Meet Our Team

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Sacramento Area is part of the nation’s largest donor and volunteer-supported mentoring organization. Our local staff creates life-changing mentoring relationships for disadvantaged youth. What differentiates Big Brothers Big Sisters from any other mentoring organization is the staff-led ongoing training and support for volunteers, children and families. This agency management ensures that mentoring matches remain fulfilling for each volunteer and child, resulting in each Little reaching his or her highest potential. By supporting our mission, you impact local children who desperately need the empowerment
that only our program provides.

Our Staff

Theresa “Reese” Scherber

Chief Executive Officer

Simona Sanders

Development & Outreach Manager

Amanda Turpin

Program Director

Mariah Funk

Youth Enrollment Specialist

Kelley Lyons

Development & Communications Specialist

Mayra Perez

Match Support Specialist

Ryan Rugnao

Volunteer Enrollment Specialist


When you support Big Brothers Big Sisters, you change lives for children in our community.