The Leadership Staff
Administration, Operations & Finance
SueAnn D. Ballat, M.P.A. Director of Administration
SueAnn has been with the organization since 2005, and has been fortunate to be able to grow in different capacities within the organization during its own development.
Lee Harmon Operations Coordinator
Lee began his work career with the organization in 2004 as a Bookkeeper and has multiple job descriptions.
Public and Governmental Affairs
Community Clean Up
Humberto Bautista Assistant Director of Community Clean Up
Mr. Bautista wanted to join the team when he saw the GAP graffiti abatement department remove graffiti in his community.
Mario Gomez Clean and Safe Streets Program Manager
Mr. Gomez manages an efficient team of 7 employees out in the field, 7 days a week. Clean and Safe Streets is a city wide effort to clean LA City neighborhoods.
Jessica Martinez, Ed.D. Director of Gang Prevention
Jessica has worked at GAP for nearly 15 years, and started as a Gangfree Life Advisor providing students with a classroom based gang prevention education.
Cherie D. Ellis STEP UP! After School Program Manager
Cherie Ellis is the STEP UP! After School Program Manager for Gang Alternatives Program (GAP). She currently manages three elementary school sites and more than 25 staff members.
Gangfree.org is supported by more than 80 talented employees who are committed to helping young people and their families live a Gangfree life.