MHALA Leadership

Christina Miller, Ph.D.
President and CEO

Monica Davis, MBA
Chief Evaluation and Contracts Officer

Lucia Kung
Chief Financial Officer

Molly Ann Woods, CFRE
Chief Development & Communications Officer

Luis Montes, MBA, CPRP
Chief Services Officer, North County

Luther Richert
Chief Services Officer, South County

Silvia Miramontes
Chief Human Resources Officer

Judy Cooperberg, M.S., CPRP
Chief Advancement Officer, North County

Joe Ruiz
Chief Workforce Development Officer

Chad Costello, CPRP
Vice President of Policy

Richard Janes
Vice President of Real Estate

Board of Directors

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

Jeff Berg
Lutheran Church of the Master

Kimberly Finney, Psy.D.
Clinical Associate Professor
University of Southern California

Don Ford (Chair Elect)
Captain, Palmdale Station (retired)
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

Raul E. Godinez
Immigration Attorney
Law Offices of Raul E. Godinez, Inc.

Jean Harris
Alpha Brain Performance

Jordan Held
Clinical Psychotherapist
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

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

Patti LaPlace (Chair)
California State University Long Beach

Charles Lew, Esq.
The Lew Firm APC

Monica Lounsbery, Ph.D.
Dean, College of Health and Human Services
California State University Long Beach

Silvano Merlo
General Manager
Long Beach Courtyard Marriott Downtown

Ken Sofge (Treasurer)
Senior Vice President, Community Lending and Investment
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

Richard Van Horn
Mental Health America of Los Angeles

Miki Webber (Secretary), PMHNP-BC, MSN, RN, LCSW
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
LA County Department of Mental Health

Christina Wun
Art Operations Director
Riot Games