Linda Spears, President and CEO

Finance & Administration
Ray Bierria, Chief Financial Officer

Charlene Haskell, Executive Coordinator

Public Policy
Kati Mapa, Director, Public Policy
John Sciamanna, Senior Policy Consultant
Tim Briceland-Betts, CWLA Senior Fellow

Practice Excellence & Program Development
Julie Collins, MSW, LCSW, Vice President, Practice Excellence

Training & Models of Practice
Marcus Stallworth, LMSW, Director, Training and Implementation
Gaelle Augustin, Training and Administration Associate

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Deborah Wilson Gadsden, LSW, MSW, MHS, Director, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

Membership & Conferences
Julie Brite, Director, Administrative Services
Riva Reed, Associate Director, Membership and Conferences

Marlene Saulsbury, Director, Publications
Rachel Adams, Publications Editor

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