Our Team

CharterSAFE Team

Main Phone: 888.901.0004
Mailing Address: PO Box 969, Weimar, CA 95736

President and CEO

Thuy Wong
Thuy Wong, MPH, ARM-P
President and CEO
Phone & Fax: 949.488.2340
twong@chartersafe.org

CharterSAFE Board

  • William Covington, CBO, Birmingham Community Charter High School
  • Kristin Dietz, VP of Client Management & Financial Compliance, EdTec
  • Fritz Heirich, CEO, Alliance of Schools for Cooperative Insurance Programs
  • Parker Hudnut, CEO, ICEF Public Schools
  • Yvette King-Berg, Executive Director, Youth Policy Institute Charter Schools
  • Ted Morris, Founder, Endeavor College Preparatory Charter School
  • Spencer Styles, President & CEO, Charter Impact
  • Irene Sumida, Founder and Executive Director, Fenton Charter Public Schools
  • Walter Wallace, Wallace Consulting and CBO Emeritus, Granada Hills Charter High School

Board Meeting Agenda and Minutes

Insurance and Member Services

Whitney Delano
Whitney Delano
Managing Director, Operations and Insurance
Phone & Fax: 916.880.3465
wdelano@chartersafe.org
Egan Yu
Egan Yu
Senior Manager, Insurance and Member Services
Phone & Fax: 310.984.6611
eyu@chartersafe.org
Dan Berry
Dan Berry
Director, Insurance and Member Services
Phone & Fax: 916.880.3469
dberry@chartersafe.org

Risk Management

Karen Bianchini, ARM
Karen Bianchini, ARM
Managing Director, Risk Management
Phone & Fax: 916.880.3460
kbianchini@chartersafe.org
Kim Alonzo
Kim Alonzo, ARM-P, CSRM, CEAS
Manager, Risk Management
Phone & Fax: 818.394.6532
kalonzo@chartersafe.org
Karla Ksan
Karla Ksan, MPA SPHR PHRca SHRM-SCP
Director, Human Resources Partner
Phone & Fax: 818.394.6548
kksan@chartersafe.org
Dan Berry
Blair Reese, PHR
Manager, Human Resources Partner
Phone & Fax: 916.880.3461
breese@chartersafe.org

Claims Management

Dennis Monahan
Dennis Monahan
Managing Director, Claims
Phone & Fax: 619.878.6221
dmonahan@chartersafe.org
Ben Hunter
Ben Hunter, AINS
Manager, Casualty Claims
Phone & Fax: 818.394.6556
bhunter@chartersafe.org
Susan Diamanti
Susan Diamanti, WCCP
Director, Workers' Compensation
Phone & Fax: 818.394.6549
sdiamanti@chartersafe.org
Susan Mae Washington
Assistant, Risk Management & Claims
Phone & Fax: 661.902.0035
mwashington@chartersafe.org

Finance and Compliance

Pilar Archer
Pilar Archer
Managing Director, Finance and Technology
Phone & Fax: 916.880.3464
parcher@chartersafe.org
Caitlin Knowlton
Caitlin Knowlton
Customer Service/Finance Specialist
Phone & Fax: 916.880.3464
cknowlton@chartersafe.org

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (Broker)

Mailing Address: 18201 Von Karman, Suite 200, Irvine, CA 92612

John Chino
John Chino, ARM-PE, CSRM
Area Senior Vice President
Leadership Team, Public Entity Division
Direct: 949.349.9827
john_chino@ajg.com
Denise Simpson
Denise Simpson, J.D.
Area Vice President, Public Sector
Direct: 949.349.9886
denise_simpson@ajg.com
Kiki Goldsmith
Kiki Goldsmith, CIC
Client Services Executive
Direct: 949.349.9842
Fax: 949.349.9943
kiki_goldsmith@ajg.com