To Report Child Abuse, please call: 1-800-606-6618

Council Members

CAPC County Board Representatives

Members below are identified by internal government leadership and also the community at large. Appointments are made and approved within the Child Abuse Prevention Council.

CAPC County Board Representatives: 2024PrimaryCounty Alternate
FCSEva Ortiz JeronimoMelissa Alejandre
Probation Todd Keating Greg Glazzard
Education MCOEHeather Owen
Child Advocacy Ctr. (Natividad Med. Center)Dr. Melissa EggeHalleh Entekhabi
Law EnforcementSheriff Tina NietoMichael Darlington
County CounselAnnette Cutino
District AttorneyJeannine PacioniLana Nassoura
Behavioral HealthDr. Marni Sandoval *Dr. Liz-Perez Cordero
CommunityVacant
CommunityDr. Colleen Stanley
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Four to six seats are available for citizens-at-large representatives. Priority will be given to members representing personal life experiences, local clergy, victim serving and family serving entities

Board Member Bios

Eva Jeronimo

Deputy Director, Family and Children's Services
 Eva Jeronimo

Eva began her career working for Sacred Heart Church supporting the food pantry and other projects. She graduated from San Jose State University with her MSW in 2012. Since then she has worked for Family and Children’s Service as a social worker, supervisor, training supervisor, program manager, and now Deputy Director.

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She has strong expertise and passion for reunifying families, and parent education and enjoys mentoring new social workers. In 2021, she became a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She is local to Monterey County, growing up in Castroville and living in Salinas. Eva makes time for self-care as an avid runner. She enjoys hiking and is an enthusiastic world traveler.

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Todd Keating

Probation Representative
Todd Keating

Todd Keating has over 30 years of service with the Monterey County Probation Department. He has worked in both the adult and juvenile arenas as a deputy probation officer, as a supervisor, and as an administrator, and is currently the Chief Probation Officer. He has also served as a CAPC Board Member since Todd has been an active coach in local youth and high school athletic programs for more than 20 years, as he knows the positive role prosocial activities such as sports can play in the lives of young people.

Dr. Melissa K Egge

Dr. Melissa K Egge

Melissa Egge, MD is board certified in General Pediatrics and Child Abuse Pediatrics.  She attended medical school at Loyola University -Stritch School of Medicine, Chicago.  She finished her residency in Pediatrics and fellowship in Child Abuse at Harbor-UCLA in Torrance, CA.   

Sherrif Tina Niteo

Law Enforcement Representative
Sherrif Tina Niteo

Tina Nieto is a distinguished law enforcement professional with 34 years of experience. She has served in various sworn positions both operationally and administratively. Notably, she holds the distinction of being the first Latina Sheriff in the history of the State of California. On December 30, 2022, she was sworn in as the Sheriff of Monterey County, the first woman to hold this office. Prior to this she was the City of Marine Police Chief and has shown decades of commitment protecting people, improving public safety organizations, and ensuring justice.

Annette Cutino

County Counsel Representative

Deputy County Counsel Annette Cutino earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Wilson College in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania and her JD from the University of Richmond. Her father was a career Air Force and therefore she lived in different areas of the country and the Philippines. While her father was a native Californian, he was never stationed in California and she considered “home” wherever the family lived.

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Upon earning her JD, she worked for the Federal Trade Commission in Washington, D.C. before moving to a small litigation firm in Richmond, Virginia. She ultimately moved to San Francisco, and in 1998, she obtained a job with Monterey County Counsel and has been representing the Department of Social Services/Family & Children’s Services in Juvenile Dependency Court since 1999.

While the social workers do the heavy lifting working directly with the families, Annette finds the work extremely fulfilling especially when the cycle of abuse and/or neglect is broken and a healing, healthy family is reunified. Ms. Cutino has been an active member of CAPC since 2000.

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Jeannine Pacioni

District Attorney Representative
Jeannine Pacioni

Jeannine Pacioni received her Bachelor of Science degree from Northern Arizona University. After receiving her Juris Doctorate Degree from the University of San Diego, School of Law in 1990, she became licensed to practice law in the states of California and Arizona. In 1990, she worked as a Deputy District Attorney for the Kern County District Attorney’s Office and in 1992 she joined the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office.

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Ms. Pacioni is a Board Member of the Monterey Rape Crisis Center, Monterey County Children’s Council and the Child Abuse Prevention Council. She is also a member of the Monterey County Bar Association and the California District Attorneys Association. In 2019, she was elected and became the first female District Attorney in Monterey County.

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Dr. Marni Sandoval

Behavioral Health Representative

Dr. Marni R. Sandoval is a licensed psychologist and Deputy Director of Behavioral Health for Monterey County, Child & Adolescent Services. She is committed to integrating a trauma-informed approach to accessible and equitable community mental health services for children, youth, and families.

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She believes that in order to build healthier communities and create conditions for children to thrive, parents and families need to be safe, stable, and healthy. The prevention of child abuse is a critical component in building healthy communities and supporting the children that will be the future leaders of our communities.

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Dr. Colleen Stanley

Citizen-at-Large
Dr. Colleen Stanley

Colleen Stanley has over 30 years of experience in the education field. With her primary focus in the past being school finance related, she feels it is important now to re-focus her attention on the student and ensure that every student has the support they need to succeed along their chosen path. Passionate about Alternative Education opportunities, Colleen knows there is an educational setting that fits every student and feels that if we meet every child exactly where they are we can be most effective in supporting them.

Warren Hoy

Citizen-at-Large
Warren Hoy

Warren Hoy is an ordained Permanent Deacon in the Catholic Church. He serves as Director of Family Life Ministries for the Diocese of Monterey. Warren retired from the Army in 2005 after 22 years of active duty, including two combat tours and several years working as a Military Diplomat with embassies in Latin America. Ordained in 2009, his ministry focus is on family issues, from child care to elder care and everything in between.

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In addition to CAPC, Warren serves on the Monterey County Domestic Violence Coordinating Committee and Elder Justice Coordinating Committee, and on the boards of directors at United Way of Monterey County and Elder Warrior, a non-profit helping veterans facing PTSD. He believes the Church has an important role to play in addressing all aspects of family and community life, and is honored to serve children through CAPC.

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Lauren DaSilva

Citizen-at-Large
Lauren DaSilva

Lauren DaSilva began volunteering at a rape crisis center in her hometown in 2011 and she was hired at Monterey County Rape Crisis Center to support the work of the agency and survivors of sexual violence, human trafficking, and child abuse in 2014.

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Lauren’s passion in life is rooted in MCRCC’s vision to end sexual violence, and all forms of violence. Serving on the CAPC Board of Directors is an extension of this passion. She also deeply loves the natural beauty of Monterey County, her dogs, partner, family, friends, cooking, growing dahlias, and her co-workers at MCRCC and community partners who amaze her with their brilliance and dedication every day.

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Heather Owen

Heather Owen

Heather Owen currently serves as the Vice President of the Monterey County Board of Education, representing Trustee Area Three (North Monterey county). Mrs. Owen has 24 years experience as an education professional. She graduated from UC Davis with a degree in Human Developmental and a Spanish minor. She received her Multiple Subject Teaching Credential with CLAD Certificate from Chapman University.

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She worked as a kindergarten and first grade teacher and as the Director of Education for Sylvan Learning Center. She moved to Monterey County in 2001 and started working for National Geographic School Publishing. She was part of a team that created English Language Development textbooks and materials. She has served as a member of numerous community groups including the Site Council Committee for Prunedale School, the LCAP Committee for North Monterey County Unified School District, the Prunedale Park Planning Committee, Lagunita Parent Teacher Club, Monterey County Mounted Search and Rescue Team and as a Chualar 4-H Project Leader and Record Book Advisor. She is a mother of three school-age boys that all attend our local public schools.

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If you are worried about a child or suspect child abuse or neglect,
please call: 1-800-606-6618