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Board of Directors

Christine Stoner-Mertz

Executive Vice President/
President Elect

Vitka Eisen
HealthRIGHT 360

Vice President - Policy
Leon Hoover
Kings View Corporation

 Immediate Past President
Erin O’Brien
Community Solutions

Sparky Harlan
Bill Wilson Center

Cynthia Jackson Kelartinian

Heritage Clinic




Ray Banks
Turning Point of Central California

Carolyn Chadwick
Tessie Cleveland Community Services Corp.

Steve Elson
Casa Pacifica

Darrell Evora
Uplift Family Services

Lorna Jones
Bonita House

Debbie Manners

Scott McGuirk
South Coast Community Services

Camille Schraeder

Redwood Children’s Services

Al Senella
Tarzana Treatment Centers

Hugo Villa
The Village Family Services




  • Membership Committee, Chair: Scott McGuirk
  • Nominations Committee, Chair:Erin O'Brien
  • Program Committee, Chair: position is vacant

Policy Committee Chair - Leon Hoover
Adult’s Committee Chair - Lorna Jones
Children’s Committee Chair - Debbie Manners
SUDs Committee Chair - Vitka Eisen

Open Committee Seats Representing CBHA Members:
Marika Collins, Director of Public Policy and Special Projects, Casa Pacifica
Steve Eckert, LCSW, CEO Alum Rock Counseling Center
Lauren Kahn, HealthRIGHT 360 - Director of Public Affairs and Policy
Eva M. Terrazas, Sr. Director Policy and Advocacy, Uplift Family Services
Wendy Wang, Corporate Director of Public Policy and Advocacy, Pacific Clinics


  • Public Policy Subcommittees:
        - Adults & Older Adults Policy Subcommittee, Chair: Lorna Jones
        - Children’s Policy Subcommittee, Chair: Debbie Manners
        - Substance Use Disorders Policy Subcommittee, Chair: Vitka Eisen



Consider joining our efforts to add your voice to the discussion on how to better behavioral health programs. The Board and Committee members contribute in developing organizational and policy direction. Each member shares their experiences to enhance and protect behavioral health programs.


If you are interested in becoming a Board or Committee member, please contact the CBHA Business Office. Membership on the Board and Committees are open to any representative of any full member agency with CBHA. If you'd like to become a member, visit our membership page for more information.


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