Denisse has been overseeing the Innovations Community Center programs and staff since its transition from PEP in 2016. She is an On The Move Youth Leadership Academy alumni—class of 2009—and a first generation college graduate. Because of Denisse’s hard work ethic, determination, and her willingness to take risks, she feels well suited for her Site Director role. She loves a good challenge and is passionate about helping others.
Sara is the Co-Director at Innovations Community Center, responsible for data and reporting, marketing, daily operations, and staff supervision. 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.
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.
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.