Our Team

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Leadership

Julee Brooks, Chief Executive Officer

Julee Brooks

Chief Executive Officer

About Julee

Julee Brooks joined the Woodcraft team in February 2018, with direct experience in arts and culture, youth development and human services. Her past roles include Executive Director of the Los Angeles Ronald McDonald House, Museum Director of the Zimmer Children’s Museum (Los Angeles) and Director of Education at Nashville Children’s Theatre. Julee holds an MFA in Theatre for Youth from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and a BA from Centre College. She lives with her husband Ross, her two sons Ryder and Duncan, and their newest furry member Hazel, in La Crescenta.

Celina Salinas, Chief Operating Officer

Celina Salinas

Chief Operating Officer

About Celina

Celina Salinas joined the Woodcraft Rangers team in 2009, she has extensive first-hand program experience and keen abilities in team-building, partner relations and contract management. Growing up in the communities Woodcraft is now proud to serve Celina is particularly passionate about the role expanded learning plays in creating equity for underserved youth. She has attended Arizona State University School of Education and now lives in Boyle Heights where she is an active community member.

Darlington Ahaiwe, Chief Finance Officer

Darlington Ahaiwe

Chief Finance Officer

About Darlington

Darlington Ahaiwe joined the Woodcraft Rangers team in 2009. his nuanced perspective of organizational needs and processes comes from him contributing to every finance position in the department. His financial acumen, coupled with a firm commitment to mission, has yielded careful management of significant government contracts and multi-level audits. Darlington holds an MBA from the Pepperdine Graziadio School of Business and Management and a BA in Accounting and Finance from UC Santa Barbara. He enjoys spending time discovering new hiking trails surrounding his neighborhood in the South Bay.

Christy Moody, Chief Development Officer

Christy Moody

Chief Development Officer

About Christy

Christy Moody has been working with Los Angeles non-profit and educational organizations since she moved here in the mid-90s. She has been an executive, business owner and consultant in fundraising, marketing and event management, helping elevate the profiles and portfolios of organizations and causes that make Los Angeles such a wonderfully rich and diverse community. Christy earned an MBA from USC’s Marshall School of Business and an BA from the University of Arizona. She spends her free time walking her dog, hiking in the Santa Monica mountains, practicing French and designing clothing.

Program Management

Luis Danny Salas, Director of Program

Luis Danny Salas

Director of Programs

Norma Mendoza, Director of Programs

Norma Mendoza

Program Operations Manager

Herbert Bolanos, Education Specialist

Herbert Bolanos

Education Specialist

Cesar Avina, Program Manager Southeast Region

Cesar Avina

Program Manager
Southeast Region

Chrisilia Monroy, Program Manager Middle School Region

Chrisilia Monroy

Program Manager
Middle School Region

Hector Chaira, Program Manager Inglewood Region

Hector Chaira

Program Manager
Inglewood Region

Helen Santos, Program Manager Garvey Region

Helen Santos

Program Manager
Garvey Region

Javier Gonzalez, Program Manager Southwest Region

Javier Gonzalez

Program Manager
Southwest Region

Veronica Granados, Program Manager San Fernando Valley Region

Veronica Granados

Program Manager
San Fernando Valley Region

Yuir Ruvalcaba, Program Manager High School Region

Yuri Ruvalcaba

Program Manager
High School Region

Development and Communications

Jasmine Arjon, Development and Communications Associate

Jasmine Arjon

Development and Communications Associate

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