Special Needs Network, Inc.

Meet the Board

Special Needs Network Board of Directors

Special Needs Network is honored to have an extraordinary group of individuals who dedicate their time, effort, and expertise to further our mission of providing aid to underserved families affected by developmental disabilities. Members on the board guide long-term planning strategies and provide organizational oversight and development, while ensuring that we are responsive to the needs of the community. The board’s tireless service has brought Special Needs Network to new levels of excellence.

  • Daryl L. Osby

  • Fire Chief, County of Los Angeles Fire Department

Advisory Board

Adam Bruno
George C. Fatheree III
Dr. B.J. Freeman
Pat Grayson-DeJong
Cheryl Gully, LCSW
Jaron Hamlett, Sr.
Corey Harris
Monica Holloway
Gail Lara
Oscar Madrigal
Rev. Cecil L. Murray
Rev. Vanessa Ussery
Arshya Vahabzadeh MD

SNN Staff

Juan Carlos Garcia
Director of Operations + Programs

Daniel Fausto
Director of Communications

Edguin Castellanos
Programs + Projects Officer

Richard Fernandez
Development Director

Connie Chavarria
Outreach + Engagement Coordinator

Mary Lee
Parent, Advocate Mentor + Community Outreach

Daniel Mendoza
Clinic Director

Marcos Aguilar
Clinical Behavior Consultant

Carolina Gonzalez
Sr. Behavior Technician

Hannah Chung
Sr. Behavior Technician

Karla Gonzalez
Behavior Technician

Amarilis Paredes
Behavior Technician

Parent Advisory Council Co-Chairs

Meshell Baylor
Evelin Palomar