Rebekah Melesse

Executive Assistant to the Executive Director
Rebekah Melesse
is amazing.
Even if there were words provided to describe all of their awesomeness, you'd just be reading a different set of words with all of their accolades meant to tell you what we're telling you now ...
Rebekah Melesse
is an amazing human being.

Name: Rebekah Melesse
Title: Executive Assistant
Favorite Color: Royal Blue
Hometown: Fremont, California
What you’re studying in college: I studied Political Science at UC Berkeley
Dream Vacation: England
Favorite Quote: “Now all discipline seems to be painful at the time, yet later it will produce a transformation of character, bringing a harvest of righteousness and peace to those who yield to it.” - Hebrews 12:11

Why did you choose AACSA?: I admire the AACSA's efforts to address persistent socioeconomic injustices that affect vulnerable populations within Santa Clara County. I’m ready to help our community understand how the AACSA can provide recommendations and resources that will improve the South Bay while advocating for the betterment of the black community.

The Team

Milan R. Balinton

Executive Director

Sabrina-Moné Lamontagne

Operations and Finance Manager

Ikenna Ike

Board Member | Google

Aileen Casanave

General Counsel

Aneita Gage

Board Vice Chair | Intel Corporation

Erika S. Albury

Board Member | Diverse BioSolutions

Christina Lewis

Board Secretary | Visa

Cynthia Joseph-Magee

Board Treasurer| Shutterfly

Stephanie Menzies

Board Member | Educator

Isabella Nyakundi

Board Member | MongoDB

Cheryl Thompson

Office Aide/Receptionist

Cathy Blake

FRC Program Specialist & Coordinator

Ernest Kirk, Jr.


Myisha Taylor

FRC Program Manager

Kenny Jackson

Programs Student Intern

Ariadna "Ari" Luna

Community Worker, Lead + Special Projects

Kiana Munoz

Operations Student Intern

J. Bernard Hishamunda, PhD

Board Member | Adobe

Daric V. Jackson

Board Chair | Education Administrator

Stephanie Allen

Programs Coordinator

Jerome Holloway

Finance Student Intern

Oladotun "Dotu" Hospidales

Programs Manager

Beverley Waithaka

Policy & Advocacy Student Intern I

Tammy Sanders

Board Member | Lam Research

Jaden Morgan

Student Board Member | Stanford University

Lennies M. Gutierrez

Board Member | Comcast

Babatunde "Tunde" Onadele Jr.

Board Member | Blach Construction

Kennedy Myers

Development Intern

Amber Mopress

Community Worker

Monnie Allotey

Community Worker

Lavere Foster

Policy & Advocacy Coordinator

Rebekah Melesse

Executive Assistant to the Executive Director

Naomi Grubb

Office Aide/Receptionist