Meet Our Team
Our staff are committed to providing the highest quality services to the individuals and families served by Las Trampas. All direct-care staff receive special training. Some trainings are provided annually and require annual recertification while other inservices occur monthly. Weekly staff meetings are conducted to review principles of teaching methods and trainings, as well as review and update specific individual information and service plans to ensure these plans are relevant and effective.
Daniel L. Hogue, M.S.
The Executive Director is responsible for creating a strategic vision for programs/services, fiscal management and viability, staff recruitment and training, and overall organizational operations. He ensures that policies and procedures are in compliance with state regulations, that they support optimal quality program/services delivery, and that they ensure a positive, sustainable work environment.
Dan has approximately 30 years and a breadth of experience working with developmentally disabled people of all ages. He has designed and implemented independent and supported living programs as well as day programs, and has managed large-scale and start-up programs/budgets/facilities for individuals with developmental and behavioral disabilities. He continues to build strong regional alliances with government, nonprofit and funding entities.
Dan has a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in psychology (magna cum laude) and Master of Science (MS) degree in rehabilitation counseling (with distinction).
Patti is responsible for administering a $6 million budget. Drawing on over 30 years of bookkeeping and accounting experience, Patti manages all accounting phases: financial and cash flow statements, Accounts Payable/Receivable, workmen’s comp, and bank general ledger reconciliation. She also oversees the Payroll Department.
Patti works with the auditors and the Executive Director to develop the agency’s Annual Report. Patti has a degree in accounting from Heald Business College.
Judy manages both Supported and Independent Living Services, supervising over 50 staff members. She is dedicated to enriching the lives of developmentally disabled adults and is enthusiastic and committed to innovate and deliver services that will expand and impact possibilities for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family.
Katherine joined the Las Trampas team in 2022. As Director of Philanthropy, she is responsible for advancing the mission of the organization by creating, implementing, and managing multi-year fund development and capital campaign plans designed to support the organization’s near and long-term goals.
Katherine’s passion is health and human rights, and she was particularly drawn to Las Trampas’ person-centered programming and asset-based philosophy. Prior to joining the Las Trampas team, Katherine spent over 5 years on the Peer Health Exchange development team, in a number of roles including Regional Director, Midwest. Her experience includes participating in Chicago Women in Philanthropy’s Women’s Leadership Mentoring Program, Peer Health Exchange’s Executive Director in Training Program, and serving on the Young Professionals Board of Women’s Global Education Project.
Katherine graduated from Northwestern University with a major in theatre, a concentration in performance, activism, and human rights, and a minor in creative nonfiction writing. She loves using her theatre and creative writing experience for public speaking and fundraising communications. Katherine recently moved to San Francisco from Chicago, and is loving exploring the Bay Area, particularly the outstanding culinary scene!
Jason comes with 10 years of dedication and experience of working with adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) as a Program Coordinator of day and personal care programs, supportive employment specialist, and a self advocate supporter/trainer. In addition, he is Certified Person Centered Planning/Thinking trainer. Jason is looking forward to empowering all participants and staff of Las Trampas to enhance their capacity.
Before Jason entered the IDD community, he was a stay at home parent raising 2 children and running a household for 14 years. He received his Associate Degree (AA) in Political Science from Diablo Valley College and is perusing his Bachelor of Science (BS). Jason’s hobbies include mountain climbing/hiking, attending San Francisco Giants games, overall fitness, and playing men’s softball in Walnut Creek.
Martha joined the Las Trampas team in 2014. She has served in a number of roles at Las Trampas, and is now Assistant Director of Residential Services. In this role, Martha oversees two licensed residential homes and 24 staff members and maintains licensure with the State of California Department of Social Services as an Adult Residential Facility (ARF) Administrator and as a Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE) Administrator. She enjoys being a part of a team that contributes towards the growth of the organization, and being able to enrich the lives of the eight adults served in the residential homes.
In her free time, Martha enjoys spending time with her family, going on vacation, and trying new places to eat.