Our Team
A dedicated Team of Volunteers - people from all around the San Francisco Bay Area -who visit, advise, and counsel men incarcerated  at San Quentin. Every month, they assist around 200 people who work toward parole and/or reentry to ensure they succeed.
Without our Team's tireless work, enthusiasm and commitment, our work would not be possible.
Our Board
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Allyson West

Founder

"Society deserves better than what the prison system provides."

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Executive Director

"I measure our success in that of our clients' - their successful reentry to society."

Judith Tata

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Ann Lopata

Assistant Director

"My passion has been to help others develop the skills that they need to maximize the success of their goals."

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Curt Parker

Treasurer

“I’m proud of our volunteers providing our clients invaluable services to help rebuild lives.”

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Kevin Lundquist

Chair

"I have been on the board for 4 years, volunteered for 2. In my spare time I work with women in CIW and CCWF.

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David Cowan

Board Member

"I am passionate about helping our clients reintegrate into the community functionally, socially, and emotionally.

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Kenneth Brydon

Board Member

"Since day paroled, life has been grand."

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Michelle Leporini

Board Member

By providing essential resources to clients who would otherwise face barriers to access, we are setting them up for a successful reentry.

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Marvin Mutch

Board Member