Our Staff

At Bayside Marin drug and alcohol addiction treatment center, we take pride in the expertise and dedication of our staff. Our therapists and counselors were carefully selected because of their skill level, passion for their field of expertise and their commitment to clinical excellence.

All of our staff is knowledgeable about recovery, and many have years of personal recovery themselves. Due to the varied background and extensive training of our team we are able to respond to the diverse challenges that our clients face.

Executive Team

Marketing and Business Development

Admissions and Utilization Review Team

  • Lorel Grande, MA, MFTi - Admission Counselor/UR Specialist
  • Angela Carter - Admission Assistant / First Responders Specialist
  • Meredith Mueller - Admission Counselor/UR Specialist
  • Brittany Burkett, ASW, MSW - Admission Counselor/UR Specialist
  • Tracy Joy Becker, MA - Director of Admissions / Utilization Review
  • Matt Schembari, MA - Admissions Counselor

Residential Clinical Team

Residential Support Milieu Team

  • Thomas Bourne, MA, CATC-IV - Lead Counselor
  • Clifford V. Prout - Lead Clinical Tech
  • Douglas Hayden - Clinical Tech
  • Benjamin Tener, CATC-I - Counselor
  • Jordana S. Cooper, CATC-I - Counselor
  • Elizabeth Gil - Clinical Tech
  • Jacklyn Hutton - Clinical Tech
  • Henry Holter - Clinical Tech
  • Ollie Lagomarsino - Clinical Tech

Continuing Care Team

Alumni Coordinator

  • Linelle Cowan - Director of Alumni Services/Director of Human Resources/Office Manager

Intensive Outpatient Clinical Team – San Rafael

Administrative Team

  • Alison Valdes - Director of Operations/Risk Manager
  • Deborah Nass - Receptionist
  • Lindsay McCray - Administrative Support
  • Marissa Sanchez - Human Resources Assistant
  • Linelle Cowan - Director of Alumni Services/Director of Human Resources/Office Manager

Medical and Healthcare Professional Team

  • Ray Deutsch, MD - Physician
  • Mark Schiller, MD - Psychiatrist
  • Dominic Manuel, LVN - Director of Healthcare Professional Services
  • Deborah Bowman, NP - Nurse Practitioner
  • Jeff Leininger, NP - Nurse Practitioner
  • Ann Goforth, NP - Nurse Practitioner
  • Stephen Schellert, LVN - Healthcare Professional
  • Monica Walton-Cumby, LVN - Healthcare Professional
  • Vanessa Bumanglag, LVN - Healthcare Professional
  • Audrey Wong, LVN - Healthcare Professional
  • Cris Edward Perez, LVN - Healthcare Professional
  • Francis Lacson, LVN - Healthcare Professional
  • Donraymond Deocareza, LVN - Healthcare Professional
  • Jessica Johnson, LVN - Healthcare Professional
  • Abby Dowiat, LVN - Healthcare Professional
  • Kenneth Fang, LVN - Healthcare Professional
  • Kenneth Fang, LVN - Healthcare Professional
  • Michelle Liao, LVN - Healthcare Professional
  • Madu Deuja, LVN - Healthcare Professional
  • Jaime Pascual, LVN - Healthcare Professional

Financial Team

  • Christine Schalch - Business Office Director
  • Rosanna DiCenso - Controller
  • Tina Schalch - Biller/Collector

Maintenance Team

  • Julio Martinez - Maintenance Manager
  • Carlos Rodriguez - Maintenance Assistant
  • Marty McGranahan - Maintenance Assistant
  • Max Kreger - Maintenance Assistant

Housekeeping Team

  • Carmen Lazo - Housekeeping Manager
  • Clemencia Juarez - Housekeeping Supervisor
  • Pauline Nad - Housekeeper
  • Silvia Perez - Housekeeper
  • Mayra Velasquez - Housekeeper
  • Elizabeth Nunez - Housekeeper

Culinary Team

  • Michael Chipchase - Executive Chef
  • Jeffery Shear - Chef
  • Mary Capello - Chef
  • Noe Raquel - Chef
  • Mary Mahler - Chef
  • Diana Tep-May - Chef
  • Karen Murray - Sous Chef
  • Jorgette Pulmano - Dietary Assistant
  • George Nad - Dietary Assistant
  • Letisha Walker - Dietary Assistant

Driver

  • Brian Leupold - Facility Driver

Body, Mind, and Spirit Team

  • Anthony Duarte - Personal Trainer/Pilates Instructor
  • Dawn Angel Averitt - Somatic Experiencing
  • April Manual - Massage Therapist

Our Pets

  • Remi
  • Phoenix
  • Zeus
  • Ellie
  • Willa
  • Marley