The Board of Directors has monthly meetings on the third Wednesday of each month. If you are interested in becoming a Board Member, please contact (916) 868-7820, or send an e-mail to

Board of Directors

Chelsy Pham, Board President

San Joaquin Delta College

Jason Shoultz, Board Vice-President

Steinberg Institute

Grace Koch, Treasurer

California Office of Emergency Services, Retired

Betty Low, Secretary

SMUD Project Manager, Shine Program, Sustainable Communities

Board Members

Rosa Flores

Latino Coalition for a Healthy California

Sharon Gonsalves

Renne Public Policy Group

Trish Higgins

Shaw Law Group

Patricia Sanchez

Office of Yolo County Assessor

Joy Mari Cabatic

CA Department of Tax and Fee Administration

Interim Executive Director

Yen Marshall

Executive Consultant

Friends Committee

Angela Lai, California Department of Managed Health Care

Carla SB Carr, Financial Committee

Darrel Woo, Board of Education 

Denise Suen, CLS

Derek Ledda, Department of Education (Retired), Maharlika Lions

Elaine Chiao, Child Protective Services

Ellen Yin-Wycoff, Cal Casa

Gary Kikumoto, Kikumoto Real Estate

Heidi Pyle, Sacramento Municipal Utilities District (SMUD)

Jean ChongAsian Pacific State Employees Association (Retired)

Kathryn Doi, Hanson Bridgett Law Firm

Nancy P. Lee, Office of Aids

Ophelia RiegoRiego Insurance

Rosie Dauz, Golden1

Sharon Ito, California State University, Sacramento – Communications/Public Affairs

Sonia Fernandes,  California of Managed Health Care

Stephanie Tom, Oracle

Sujatha Moni, California State University, Sacramento – Professor

Zima Creason, Mental Health America


My Sister’s House paid staff also includes: Deputy Director, Program Managers for the Women to Work Program, Human Trafficking Specialist, Volunteer and Communications Coordinator, Employment and Immigration Advocate, Shelter Assistant, Data Evaluator/Administrative Assistant, Financial Officer, and to support its efforts, My Sister’s House relies on its wonderful volunteers.