Staff

Executive Director
Yvonne Ricketts
Executive Director
Yvonne Ricketts joins Papillon bringing over 35 years of experience working with and on behalf of the community through schools, nonprofits, and county government. Her rich and varied career experiences as an educator, community program manager, school administrator, and consultant have always centered around advocating for the unmet needs of children, adults and organizations in the community. She has recently returned from working overseas in international schools in Lithuania, and Argentina and is happy to be home again in Monterey County. Yvonne and her husband Randy have been supporters and donors of Papillon since its inception.
Program Manager
Carol Meisel
Program Manager
Carol joins Papillon after over 20 years teaching General and Special Education, where she focused on meeting the needs of students and their families. She received her BA from Michigan State University and her MA from San Francisco State University. Recently she has worked on teaching students with autism and students with emotional impairments. Carol wholeheartedly supports the Papillon mission to promote mental health and compassion for members of our community.