Meet Our Staff

Sandra Dones
Sandra DonesCraft Program Coordinator
“I feel blessed and inspired to be able to work for an organization as transparent as Concern America. I love our work ethic…instead of doing for, we work alongside and develop meaningful relationships enabling self-empowerment.”
Jessica Gonzales
Jessica GonzalesCommunications Coordinator
“I’m grateful to be a part of this amazing team and I’m inspired by this work; creating opportunities to positively affect communities around the world through justice, equity, and sustainability.”
Beatriz Juarez
Beatriz JuarezFinance Coordinator
“Concern America is all about building community and learning in the process. I’m always impressed by how committed everyone is to work together and help each other. It is a privilege to be part of such an amazing process.”
Catharine Quinn
Catharine QuinnField Program Coordinator
“I am inspired to work alongside so many incredible people in the field who dedicate their lives, every day, to their communities.”
Teri Saydak
Teri SaydakDevelopment Coordinator
“I love Concern because it’s based in the community – the people providing health care services, building water systems, forming cooperatives – they are committed to their families and their communities, and we have the opportunity to be a part of that.”
John Straw
John StrawExecutive Director
“I am moved by Concern America because of its deep trust in the communities and people we work with, and the core belief in ‘nothing about us without us.'”