Teresa is the Executive Director at Ohana Health. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Leadership and has worked in both the corporate and nonprofit sectors.
For eight years she held the position of Executive Director of Fighting Back Santa Maria Valley, a coalition aimed primarily at preventing drug and alcohol use among youth. In this position she mobilized grass root efforts in her community by engaging local school district, government, law enforcement and church leaders. She successfully collaborated with these key leaders and over one hundred community volunteers while managing multiple federal and state grants. Teresa has restructured and reorganized Ohana Health, ensuring the clinical professionalism of the valuable medical services provided, while also extending Ohana Health’s reach beyond the clinic to the community by starting new programs with the Conejo Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) and the Ventura County Court System (VCDDC), Prototypes.