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Executive Team

Tremaine Mitchell

Executive Director

As co-founder and Executive Director of Youth Action Project, Tremaine Mitchell is guided by its mission to improve communities through the training and development of youth and young adults. Mrs. Mitchell is a seasoned helping professional with over two decades of success in the development of programs, systems, and people. Through her experience as a social worker, nonprofit leader, and certified master coach, Mrs. Mitchell has helped hundreds of individuals achieve their personal and professional development goals.

Executive Director photo

Carol Bauer

Chief Financial Officer

With over 30 years of accounting experience, Carol comes to YAP having previously served as the accounting and finance manager for the Inland Empire division of the Los Angeles Newspaper Group and later as a Senior Forensic Accountant, Controller with CPA Forensics Plus (CPAFP). Through CPAFP, Carol first came to YAP in 2015 as contracted fiscal support. Carol says, "Never having worked in a non-profit environment, YAP won my heart. I have always had a strong belief in the power of knowledge and education and found an opportunity to make a difference by supporting YAP’s mission. YAP quickly became my passion and I was honored to join the executive team as their first CFO in early 2018".

CFO photo

Program Team

Leslie Cubias

Young Scholars Program Manager

Marisa Miley

Young Workers Program Manager

Henry Sotelo

Listos - California for All Program Manager

Alex Avila

Special Project Consultant - YLinc

Jonathan Amador

Site Coordinator - Arroyo Valley HS

Alex Escobar 

Site Coordinator - San Bernardino HS

Ryan Martinez

Site Coordinator - San Gorgonio HS

Chazzney Russell

Project R.E.D. Coordinator

Courtney Wilkins

Project R.E.D. Coordinator

Administrative Support Team

Summer Danh

Administrative Coordinator

Carrie Lent