Our Foothill Family

Our internal family of more than 300 employees includes licensed and pre-licensed social workers, marriage and family therapists, and psychologists; early childhood therapists; case managers, child specialists, and parent partners; consulting psychiatrists; executive and clinical leadership; and administrative staff. As a reflection of the beautiful diversity in Greater Los Angeles, 84 percent of our staff are bilingual and collectively can speak 14 languages, including Arabic, Armenian, Bulgarian, Cantonese, German, Japanese, Korean, Laotian, Mandarin, Persian (Farsi), Portuguese, Spanish, Thai, and Vietnamese.

Senior Management Team

Steve Allen

Chief Executive Officer

Tami Mitsumori-Miller

Chief Clinical Officer

James Siegrist

Chief Operating and Financial Officer

Tiffany Tsuchiyama

Chief Human Resources Officer

Meg Bennett

Director of School-Based Services

Daneta Calderon-Vital

Site Director

Amy Cousineau

Director of Program Development

Gassia Ekizian

Quality Assurance Director

Chris Howard

Director of Information Technology

Patti Johnson

Director of Marketing & Communications

Lindsey Lansburgh

Director of Development

Danette Lew

Director of 0-5 Programs

Maria Muñiz

Director of Youth and Family Services

Edward Nodal

Director of Intensive Services

Sheila A. Thornton

Director of Mental Health Services

Mia Williams

Director of Community Engagement

Board of Directors


Julietta Perez, Chair
Laurel Bear, Ph.D, Vice Chair
Angela Wilson, Treasurer
Rey M. Rodriguez, Esq., Secretary
Vince R. Lawler, At Large
Chuck Tapert, Past Chair


Jeremy Baker
Cushon Bell
David Choi
Steve Deschenes
Margaret Juarez, MD
David Y. Lin
Chang M. Liu
Lisette Gavina Lopez
Kristopher Lythgoe
Judy A. Matthews
Abel J. Montanez
Keith Piken
Sudhir Potturi
Ayesha K. Randall, Ed.D
Mark Repstad
Marisol D. Sanders
Michael Schmid
Bernhard von Thaden

Advisory Board

Gail Bardin
The Honorable Kathryn Barger

  • LA County Supervisor

The Honorable Geoffrey Baum

  • Vice President, Pasadena City College Board of Trustees

William R. Boyd, Jr.
Mike Buchanan
Rosalina Cardenas
Brian Center
Judge Ed Chau

  • Superior Court of LA County


The Honorable Judy Chu, Ph.D.,

  • US Congresswoman

The Honorable Mike Eng
Cristina Perez Gonzalez, Esq.
J. Dale Harvey
Craig Hodgetts
Priscilla Hunt
Jean C. Lauricella, MD
Anita Lawler
The Honorable Jeanette Mann,

  • Member, Pasadena City College Board of Trustees


Peter McAniff
Todd E. Molz, Esq.
The Honorable Grace Napolitano,

  • US Congresswoman

The Honorable Anthony Portantino

  • California State Senator

Robert J. Riewerts, MD
Lori Winters Samuels
The Honorable Adam Schiff,

  • US Congressman

James S. Somberg, Esq.
Bill Ukropina

Friends of Foothill Family Board

Sheela Gade, President
Priscila Stanton, Vice President
Vanessa Wolf Alexander, Past President
Diana Gonzalez, Buy-In Party Chair
Tina Chiou & Amelia Swabb, Communications & Social Media Co-Chairs
Estelle Madrid & Valerie Yee, Community Outreach Co-Chairs
Christine Escobar, Liz Hall & Stefani Freeburg, Gala & Auction Co-Chairs
Nellie Duran & Anita Lawler, Holiday Program Co-Chairs