Our Team

The people that make up DCYF are dedicated and passionate about making San Francisco a great place to grow up for children, youth, and families.


Young people’s resilience, strength and openness to learn inspires me to stay within the youth development arena; the heart of youth service providers inspires me to advocate for and support nonprofit work everyday.
— Ben Halili, Senior Program Specialist
Every child, youth and family still making it here in San Francisco inspires me to show up and think of better ways to do our jobs.
— Monica EO'Mailani Flores, Senior Program Specialist


Meet our
Senior Leadership


Maria Su

Executive Director

Heidi Burbage

Chief Financial Officer

Aumijo Gomes

Deputy Director of Strategic Initiatives

Sherrice Dorsey-Smith

Deputy Director of Programs, Planning & Grants

Jasmine Dawson

Deputy Director of City & Community Partnerships