Greg Stein is the Executive Director and Chairman of the Safe Homes Coalition and spearheaded the launch of the organization. He is currently the vice president of strategic and community affairs for Millennium Health. Stein is heavily involved in the community and has held several leadership roles throughout his 20-year career, including serving two members of the U.S. House of Representatives in legislative and management positions; he managed congressional level campaigns, and ran as a candidate himself for the California State Assembly. Stein has also served on the board of directors of a number of local organizations including San Diego Youth and Community Services, San Diego County Taxpayers Association and more.
Scott Silverman, Executive Director & CEO
Scott is the Executive Director and CEO of the Safe Homes Coalition. He’s well known as a Crisis Coach, behavioral health advisor, and is founder of Confidential Recovery—an intensive substance abuse recovery program for adults. As the author of Tell Me No, I Dare You: A Guide for Living a Heroic Life, Scott shares strategies for living an authentic and fulfilling life.
Scott has received numerous awards and honors including being named CNN Hero of the Week and the City of San Diego honored him by selecting February 19 as “Scott Silverman Day” for his contributions to the community. Previously, Scott founded Second Chance, an organization dedicated to breaking the cycle of substance abuse, unemployment, poverty, and homelessness. For over 15 years, Scott assisted more than 25,000 people in San Diego with job readiness training, employment placement assistance, mental health counseling, case management, and affordable housing referrals to people who desire to change their lives.
He has extensive knowledge and experience regarding the relationship between substance abuse, unemployment, poverty, homelessness, substance abuse, and incarceration. He is a frequent speaker to political, business and community groups.
Sandy Nolan is the Treasurer for the Safe Homes Coalition and a San Diego-based entrepreneur. After losing her oldest son at the age of 24 to a heroin overdose, Nolan became an advocate for drug abuse prevention and serves as a mentor to families and individuals dealing with drug abuse. Nolan serves as treasurer on various organization boards that help bring awareness to prescription drug abuse. She received a bachelor’s degree in science and in finance from Long Beach State University.