OPERATIONS TEAM

Christina Collazo
Founder and Executive Director

Raney McKool
Operations Director

Katie Magner
Programs Director

Delphi Alvizo
Director of Institutional Advancement

Maria Vela
Donor Relations & Communications Coordinator

Sarah Scarborough
Admin Associate

PROGRAM COORDINATORS

Yesenia Prieto
ECE Childcare Director

Claudia Méndez López
Family Education and Evaluation Manager

Catalina Limongelli
Adult Education Program Coordinator

Diana Marin, MSW
Saludables Juntos Program Coordinator

Katerin-Arpero
Adelante Juntos Program Coordinator

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND FAMILY PROGRAMMING

Danielle Arredondo
ECE Assistant Director

Ivett Garcia
ECE Lead Teacher

Cecilia “Cecy” Gomez
ECE Assistant Teacher

Rocio Ramirez
ECE Lead Teacher

Monica Salazar
ECE Lead Teacher

Norma Alvarez
ECE Assistant Teacher

Edith Sarmiento
ECE Assistant Teacher

ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAMMING

Rajani Ramachandran
ESL Teacher

Donna Shepperd
ESL Teacher

Nader Al Zoubi
ESL Teacher

Ashley-Stuewe
ESL Teacher

Betina Watkins
ESL Teacher

INTERNS

Alexandra Mendoza Ortiz

Abigail Romero Suarez

Our Board of Directors

Barbra Boeta is the Community Development Officer in Austin for Texas Capital Bank. She is responsible for implementing the bank’s Community Reinvestment Act strategy in Austin, she works with local civic, and community organizations, and small businesses to understand the needs of the community and how the bank can support those needs.  Prior to joining the bank, Barbra spent 19 years working to foster the growth of local small businesses throughout Austin. Throughout her career, she has helped thousands of businesses reach profitability and sustainability.  Barbra is committed to helping break down barriers to help others fulfill their dreams.

Kendra Bolton (Development Committee Chair) is the Director of Integrative Wellbeing at Miraval Austin, a wellness resort focused on building mind, body and spirit connection with self and others to live a life in a balance. Kendra is committed to professional work and volunteerism that removes barriers between individuals and their dreams and specifically work that elevates women to achieve their potential and beyond. She brings 10 years of wellness experience from previous roles in higher education, public schools and board service for other Austin nonprofits. Kendra loves to dance to live music across all of Austin’s dance floors and travel the world.

Erwin Cuellar is a native Austinite and is focused on giving back to his community. He graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 2010, majoring in Finance, and his background includes working in the investment management industry, owning a bus business, and now leading the finances at his family’s manufacturing business.

Erwin is currently on the boards of Todos Juntos Learning Center, Chariot (formerly Drive a Senior Central Texas), and the Mexic-Arte Museum. In his spare time, he enjoys frequenting local coffee shops, reading and exercising.

Celia Godínez-Sánchez serves as the Administrative Manager at MAYA Consulting, driven by a firm belief that everyone should have access to a fulfilling life and the freedom to make choices. With the right resources, she envisions that these opportunities are within reach for all. For over 25 years, Celia has dedicated herself to actively and purposefully contributing to the betterment of communities, working joyfully to turn this vision into reality.  Celia’s unwavering commitment to fostering equitable opportunities for children and their families is both a personal commitment and a professional calling. Prior to joining MAYA, Celia spent 21 years at KIPP Texas Public Schools – Austin. Starting from various operations roles, she steadily progressed to become Assistant Principal of Operations. As a founding member, she laid the cornerstone for robust operational systems at KIPP Austin College Prep, setting a benchmark for the 11 schools that followed in subsequent years. During her last 3 years at KIPP, she played a pivotal role in co-managing the school budget, strategizing to ensure consistent student attendance, refining operational policies, and collaborating with support partners to create the safest possible campus environment for families.

MJ Korpela (Co-Chair) is a principal with MAYA Consulting, where she leads projects related to child welfare, trauma and attachment, early childhood and 2Gen programs, family power building and DEI, strategic planning, and community engagement. Prior to joining the MAYA team, MJ spent 7 years building and overseeing trauma-informed 2Gen programming in Austin, TX. She has extensive experience in family-centered programming, including 2Gen models, trauma informed and attachment centered program models, mental health support and therapeutic milieu building, family empowerment and narrative change initiatives, and early childhood partnerships. MJ relocated to Austin in 2014 from Minneapolis, MN, where she worked primarily in mental health and crisis response with women and children, focusing on trauma, attachment, and racial equity. She earned her BA in Psychology from the University of Minnesota and will defend her thesis this year on building equitable, attachment centered 2Gen programs to finalize her MA in Counseling Psychology from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota.

Edna Parra is currently the Community Engagement & Outreach Manager at CapMetro. She has worked in the Austin area developing and managing community programs for 20+ years in various fields, including the arts, health care, education, and now, transit. She’s a first-gen student and earned her BS from The University of Texas at Austin and her Master of Public Administration from The University of Texas at Arlington. Edna and her family immigrated from Mexico to El Paso, so she sees the power and importance of organizations like Todos Juntos for families new to this country. She is very excited to join TJ and hopes to grow programs and opportunities that help immigrants pursue the opportunities they dreamt of when coming to Texas. Outside of work, Edna likes to camp, bike around town, and play soccer with her family for fun.

Aman Patel (Treasurer) is a Technology Consultant for Deloitte Consulting where he works with local state agencies to drive large-scale technology implementation projects. Aman’s passion for providing education, advocacy, and empowerment to children in underprivileged communities is inspired by his mother: They have worked together to support organizations focused on children’s rights and combating poverty in India for over 7 years. He earned his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.

Danielle Engalla is an Assistant Vice President of Commercial Banking at Frost Bank in South Austin. She focuses on helping businesses in Austin reach their financial goals by being a trusted advisor to her clients. She received her B.B.A. in Finance with a minor in international business from Texas State University. She has been with the Bank for over 6 years and has experience with community service with organizations like Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Junior Achievement. In her spare time she enjoys trying new local restaurants, going on walks with her dog, and spending time with her family.

Alyssa Rodriguez is a Public Health and Relations Consultant focusing on projects related to improving health outcomes and the quality of life for those living in underserved communities. Alyssa has led initiatives pertaining to Emergency and Disaster Relief, as well as Covid Vaccine Equity throughout the Eastern Crescent of Travis County. She works with local governmental entities, nonprofit organizations, school districts, and private and public healthcare providers to create culturally relevant resources, engagement plans, and policies for the communities they serve.  Alyssa completed her undergraduate studies at St. Edward’s University, earning a BS in Biology and was a STEM educator for over a decade before earning a Master of Public Health degree from the Keck School of Preventive Medicine at USC. Alyssa is a proud 1st generation high school, college, and graduate school degree holder who has a passion for helping others, especially women and children. In addition to Todos Juntos, Alyssa also sits on the Out Youth Board, an Austin based nonprofit organization providing free resources to LGBTQIA+ youth. Alyssa loves to go hiking with her husband Ernesto, reading, and having dance parties with her son Mosley.

Craig Snook (Governance Committee Chair) is a consultant for JBL Strategies, a strategic advisory business focused on nonprofit leadership development and organization sustainability.  Craig has a passion for working with leaders to grow and develop to strategically lead their organizations in both the for-profit and nonprofit sectors through leadership coaching and remote team management. His experience has ranged from individuals to senior management teams at the Dow Chemical Company as well as several Austin area nonprofits.  Prior to joining JBL Strategies, he was a consultant with Executive Service Corps of Houston, an organization designed to promote best management practices in nonprofits. Craig is past board chair for EcoRise Youth Innovations, VELA, and past board member of THRIVE Cancer Fertility Network. Craig looks forward to advancing the mission of Todos Juntos in the local community long term.

Creating a better tomorrow for Central Texas. TOGETHER.

There are numerous ways you can help out so that, together, we can make Central Texas a more prosperous, just, and thriving community.