of Greater Santa Barbara

Barbara Ben-Horin is the CEO of Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara, one of 82 Girls Inc. affiliates in the United States and in Canada. Prior to joining Girls Inc. in 2016, Barbara – a long-time Santa Barbara resident – served as CEO of the Santa Barbara City College (SBCC) Foundation from 2005-2010 before moving to the Santa Barbara Museum of Art to serve as Director of Development to help oversee a $50 million capital campaign.

Barbara has previously worked as the National Vice President for Planned Giving with American Friends of The Hebrew University in New York City, and she worked for the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), where she managed a $100 million endowment fundraising campaign. She has also served as the Executive Director of both the Santa Barbara Jewish Federation and Domestic Violence Solutions.


Israel Alatriste

Gymnastics Head Coach

Tom Blabey

Chief Operating Officer

Carol Brumberger

Board Member

April Chandler

Administrative Assistant

Ted Connaughton

Director of Facilities

Ann Daniel

Board Member

Mel Dase

Executive Assistant/Volunteer Coordinator

Coral De Alba

Gymnastics Director

Deana Hyde

Board Member

Tracy Jenkins
Tracy Jenkins


Patricia A. Jones

Board Member

Stephanie Lopez Lozano

Health and Safety Coordinator

Christy Kelso

Board Member

Coleen McBride

Grants Manager

Betsy Manger

Board Member

Brenda Mendoza Alamo

Teen Programs Director

Karen Mims


Adrianna Munoz

Gymnastics Membership Coordinator

Amber Ortiz

Vice President

Annabel Padilla

Assistant Director of Programs

Katie Pearson

Development Officer

Sue Pilkington

Board Member

Paul Portney

Board Member

Claudette Roehrig

Board Member

Lois Rosen

Board Member

Rosa Ruiz

Remote and Virtual Programming Coordinator

Christi R. Sulzbach


Meredith Tynes

Board Member

Kristen Weaver

Director of Communications

Kristina Webster

Director of Programs

David Wong

Board Member