Meet the Staff

Adam Stein

Executive Director
(707) 524-2752
astein@sonomaselpa.org

Adam Stein is the Executive Director of the Sonoma County SELPA and the Sonoma County Charter SELPA. He was previously the superintendent of the Wright Elementary District in Santa Rosa. He began his teaching career in Sonoma County and spent 11 years as a special educator in several districts, finishing teaching with the Napa County Office of Education prior to becoming an administrator. His first administrative position was as a Program Specialist with the Sonoma County SELPA, where he started and supervised the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and Behaviorist programs.


Norma Leiva-Fernandez

Division Support Assistant
(707) 524-2752
nleiva-fernandez@sonomaselpa.org

Norma Leiva-Fernandez is the Division Support Assistant for the Sonoma County SELPA and Charter SELPA.


Amy Ahlstrom

Administrative Support Secretary
(707) 524-2756 (Monday, Wednesday, Friday)
(707) 829-9526 (Tuesday, Thursday)
aahlstrom@sonomaselpa.org

Amy Ahlstrom is an Administrative Support Secretary for the Adaptive Technology Center.


Laura Buergler-Delgado

Accounting Technician
(707) 524-2778
ldelgado@sonomaselpa.org

Laura Buergler-Delgado is an Accounting Technician for the Sonoma County SELPA and Charter SELPA.


John Fischer

Program Specialist
(707) 524-2760
jfischer@sonomaselpa.org

John Fischer is a Program Specialist with the Sonoma County and Sonoma County Charter SELPAs. He began at the SELPA in 2014. John was a high school special education teacher in, as well as a site administrator at the middle and high school level, in Southern California. John's areas of focus include: writing IEPs for educational benefit, legal compliance, secondary transition, and mild-moderate disabilities.


Bonnie Hayne

Program Specialist
(707) 524-2763
bhayne@sonomaselpa.org

Bonnie Hayne began working with SELPA as the Early Start program specialist in 2016, working primarily with infants and toddlers with orthopedic and vision impairments. She is a credentialed school nurse with a range of experience working with children in school, community and medical settings. Bonnie began her pediatric nursing career working as a registered nurse at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, before moving to Sonoma County and working as a school nurse in both regular and special education settings, with students from preschool through high school/ transition age.


Susan Langer

Program Specialist
(707) 524-2763
slanger@sonomaselpa.org

Susan Langer is a Program Specialist for the Sonoma County SELPA and Charter SELPA. She has 6 years experience as a general education educator, 15 years experience as a school psychologist, and 6 years experience as a special education administrator ages ranging from preschool to transition. Educational areas of interests include preschool inclusion practices, assessment and intervention best practices for all student populations, transition age work opportunities, and adaptive technology. Susan is voting member of the Childcare Council PC and a long time member of the California Association of School Psychologist.


Deborah Malone-Larson

Fiscal Analyst
(707) 524-2755
dmalone@sonomaselpa.org

Deborah Malone-Larson is a Fiscal Analyst with the Sonoma County and Sonoma County Charter SELPAs.


Nikarre Redcoff

Program Specialist
(707) 524-2768
nredcoff@sonomaselpa.org

Nikarre Redcoff is a Program Specialist at the Sonoma County SELPA and Charter SELPA. She has over 27 years experience in special education as a non-public school teacher and administrator, public school behaviorist, Full-inclusion specialist, SELPA Program Specialist, and District Special Education administrator. Her areas of expertise include Autism, Multi-tiered System of Supports, school-wide positive behavior supports, and data collection. She is also a cadre member with Positive Environments, Network of Trainers (PENT).


Suzanne Tribbey

Program Specialist
(707) 524-2758
stribbey@sonomaselpa.org

Suzanne Tribbey is a Program Specialist at the Sonoma County SELPA and Charter SELPA. She has over a decade of experience as a Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP) and has almost twenty years of experience working in special education. Her interests include assessment and interventions for students with autism, intellectual disabilities, and behavioral challenges. She has worked with student populations from preschool up to adult programs. Suzanne has been an active member and held leadership positions with the Sonoma County Association of School Psychologists. She is also a cadre member with Positive Environments, Network of Trainers (PENT).


Andrea Wells

Program Specialist
(707) 524-2764
awells@sonomaselpa.org

Andrea Wells is a program specialist with the Sonoma County SELPA and Charter SELPA.

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