Board of Directors
Molly K. Rearick, EdD
Founder & Educational Director
Molly has worked as an educator, school administrator, university faculty, curriculum developer, researcher, and consultant. She holds degrees in elementary education (BA), special education (MS), and educational leadership (EdD).
Molly teaches in the Graduate School of Education at California State University, Northridge, is Past President of Cal-TASH, Adjunct Trainer and Advisory Board Member for Elevatus Training, and Advisory Council Member for Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra. She is also an Educational Consultant focusing on transition to adulthood, inclusion, communication, and relationship and sexuality education. Molly enjoys conducting qualitative research and colleagues and volunteering with Volunteer Eastern Sierra.
Kristina Ebsen, MA, LMFT, ATR
Tina has been an integral part of the IGNITE team since its inception in 2013. She holds an MA in Marriage and Family Counseling and Art Therapy and has years of experience working with children, teens, and adults with disabilities. Tina is a Registered Art Therapist (Registration #16-262) and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (CA License #98268).
Tina is Clinical Director of IGNITE, which includes developing staff, creating services and supports, and overseeing all Ventura County programs including Kindling Studios in Camarillo, CA.
Morgan joined IGNITE in 2016 as a Mentor on our Tailored Services team. She grew in her role and earned the position of Assistant Program Director, overseeing our largest team, before becoming Program Director and joining the IGNITE Board of Directors. Morgan is passionate about quality and is always learning. She oversees IGNITE programmatic development including our Person-Centered Planning team.
Don Baker & Mary Baker
Amy Brooks, MEd
Shelley Carnes, MS, OTR/L
Shauna Farabaugh, CSSE
Alva Gardner, Trainer & Public Speaker
Cecilia Laufenberg, RTC
Mindy Newhouse, MS, CCC-SLP
Claudia Adriana Alvarez Palomo
Ellen M. Rearick, PhD, RN, CCM
Lareina Rodriguez, Teacher Specialist
Joyce Show, MD
Amanda Frazier Timpson