About our Team

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Jenny Wilson - President, Founder

Jenny Wilson is the Founder and President of the Sleepy Baby Box Foundation. Jenny is a nurse, a mom of three, and a fierce advocate for breastfeeding and parent bonding.

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Dr. Charles Allen - Board Member

Dr. Allen has been an Obstetrics physician for over 30 years and is an advocate for breastfeeding, safe sleep, women's cervical screening, and overall women's health.  Dr. Allen is an expert in his field and we are honored to have him on our Board of Trustees.

Edward Wilson - Chief Executive Officer

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Edward Wilson has been the Chief Executive Officer of Sleepy Baby Box since 2017. Edward was instrumental in opening the foundation's first location in downtown, Bakersfield. Edward has over 10 years of Early Childhood Experience and is the President of Bakersfield Play Center.     

Norma Escobar - Program Manager

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Norma Escobar has been supporting the mission of Sleepy Baby Box as the Program Manager since May 2019. Norma is bilingual, a mother, and is passionate about providing mother's with education and support. 

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Sharron Traffenstedt - Chief Operations Officer

Sharon Traffenstedt has been the Chief Operations Officer since 2017. Sharon has over 20 years experience in administration and has a passion to reduce the caregiver burden for teenage moms and their babies. 

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Daren Amos - Director of Education

Daren Amos has been a Licensed Paramedic over 20 years and is a Licensed BLS/ CPR Instructor. Daren serves on the Emergency Management Committee for the County of Kern and instructs First Aid and CPR for Caregiver  classes.