SoCal CAN’s Steering Committee consists of 10 organizations elected by our membership to serve a four-year term. The Committee meets monthly with SoCal CAN’s senior staff and plays a critical role in guiding the network’s strategic direction. Each Steering Committee member has demonstrated a deep commitment to educational equity and collaboration.

Kim Thomas-Barrios, Senior Associate Vice President, Educational Partnerships
Lizette Zarate, Program Director, USC NAI
Amy Ludwig, Executive Director
Irene Quevedo, Executive Director
Maria Alvarez, Program Director
Sharmon Goodman, Senior Program Director and SoCal CAN Chair*  
Carolina Kishfy-Delgado, Lead College Advisor
Joseph Collins, Executive Director 
Albany Vega, CAPS Program Director
Anne Hawthorne, Executive Director
Francisco Zamudio, Director of Education
Joanne Reyes, President & CEO
Rachel Livingston, Vice President of Programs
Gus Najera, Director of College Success Programs

Lisa Ruben, Executive Director 
Maria Hernandez, Program and Operations Manager
Mo Hyman, Executive Director
Innesa Ranchpar, Program Director