CSP Staff List

CSP - Bill HandelBill Handel - President - since 1980 - 818.788.8288x100
Founder of the Center for Surrogate Parenting, Inc.
CSP - Karen SynesiouKaren Synesiou - CEO - since 1991 - 818.788.8288x108
Chief Executive Officer. Responsible for the overall administrative management of the surrogate program.
CSP - Joanne BubrickJoanne Bubrick - Program Administrator/Case Manager (California) - since 1997 - 818.788.8288x102
Assists intended parents throughout the surrogacy journey serving as a resource for information and guidance. Also responsible for the daily management of the California office.
CSP - Fay JohnsonFay Johnson - Program Administrator/Case Manager (California) - since 1990 - 818.788.8288x101
Assists intended parents throughout the surrogacy journey serving as a resource for information and guidance. Fay is also a CSP parent and shares her personal story as support for new intended parents.
CSP - Perla PiekutowskiPerla Piekutowski - Program Administrator/Case Manager (Maryland) - since 2009 - 410.224.0151
Assists intended parents throughout the surrogacy journey serving as a resource for information and guidance. Also responsible for the daily management of the Maryland office.
CSP - Christene AnthonyChristene Anthony - Program Administrator/Case Manager (California) - since 2015 - 818.788.8288x177
Assists intended parents throughout the surrogacy journey serving as a resource for information and guidance.
CSP - Carol DuckworthCarol Duckworth - Information Systems Manager - since 1995 - 818.788.8288x131
Responsible for managing CSP Internet sites and databases, designs and develops Internet applications. Maintains all CSP technology systems.
CSP - Marjorie SimpsonMarjorie L. Simpson - Medical Administrator - since 1997 - 818.788.8288x109
Serves as liaison between doctors, clients and CSP staff; resource person for medical information.
CSP - Tricia SchackniesTricia Schacknies - Executive Assistant - since 2002 - 818.788.8288x112
Provides administrative support to CEO and President of CSP. Works with all levels of internal management and staff, as well as clients, surrogates, and vendors.
CSP - Nancy LawrenceNancy Lawrence - Social Media Manager - since 2013 - 818.788.8288x130
Responsible for CSP's social media presence including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google Plus, Yelp and Instagram pages. Interviews surrogate mothers and intended parents and creates video blogs.

CSP - Linda SnovakLinda Snovak - Trust Coordinator- since 2015 - 818.788.8288x145
Administers clients' funds, processes surrogate mother expense reimbursements and payments for medical expenses, insurance premiums, etc.
Coordinates surrogate mother documentation. Serves as liaison between surrogate mothers, CSP staff and counselors.
CSP - Berenice BolanosBerenice Bolanos - Trust Coordinator- since 2012 - 818.788.8288x146
Administers clients' funds, processes surrogate mother expense reimbursements and payments for medical expenses, insurance premiums, etc.
Coordinates surrogate mother documentation. Serves as liaison between surrogate mothers, CSP staff and counselors.
CSP - Allison GillamAllison Gillam - Trust Coordinator- since 2014 - 818.788.8288x113
Administers clients' funds, processes surrogate mother expense reimbursements and payments for medical expenses, insurance premiums, etc.
Coordinates surrogate mother documentation. Serves as liaison between surrogate mothers, CSP staff and counselors.
CSP - Becky MorganBecky Morgan - East Coast Administrative Coordinator (Maryland) - since 2017 - 410.224.0151
Responsible for pre-screening surrogate mother applicants and helping ensure paperwork and records are complete prior to matching. Serves as liaison between surrogate mothers, CSP staff and counselors for the Eastern States.
CSP - Carole JacksonCarole Jackson - Surrogate Mother Coordinator - since 1995 - 818.788.8288x188
Surrogate Mother Case Manager for California based surrogates. Responsible for screening surrogate mother applicants and helping them through all phases of the program, supporting them through their journey and after the delivery. Serves as liaison between surrogate mothers, CSP staff and counselors. Administrator for all case managers working in other states.
CSP - Julie KronenJulie Kronen - Surrogate Mother Coordinator - since 2015 - 301.717.3236
Responsible for pre-screening surrogate mother applicants and helping them through all phases of the program. Serves as liaison between surrogate mothers, CSP staff and counselors. Primary Coordinator for the Eastern states.
CSP - Melissa FleckMelissa Fleck - Surrogate Mother Coordinator - since 2016 - 818.618.0376
Responsible for pre-screening surrogate mother applicants and helping them through all phases of the program. Serves as liaison between surrogate mothers, CSP staff and counselors. Primary Coordinator for the Midwest states.
CSP - Michele SubiaMichele Subia - Surrogate Mother Coordinator (Nevada) - since 2014 - 702.600.8872
Responsible for pre-screening surrogate mother applicants and helping them through all phases of the program. Primary Coordinator for the state of Nevada.
CSP - Taylor ThiemTaylor Thiem - Administrative Coordinator - since 2017 - 818.788.8288x104
Responsible for assisting intended parents throughout their participation in the program.
CSP - Rebecca EsmeraldaRebecca Esmeralda - Medical Coordinator - since 2014 - 818.788.8288x149
Responsible for assisting in the coordination of medical records throughout the surrogacy process.