First 5 Staff

Ben Romo

Executive Director
(805) 884-8087

Eileen Monahan

Early Care & Education Manager
(805) 560-1038

Katie Torres, MPA

Communications Specialist
(805) 560-1039

Liliana Martinez

Administrative Assistant
(805) 739-8740

Mari Ortega-Garcia, M.Ed

Early Care & Education Program Officer
(805) 739-8744

Pedro Paz, Ph.D.

Program & Evaluation Manager
(805) 884-8090

Sara Soto-Gonzalez

Executive Assistant
(805) 884-8085

Sharol Viker, M.A

Early Care & Education Program Officer
(805) 739-8745

Suzanne Hayes, MBA

Financial Assistant
(805) 884-8089

Teressa Johnes

Family Support/One Year Grants Program Officer
(805) 739-8741

Wendy Sims-Moten

Business Manager
(805) 884-8086

Office Locations

Santa Barbara Office:

5385 Hollister Avenue, Bldg. 10, Suite 110
Santa Barbara, CA 93111
Phone: (805) 884-8085

Santa Maria Office:

218 West Carmen Lane, Suite 111
Santa Maria, CA 93458
Phone: (805) 739-8740