Our Board and Executive Team

TMHA is proud to have the following individuals on our Executive Team and Board of Directors

Executive Team

Jill Bolster-White

Executive Director


Raven Lopez

Finance and Operations Director


Meghan Boaz Alvarez

Clinical Director


Barry Johnson

Education and Advocacy Director


Joe Madsen

Housing, Forensic and Homeless Services Director


Frank Ricceri

Vocational Services Director


Christina Harney

Santa Barbara County Programs Director


Michael Kaplan

Community Engagement Director


Board of Directors

The TMHA Board of Directors is responsible for the oversight and strategic direction of the organization and furthering our mission. As part of supporting our Mission, Board Members oversee our finances, support our programs and services, actively advocate for mental health issues, maintain integrity and confidentiality in regards to our business and our clients, and participate in fundraising activities.

James (JT) Haas

Board President

Retired, Industrial Power Engineer with PG&E


Barbara Fischer

Vice President

Director, Wyndham Residence


Carol Armstrong


Educational Program Coordinator


Cindy Johnson


Co-Founder, Mindful Mothers; General Manager, The Sock Drawer


Casey Appell

Vice President / Relationship Manager, Community West Bank


Dave Bernhardt

Retired, Physician-Internal Medicine


Jerel Haley

Chief of Police, Atascadero


Steve Jobst

Retired, Physician


Lisa Katherman

Family Member


Maria Legato

Behavioral Health Counselor, Center for Health Research at Cal Poly State University, SLO


Deborah Linden

Retired, SLO Chief of Police


Adam Newton

Architectural Designer, SGPA Architecture and Planning


Shelley Northrop

Director, Marketing Content & Education, MINDBODY, Inc.


Brad Rudd

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist


Jeanie Sleigh

Health Center Administrator


Lisa Thornhill, RN

Sierra Vista Medical Center


Tim Williams

CEO & Founder, Digital West


Stephanie Baisa Wilson

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist


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