Our People

IFR provides community mental health and wellness services for the SF Latino community. We offer family support, early intervention, case management, youth services, & more.

Our People

Welcome to IFR's community. The organization's board and staff play essential roles in ensuring we provide a welcoming and safe space for people to access programs, services, and support. Regardless of our role in the organization, we are dedicated to supporting and improving people’s lives.

The staff of IFR includes approximately 100 bilingual/bicultural clinicians, case managers, outreach workers, interns, social workers, physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, mental health specialists and administrative staff. Many staff members come from the communities and schools IFR serves, and reflects the values, beliefs and practices of the diverse Latino community.


Tyrone Navarro President

Kenny Gutierrez Secretary

Sebastian Alioto

Michael Brown

Estela Garcia

Leslie Manjarrez

Rafael Moreno

Ariel Vargas


Gloria Romero Executive Director

Sila Alvarenga Human Resources Manager

Luz Bautista Staff Accountant

Bruno Celis Program Assistant

Theresa Chan Sr. Accountant

Lindsey Chen Human Resources Specialist

Carolina Hernandez Program Asst.

Lluvia Hernandez Executive Assistant

Josephine Lau Staff Accountant

Claudia Leon Dir. of Programs & Client Services

Antonio Lopez Facilities Manager

Esperanza Macias Policy/Comm. Director

Marisol Medina Program Assistant

Benny Ng Finance Director

Ana D. Obando Custodian

Kevin Ortiz Development Manager

Martha Otero Custodian

Luis Perez Dir. of Integrated Behavioral Health

Diana Pica Program Assistant

Omar Pimentel Operations Director

William Ramirez Communications Specialist

Quetzalli Rocha Special Projects Coordinator

Jeff Yuan Systems Administrator

La Clinica

Julio Gonzales Program Director

Ana Borges-Baird Mental Health Clinician

Alexandra Capulong Mental Health Clinician

Judith Cavazos Clinical Supervisor

Adriana Guzman Clinical Supervisor

Carlos J. Rivero Mental Health Clinician

Claudia Sanchez Mental Health Clinician

Karen de la Torre Mental Health Clinician

Jason Winton Clinical Supervisor

Ingrid Zimmermann Mental Health Clinician

Indigena Health & Wellness

Carlos Izaguirre Program Director

Francisco Icala Tiriquiz Health Educator

Concepcion Cruz-Mendes Promotora

Ingrid Lopez Promotora

Juanita Quintero Promotora

Arturo Vega Fernandez Case Manager

Si a la Vida

Claudia Cabrera Program Director

Carlos Acosta-Linares Health Educator

Johana Espinoza Prevention & Wellness Coordinator

Santiago Garzon-Velez Youth Advocate

Francisco Gonzalez, MD Psychiatrist

Renatto Guerrero Clin. Case Mgr.

Yazmin Macias Health Educator

Ruben Martinez Program Liaison

Frank Ortiz Health Educator

Antonio Ramos LGBTQ Youth Serv. Coord.

Jeremias Rivera Program Manager

Gale Sandoval Substance Abuse Counselor

Adilia Torres Mental Health Clinician

Adrian Vargas Health Educator

La Cultura Cura

Michelle Alvarez-Program Director

Cristina Castaneda Case Manager

Carolina Cruz Case Manager

Alejandro Garcia Ochoa MH Clinician

Roberto Gonzalez Program Coordinator

Georgina Gutierrez Service Coordinator

Angelica Mendez Case Manager

Crystal Mendoza Care Manager

Veronica Nunez Case Manager

Jennifer Perez Case Manager

Fernando Portillo Case Manager

Miguel Reza MH Clinician

Kevin Rios Program Liaison/Office Mgr.

Alejandro Trujillo Case Manager

Karina Ugur-Gonzalez QA Manager

Sana Sana

Elia Dominguez Program Director

Silvia Avila Mental Health Clinician

Helen Bowles Mental Health Clinician

Sara Briseno Mental Health Clinician

Cassandra Coe Clinical Supervisor

Federico Fernandez Program Assistant

Erica Gallegos Mental Health Clinician

Elizabeth Gonzalez Mental Health Clinician

Linda Mora Program Coordinator

Jocelyn Panfilo Mental Health Clinician

Tia Phillips Mental Health Clinician

Rocsana Ribeiro Mental Health Clinician

Evangelina Sayre Mental Health Clinician

Daniel Segundo Mental Health Clinician

Cindy Urquidez Mental Health Clinician

Phillip Watson Mental Health Clinician

Casa Corazon

Irma Alvarado Martinez Diff. Response Program Manager

Socorro Beltran- Peer Advocate

Twiggy Damy Family Advocate

Lorena de la Rosa Family Support Specialist

Oscar Grados Diff. Response Data/Training Spc.

Lupe Iraheta Family Support Specialist

Marcela Maldonado Fam. Supp. Specialist

Mitzy Martinez Program Coordinator

Eli May Family Support Specialist

Jose Ortiz Family Support Specialist

Gustavo Poktzin Diff. Response Case Manager

Roadmap to Peace

Indiana Barrenechea Initiative Director

Edwin Arango Community Builder

Zoe Carwin Program Assistant

Angela Gallegos-Castillo, Ph.D. Community Builder

Antonio Murcia Service Coordinator

Internship Program

Cindy Alvarenga La Clinica Intern

Fernando Amador La Clinica Intern

Paloma Chavez LCC Intern

Delia Cleveland RTP Intern

Isabel Garcia La Clinica Intern

Kim Ibarra LCC Intern

Blanca Juarez La Clinica Intern

Melina Machuca Sana Sana Intern

Mae Moroney La Clinica Intern

Veronica Nunez LCC Intern

Bertha Osorno SLV Intern

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