Staff/Volunteer/Board Members

As elected September 1, 2017- Board of Trustees

Trustee Officers

Chairman of the Board /Co-founder
Garrett Cullen
Website Owner

Treasurer /Vice Chairman
Omar Abdi A
Owner, “Brother’s Market”

Secretary
Molly M.T. Ahern
Community Volunteer Organizer/Artist

Director of Operations and Community Relations
Abdi Mwechiwa
Team Leader, San Diego Airport Security

Advisory Board Members 2017

Mental Health Services Advisor, Advisory Board Chair
Dr. Don Miller
Psychologist

Realty Advisor
Kevin Thene
Commercial Realtor, Vice Chair

Food Services Advisor
Samuel Smith
Food Services Industry

Housing Safety Advisor
Brendan Ahern
Owner – Homefront Inspections LLC

Financial Advisor
Dave Yoshida
Accountant (Contractor)

Committee Advisory Board Members

Abucar Abikar – Committee Advisory
Arab Deh – Committee Advisory
Khadija Osman-Committee – Advisory
Ali Arwah – Committee Advisory

Employees/Staff Members/Volunteers:

President/Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Said Osman A Abiyow
Program Manager

Executive Director
Ifrah Salad
Social Services Investigator

Vice President/Chief Administrative Officer and Co-Founder
Patricia Moore
Employment Case Manager/Intake Director

Nour Ibrahim – Employment Case Manager /Support Service
Samir Abdirizak – Youth President-Unity Youth Committee (Inspiring Future Leadership)
Fardowsa Farah – Youth Vice-President-Unity Youth Committee (Inspiring Future Leadership)
Ubah Abdi – Youth Secretary -Unity Youth Committee (Inspiring Future Leadership)
Dave Yoshida – Accountant (Contractor)
Jeanne Campbell – Volunteer of Youth Advocate/Tutor and Mentor/ESL Instructor
Safiya Hussein- Community Outreach
Miriam Abdi – Office Assistant in Training
Tegest Alemu – Family Childcare Business, Micro-Business Development
Daraan Mohamud – Micro Business-Development
Elizabeth Rosas – Outreach Coordinator – Translation Services
Hannah Smith – ESL Director/Teacher, Painting Instructor
Jessica Nurack – Business Development Director/Grant Writer (Contractor)