CSP Staff List

CSP - Bill HandelBill Handel - President - since 1980 - 818.788.8288x100

Founder of the Center.
CSP - Karen SynesiouKaren Synesiou - CEO - since 1991 - 818.788.8288x108

Chief Administrative Officer. Responsible for overall 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 - Joanne BubrickFay 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 - Linda SnovakLinda Snovak - Trust Coordinator/Surrogate Mother Coordinator - since 2013 - 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/Surrogate Mother 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/Surrogate Mother 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 - Carole JacksonCarole Jackson - Surrogate Mother Coordinator - since 1995 - 818.788.8288x188

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 Southern California and Midwest 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 Eastern states.
CSP - Kara ByrdKara Byrd - Surrogate Mother Coordinator - since 2010 - 818.788.8288X205

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 Eastern states.
CSP - Nancy LawrenceNancy Lawrence - Surrogate Mother Coordinator - since 2014 - 818.788.8288x130

Responsible for pre-screening surrogate mother applicants and helping them through all phases of the program.
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 - Rebecca EsmeraldaRebecca Esmeralda - Administrative Coordinator - since 2014 - 818.788.8288x104

Responsible for assisting intended parents throughout their participation in the program.