info@handsupport.org, 650-367-6993
StarVista 24/7 Support Hotline:
(650) 579–0350
 
AS OF MAY 2024, HAND IS OFFERING BOTH IN-PERSON AND VIRTUAL MEETINGS

1. For current information on support group meetings, check the Meetings page. To register, please email meetings@handsupport.org.

2. We are offering one-on-one peer support services via phone and email. If you wish to be connected with a HAND peer support volunteer, please complete a peer support request form.

Board/Council

2021 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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President
Kai Martin

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Public Relations & Development
Erica Terrell Hernandez

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Facilitator Strategy & Support
Kristie Shulman

Jonathan Aizen

Operations Director and Technology Strategy
Jonathan Aizen

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Community Partners Outreach
Aline Brown Copp

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Volunteer Engagement Director
Anne Shamiyeh

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Secretary
Stephanie Vergara

Liz Toledo
Treasurer
Liz Toledo


Member at Large
Abbie Endres


Member at Large
Vanessa Guardado


ADVISORY COUNCIL
We are grateful to our Advisory Council members for the time, advice, and guidance they provide.

Kathleen Addison MA, MFCC, MFC33312
Emily Corpos Past President, HAND of the Peninsula
Eileen Healy MA, LMFT, MFC31332
Michelle Hearn MS, CGC, Genetic Counselor
Gary Hoff, MD OB/GYN
Jack Jensen, Crosby-N Gray Funeral Home
Wanda Lee, PhD Professor, San Francisco State University
Gail Shak, PhD, Psychologist 
Julie Mitra, Grupo Amparo
Mary-Ann Molloy, Certified Nurse-Midwife
Marilyn Swarts RN, MS, Childbirth Educator
Joseph Twicken, PhD, Past Board Member, HAND of the Peninsula