Solutions for Care

Leadership and Staff

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is the governing body of Solutions for Care. It is responsible for ensuring that Solutions for Care is effective in achieving its mission and goals, and for setting the agency’s direction, establishing policies and managing and allocating resources. Its primary responsibilities are to:

  • Set policy, approve position statements, programs, and services. 
  • Approve the annual budget statements, programs, and services. 
  • Represent the public need and interest to the organization and positively represent Solutions for Care to the public.
  • Find the resources needed for an efficient organization.
  • Evaluate organizational effectiveness.

If you are interested in serving a two-year term on the Board of Directors, please contact Richard Juarez at (708) 447-2448, or for information and a nomination form.

Board Members

Andrew Barone

Board President

Javier Garibay,

Board Vice President

Mark Schotteler,

Board Treasurer Attorney

Brandy Boler-Daniels 

Board Secretary

Anna Maria Montes de Oca- Rojas,


Erin Emery-Tiburcio, Ph.D.,


Olivia Baez, MSW,


Brandy Boler-Daniels,


Ray Pope,


Melissa Howe, PH.D.,


Jorge Velazquez, 


Tracey F. Patton, MSCD,


Amy Mpindi, RN, 


Miguel Alba


Leadership Team

Richard Juarez Sr., 

Executive Director

Christine Komperda,

Assistant Executive Director


Solutions for Care Supervisors

Chistine Komperda, 

Adult Protective Services Interim Supervisor

(708) 447-2448

Miriam Rico, 

Caregiver Resouce Center, Supervisor

(708) 447-2448 Ext. 129

Elizabeth Hruza,

Care Coordination Program, Supervisor

(708) 447-2448 Ext. 113

Tina Saenz,

Aging & Disability Resource Network, Supervisor

(708) 447-2448 Ext. 127