Board of Directors

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Molly K. Rearick, EdD

Founder & Educational Director

Communication Trainer

Educational Consultant

Board Member

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 Board Member and 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.

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Christopher Rosien, MBA

Treasurer

Board Member

Chris' son, Dan, was diagnosed with Autism as a young child. Chris brings his expertise in business development, accounting, and non-profit management to our team.

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A. Louis Dorny, JD

Board Member

Lou is senior counsel at Gordon, Rees, Scully, and Mansukhani, LLP in Los Angeles. He specializes in commercial litigation, intellectual property, professional liability defense, privacy and data security, and construction.

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Kristina Ebsen, MA, LMFT, ATR

Clinical Director

Board Member

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.

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Morgan Tingey-Dias

Program Director

Board Member

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.

Advisory Board

Steve Andrews

Don Baker & Mary Baker

Amy Brooks, MEd

Shelley Carnes, MS, OTR/L

Kelly Collins

Shauna Farabaugh, CSSE

Alva Gardner, Trainer & Public Speaker

Rolf Henriksson

Cindy Idell

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

Lisa Tivens

Peter Tran

Wesley Witherspoon

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