Educational Institutions

Mentor Me

Petaluma, CA   |  http://www.wearementorme.org/

Mission

To assist children in reaching their highest potential by providing them with one-to-one relationships with caring adult role models from the community. We provide the mentor and mentee a safe and supportive environment in which the two can develop a trusting relationship. We serve low-income, at-risk youth in Sonoma and Marin Counties in California.

Ruling year info

2007

Executive Director

Mrs. Deborah Dalton

Program Director

Darlene Barrett-Garrahan

Main address

426 8th Street

Petaluma, CA 94952 USA

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Formerly known as

Mentor Me Petaluma

EIN

20-8525688

Cause area (NTEE code) info

Educational Services and Schools - Other (B90)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

New Mentor Training

We provide new mentor training for mentors who have applied and are accepted into Mentor Me. These are held at our offices.

Population(s) Served
Adults
None

We host a monthly roundtable discussion for mentors which is an open discussion, facilitated by Linda Dunwoodie, MFT.

Population(s) Served
Adults
None

We provide scholarship funds for post-secondary education for our mentees.

Population(s) Served
Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)
None
Budget
$1500

This project is about getting mentors and their mentees out in the community having experiences and adventures. The project is funded mostly by the Mildred Yount Manion Foundation in addition to private donations. This grant allows us to buy gift cards for local businesses to give to our mentors. Participating businesses include Copperfield's Books, Fruit in Motion, Peet's Coffee, Petaluma Academy of Martial Arts, Rooster Run Golf Club, and more.

Population(s) Served
None

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Financials

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Mentor Me

Board of directors
as of 5/15/2016
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Lois Santero

Retired Teacher

Term: Sept 2011 -


Board co-chair

Merilee Fielding

Shelley Bowers Accountant

Laurie Cameron Owner

WAKE UP! Enterprises

Helaine Dorenfeld Proprietor

HBD Bookkeeping

Danny Fish Lieutenant

Petaluma Police Department

Margaret Fishman Retired Teacher

Rodney Gagnon Winemaker

Glasshaus

Cici Piotrkowski Realtor

Maureen Rudder Principal

Petaluma City School District

John Ryan Regional Manager

Surface Hair

Lisa Stravropoulos President

Anthos Marketing

Merilee Fielding Retired HR Executive

Jo Dargie Vice President

Bank of America

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Keywords

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