Staff and Associates

CSCi has core staff and a pool of associate experts and specialists in a variety of fields. Due to the wide range of our projects and our commitment to maintaining a high quality of service and content, we have chosen to operate with a flexible staffing model whereby our core staff provide direct services and also coordinate associates that we bring in to serve and support CSCi projects in the respective fields.

Dina Hatchuel, MSW
Founder and CEO
Dina has over 25 years of experience in designing, developing, and managing educational, social service, and mental health programs. She has broad expertise in planning, facilitation, training, business and agency operations, and program evaluation. She has spent the last 15 years as CEO of Hatchuel Tabernik & Associates (HTA), a San Francisco Bay Area consulting firm serving educational institutions, non-profits, foundations and public agencies. She has served as an administrator, trainer, and evaluator in schools, hospitals, residential and day treatment centers, and community based organizations. Prior to forming HTA, Ms. Hatchuel was Executive Director of Adult and Medical Psychiatry and Chemical Dependency Services at St. Mary’s Medical Center in San Francisco. She has also worked in the fields of residential treatment for emotionally troubled children and foster care, school-community partnerships, and parent involvement and leadership. Ms. Hatchuel earned her undergraduate degree in social work and master’s in psychiatric/clinical social work at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. She served as a lecturer at the University of Cape Town’s School of Social Work from 1980 to 1983 and in 1985-86 she was an International Learning Exchange Fellow at the University of Minnesota’s Center for Child and Youth Development and Research.


Tim Tabernik
Interim Executive Director
Tim has over 30 years of experience as an administrator, program planner and developer, and fundraiser in education, behavioral health, child welfare, and juvenile justice. He is a skilled group facilitator, trainer, strategic and tactical planner, and grant and technical writer. As a grant writer, Mr. Tabernik has helped numerous public and private entities obtain funding from public and private sources, raising over $57 million. Mr. Tabernik has a long history of involvement in community planning and collaboration as well as extensive experience providing technical assistance to after-school and other school-linked services. He has assisted public and behavioral health care, social services and criminal justice agencies and private institutions to develop strategic plans and implement innovative programs and system reform strategies.As executive director of a nonprofit agency for over 25 years, Mr. Tabernik developed and managed budgets in excess of $4 million and supervised a staff of over 100 professional, technical, and classified personnel.

Carol Hill
Program Director,
Carol has more than 20 years of progressive leadership and expertise in the development, implementation and management of successful educational programs and initiatives. Dr. Hill an expert in the Beacon Community School, Full Service Community School, and Out-of-School Time movements. Dr. Hill is an accomplished team builder, supervisor and coach, skilled in hiring, developing and supervising engaged, productive and cohesive teams. She is a skillful relationship-builder, adept at establishing and nurturing partnerships with funders, school district staff, parents, teachers, and youth. Dr. Hill has a doctorate in Education and MA in Ethnic Studies from San Francisco State University and a BA in French and Black Studies from Wellesley College.

Lori Allio, PhD, Senior Associate, Planning and Training
Chandreve Clay, MPA, Associate, Planning and Training
Simon Troll, Operations Coordinator