James Bouquin, Executive Director

James Bouquin joined BVHPF in March 2021, bringing nearly three decades of experience through leadership positions in health, behavioral health and social justice organizations. His distinguished career includes serving as CEO of the Contra Costa Crisis Center, New Connections Behavioral Health, Ronald McDonald Charities Northern California and Cancer Support Community San Francisco Bay Area. James also served as Assistant Dean of Campus Affairs and director of several programs at Stanford University. He holds a degree in Human Biology from Stanford. 

 

James has served on several boards and advisory councils, including for the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, JFK University Sanford Institute of Philanthropy, Contra Costa HIV/AIDS Consortium and Homeless Continuum of Care Advisory Board, the President’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities and United Way of the Bay Area. He currently serves on the board of Monument Impact, providing support for immigrants and refugees in the East Bay. 

 

“The Foundation has been at the forefront of social justice for half a century, with an incredible legacy of service to the Bayview Hunters Point community. I am deeply honored to join our dedicated staff and board, and with them to lead our community into a new era of healing and empowerment.”

 

Pamela Gilmore, Deputy Director

As a dedicated director and leader, Pamela Gilmore is committed to inclusivity and passionate about supporting San Francisco’s most vulnerable populations with transcending poverty to move towards self-determination. She joined the Bayview Hunters Point Foundation (BVHPF) in 2019, first as the Jelani Family Residential Step-Down Facility Director. Her skill, expertise and dedication led to several positions with increasing responsibility, including director of the Compassionate Care Teams at Bayshore and Embarcadero Navigation Centers and Division Director of Residential & Homeless Services. She became the Deputy Director in March 2021.

 

Prior to joining BVHPF, Pamela was Clinical Director at a local Bayview nonprofit. She has provided substance use and mental health services to families, adults, seniors and youth in clinics in both San Francisco and Oakland, as well as served as chairperson of a higher learning clinical psychology program and taught undergraduate studies at local colleges. Pamela holds a MA in Feminist Clinical Psychology and is a BBS registered certified Associate Marriage & Family Therapist, LPHA. She earned a BA in Liberal Studies/Human Development.  She is also a military veteran.

 

“I believe the Bayview Hunters Point Foundation is a cornerstone of the Bayview community, and I honor our longevity and mission of building a clean, safe and empowered community.”

 

Steven D. Mayer, CPA, Chief Financial Officer

Steve Mayer has served as the Chief Financial Officer for Bayview Hunters Point Foundation (BVHPF) since May 2020. In this role, he provides leadership, direction and management of the finance and accounting team. Steve provides strategic recommendations to the Executive Director and members of the executive board of directors. He manages the processes for financial forecasting and budgets, and oversees the preparation of all financial reporting. BVHPF works with SD Mayer & Associates, a San Francisco-based accounting, advisory and wealth management firm, where Steve is the founder and managing partner. Steve has over 45 years of accounting and business advisory experience, as well as personal entrepreneurial experience as the owner of several businesses including a bank, a bookstore, a technology company and several restaurants. He has been very active in the community and has served on more than 15 non-profit boards, including the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, Bay Area Council and Riordan High School. Steve has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and an MBA from UC Berkeley. Steve recently published three books, two on financial security for adults and young adults. 

Eric Anderson, CPA, Controller

Eric Anderson has served as the Finance Director and Controller for Bayview Hunters Point Foundation (BVHPF) since May 2020. He is responsible for all project budgets, accounts payable, accounts receivable and manages the overall financial strength of the organization. BVHPF works with SD Mayer & Associates, a San Francisco-based accounting, advisory and wealth management firm, where Eric has worked as part of the outsourced accounting practice since 2017. Eric has a Bachelor of Science from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, as well as a Master’s in accounting from Golden Gate University.

 

Latrice Daniels, Director of Homeless Programs

LaTrice Daniels became the Director of Homeless Programs in April 2021. In this role, she supervises BVHPF care managers at six Shelter in Place (SIP) sites throughout San Francisco. LaTrice previously served as Case Manager Supervisor for Hope House of United Council for Human Services.

 

John McQueen, Director of Shelter Programs

With over 13 years’ experience working in shelters, John joined the Bayview Hunters Point Foundation (BVHPF) team in 2020 as a site manager, making the first hotel housing ran by BVHPF a success. In January 2021, he became the Assistant Director of Navigation Centers, and in April 2021, he became the Director of Shelter Programs. John’s extensive experience in serving vulnerable communities includes positions at the Community Housing Project, St. Vincent de Paul Society and 5 Keys where he assisted in the opening of two Navigation Centers. John grew up on the Bayview and has lived experience of the challenges that many of BVHPF’s families face.

 

Terry Mitchell, CAADE #M0503032055, Director of Substance Abuse Services

Terry Mitchell joined BVHPF, first as a consultant and then as the Director of Substance Use and Disorder Services (SUDS), in August 2020. He has more than 20 years’ experience in managing substance abuse and disorder programs, as well as other community benefits programs at such organizations as the Westside Community Mental Health Services and the YMCA of the East Bay. Terry’s passion is in serving others. After studying at the College of Marin, Terry earned his CAADE (California Association for Drug/Alcohol Educators) license from Merritt College.

 

Terry Ryan, Director of Compliance & Quality Assurance

Terry has worked over 25 years in Behavioral Health, joining the Bayview Hunters Point Foundation (BVHPF) team in 2013 as a Compliance Coordinator and Youth Services Program Assistant Director. She assumed her current role in 2015. In this position, Terry works with the BVHPF team to maintain contractual compliance set forth by federal, state, and local government funding entities. Prior to working at BVHPF, Terry was Program Manager at the San Francisco Department of Public Health (DPH) for 13 years. Terry has completed courses in social science, environmental prevention and business administration at UC Berkeley, San Francisco State and Laney College.

Iyeshia Valentine, MS, AMFT #105463, Director of Housing Programs

Iyeshia Valentine is a registered associate marriage & Family Therapist in the process of becoming licensed. Iyeshia joined BVHPF in 2019 as a case manager at the Bayshore Navigation center. Iyeshia eventually became the care manager supervisor over 19 employees at the six different five keys Shelter in Place sites, which individually serve 40 to 450 guests. In 2021, Iyeshia became the Director of Housing Programs. Iyeshia has experience working with the unhoused population and people who experience mental health and substance use challenges. Iyeshia has worked as a substance abuse counselor a mental health clinician.

 

Kimberly Yano, Ph.D., PSY27326, Director of Mental Health Services

Kimberly is a licensed psychologist who joined BVHPF in 2018 as the clinical supervisor for the mental health service. She became the director of outpatient mental health services in December of 2019. She has been serving the residents of San Francisco through various mental health and public safety focused programs since 2009. Kimberly earned her PhD in clinical psychology from the Pacific Graduate School of psychology, a terminal masters with a focus in Marriage and Family Therapy from Pepperdine University and a BA in psychology from the University of California Irvine.

 

Anthony Davenport, Director of Facilities, Maintenance & IT

Tony Davenport has served Jelani House and BVHPF in several roles for almost 30 years.  He now manages a crew of employees providing maintenance and janitorial support for several BVHPF facilities.  Tony also supervises outsourced IT and other administrative support functions for the agency.