Norma Koch has served on the Community Resource Project, Inc. Board of Directors since July of 2015. She is currently retired but continues to be an active voice within the community. As a Board member she brings extensive knowledge of Medi-Cal and Medicare benefits, record management and auditing, and the community’s needs. Norma has worked for the State of California as an Associate Governmental Program Analyst, Staff Service Analyst, and Program Technician. In her career she was an instructor for Adult Post-Secondary Education teaching Information Technology & Medical Billing. She also volunteers for HICAP (Health Insurance Counseling Advocacy Program) for health care. Her passion for those in the low-income community continually pushes Community Resource Project Inc. to be in the forefront in meeting the community’s needs.
Pablo Rosales, has served on the Community Resource Project, Inc. Board of Directors since November of 2014. Pablo Rosales was born in El Paso, Texas to parents who had been farmworkers in the Central Valley in California. Pablo joined the United States Air Force after graduating from high school in 1967 and served four years. He attended the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) and earned his Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice (1975), Master of Education (1980), and Mater of Public Administration (1986). He was the first in his family to attend school beyond high school.
Pablo’s work experience includes the El Paso Center for Mental Health and Mental Retardations Services (EPMHMRS); the State Department of Mental Health (DMH) in Sacramento, California; the Department of Community Services and Development (CSD); and the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD).
Pablo retired in 2005 to become a caregiver for his mother who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. His focus is now on giving back, which is a credit to his personal beliefs and the message that without giving back all credentials or life would really serve of little value and would be wasted, given to him by his mother.
Antonio Silva, has served on the Community Resource Project, Inc. Board of Directors since June of 2014. Antonio Silva is semi-retired but still works part time as a Special Projects Director. He is a Vietnam Veteran and Past Founder & Executive Director for Central Valley Opportunity Center. He has worked as a community advocate and grassroots organizer in rural communities in Madera, California and was the Housing Director for California Human Development (CHD) headquartered in Santa Rosa, California.
Antonio brings considerable expertise in affordable housing, small business development, and community economic development. He places great emphasis in his work on assisting the low income farm worker community throughout Northern California and Hawaii. As a board member at Community Resource Project, Inc. Antonio continues to impact its growth and outreach into the needs of the community.
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Yolanda Chavez has served on the Community Resource Project Inc. Board of Directors since November, 2014. For the last 30 years she has been working for California Human Development (CHD) as a senior case manager. Yolanda has spent a majority of her years of service working for the community, organizing events, providing trainings, law enforcement advocacy, and collaborating and coordinating with other agency partners to do outreach in the Hispanic community.
Yolanda spent 11 years working for YCDHA as a caseworker, working in a variety of social service programs. She gained extensive experience with the foster system, which included foster placement, home visits between parents and children. Yolanda brings a deep passion for serving the people and an in depth knowledge of the communities current needs.
Angelica Perez Montoya has served on the Community Resource Project Inc. Board of Directors since April 2017. She is currently working with S.E.T.A Head Start and has been with them for over 22 years. She works as a case manager with up to 75 families and 12 youth. She oversees all family resource center activities, the Family Self-Sufficiency program, Teens stopping AIDS and JTPA IIC programs, and provides information and available resources. She brings an active commitment to the community, founded by her words and actions. With her extensive work with Head Start she has developed an intimate relationship and knowledge of the low-income communities. At Community Resource Project Inc. She uses her extensive knowledge to further improve current programs and to develop further opportunities.
Jose "Joey" Ramirez has been a board member of CRP since November of 2018. Joey is a Sacramento born and raised Entrepreneur and Artist who specializes in Graphic Design and Marketing. Joey has extensive experience working in the community implementing community-based programs and organizing an array of fundraising efforts from art shows, festivals, car show block parties and securing corporate and private donations for local nonprofits. Joey has served as the president for the board of directors for the Washington Neighborhood Center, a historic youth center in downtown Sacramento and is also a newer member of the Royal Chicano Air Force, a historic California-based based art collective that was instrumental in the Chicano Art and Activist movement of the '70s and '80s. To date, Joey continues his work in the community and is an active advocate for the youth and the arts in Sacramento.