Board of Directors

Sammy A. Nunez

Our Executive Director, Sammy Nunez is a state and nationally recognized expert in the field of youth development and responsible fatherhood. As an alumnus of a fatherhood development program in Northern California and a past coordinator of a nationally recognized Male Involvement and Male Responsibility program, Sammy has the unique background of being a participant and success story of the type of services offered through grassroots youth and fatherhood development programs.

With an impressive portfolio of key-note presentations, conferences and training, Sammy has an extensive knowledge and a profound understanding of working with young men and fathers.

James Walsh

Comes to us with an extensive and diverse background. Besides working varied positions within the construction industry, James has 20 years’ experience in theatrical/performing arts production and management and television and film production. James also has developed computer and internet skills that include website design and management, listserv administration, desktop publishing, and project coordination. James is now embarking on an effort to organize youth for social justice and education equity in the Central Valley of California. James has developed vast and extensive knowledge and contacts within the entire statewide and national social justice movements. To contact James, please email

Arsenio Mataka

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Dean McFalls

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Dr. Vajra Watson

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Maria Elena Serna

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Bryan Muhammad

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Nellie Zavalai

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Bruce Giudic

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Please Note:

If you are interested in acquiring information regarding trainings, key-note presentations, or father mentoring seminars, please call our office at (209) 941-0701.

Where you can find us...

Fathers & Families Offices
Youth & Family Empowerment Center
338 E. Market Street
Stockton, CA 95202

Monday - Friday | 8am - 5pm
Ph. (209) 941-0701
Fax (209) 941-0784

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Or mail us at...

Fathers & Families of San Joaquin
PO BOX 30674
Stockton, CA 95213

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