Dorothy Day House Staff

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Robbi Montoya, Executive Director

Phone: 510-228-7587


Prior to joining us, Robbi had worked in the Social Services field for 40 years. Learn more about Robbi here.


Brit Hotaling, CFRE

Director of Development and Marketing

Phone: 510-705-1919


Brit has been working with Non-Profit Organizations for over a decade. Learn more about Brit here.

John Gaona, Human Resources and Finance Manager

Phone: 510-705-1516


Initially volunteering for us before we were a full-time shelter, John joined us in 2017. You can read John's story here.

Bob Whalen, Procurement Manager

Phone: 510-647-9746


Bob has been with Dorothy Day House since 2015. With a professional culinary career spanning over 30 years, he knows his way around a prep table. Read about Bob here.


Rimmon Schurik, Operations Manager

Phone: 510-705-1516


Born and raised in Berkeley, Rimmon joined us in 2017 and has been making sure everything runs smoothly ever since. Learn more about Rimmon here.

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Patrick Neilley, Food Service Manager

Phone: 510-647-9746


With a prior career in restaurants spanning over a decade, Patrick joined our team in December 2020. Read more about Patrick here.

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Jessicah Schoenfeldt

Berkeley Community Resource Center Program Coordinator

Phone: 510-629-1248


Jessicah joined our team in 2019 - and now coordinates our Berkeley Community Resource Center daytime drop-in program.


Learn more about Jessicah here.