Sara Tirado

Site Director

Sara is the Site Director at Innovations Community Center, responsible for for the Center’s daily operations, development of the program and the professional development and supervision of staff. Sara is a graduate from UC Davis. She feels her experiences learning to navigate the system and her large network of county and community members is beneficial to the Center. Sara has dedicated her life to raising five children and working in health care.

 
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Steven Coad

Peer Mentor

Steve is a Peer staff who in charge of maintaining the facility. Steve moved to Napa in the early 1980’s. He is a father of three and for 15 years, he owned and operated his own landscaping business. He is passionate about his recovery and enjoys helping others. He appreciates the opportunity to learn more about himself. 

 
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Shauna Lewis

Peer Mentor

Shauna is a Peer Mentor who facilitates groups, offers peer support, provides floor supervision and serves as a support to administration for data entry. She pulls from her recovery to enrich the Center with meaningful activities. She raised four beautiful children and is blessed with two grandchildren. Shauna is motivated to share her experience, strength and hope with others in recovery.

 
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Mirna Leiva-Gullord

Peer Mentor

Mirna is a bi-lingual Peer Mentor who speaks fluently in Spanish and English. She maintains the kitchen and runs groups and activities in Spanish. She came to California from Guatemala as a teen. She married and raised three children. Mirna brings with her, a cultural experience for the Center. She is amendable, nurturing and kind.

 
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Brenda Gaither

Peer Mentor

Brenda is a peer mentor in charge of making sure daily operations at the Center run smoothly. Born and raised in the Napa Valley, she devotes most of her time to helping her daughter raise four beautiful children. Brenda's experience is from the perspective of a family member and with her she brings compassion and understanding.