Building on the legacy of education that spans generations.
Yolanda Alicia Castro
A native San Diegan, Yolanda retired after 27+ years of federal service, dedicated to the health and well-being of veterans. She has continuously led charitable efforts assisting those in need from her church to orphanages. Yolanda is the founding chair of GOTM’s annual signature fundraising 5K run/walk event.
Monica uses her accounting and finance skills in the clothing industry, working for a company in Orange County. Married for 17 years, her family life is devoted to the basketball pursuits of their high school son year-round. Living with her family in Whittier, California, Monica spreads the rest of her time with the high school booster club, her friend’s art craft business, and Generations On The Move.
As a teacher of elementary students, Raquel has devoted 14 years to working with students from low-income families. She began her career as a teacher’s assistant, then as an advocate for Latino students, finally accomplishing her lifelong dream of acquiring her teaching credential to make an even more compelling impact on children’s lives. Raquel is a mother of one son and lives in San Diego.
Dr. Mary Castellanos
Trained as a Clinical Psychologist, Mary has been an educator for the past 30 years. She is currently employed at a community college and serves on various organizations at the state and local levels that promote the advancement of underrepresented students. In addition, she is a professor of Applied Psychology courses.
For over 40 years, Rose Marie Lozano worked as a nurse for the San Ysidro Health Center and private physicians before retiring. During that time, she brought her skills to the Flying Samaritans and church events, assisting with church activities fundraising for the past 20 years. Rosie currently resides in Chula Vista.