Merritt Beckett

Senior Program Manager

Merritt Beckett is the Senior Program Manager for the California Family Resource Association (CFRA). She has over 15 years of experience working in public and non-profit management to improve the health and welfare of women and children. She previously served as Regional Director for First Things First in Arizona and Manager of Community Health Education for Health Net in California. She holds Master of Public Health (MPH) and Master of Social Work (MSW) degrees from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and has served twice in the Peace Corps, in Nicaragua (1998-2000) and in Zambia (2015-2016).

She can be reached by email at or by phone at (916) 244-1914.

Madison York

Communication Specialist

Madison is the Communication Specialist for the California Family Resource Association (CFRA). Originally from Cape Cod, Ma, she has over 4 years of experience in the marketing and communication field. She has previously served as an AmeriCorps VISTA member at the Child Abuse Prevention Center in 2016. She has a BA in Communication from UCONN and is currently working on her master's in marketing research analytics

She can be reached by email at