Sonia Waters has been with FRN since 1993 as a Resource Counselor. Sonia has an adult son with developmental disabilities who is a talented and accomplished musician. Sonia works with parents on all types of entitlement programs, and has great skill in working on education issues. She has been particularly effective in promoting parent involvement at schools and encouraging the use of alternative dispute resolution. Sonia provides support and outreach specifically to the African American Community and represents FRN in inter-agency activities. She also serves as a Family Voices California representative on the Prematurity Summit, and has testified at the California State Senate on issues concerning premature infants.