Leadership and Staff


Lydia Ramirez
Executive Director
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Prior to becoming the Executive Director of St. Louise Resource Services (StLRS), Lydia Ramirez has worked within the ministries of the Daughters of Charity for over 30 years in prior roles and responsibilities. In her time as Director of Community Outreach Programs for the Daughters of Charity Ministry Services Corporation, Health Benefits Resource Management (DOCMSC HBRM), she was instrumental in developing programs, such as the Health Benefits Resource Centers (HBRC), where she implemented a one-stop service model to provide those in need with avenues of access to affordable health benefits and other resources. In her current role as Executive Director for StLRS, she continues her commitment and passion for serving the most vulnerable as she develops and implements the same successful, one-stop service model for the innovative mobile ministry. StLRS’ goal is to travel where families live, work, play and pray to help bring easier access to health benefits and other social services.

Sara Villagran
Development and Communications Manager
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Sara Villagran has over 25 years of experience in advancement services in academic and non-profit settings. Prior to joining St. Louise Resource Services, she was the Director of Development at the “I Have A Dream” Foundation in Los Angeles. In her role, she helped grow corporate, foundation, and individual support; managed fundraising events, social media, email appeals; and contributed to the organization’s overall fundraising goals and objectives. Earlier in her career, Sara worked in several USC schools and divisions with responsibilities in administration, development, communications, and alumni relations.

As Manager of Fund Development at StLRS, Sara collaborates closely with our team to develop and implement our comprehensive fund development program, including annual, major, and planned gifts. She also manages foundation and corporate grants, coordinates fundraising events, and supports the organization’s strategic plan and impact on the community. Among her responsibilities at StLRS, Sara collaborates with various foundations and corporate supporters to leverage resources.


Orieta Garcia
Office Manager
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Iliana Rivas
Accounting and Data Coordinator
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Maria Carmen Ayala
Family Service Coordinator II
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Susie Hernandez
Project Management Coordinator
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Jessica Sandez-Ruiz
Family Service Coordinator II
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Lesley Flores
Marketing and Communications Assistant
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