The Staff of SPI
Together with our staff, students, and associates, we are a team of passionate individuals who are certified, experienced facilitators providing technical assistance on local, statewide, and national issues. SPI is invested in engaging, educating, and mobilizing high performance partnerships. Our core values include leadership, excellence and quality of life and will continue to collaborate and work with other stakeholders, community leaders, and subject matter experts to achieve our mission of being a catalyst for improving the communities we serve.
Yvonne is a former Protective Services Worker who possesses valuable knowledge and insight into the child welfare system. Having recently graduated with a Master’s in macro practice Social Work from Boston University…
After volunteering with SPI during his fourth year as undergraduate student at SDSU studying Biology with minors in Interdisciplinary Studies and Cognitive & Behavioral Neuroscience…
Michelle Matter is Director of Aging for the Center for Excellence in Aging and Longevity (CEAL). She brings more than 20 years of experience working in state government, higher education,
Fernando Reyes is the Peer Support Specialist for the Center for Excellence in Aging & Longevity (CEAL). His experience includes working for the State of California for 18 years.