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Jan Campbell, Executive Director
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Jan Campbell is the Executive Director for Domestic Violence Solutions for Santa Barbara County.
She has more than 30 years of experience in leadership and community engagement, with a background in fundraising, grant writing, marketing, and communications. She most recently served as the Chief Philanthropic Officer at the Santa Barbara Foundation. In that position, she oversaw the foundation’s community investment and donor services functions, and together with her team, raised and stewarded hundreds of millions of dollars for the foundation and its initiatives.
Jan’s nonprofit experience includes work at the Page Youth Center and Heal the Ocean. She was a management consultant at Bartlett, Pringle and Wolf CPAs, the Vice President of Communications for an internet startup – WebAlg, and was the editor and publisher of the Valley Voice newspaper in Goleta. Jan has served on the boards of the UCSB Alumni Association, the UCSB Foundation, Montessori Center School and the Santa Barbara Education foundation. Currently she is a member of the Goleta Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and the World Telehealth Initiative. She is a member of three women’s funds, the Association of Fundraising Professionals and the Santa Barbara Women’s Political Committee.
A proud Gaucho, Jan holds a degree in English Literature from UC Santa Barbara and a certificate in accounting from UCLA. She lives in Santa Barbara with her husband Randy and is the mom of two daughters, Nora and Emma.
Carolina Najera-Magana, Clinical Director
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Carolina Najera-Magana is the Clinical Director for Domestic Violence Solutions for Santa Barbara County.
Carolina Najera-Magana has worked for DVS for over 8 years over the last 14 years. She earned her B.A in Psychology from UCSB and her M.S in Psychology from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. She has worked with Domestic Violence victims since 2004, when she began with DVS as a trainee. She was hired on as an intern and became licensed in 2011. During her career she has worked with victims and perpetrators of domestic violence, persistent and severe mentally ill clients, dual diagnosis clients, and sexually offending teens. She is dedicated to her work with domestic violence victims.
Susan Gonzalez, Director of Programs and Client Services
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Susan Gonzalez is the Director of Programs and Client Services for Domestic Violence Solutions for Santa Barbara County.
Susan’s non-profit career began ten years ago, in 2010, with St. Vincent’s of Santa Barbara. She occupied a role as Case Manager to low income families needing support, guidance, and resources.
Susan’s passion for helping communities, led her to a new position working for Domestic Violence Solutions of Santa Barbara County. She was first part of the DVS team from 2014-2017. She initially worked as the Santa Barbara Client Advocate and then as the Santa Barbara Lead Client Advocate. During her time at DVS, she obtained her M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University, Santa Barbara, CA.
After DVS, Susan transitioned to Stand Strong (formerly known as the Women’s Shelter Program SLO) continuing to serve children and adult victims and survivors of Domestic Violence as an Associate Marriage & Family Therapist.
Most recently, Susan continued her work as an Associate Marriage & Family therapist focusing on foster and adoptive children and youth through Kids & Families Together in Ventura County and Child Welfare Subsystem through the County of Ventura.
Susan lives in Goleta with her husband, Armando, and their puppy, Taco.
Board of Directors
- Julie Capritto, President
- Sarah Moray, Secretary
- Kristina Eriksen, Treasurer
- Janet Drayer
- Danielle Hazarian
- Mark Juretic
- Craig Leets
- Michelle Piotrowski
- Brandi Redman
- Christina Songer
- Brett Weichbrod
- Virginia Benson Wigle