CAPC is governed by a 12 to 15 person board of directors composed of volunteer community members who are dedicated to the prevention of child abuse in Contra Costa County.

Bruno Ceccarelli

President

Leigh Pierson-Brown

Leigh Pierson-Brown

RN, CPNP, MPH

Carol Carrillo

Carol Carrillo, MSW

Executive Director

Jim Carpenter

Jim Carpenter, MD, MPH

Shannon Blankenship

Shannon Blankenship, Secretary

Scott Barca

Scott Barca, Vice President

Dr.Lynna McPatter-Harris

Rex Dunn, Treasurer

Angelina Elliott, MD

Mark W. Gundacker,

Scott Cunnane

CAPC Auxiliary

From Left to right:

Jami Martini

Mary Fitzpatrick

Nikki Murphy

Amanda Chipman

Mindy Longo

Sara Holzemer

Sia McDonald

Karen Giquinto

Larissa Kosla

Quotes

“Children are like wet cement whatever falls on them makes an impression.”

— Haim Ginott

Success Stories

A father doesn’t give up

“Manuel never gave up on his son.  He completed two Nurturing Parenting Program sessions and enrolled in additional parenting classes because he wants to become the best father possible.” ~Maggie Velasco

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Miriam’s story

“My name is Miriam, I have two daughters ages 8 and 2. When I learned about Crianza con Carino Nurturing Parenting Program (NPP), it didn’t sound very interesting because I had the idea that no one is capable of teaching you how to parent your children. It never crossed my mind that my way of […]

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