Originally form Los Alamos, NM, Doug has been at the agency for 13 years. He is responsible for ensuring APC fulfills its mission. By working with external partners, Doug is working to ensuring the future sustainability and growth of the agency. Fun Fact: He loves spending his free time cycling.
Director of Finance & Administration
Qassim calls San Bruno, CA home and has been with APC for two years. He works hard to ensure the financial health and stability of the agency by supervising accounting staff, preparing the yearly budget, reviewing monthly revenue and expenses with managers, preparing for audits, and maintaining the agency’s insurance policy. Fun Fact: He is not a fan of fun facts.
Fund Development Manager
Brandy comes from San Diego, CA and has been at APC for 3 years. Manager of the Fund Development Department, Brandy oversees the coordination of volunteers, grants, special events, and incoming donations. Her responsibilities also include maintaining community relations and partnerships. Fun Fact:Brandy was introduced to non-profit work at a young age when she would spend her summer breaks at her mother’s work. The non-profit helped those from the LGBTQ community who were AIDS and HIV positive.
Hameeda first began at APC as a volunteer in 2004 and has since held various positions at the agency. As Property Manager Hameeda supervises Property Management and Facilities staff as well as oversees the housing application process. She collaborates internally with the Services and Finance Departments and externally with Alameda County Housing &Community Development, City of Alameda Housing Authority, and Building Futures for Women and Children to ensure APC families maintain eligibility for our supportive housing. Fun Fact: Hameeda likes to decorate cakes.
Children & Youth Services Manager
Sara is from Grants Pass, OR and has been at APC for 6 years. She manages the Children & Youth Services department through a holistic lens to ensure that youth are provided with opportunities and tools to empower themselves and their futures. To accomplish this goal and create quality programming, she manages her staff, collaborates with support specialists, and forms partnerships. Fun Fact: Sara loves to peruse Pinterest, especially for project ideas for the children enrolled in program.
Ploughshares Nursery Manager
Education & Employment Manager
Evan has been at APC for nine years, but is originally from Madison, NJ. He manages the On the Job Training program that builds job readiness skills for residents entering and re-entering the workforce. Evan also oversees the Farm2Market staff and Career Center. Fun Fact: His first concert was the Beastie Boys which turned into a riot.