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LIA Alumni

As of 2017, 348 SACHS County staff have completed the LIA program.


LIA Graduates Year 13

Year 13 Participants

Imperial: Pablo Cerda
Los Angeles DCFS: Deborah Silver, Naftali Sampson, Lee Corbett, Zoe Sariego, Kym Renner and Ayanna McLeod
Los Angeles DPSS: Vat Om, Araceli Dominguez, Lilia Erviti and Beda Sasis
Orange: Tricia Smith, Ericka Danczak, Brian Clark and Mike Edmundson
Riverside: Allison Donahoe-Beggs, Rocio Aguiniga and Jennifer de la Ossa-Ramirez
San Bernardino: Georgina Yoshioka Mora and Lory Klopfer
Santa Barbara: Margery Gallegos and Judy Doughty
Ventura: Paul Booth and Rebecca Evans

LIA Year 12

Year 12 Participants

Imperial County: Rosyo Ramirez
Los Angeles DCFS: Kimble Mealancon, Joe Prusak, Eva Reina, Ronique Ross, Lisa Sorensen, Greg Stock and Rob Woolridge
Los Angeles DPSS: Sheila Early, Gabriela Herrera and Victor Zamarripa
Orange County: Jyothi Atluri, Lorraine Daniel, Gus Preciado and An Tran
Riverside County: Renita Lewis and Sean Sullivan
San Bernardino County: Debra Billings-Merlos, Nicky Hackett and David Quiroz (LIA 11 classmates Sylvia Goutremout and Phalos Haire graduated with LIA 12)
Santa Barbara County: Mark Contois and Heather Gardner
Ventura County: Laura Magallanes, Mike Medina and Marcy Snider

LIA 11 Graduates

Year 11 Participants

Imperial County: Sandra Alvarez, Leti Preciado
Los Angeles DCFS: Sonia Contreras, Jennie Feria, Roxanna Flores-Aguilar, Keisha Lakey-Wright, Javier Oliva, Preston Oppenheimer, Robin Younger-Holmes
Los Angeles DPSS: Regina Adkins-Williams, Alfred Becerra, Del Benavides, Elaine Suzuki-Sequeira
Orange County: Janie Gonzales, Odon Sanchez Jr., Ken Santini, Sumit Sapra
Riverside: MiMi Bogdis-Johnson, Gail M. Evans Grayson, Chris Rosselli
San Bernardino: Laura Lee
Santa Barbara: Lina Bickel, Laura Mejia
Ventura: Marisela Cabral-Centeno, Noe Villa

Year 10 Participant Group

Year 10 Participants

Imperial County: Claudia De Leon and Cassandra Gregory
Los Angeles DCFS: Ed Bielecki, DAniel Svedas, Rogelio Tapia, Carlos Torres and Cynthia Wong
Los Angeles DPSS: Padmaja Choday, Winna Crichlow, Emad Lotfy, Olga Miranda and Veronica Sigala
Orange County: Silvia Fuller, John Hendrickson, Becky Juliano, Raquel Vargas and David Zietz
Riverside County: Monica Bentley, Renee Sauve and Michelle Wohl
San Bernardino County: Nighett Ahmed, June Hutchison and Teri Self
Santa Barbara County: Mekala Manus, Pam Powers and Carolyn Robinson
Ventura County: David Swanson Hollinger and Leti Morales

Year 9 Participant Group

Year 9 Participants

Imperial County: Hilda Baeza, Claudia Camarena, Cathie Gloria
Los Angeles DCFS: Armand Montiel, Bill Thomas, Jennifer Hottenroth, Mark Miller, Teri Gillams
Los Angeles DPSS: Carol Maston, Benny Liang, Dorothy Avila, Francisco Sanchez
Orange County: Brigette McLellan, Diane Greek, David Glidden, Jill Clements
Riverside County: Ann Barnes-Dansby, Jennifer Hastings, Garrett Bethel
San Bernardino County: Marlene Hagen, Nathaniel Rodriguez, Ken Johnston
Santa Barbara County: Amy Krueger, Kathy Davis, Noel Lossing
Ventura County: Bryan Gonzales, Donna Kuonen

LIA 8 Group

Year 8 Participants

Imperial County: Brenda Pebley, Dwain Dees
Los Angeles DCFS: Crystal Huang, Cindy Hathaway, Carlos Castillo, Regina Goree, Charlene Robinson
Los Angeles DPSS: Andy Nguyen, Queen Jones, Michelle Sepulveda Orange County: Scott Burdick, Shekoufeh Markel, Trisha Schwenn, Jaya Limaye, Nely Berea
Riverside County: Todd Bellanca, Teresa Solomon-Billings, Judy Arruda, Renée Ramirez
San Bernardino County: Ronald Buttram, Sarah Eberhardt-Rios
Santa Barbara County: Christina Groppetti
Ventura County: Leann Ryland, Talia Barrera

LIA 7 group

Year 7 Participants

Imperial County:: Javier DeAnda, Marylou Garcia
Los Angeles DCFS:: Ed Fithyan, Dave Hinson, Godwin Nwufo, Nina Powell-McCall, Maricruz Trevino, Blanca Vega
Los Angeles DPSS:: Laura Chavez, Sherri Cheatham, Roxana Molina
Orange County:: Jo Hill, Carol Mitchell, Joanne Munro, Jan Taraszkiewicz, Steve Vandewater
Riverside County:: Elba Alvarez, Jose Beltran, Jerry Cyr
San Bernandino County:: Norman Dollar, Danny Perez, Peggy Smithson
Santa Barbara County:: Devin Drake, Mario Velasco
Ventura County:: Jaimé Duncan, Marissa Mach

LIA 6 group

Year 6 Participants

Imperial County: Angelica Dueñas
Los Angeles DCFS: Aris S. Banico, Martha Brissette-Watson, Liz A. Howard, Francesca LeRúe, Laura Shotzbarger
Los Angeles DPSS: Leticia Colchado, Narinder Kumar, Andrea P. Little, Tony F. Marrone
Orange County: Debra Furtado, Grady Howe, Michael Meyers, Steve Sakamoto
Riverside County: Jewel M. Pabustan, Lonetta Richardson Bryan, Mark Sellers, Sheri Studebaker
San Bernandino County: Diana Alexander, James Locurto, Helen Parrott
Santa Barbara County: Delfino Neira, Victor Zambrano
Ventura County: Theresa Salazar Vital, Deanna E. Weik, David Weinreich

LIA 5 Group

Year 5 Participants

Imperial County: Charlie Cruz (Charlie), Lupe Garlbay
Los Angeles DCFS: Carmen Abbott, Jeffrey S. Gibbs (Jeff), Robert Haley, Wanda Hazel
Los Angeles DPSS: Jon Minato, Derrick Robinson, Bill Taylor, Kimberly White (Kim)
Orange County: Donna Henderson, Hellen Howe, Nathan Nishimoto, Christine Smith
Riverside County: Marcetta Brewster, Laurie Fineman, Daniel Vejar San Bernandino County: Mae Harris-Oglesby, Victor Rea (Vic), Cindy Tamez
San Bernandino County: Mae Harris-Oglesby, Victor Rea (Vic), Cindy Tamez
Santa Barbara County: Melissa Hoesterey, Brad Parks, Davida Willis Ventura County: Tracy Long, Tim Myers
Ventura County: Tracy Long, Tim Myers

LIA 4 Group

Year 4 Participants

Imperial County: Araceli A. Lopez, Carmela Ruiz
Los Angeles DCFS: Wilhelmeina Bradley, Jonathan Byers, Zena Coleman, Helen Maxwell, Karen Richardson
Los Angeles DPSS: Marsha Bryant-Hurt, Thanh V. Do, Frances Godoy, Edgar Obra
Orange County: Ben Blank, Roy Lipshin, Bob Malmberg, Jaime Muñoz, Brenda Roa, Mike R. Walsh
Riverside County: Kathy A. Dean, Anna L. Martinez, Mike McConnell, Norman (Dean) Wilson
San Bernandino County: Randy Dancer, Patty Liles, Virginia Lugo, Gilbert Ramos, Randy Schultz
Santa Barbara County: Rene Garcia, Linda G. Hilman
Ventura County: LaTrelle Herbert, Robert D. Jenkins, Jennie Pittman, Jane Reinmann, Terry Sapp

LIA 3 Group

Year 3 Participants

Imperial County: Javier M. Duran, Margarita "Peggy" Price
Los Angeles DCFS: Jennifer A. Lopez, Harvey Kawaski, Roberta R. Medina, Cynthia McCoy Miller
Los Angeles DPSS: Cynthia Schmidt, James Yun, Lawrence Oghenekohwo, Elizabeth Becerra, Nadia Mirzayans
Orange County: Maritza Rodriguez Farr, Mary Jones, Kathy S. Cooper, Pam Boozan, Jorge L. Sole
Riverside County: Leo Harrison, Patti Polly, Rod Jaffe, Jennifer Fuller
San Bernandino County: Jeff Luther, Gregory Conklin, Teri Wright, Lori Ciabattini
Santa Barbara County: Terrie Concellos, Duncan Thomas, Frank Mejia, Maria Gardner
Ventura County: Stacy Durr, Jennifer Padre, Maria Gil-Moraga, Sharon D. Moses

LIA 2 Group

Year 2 Participants

Imperial County: Daniel Esparza, Winn McFadden
Los Angeles DCFS: Walter Chan, Paul Gaeta, Mitch Mason, Anita Shannon
Los Angeles DPSS: Sandra Duran, Ruben Mejia, Collins Nweke, Dennis Veals
Orange County: Wendy Alquin, Anne Bloxom, Susan Holl, Gary Taylor, Carol Wiseman
Riverside County: Particia Reynolds
San Bernandino County: Tanya Bratton, Jeannine Chenault, Michael De La Rosa, Peggy Donnelly, Veronica Hilton
Santa Barbara County: Deborah Hartman, Molly Marino, Adelaide Mostachetti
Ventura County: Pamela Grothe, Ellen Mastright

LIA 1 Group

Year 1 Participants

Imperial County: Gary Andrews, Mickey Castro
Los Angeles DCFS: Marilynne Garrison, Frank Ramos
Los Angeles DPSS: Jose R. Perez, Stephanie Dillard
Orange County: Rebecca Guider, Mike Ryan, Phyllis Watanabe, Denise Churchill, Ray Ghallager
Riverside County: Sayori Baldwin, Herman Cospy, Robert Sanchez, Kenneth Watts, James Wright
San Bernardino County: Janice Lindsay
Santa Barbara County: Eddie Alanis, Cindy Nott, Cathy Olson, Ventura County: Elaine Gonzales, Miguel Orozco, Lauri Flack, Kathy Smith
Ventura County: Elaine Gonzales, Miguel Orozco, Lauri Flack, Kathy Smith

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