Mark Cloutier, MPP, MPH | Chief Executive Officer and Corporate Officer
Mark Cloutier became CEO of Caminar on January 31, 2019.
Mark has dedicated his career to increasing access to quality health and supportive services for underserved communities and improving the overall health and well-being of individuals and families. He brings to Caminar extensive experience in organizational leadership, fundraising, financial and talent management, public policy, and strategy development. Prior to joining Caminar, Mark held leadership roles in major health organizations and foundations, including Horizons Services, the San Francisco Foundation, the Center for Youth Wellness, Kaiser Family Foundation, and San Francisco AIDS Foundation.
As CEO, Mark leads a $39M organization of close to 500 employees serving more than 20,000 people annually in the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California.
A longstanding Bay Area resident, Mark is a graduate of Lewis and Clark College and earned his Master of Public Policy and Master of Public Health degrees at the University of California at Berkeley. He has authored a number of articles and recently co-authored “Prevent, Screen, Heal: Collective Action to Fight the Toxic Effects of Early Life Adversity.”
Mark also serves on the Board of Directors of Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation.
Karen Gianuario | Chief Operating Officer and Corporate Officer
Karen Gianuario joined the organization in September 2013 as Senior Director of Business Development and Operations. She brings over 25 years of experience in the private, for-profit sector from her tenure at See’s Candies, where she held positions of progressive management responsibility in the areas of procurement, operations, product, and product line development. Karen served as the Director of Procurement for her final 10 years with the company.
Tara Beckman, LCSW | Executive Director, San Mateo County Region
Prior to assuming her position as Executive Director for Caminar in San Mateo, Tara began her career with Caminar in Solano County as a Program Director where she successfully managed two case management programs, leading to continued contract renewals and expansion of existing services. Soon after, she was promoted to the Director of Services position where she was responsible for the oversight of all Caminar case management programs and contracts in Solano County.
Tara has extensive experience in advocacy and supporting Transitional Age Youth (TAY). She worked for more than a decade with Alameda County Court Appointed Special Advocates Program (CASA), where she served as the Deputy Director, Program Coordinator, and Case Supervisor. During that time, she supervised the Alameda County Group Homes Program. Tara was responsible for publishing the Alameda County CASA: Group Homes Project Report, which includes recommendations for policy change and system improvements for transitional age youth. She also published the Guide to Independent Living for Transitional Age and Emancipated Foster Youth. This 214-page guide includes resources on critical topics such as advocacy, education, employment preparation, foster youth rights, health, housing, and mental health services.
Tara has been committed to serving our community through her 12 years of volunteerism as a Court Appointed Special Advocate with Alameda County CASA. She served as a CASA to four different foster youth and was featured in the award-winning documentary Drugging Our Kids, which was instrumental in legislative policy change regarding psychotropic medication utilization for foster children and continues to be used as a training tool nationwide.
Tara is a graduate of the University of Memphis and earned her Master of Social Work, with an emphasis in Community Mental Health, from California State University, East Bay.
Jim Buckner | Executive Director, Project Ninety Division
Jim joined the Project Ninety family as a Resident Manager in September of 2001. Over the subsequent years, Jim has held positions of increasing responsibility, demonstrating strong leadership and communication skills and developing an excellent understanding of Project Ninety’s operations. In March 2017, Jim was promoted to Chief Operating Officer. Following the merger with Caminar, Jim was promoted to Executive Director of the Project Ninety division in June 2018.
A lifelong resident of San Mateo County, Jim’s passions are his family and ensuring those in need of treatment for addiction access quality care and support. He’s also an avid fan of local sports teams.
Alex Cheung, CPA, MBA | Director of Finance and Accounting
Alex oversees Caminar’s finance and accounting operations. Alex brings to the organization expertise managing complex financial reporting, including the development and implementation of internal controls and procedures that comply with stringent funder requirements. A Certified Public Accountant, Alex most recently served as assistant controller for the Presidio Trust, where he provided leadership in overseeing a budget in excess of $90M. Prior to his tenure at the Presidio Trust, Alex worked in progressively senior roles in the finance departments of BroadVision, Golden Gate University, and the California Culinary Institute. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Golden Gate University
Jerry Dattilo | Co-Director of Jobs Plus Employment and Vocational Services
Jerry Dattilo has been working with Caminar for over 18 years. As Co-Director of the Jobs Plus Program, he oversees all job coaching, assessments, and fee-for-service programs. Prior to joining Caminar, Jerry worked as a fundraising director and sales representative for various companies. Jerry has a Bachelor of Science from Chico State University and is currently working toward a Master of Public Administration at San Jose State University.
Julie Daul, LCSW | Senior Director of Program Services, Family & Children Services of Silicon Valley Division
As Senior Director of Program Services for the FCS division, Julie Daul has overall responsibility for FCS's portfolio of programs and services. In this role, she focuses on program development, quality assurance, financial management, clinical consultation, and staff supervision and evaluation. Julie has served as Director of Program Services since 1994. Prior to joining FCS, Julie was the director of the Family and Children’s Services division at Catholic Charities of San Mateo County. A licensed clinical social worker, Julie holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Master of Social Work from San Francisco State University.
Rebecca Gaba, PhD, LMFT | Executive Director, Solano County Region
Rebecca (Becky) Gaba joined Caminar in July 2019. She brings to leadership of the Solano Region extensive clinical expertise paired with operational and administrative experience.
Becky earned a Master of Science in counseling psychology from Mt. St. Mary’s College and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the Graduate School of Psychology, Fuller Seminary. She also is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.
Becky’s clinical research has focused on recovery oriented care and the effects of family and community violence on child and community health. Becky has published several articles on domestic violence and childhood and maternal trauma.
During her career, Becky has served in senior leadership positions across a broad spectrum of behavioral health programs, including residential and outpatient substance use treatment programs, crisis residential programs, and mental health programs for children, youth, transitional age youth, adults, and families.
Steven Gilbert, BSEE, MSEE | Director of Information Technology
Steven Gilbert, BSEE, MSEE, joined Caminar in 1996 as Director of Information Technology. He brings experience as a senior avionics system engineer at General Dynamics, and as a computer sales and service company founder and owner. Steven is also the developer and co-owner of Caminar Software Inc., a behavioral healthcare electronic health record and claims software company that was founded in 1996, grew to nationwide prominence, and eventually sold in 2009. Steven continues to consult as the primary developer for the Caminar Software product, which still serves as Caminar's electronic health record and practice management software. He has extensive experience in Microsoft Windows networks, including deploying Exchange, Lync, SharePoint, Remote Desktop Host, Threat Management Gateway, Active Directory Federation, and Active Directory Rights Management servers.
Steven has a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Texas Tech University, and a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from Southern Methodist University.
Lauren Grey, LMFT, ATR | Executive Director, Family & Children Services of Silicon Valley Division
Lauren Grey was promoted to Executive Director of the Family & Children Services of Silicon Valley (FCS) division in June 2019. Previously, she served as a director of FCS’s Medi-Cal Mental Health Program, which serves children through adults and offers specialty services for children and adults who are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing, transition age youth who are LGBTQ, and adults with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. As director, she grew the program to serve more adults in need of quality, professional clinical care and led the development and launch of Blackbird House, FCS’s peer-run respite program for adults.
A Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Licensed Art Therapist, Lauren earned her master’s degree in marriage and family therapy and art therapy from Notre Dame de Namur University.
Lauren, who joined FCS in 2016, has extensive experience providing mental health services for youth affected by trauma, including on school campuses and in the community.
Lynn Groff, MA, LPCC | Director of Residential Services, San Mateo County Region
Lynn oversees the Crisis Residential Program, Redwood House, and the two transitional housing programs, Hawthorne House and Eucalyptus House. Lynn joined Caminar in 2010.
Lynn has worked in various agencies in the human services field, including several non-profit programs for homeless youth shelters, day treatment for children and adolescents, and intensive residential treatment for youth. She also worked as a school counselor. She holds a Master of Arts in Counseling and is licensed as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC). Lynn has a passion for providing quality care and quality staff and for creating a home-like environment where residents have a safe place to grow and gain support in furthering their recovery.
Maryanne McGlothlin | Director of Grants and Communication
As Director of Grants and Communications, Maryanne is responsible for corporate and foundation grants, contract proposals, marketing and communications, and coordination of special projects. Maryanne received a Bachelors of Arts in Literature and a Masters of Science in Communication Studies. Maryanne joined Family & Children Services of Silicon Valley division of Caminar in 2005, drawn to the opportunity to support programs addressing on issues fundamental to the well-being of people of all ages and families: mental health, family violence prevention, addiction recovery, and youth development. She previously worked at 4Cs (Child Care Coordinating Council of San Mateo County) and Bay Area Literacy.
Maryanne is a longtime volunteer project leader for HandsOn Bay Area, through which she coordinates groups of community volunteers for local organizations, and is the volunteer facilitator for a monthly world affairs book discussion group. She is honored to have received the Fueling the Fire of Hope Award from Project READ Redwood City and a Jefferson Award Certificate of Excellence.
Carol Parkinson | Director of Human Resources
Ann K. Rawley, PhD | Director of Quality Improvement
Ann Rawley, PhD is a licensed psychologist who directed outpatient, day treatment, residential, and shelter based treatment programs for over ten years. As clinical or clinical services director for three organizations, she has led diverse multidisciplinary teams of mental health and addiction counselors, case managers, peer providers, psychotherapists, psychiatrists, nurses, social workers, interns, and expressive arts therapists.
With extensive individual, group, and assessment direct service experience in residential, outpatient, crisis line, shelter, hospital, and independent practice settings, Dr. Rawley joined an integrative medicine clinic that pioneered whole person care. She provided individual and family psychotherapy for individuals who had both physical and mental health/substance use issues. She was honored to present her research on biopsychosocial risk assessment at an annual American Psychiatric Association conference.
Passionate about clinical and organizational excellence, Dr. Rawley values strength- based, culturally responsive trauma informed recovery and resiliency oriented services. She is committed to co-creating an inclusive collaborative culture of continuous quality improvement and partnering to produce life enhancing, industry leading positive results.
Dr. Rawley is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality and is also Certified in Healthcare Compliance and Healthcare Privacy Compliance. Besides enthusiastically supporting behavioral health initiatives and fundraising, she has enjoyed volunteer activities ranging from nonprofit Board of Directors service to Get Out the Vote campaigns and assisting at Special Olympics.
Amory Sharpe | Interim Chief Development Officer
Amory is a non-profit development professional with 25 + years of experience and a successful track record of developing and executing fundraising programs for annual funds, capital campaigns, and special projects. He has served as a consultant, staff member, and as the lead fundraiser overseeing the strategic direction and daily management of development departments with a number of prominent organizations including Asia Society, Japan Society, the Asia Foundation, American Conservatory Theater, the Asian Art Museum, Common Sense Media, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum, Repertorio Español, the Storm King Art Center, the Meridian International Center, Source Theater, and the Salvation Army. He has also served on numerous Boards, including the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Center. Amory received his B.A. from Vassar College.
Michael Schocket | Director of Jobs Plus, San Mateo, Solano, and San Francisco County Regions
Prior to becoming Director of Jobs Plus, Michael served in numerous leadership positions during his tenure at Caminar, including Job Developer, Assistant Director, Director of a Residential Rehabilitation Program, and Mental Health Counselor. With his extensive leadership experience in managed health care, he has experience in working with health care providers, public hospitals, state agencies, county agencies, and outreach programs. Michael has a far-reaching knowledge of government administration, vocational counseling, sales and marketing, human resources, training, and public relations.
Michael has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Cal State Hayward and is a Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner.
Greg Tarasoff, MD | Medical Director
Dr. Greg Tarasoff brings two decades of clinical experience and program development to Caminar. After completing his residency at Stanford, he has focused on improving mental health systems for underserved communities, all the while meeting clients where they are and providing psychiatric care. This focus has lead him to head programs and hospitals in Minnesota, Oklahoma, Nevada, California, and the Republic of Palau in both the public and private sectors.
Steve Vigilante, LPCC | Director of Case Management
Steve joined Caminar in September 2019 as the Director of Case Management. He has a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from the University of Maryland, and a Master of Science in Counseling from Southern Methodist University. He is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) with board approval to treat couples and families. To date, Steve has had the opportunity to work in a variety of settings with diverse populations. In the past, he has provided direct services, and held multiple leadership positions. In service and leadership, he believes in a collaborative, recovery-oriented approach to help improve wellness in the clients and community.