Board of Directors

Shannon Jaccard

Shannon Jaccard, MBA

Board Chair

Behavioral Health Consultant and Adjunct Professor at Alliant University, Member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network, and Former CEO of NAMI San Diego

Steven Fasick

Steven Fasick

Secretary

Founder and Managing Member, Ross Capital Partners LLC

Dennis Morrison

Dennis Morrison, PhD

Treasurer

Private Behavioral Health Consultant and Former Chief Clinical Officer at Netsmart Technologies

Ronald Forbes, MD

Ronald Forbes, MD

Director

Former Medical Director of Central State Hospital (VA), Psychiatric Consultant

Rochelle Head-Dunham, MD, DFAPA, FASAM

Director

Executive Director and Medical Director for Metropolitan Human Services District (MHSD)

Jan Kasofsky, PhD

Jan Kasofsky, PhD

Director

Senior Vice President of Behavioral Health & Human Services at Access Health Louisiana

DeQuincy Lezine, PhD

DeQuincy Lezine, PhD

Director

CEO of Prevention Communities, Lifetime Achievement Award Winner of SAMSHA 2015 Voice Award, Internationally Recognized Speaker, Published Author.

Pierluigi Mancini, PhD

Pierluigi Mancini, PhD

Director

Author, Behavioral Health Expert, Cultural Competence Consultant, Immigrant Behavioral Health, Health Disparities and Media Expert, Program Developer, Public Speaker

Shelby Rowe, MBA

Shelby Rowe, MBA

Director

Program Manager for the Suicide Prevention Resource Center at the OU Health Science Center

Kenneth Thompson

Kenneth Thompson, MD

Director

Principal Psychiatrist, Visible Hands Consulting and Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at University of Pittsburgh

Joe Williams

Joe Williams

Director

Wagga Wagga Citizen of the Year, SPA’s LiFE Award, published author and public speaker

Executive Team

David Covington, President/Chief Executive Officer at RI International

David Covington, LPC, MBA

President and CEO
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Deputy Chief Executive Officer Paul Galdys

Paul Galdys, MBA, CPRP

Deputy CEO
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Ruchi Sukhija

Ruchi Sukhija, MS, MBA

Chief Operating Officer
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Lisa St. George

Lisa St. George, MSW, CPRP

VP Peer Support & Empowerment
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Sue Ann O’Brien

Sue Ann O’Brien, LPC, MBA

Executive VP; President and CEO Behavioral Health Link
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Dr. Chuck Browning

Chuck Browning, MD

Chief Medical Officer
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Brian Karr

D. Brian Karr, CPA

Acting Chief Financial Officer
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Jamie Sellar

Jamie Sellar, MA, LPC

Chief Strategy Officer
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Karen Jones

Karen Jones, MBA

Chief of Staff
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Thomas Castellanos

Thomas Castellanos, CPA

Executive VP Treasury Facilities Development
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Joy Brunson-Nsubuga

Joy Brunson-Nsubuga, MA, LMFT, LCAS, CCS

VP Southeast Region
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Carlos Mackell

Carlos Mackall, MS, CAADC

VP Northeast Region
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Marleigh O'Meara

Marleigh O'Meara, MC, LPC, NCC

VP Southwest Region
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Vice President Eastern Region Amy Pugsley

Amy Pugsley, MA, CHC

Executive Vice President
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Wayne Lindstrom

Wayne Lindstrom, PhD

VP Business Development
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Kevin Huckshorn

Kevin Huckshorn, PhD, MSN, RN, CADC

Executive VP Enterprise Development
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Stephanie Hepburn

Stephanie Hepburn, JD

Chief Content Officer
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Michael Riddle

Michael Riddle, MD

Associate Chief Medical Officer
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Elizabeth Collins

Elizabeth Collins

Director of CBO
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Aisha DePriest

Aisha DePriest

Associate Director of Contracts and Credentialing
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Aaron Foster

Aaron Foster, MA, LAC, CRC, CRSS

Director of Consulting and Education
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Matthew Holtsclaw

Matthew Holtsclaw, DON, BTAS

Chief Crisisologist
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Signa Oliver

Signa Oliver, JD

Human Resources Director
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Mitch Vasquez

Mitch Vasquez, MS-IMPM, PMP

Director of EHR and Information Systems
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Regional Leaders

West

Georgea Madeira

Georgea Madeira, LMFT, MBA

California State Director
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Washington State Director

Southwest

Chris Damle

Chris Damle

Arizona State Director
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Karina P. Diaz

Karina P. Diaz, LPAT, ATR, IFS

New Mexico State Director
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Southeast

Lysha Best

Lysha Best, MA, MBA

Louisiana State Director
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Grace Dolfi

Grace Wolf, MS, CRC, LCMHC

North Carolina State Director
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Northeast

Natasha Hughes

NaTascha Hughes, MSol, ICADC, CMHS

Delaware State Director
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Ohio State Director

Tammala Watkins

Tammala Watkins, LCSW

Virginia State Director
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