Staff

Yolo Family Resource Center Staff

 

Our Management Team

Bob Ekstrom, Executive Director
Bob assumed leadership of the Yolo Family Resource Center in March 2009. He brought to the agency extensive experience working with children and families. He began his career as a 21-year-old social worker with Stanislaus County Welfare working in family services and foster care. After serving in Vietnam, he returned to school and received his Master’s in Social Work. He then began a 26-year career with California Youth Authority as a social worker and retired from state service as the Assistant Deputy Director of Youth Authority Parole. For the next six years, he was the Executive Director of WIND Youth Services, where he was recognized as a leading advocate in the treatment of homeless children and families.

Lamar Heystek, Coordinator of Youth Programs
Lamar Heystek is the Woodland ASSETs Program Manager, as well as Coordinator of the Woodland Coalition for Youth. Lamar earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Political Science and Linguistics at UC Davis. He brought to his position a commitment to community actions and served on a number of community boards, including the City of Davis Recreation & Park Commission. At the age of 27, he was elected to the Davis City Council, becoming the youngest member of that body since the Vietnam War.

Josie Enriquez, Case Management Supervisor
Josie Enriquez has been with the Yolo Family Resource Center since 2002. Josie has been trained in the California Safe and Healthy Families (Cal-SAHF) home visiting model, a child abuse prevention model, and has trained extensively in family support, a family resource center case management model. She is a certified Parent Project Trainer, MegaSkills instructor and PLAN to LEAD Parent Trainer. She is fluent in written and spoken Spanish. She has extensive knowledge in community resources throughtout Yolo County and is particularly skilled in helping clients and staff in linking to the right services.

Pamela Camino, Clinical Supervisor
Pamela Camino was born and raised in Lima, Peru. Upon completing high school, Pamela moved to the United States to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Education and began teaching ESL and Spanish. Upon completion of her Master’s degree, she gained extensive and varied experience providing counseling services to adults and children, especially in the Spanish-speaking community. Her work has been concentrated mostly in the schools, primary care clinics and outpatient mental health centers. In 2007, Pamela joined the Yolo Family Resource Center staff and was promoted in 2009 to Clinical Supervisor. Pamela is passionate about helping families in need make healthy changes, improve their lives and achieve their fullest potential.

Ana Soltero, Operations Manager
Ana Soltero was born and raised in Woodland, California. She came to the Yolo Family Resource Center in 2002 as an administrative assistant and was promoted in 2005 to her current position, in which she is the fiscal supervisor, human resource manager, technical assistant and executive assistant. She carries out many other assigned duties to keep the agency running efficiently. Ana is currently completing her Bachelor’s degree at California State University Sacramento in Business Administration.