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Make-A-Wish® seeks the best people to fulfill our vision of granting a wish for every eligible child. Every person who joins us commits to this vision — and uses it as a guide in every action.

 Make-A-Wish staff 2018

We hold these values in the pursuit of granting wishes: integrity, child focus, excellence, community and inspiration. From program services and operations to fundraising and brand advancement, every staff member fulfills a vital role in our mission.

Professional images by: Benjamin Wallen and Imaginem Productions

Linda Anderberg

Linda Anderberg

Marketing and Communications Director
Direct: 415-321-7388

Betsy Biern

Betsy Biern

Direct: 415-402-2760


Kelly Bohon

Medical Outreach Associate
Direct: 415-321-7383


Lynne Durie

Chief Operating Officer
Direct: 415-402-2771

Rachel Faught

Rachel Faught

Events Associate
Direct: 415-402-2765

Kristie Figone

Kristie Figone

Senior Development Associate
Direct: 415-321-7386

Jasmine Galeana

Jasmine Galeana

Program Assistant
Direct: 415-402-2768

Stefani Govan

Stefani Govan

Executive Assistant
Direct: 415-402-2777

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Garrett Lew

Database Administrator
Direct: 415-402-2776


Daniel Marlay

Volunteer Manager
Direct: 415-402-2775

Molly - v3

Molly Martin

Development Coordinator
Direct: 415-402-2773


Chloe Mecum

Events Director
Direct: 415-402-2774

Ophelia Mose

Ophelia Mose

Operations Associate
Direct: 415-321-7398

Beth Nolan

Elizabeth "Beth" Nolan

Program Director
Direct: 415-402-2769


Brennen Ogawa

Senior Events Manager
Direct: 415-321-7385


Taylor Quillin

Database Coordinator
Direct: 415-402-2770

Allie Reynolds

Allie Reynolds

Corporate Development Director
Direct: 415-402-2766

Maria Mora Rodriguez

Maria Mora Rodriguez

Program Associate
Direct: 415-402-2779


Darian Rosengard

Development Associate
Direct: 415-402-2778

Dennis Schrag - Update

Dennis Schrag

Senior Director of Individual Giving
Direct: 415-321-7393

Ana Maria Vallarino

Ana Maria Vallarino

Program Manager
Direct: 415-402-2763


Micaela Wallen

Senior External Events Manager
Direct: 415-402-2764


Kelsey Wetzstein

Corporate Development Associate
Direct: 415-321-7397

Latest Status Update

  • We’re excited to be a part of the Oakland A’s Prize Patrol promotion, with a chance to be granted $5,000! Tune in to the A’s game this Wednesday, August 21 for a chance to win $5,000 AND another $5,000 for an Oakland charity you select. For more info and to enter, visit

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Make-A-Wish® Greater Bay Area
1333 Broadway
Suite 200
Oakland, CA 94612
(415) 982-9474