Transitions-Mental Health Association Executive Team

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


Kristen Alexander

Human Resources Director


Meghan Boaz Alvarez

Clinical Director


Christina Harney

Santa Barbara County Clinical Director


Barry Johnson

Education and Advocacy Director


Michael Kaplan

Community Engagement Director


Mark Lamore

Homeless Services Director


Raven Lopez

Finance and Operations Director


Joe Madsen

Housing and Forensic Services Director


Frank Ricceri

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

Board President

Retired, Industrial Power Engineer with PG&E


Tim Williams

Vice President

CEO & Founder, Digital West


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


Anne Diehl

Retired, Attorney


Peter Garcia

MD / Psychiatrist


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


Olga Madrigal

Administrative Assistant, Lompoc Public Health Department


Adam Newton

Architectural Designer, SGPA Architecture and Planning


Shelley Northrop

Director, Marketing Content & Education, MINDBODY, Inc.


Joy Pederson

PhD, Associate Dean of Students, Cal Poly


Brad Rudd

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist


Jeanie Sleigh

Lompoc Health Center Administrator


Stephanie Baisa Wilson

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist


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