in the mountains are my sanctuary activities.

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