Ronald Stewart, PhD
Ron has a deep history of public, nonprofit, and private sector community engagement and program management experience. He is a former public servant with the County of Riverside, and has had responsibility for a range of self-sufficiency programs including Health, Nutrition & Shelter within the Department of Public Social Services. As a consultant to the nonprofit and public sectors, his focus has been on strategic planning, fund development, community engagement, program development, and evaluation.
Sandra comes to Help Me Grow IE with professional experience as a human services call center supervisor and with a personal passion for working with children. In addition to having young children of her own, Sandra has been a foster parent too!
Erica has a deep work history in wraparound programs advocating for children and families who were part of the foster care, probation, and behavioral health care systems. Erica has a young family and appreciates the struggles many families face raising children and being able to provide them with the care and support they need to thrive.
Stephanie has years of experience working with families of young children. She has worked collaboratively with faith-based entities, elected officials, County Departments, and community organizations to build healthier communities, and she is committed to ensuring each child has the opportunity to grow and flourish.
Help Me Grow Inland Empire is a collaborative system led by First 5 Riverside County, First 5 San Bernardino County, and Loma Linda University Children’s Health. The following people currently serve on the HMGIE Steering Committee:
Tammi Graham, First 5 Riverside
Barbara Dubrasky, First 5 Riverside
Jill Kowalski, First 5 Riverside
Edward Emery, First 5 Riverside
Karen Scott, First 5 San Bernardino
Cindy Faulkner, First 5 San Bernardino
Scott McGrath, First 5 San Bernardino
Ronnie Robinson, First 5 San Bernardino
Renee Jones, First 5 San Bernardino
Marti Baum, MD, Loma Linda University Children’s Health
Brett Walls, Loma Linda University Children’s Health
Ron Stewart, Loma Linda University Children’s Health