BAY AREA REGION Theresa Comstock: CALBHB/C President, Napa County Mental Health Board Member/Past Chair, DAI Community Organizing Group in Dallas (Past Co-Chair), Kiwanis Club of Greater Napa Past President, Houston Council of Parent/Teacher Associations (PTAs) Past Legislative Chair
Harriette S. Stevens, Ed.D.: San Francisco's Mental Health Board (Co-Chair), Mental Health Educational Fund and the National Alliance on Mental Health, and published author of educational articles and books.
CENTRAL REGION Yvonne Bond: Chairperson for the Placer County MHADAB; served as the Adult Services Committee Chairperson for two years.
Matthew Gallagher:CALBHB/C Governing Board, Sacramento County MHB, former mental health consumer. Matt advocated for the passage of Proposition 63: The Mental Health Services Act.
James Glica-Hernandez: Chair, Yolo County Local Mental Health Board 2013-Present; Coordinator - NAMI Connection Peer-led Support Group 2014-2017; Executive Committee, National Mental Health Association 1990-1992
LOS ANGELES REGION Stacy Dalgleish: Leadership experience includes: Social Services Commission, City of Santa Monica; Mental Health Commission, Executive Committee, Los Angeles County; Santa Monica Homelessness Steering Committee; UCLA, Friends of the Semel Institute, founding board member; UCLA, Bruin Caucus to Sacramento and Washington DC; President, Santa Monica Mid City Neighbors.
Lawrence J. Lue: Acting Chair of the Los Angeles County Mental Health Commission; Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council, a coalition of community-based organizations advocating for Los Angeles’ Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) Community; Past-member of L.A. County Children’s Planning Council and Asian and Pacific Islander Children, Youth and Families Council.
Merilla M. Scott: LA County Mental Health Commission (2nd Vice Chair). Clinical HR Manager for a non-profit, community based mental health clinic serving children and families. Prior Director and VP positions in community based mental health settings.
SOUTHERN REGION Benny Benavidez: Imperial County Mental Health Board (Chair); Imperial County Community Correctional Partnership (Past Chair), Juvenile Justice Committee, Juvenile Justice Joint Community Partnership, I.C. Chief of Police Association, California Chief Probation Officer Association, Regional Director for American Probation and Parole Association, San Diego Gang Commission, San Diego Prisoner Reentry Roundtable, and more. Past-District Administrator for California Department of Correction and Rehabilitation; Past-Chief Probation Officer for Imperial County; Current Adjunct Instructor in Administration of Justice and Correctional Science.
Alisa Chatprapachai, OTD: CALBHB/C Vice President; Orange County Mental Health Commission; Adjunct-Assistant Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy at University of Southern CA (USC); Certified Meditation Instructor; Creator of an online mindfulness community, CalmCorner.com.
Jerry M. Harris: Ventura County Behavioral Health Advisory Board (Chair) ; Served as First Vice-Chair of the Ventura County Mental Health Board during the time it merged with the Alcohol and Drug Board; Ventura County Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board (Past Chair); Retired Los Angeles County Hospital / Healthcare Administrator for the Departments of Health Services and Mental Health; Prior social worker and Assistant Hospital Administrator at the LAC+USC Psychiatric Hospital for 10 years and the Mental Health Department for 3 years; Past Adult Teacher (Credentialed) with Correctional Education and a Community Adult School; Board of Directors of the Comprehensive Health Planning Council of Los Angeles County (Past Member); Board of Directors of the American Cancer Society (Past Member), Antelope Valley-Eastern Sierra Unit.
SUPERIOR REGION Supervisor John Fenley: Seated on the Trinity County Board of Supervisors, Trinity County Behavioral Health Advisory Board (Chair), PSA2 Area Agency on Aging (Chair) and CALBHB/C Governing Board
Mae Sherman: CALBHB/C Secretary/Treasurer, Lassen County Behavioral Health Board [President], President of First Five, President of Communities United for Children and Families. Mae oversees two resource centers that provide food banks and mental health services.