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 headshot

Jill Bolster-White

Executive Director

Barry Johnson headshot

Barry Johnson

Deputy Director

Kristen Alexander headshot

Kristen Alexander

Human Resources Director

Meghan Boaz Alvarez  headshot

Meghan Boaz Alvarez

Clinical Director

Vivien Devaney-Frice headshot

Vivien Devaney-Frice

Operations Director

Jeanie Hanson headshot

Jeanie Hanson

Finance Director

Christina Harney headshot

Christina Harney

Santa Barbara County Clinical Director

Michael Kaplan headshot

Michael Kaplan

Community Engagement Director

Mark Lamore headshot

Mark Lamore

Homeless Services Director

Dan Cano headshot

Dan Cano

Vocational Services 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 headshot

James (JT) Haas

Board President

Retired, Industrial Power Engineer with PG&E

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Tim Williams

Vice President

CEO & Founder, Astound

Carol Armstrong headshot

Carol Armstrong


Educational Program Coordinator

Cindy Johnson headshot

Cindy Johnson


Co-Founder, Mindful Mothers; General Manager, Goodly

Casey Appell headshot

Casey Appell

Vice President / Relationship Manager, Community West Bank

Dave Bernhardt headshot

Dave Bernhardt

MD / Retired, Physician-Internal Medicine

Peter Garcia headshot

Peter Garcia

MD / Psychiatrist

Steve Jobst headshot

Steve Jobst

MD / Retired, Physician

Lisa Katherman headshot

Lisa Katherman

Family Member

Maria Legato headshot

Maria Legato

Director of Community Engagement, SLO Legal Assistance Foundation

Mike Martinez headshot

Mike Martinez

Arroyo Grande Chief of Police

Adam Newton headshot

Adam Newton

Architectural Designer, SGPA Architecture and Planning

Shelley Northrop headshot

Shelley Northrop

Vice President, Marketing Communications, MINDBODY, Inc.

Joy Pederson headshot

Joy Pederson

PhD, Dean of Students, Cal Poly

Heather MacCuish Smith headshot

Heather MacCuish Smith

Past Board Member; current Collaborative Team Council Member, MUST! Charities


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