Board of Directors

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Molly K. Rearick, EdD, CESP

Founder & Executive Director

Board Member

Molly has worked as a special education teacher, school administrator, university faculty, curriculum developer, researcher, and educational consultant. She holds degrees in elementary education (BA), special education (MS), and educational leadership (EdD) and completed additional graduate coursework in applied behavior analysis, educational psychology, and cognitive behavioral therapy.


Molly teaches in the Graduate School of Education at California State University, Northridge, is Board Member and President of Cal-TASH, and is an Advisor for Elevatus Training.


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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Christopher Rosien, MBA


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.


Kristina Ebsen, MA, LMFT, ATR

Clinical Director

Board Member

Tina has worked with our team 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 Collective, which includes developing staff, creating services and supports, and overseeing all Ventura County programs including Kindling Studios in Camarillo, CA.

Advisory Board

Steve Andrews

Don Baker & Mary Baker

Shelley Carnes, MS, OTR/L

Kelly Collins

Shauna Farabaugh, CSSE

Rolf Henriksson

Cindy Idell

Cecilia Laufenberg, RTC

Mindy Newhouse, MS, CCC-SLP

Ellen M. Rearick, PhD, RN, CCM

Lareina Rodriguez, Teacher Specialist

Lisa Tivens

Wesley Witherspoon

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