Services for Brain Injury (SBI) has served individuals and families in the greater San Francisco Bay Area touched by all types of brain injuries since 1989. Our dedicated staff and volunteers provide education, advocacy and support to enable survivors to regain skills to maximize independence and return to work. SBI is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt non-profit corporation.
Mission Statement: To assist people with brain injury in reaching their highest level of independence through accessible services; family and caregiver support; community awareness; and, prevention of brain injuries.
Staff: SBI has a staff of six fulltime and 19 part-time employees and about 25 volunteers who assist under supervision with services and administration.
Governance: SBI is governed by a 13 (capacity 21) member community Board of Directors. The board includes local business professionals, social service professionals, survivors of brain injuries and family members.
Finances: SBI's operates on a modest budget and maintains administrative costs well below the non-profit standard of 25%. Sixty percent of its revenues come from the government fees and grants, special events, and individual donations. The remainder of its budget is derived from fees-for-service, other service providers and community organizations. In keeping with its commitment to affordability, SBI fees are calculated on a sliding scale depending on ability to pay.
Angela Lucero, CBIS
Employment Services Programs Director
Clinical and Program Staff
Caryl Benning, CCC-SLP
Licensed Speech Pathologist
Immersion Instructor and Job Club Manager
East Bay Vocational Instructor/Services Manager
Carmela Corpuz, CBIS
Cognitive Rehabilitation Program Manager
Cognitive Rehabilitation Aide
Lead Job Coach
Cognitive Rehabilitation Program Assistant
Rosa Mora, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
Ben Page, Psy.D.
Margaret Palmer, OTR, CBIS
Licensed Occupational Therapist and Vocational Assessment Specialist
Dolores (De) Raposas
Job Developer and Ticket To Work Administrator
Carol Welsh, MPA, CBIS
Community and Cognitive Rehabilitation Program Development
Julie Teague, OTR
Licensed Occupational Therapiist, Paratransit Evaluations
Grace Wong-Leung, OTR, CBIS
Licensed Occupational Therapist and Vocational Evaluations Specialist
JOB COACHES AT EMPLOYER SITES
Lead Job Coach
Accountant and Ticket To Work Administrator
Board of Directors
Member, DeAnza College Advisory Committee
Former HR Manager, Cisco
Apple Computer, Inc.
David Johanson, CFP, CIMA
Johanson Financial Advisors, Inc.
Occupational Therapist (ret.)Founding SBI Director
Martin McMahon Plumbing
Stein & Lubin,LLP
Quement Travel/ALS Advisor
Hood & Strong LLP
Partner, InStryde LLC
Bill Wilson Center
Jeffrey Englander, M.D.
Catherine Popell, Ph.D.
CEO San Jose Chamber of Commerce
Former California State Senator
California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board member
Michael Fox, Sr.
M.E. Fox & Co., Inc.
Former Sharks (All Star Player)
Pittsburgh Penguins Assistant Coach
James C. King, Ph.D.
Bellarmine College Preparatory
John V. Pinto
John V. Pinto & Associates, Inc.
San Jose Sharks Broadcaster
Barry Swenson Builders
Ret Pres. United Way Silicon Valley
Randy Willoughby, Esq.
Willoughby, Stuart, & Bening