The Monarch Team

Monarch Services has a talented and diverse staff who are deeply committed to our mission of lives free of violence. To reach any of our staff, please email us at admin@monarchscc.org

Laura Segura : Executive Director

Laura Segura

Executive Director

Laura is a first generation immigrant with deep roots in the Pájaro Valley. She has dedicated her professional career on issues of social justice and equity. Laura has served on numerous commissions, boards, and councils ranging in issues from land use to preschool access to gender equity.  She was a Fellow with the Women’s Policy Institute and is very active in legislative work across California. Laura graduated from San José State and completed a management program at Harvard’s School of Business. She has worked for the Cities of San José and Watsonville, First 5 Santa Cruz County, and started at Monarch in 2006. She is a proud Watsonville girl who grew up in a large close-knit family and has two daughters. Laura loves to sew, stay active in various sports, and enjoys the beach life.

 

Kalyne Foster : Associate Director

Kalyne Foster

Associate Director

Leeann Luna : Fund Development Manager

Leeann Luna

Fund Development Manager

Maria Barranco : Program Manager

Maria Barranco

Program Manager

Lindsay Lauver : Program Manager

Lindsay Lauver

Program Manager

Nancy Arroyo : Office Manager - Watsonville Office

Nancy Arroyo

Office Manager - Watsonville Office

Board of Directors

Board Login

Monarch Services Board of Directors guides the agency to fulfill its mission and purpose and provides financial oversight. The Board of Directors are committed volunteers who dedicate their time and resources to serve as ambassadors of Monarch Services and violence prevention work. Our current board members are the following:

Linda Gold : Co-Chair | M3iworks

Linda Gold

Co-Chair | M3iworks

Linda Gold is CEO of M3iworks, a web design & development company founded in Silicon Valley but now located in Capitola. Passionate around women’s and girls’ issues, Linda has served on the YWCA Silicon Valley Board of Directors, along with the YW’s Advisory Board and Strategic Planning, Fund Development, and Operations committees. She has also served as a coach with Girls For A Change, coaching at-risk high school girls in an Aptos group home, and travels to Guatemala each summer to volunteer with Faces of Hope, a cleft-lip and cleft-palate surgery mission sponsored by various Rotary Clubs. Linda is also involved with the Santa Cruz Chamber of Commerce, and serves on the Women’s Leadership Forum planning committee.

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Angela Cline : Treasurer

Angela Cline

Treasurer

Bob Katz : Secretary | Attorney

Bob Katz

Secretary | Attorney

A local attorney, has been on the Board since 1986. He is passionate about making Monarch's mission a reality.

Cheryl Glover : Board Member

Cheryl Glover

Board Member

Cheryl Glover is Assistant Manager of Comerica Bank, with responsibility for directing sales and service products, events and activities for the bank.  Cheryl has been with the Watsonville Banking Center since 1992 and is dedicated to the Watsonville community and its families. Cheryl also has a lead role in building and developing business relationships. Cheryl has been involved in several, successful community events through Comerica Bank. Cheryl lives in LaSelva Beach with her husband where they raised their two children. She is now the proud grandmother of two.

Ana Ventura Phares : Board Member

Ana Ventura Phares

Board Member

Rafael Vasquez : Board Member

Rafael Vasquez

Board Member

Monarch Services has a talented and diverse staff who are deeply committed to our mission of lives free of violence. To reach any of our staff, please email us at admin@monarchscc.org

Laura Segura : Executive Director

Laura Segura

Executive Director

Laura is a first generation immigrant with deep roots in the Pájaro Valley. She has dedicated her professional career on issues of social justice and equity. Laura has served on numerous commissions, boards, and councils ranging in issues from land use to preschool access to gender equity.  She was a Fellow with the Women’s Policy Institute and is very active in legislative work across California. Laura graduated from San José State and completed a management program at Harvard’s School of Business. She has worked for the Cities of San José and Watsonville, First 5 Santa Cruz County, and started at Monarch in 2006. She is a proud Watsonville girl who grew up in a large close-knit family and has two daughters. Laura loves to sew, stay active in various sports, and enjoys the beach life.

 

Kalyne Foster : Associate Director

Kalyne Foster

Associate Director

Leeann Luna : Fund Development Manager

Leeann Luna

Fund Development Manager

Maria Barranco : Program Manager

Maria Barranco

Program Manager

Lindsay Lauver : Program Manager

Lindsay Lauver

Program Manager

Briana Longoria :  Human Resources-Development Associate

Briana Longoria

Human Resources-Development Associate

Nancy Arroyo : Office Manager - Watsonville Office

Nancy Arroyo

Office Manager - Watsonville Office

Alexandra Rincon : Administrative Coordinator - Santa Cruz Office

Alexandra Rincon

Administrative Coordinator - Santa Cruz Office

Jose Hernandez : Prevention Specialist

Jose Hernandez

Prevention Specialist

Ruben Garcia : Prevention Specialist

Ruben Garcia

Prevention Specialist

Esmeralda Rivas : Case Manager

Esmeralda Rivas

Case Manager

Laura Garcia : Crisis Intervention Advocate

Laura Garcia

Crisis Intervention Advocate

Josephine Salgado : Paralegal

Josephine Salgado

Paralegal

Marisol Lopez : Family Support Specialist

Marisol Lopez

Family Support Specialist

Alma Mendoza : Shelter Case Manager

Alma Mendoza

Shelter Case Manager

Maria Campos : Shelter Advocate

Maria Campos

Shelter Advocate

Susana Valerio : Shelter Advocate

Susana Valerio

Shelter Advocate