Board of Directors

Project Self-Sufficiency has been an innovative public/private partnership between the City of Huntington Beach and the Project Self Sufficiency Foundation. PSS will be exiting the City in February, and is now a fully operating nonprofit! Same good people helping the same families.

Project Self Sufficiency Foundation Directors are volunteers committed to serving their community. The Board represents a diverse group of professionals dedicated to improving support to identified families through the services of Project Self Sufficiency.

  • Chair: Erika Reardon
  • Chief Financial Officer: John Hannum
  • VP Fundraising: Jim Trujillo
  • VP Marketing: Cherie Schenck
  • VP Membership: Maria McDevitt
  • Parliamentarian: Ellen Nialis
  • Secretary: Laura Syzdek
  • Program Director: Brigette Beisner, MPA
  • Program Coordinator: Beth Jackson-Pardo, MSW

The Team

PSS Staff