OCLA® Leadership

OCLA’s Board of Directors

Melissa Schoonmaker, L.C.S.W.

Melissa Schoonmaker, L.C.S.W.

Director of Project III on Child Welfare and Attendance
Dr. Denise McCain-Tharnstrom

Dr. Denise McCain-Tharnstrom

OCLA President & Board Chair
Tuan Le

Tuan Le

Software & Applications Expert
William Finkelstein

William Finkelstein

Board Vice Chair
Laura DiMaggio

Laura DiMaggio

Board Treasurer
Ashley Maxwell Gilliam

Ashley Maxwell Gilliam

Southern California Regional Healthcare Manager
Samuel J Ashe II

Samuel J Ashe II

Marketing Professional

Meet the OCLA Team

Carla Buck

WIN Project Management & Database Volunteer Manager
Dr. Denise McCain-Tharnstrom

Dr. Denise McCain-Tharnstrom

OCLA President & Board Chair
Joranne Joseph

Joranne Joseph

College Campus Outreach

Kevin Mendes

South LA Direct Outreach Lead

Aman Rustom

Communications and Outreach Coordinator

Alejandra Tostado

WIN Data Coordinator

Team WIN

Tony Rodriguez

Team WIN Graphics & Media Consultant

Jazmin Soto

Team WIN Intern

Andria Dunbar

Team WIN Intern

Perla Espinoza

Team WIN Intern

In Memorium

Daryll “Relly” Brown

Team WIN

Professional Support

OCLA has been fortunate to benefit from the guidance, support and expertise of many wonderful community professionals over the years. Recent notable supporters include:

  • Charlene Minx (for offering pro bono legal trademark support)
  • Hadley Kia Technologies (for technology consulting and hosting)
  • Jennifer Essen (for Graphic Design for 2012, 2015 and 2019 Directory of Services)
  • Paola Escobar (for the translation of the WIN database in support of the launch of WIN Spanish)
  • The Clear Summit Team (for technology support)
  • The Johnny Flash Team (for website development and support)