Joel Wurgler, Executive Director
Joel plays a vital role on the Board of Directors and facilitates the High School Point Break Workshops, Parenting & Teacher Training, Parenting Teens Presentations and Elementary/Middle School Assemblies. You can contact him to schedule any of these at Jwurgler@sjvyfc.org.
Wendy Bates, Office Administrator
Wendy does our bookkeeping, payroll, manages our accounts, keeps track of our spending, your giving/contributions, pays our bills, and handles our banking .
Debbie Poelstra, R.N., B.S.N.
Debbie facilitates the "Heart" classes at Peterson Juvenile Detention Center for the males & females in separate classes. She also assists Michelle with the Juvenile Hall orientation and volunteer appreciation/gathering.
Michelle Robinson, JJM Coordinator
Michelle coordinates our 88 volunteers at Juvenile Hall by sending them a schedule, sets up a quarterly volunteer orientation/training, and puts together a volunteer appreciation/gathering quarterly.
Daniel Torres, Assistant Director
Daniel facilitates the Substance Abuse Classes in Tracy, helps assist our Point Break Workshops, supervises our Point Break staff & interns, and keeps us connected to our community by attending collaborating meetings. Dtorres@sjvyfc.org.
Gino Avila, Early Intervention Specialist
Gino facilitates the Gang Awareness classes at Franklin and Chavez High School, our Stockton office, and Gang & Anger Management classes in Manteca at the MUSD Health Services location. Gavila@sjvyfc.org.
Patrick Chan, Campus Life Director
Patrick is a teacher at Benjamin Holt College Preparatory Academy and also facilitates our after school Campus Life outreach group there on Monday evenings.
Ana Vera, Early Intervention Specialist
Ana facilitates our Anger Management group at our Stockton office and helps the Stockton Unified School District kids at Chavez High, Edison High, Stagg High and Franklin High School campuses one-on-one with Anger Management. Avera@sjvyfc.org
Gilbert Lopez, Early Intervention Specialist
Gilbert facilitates Gang Awareness & Substance Abuse groups in Lodi and Anger Management, Substance Abuse, & Life Skills in several SUSD & LUSD schools.