BASSC Co-Chair

Kari Beuerman

Director, Marin County Social Services Agency

Kari Beuerman is the Social Services Director for the County of Marin. She earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Community Studies from U.C. Santa Cruz and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from USC. Kari also holds a Master’s Degree in Jewish Communal Services from Hebrew Union College.

Kari became a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and started her career in social services working at a Bay Area non-profit that serves developmentally disabled adults and children. She was a case manager and a supervisor, serving primarily monolingual Spanish speaking individuals and families. Kari came...

Peter Allen Lee

Director and Professor, School of Social Work, San Jose State University

Dr. Lee earned his MSW and Ph.D. in social welfare from the University of California at Berkeley. His research and practice interests include the psychological development and adjustment of Asian Americans, and ethnic groups in the child welfare and mental health systems. Dr. Lee has also been involved in service and partnerships among the School, College of Health and Human Sciences, and SJSU. In addition to his current role as Director of the School, he is the Chair of SJSU's University Council of Chairs and Directors (UCCD), and a Provost Fellow/Director of the Academic Affairs...