Our Leaders

The staff at Restorative Partners serves people impacted by crime with a continuum of services and programs designed to meet their multiple needs.

Sister Theresa Harpin

Executive Director

(805) 242-1272 EXT 164
Sarah Distler

Administrative Assistant

(805) 242-1272 EXT 161
Vivien Devaney-Frice

In-Custody & Re-Entry Programs Director

(805) 242-1272 EXT 178
Brandee Brown-Puett

Operations Director

(805) 242-1272 EXT 163
Ginny Jenkins

Restorative Justice Educator

(805) 242-1272 EXT 166
Alexis Chang

Volunteer Services, AmeriCorps Fellow

(805) 242-1272 EXT 165
Mary Cronin

Mentorship Coordinator

(805) 242-1272 EXT 169
Julia Collins

Housing and Treatment Director

(805) 242-1272 EXT 171
Amanda Snider

Hope Housing Coordinator

(805) 242-1272 EXT 175
Sister Milda

In-Custody Jail Chaplain

(805) 242-1272 EXT 168
Dave Barnhill

Men's Home Housing Coordinator

(805) 242-1272 EXT 176
Board of Directors
Mark Connely

President

Attorney at Hall, Hieatt & Connelly, LLP

Jim Zell

Treasurer

Retired Financial Analyst

Sister Barbara Anne Stowasser

Secretary

Trustee at Mt. St. Mary's University

Ryan Olson

Board Member

CFP at Crew Wealth Management

Saro Rizzo

Board Member

Attorney at Law

Frank Lagatutta II

Director of Operations

Lags Corporation Santa Maria

Jennifer Adams

Board Member

Former RISE ED

Peter Aijian

Board Member

Retired Physician

Sister Theresa Harpin

Executive Director

Restorative Partners