Board of Directors

Our Agency is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. As the community representatives who direct the policy of our organization, the Board is the driving force behind our mission and growth. Our Board is composed of mental health and business professionals, volunteers from around LA County, people with lived experience with mental illness, and passionate advocates for people living with mental illness. Our 2018 Board members are:

Board Officers 2018

Adam Kaufman, Ph.D., Chair, CEO and President, Canary Health

Steven Snow., Chair Elect, Senior Producer, Riot Games (retired)

Fred Magenheimer, Past Chair, Business Owner, Retired, Seattle Textile

Don Ford, Treasurer, Captain, Retired, Palmdale Station LA County Sheriff's Department

Miki Webber, PMHNP-BC, MSN, RN, LCSW, Secretary, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Orange County Healthcare Agency

Christina Miller, Ph.D., President, CEO, Mental Health America of Los Angeles

Richard Van Horn, President Emeritus, Retired CEO Mental Health America of Los Angeles

Board Directors 2018

Dennis Anderson., Clinical Therapist, High Desert Medical Group

Mary E. Barton, Ph.D., Business Owner, The Barton Group

Jeff Berg, Minister, Lutheran Church of the Master

Wilson Chang, Product Manager, Riot Games

Steven Chio, Principal and Creative Director, StudioElRey

Jessie D'Agostino, Chief of Mental Health Services, Long Beach Veterans Administation

Kimberly Finney, Clinical Associate Professor, University of Southern California

Raul Godinez, Attorney, Law Office of Raul E. Godinez

Jean Harris, Business Owner, Alpha Brain Peformance

Jordan Held, Clinical Psychotherapist, Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Karen Hickling, Business Owner, Norkare Consulting, LLC

Patti LaPlace, Lecturer, California State University Long Beach

Jennifer Jimenez Leong, MA, CT, IMF, Private Practice Marriage and Family Therapist

Monica Lounsbery, Ph.D., Dean, College of Health and Human Services, CSULB

Silvano Merlo, General Manager, Long Beach Courtyard Marriott Downtown

Kathy Parsons, Public Information Officer, Retired, City of Long Beach

Ken Sofge, Senior Vice President, Community Lending and Investment, Wells Fargo Bank

Christina WunArt Operations Director, Riot Games