Staff

Board of Directors

Linda Wallace, CLU, ChFC - Chair

Lillian Romero Gomez - Treasurer

Vancant - Secretary

Helen Dolas, Executive Director, Founder and CEO

Members at Large:

  • Humberto Martinez
  • Jolie Mason
  • Krikor Jansezian, Ph.D.
  • Neal Robb, Esq.
  • Sindee Smolowitz, Esq.
  • Mike Stone

Honorary Members:

  • Remo Belli
  • Vicki Marks

Administrative Team

Staff

ART Program
Shelice Ashley, Direct Support Professional
Elizabeth Clarke, Music Therapist
Meggie Evans, Assistant Program Director/Expressive Art Therapist
Izetta A. Heard, Lead Direct Support Professional
Joyce Scott, Direct Support Professional
Kuan-Hua Lai, Music Therapy Intern
Briana Luque, Art Instructor
Meghan VanderBeek, Assistant Program Director/Art Instructor/AAW Coordinator​

CECA
Pamela Gartner, Instructor
Bobbie J. Allen, Instructional Aide
Stephanie Escobar, Art Instructor
Stella Wami, Direct Support Professional
Mileny Mena, Direct Support Professional
Karla Castro, Assistant Program Director/ Music Therapist
Jason Triefenbach, Art Instructor/Exhibition Coordinator
Cynthia Copeland, LVN
Pamela Serna,

EPI Center
Kimberlee Adina Art instructor
Charity Brown, DSP 1:1
Cynthia Copeland, LVN
Stephanie James, DSP
Adrienne Sumpter, Music Therapist
Julie J. Johnson, Direct Support Professiona
Ann-Marie Panton, Direct Support Professional
Caroline Davoust, Art Instructor
James Brooks, Instructional Floater

TAP II
Laura Ambrose, Assistant Program Director/Art Instructor
Christine Cisneros, LVN 1:1
Mary Beth Eroen, Music Therapist
Marissa F. Montes, Art Instructor
Berta Ortiz, Instructional Aide
Julie Flint, Music Therapist
Gwendolyn Sharp, DSP/1:1
Lawrence McCowan, DSP
Success Ainsworth, DSP

SUBS/INTERNS
Carina Downing, Instructor
Robin Perdue, Direct Support Professional
Peter Kang, Art Instructor
Melanie Mackey, Art Instructor
Arsaian Nami, Music Therapsit
Celine Quimming, Instructor
Kelly Riddle, Music Therapist
Amy Sundahl, Instructor

Bus Drivers & Aides
Robert Phillipi, Bus Driver sub
Brittney McClintock, Bus Aide
Ever Uriostegui, Bus Driver

Arts & Services for Disabled, Inc.

3626 E. Pacific Coast Highway  Long Beach, CA 90804
Phone: (562) 982-0247  |  Fax: (562) 982-0254
  |  Department of Developmental Services
www.dds.ca.gov (916) 654.1987