Riverside Area Rape Crisis Center


RARCC’s board of directors provides governance and fiscal oversight. Board members are recruited from the community and bring a range of skills and experience to their leadership role. Board meetings are held ten times per year.

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Michael J. Blakely , Board President
Retired Captain, Chief Deputy, Riverside Police Department
Ronald J. McCaskill, Vice-President
Retired Law Enforcement/Accounting
Janet L. Payton, Treasurer
V.P., Pacific Premier Bank
Austin Coulson, Secretary
Jose M. Romero, Immediate Past President
FSA; Mobile Fresh Program

Laura Cueva-Miller, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist

Janis Duke, Retired, Riverside County Sheriff's Department

Mary Anne Gill

Cherie Curzon; Riverside Police Department, Retired

Janis Duke; Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, Retired

Mary Anne Gill; Community Advocate

Tina D. Hambleton, Real Estate Broker

Valerie Hill, Riverside County Undersheriff, Retired

Steven Hovey, Chief Personnel Officer, RCOE

Mays Kakish, CBO, Riverside Unified School District

JoAnn Lazo-Eldred,  Sr. Accountant - Capital Group

Elizabeth A. Lossing, Trial Attorney, USDOJ, Retired; UCR Extension Instructor

Sandra Schnack, Ed D.

Tracey Vackar, Director Career Technical Education, Fontana Unified School District
Jody Mierau, Neff Construction
Dinah Minkler, RCC, Retired; Building Contracting
Jonathan O'Connell, UBS Financial Services
William Robinson, Deputy D.A., Riverside County
Sandy Schnack, Ed.D.,  Retired Asst. Superintendent, RCOE



Debbie Artis; University of California, Riverside

Donna Dahl, Riverside County Department of Mental Health

Linda Hicks

Colleen Hughes

Mitchel Leverett, Esq.

Lori Pendergraft

Steve Secofsky; Department of Justice, Riverside County

Stan Sniff; Sheriff, Riverside County

Ann B. Stormes, Ph D.

Jan Tavaglione; Community Advocate

Tracey Vackar

Lynda W. Warren, Ph.D.; Psychologist, Retired

Michael Hestrin, Riverside County District Attorney



Larry McAdara, Executive Director

RARCC’s Executive Director provides overall leadership and management of the Agency, working closely with our Board of Directors, Staff, and Volunteers to support and promote RARCC’s mission and activities.

Debora Monroe-Heaps, Director of Programs

RARCC’s Director of Programs supervises Direct Services, the Volunteer Program, Community Outreach Programs, and is a Victim Advocate.

Romer San Miguel, Executive Assistant

RARCC’s Executive Assistant manages payables and receivables, human resources, and assists executive administration.

Gloria Tiscareno, Direct Services Coordinator

The Direct Services Coordinator collects, posts, and provides statiscal data for the Executive Director and the Director of Programs.  This position also assists the Volunteer Coordinator, and provides Victim Advocacy. 
Maribel Najera, Community Educator

Regina Goodpaster, Senior Outreach Coordinator

The Senior Outreach Coordinator delivers Rape Prevention programs to seniors, works on Fund Development, and serves as a Victim Advocate.

Vivian Amezquita

Karla Mabida

Rachel McDonald

Lauren St. Jacques

Victor Valenzuela