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Board of Directors

Welcome to UMOS, where we have been helping families build better futures for more than a half-century! By partnering with donors, government agencies, businesses, and other nonprofits, UMOS’ dedicated team of professionals provides the individualized child development, workforce development, and other social services families need to build the better futures they envision for themselves.

Ben Obregón

Chair & Chair Executive Committee

Maria Watts

Vice Chair & Chair, Bylaws Committee

Julio Guix

Treasurer, Chair, Finance, CSBG Advisory Committees

Nedda Avila

Secretary, Chair, Personnel Committee

Marisela Galaviz

Parliamentarian, Chair, Planning & Evaluation Committees

Joe Villmow

Executive Committee Member At Large, Chair of Nominating Committee 

Silvia Perez

At large executive committee member 

Jessica Jaqueline Gomez

HS Policy Council President

Mercedes Garduno

HS Policy Council Vice President

Jose Ruano

Kevin Magee

Michael “Mike” Milam

Cesar Sotelo

Maria Borda-Weisner

Jose Carrillo

Pastor Juan Salinas, Jr.

Earnie Hill


Executive Leadership

UMOS is led by a highly skilled, experienced, and diverse management team dedicated to ensuring the mission-driven organization provides quality, results-oriented, and cost-effective programs and services.

Lupe Martinez

President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Tina Koehn, PhD

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Renee Dudley

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Margie Fischbach

General Counsel

Jose Martinez

Senior Vice President, Farmworker & Community-Based Services

Barb Felske

Chief Information Officer (CIO) & Facilities Management

Kaye Hartmann

Vice President, Planning & Resource Development

Parker Rios

Vice President, Workforce Development & Human Resources

Maria “Carmen” Valle, PhD

Vice President of Child Development

Cynthia Galvan

Vice President of Social Services

Rod Ritcherson

Special Assistant to the CEO