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CHAIR RE-ELECTED, VICE CHAIR ELECTED FOR MHSOAC

CHAIR RE-ELECTED, VICE CHAIR ELECTED FOR MHSOAC

The MHSOAC is pleased to announce the re-election of Dr. Victor Carrion and the election of Vice Chair Commissioner Tina Wooton.

 

For immediate release
October 23, 2015

CHAIR RE-ELECTED, VICE CHAIR ELECTED FOR MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES OVERSIGHT AND ACCOUNTABILTY COMMISSION

Sacramento—The Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission is pleased to announce the re-election of Dr. Victor Carrion and the election of Vice Chair Commissioner Tina Wooton.  The election took place Thursday, October 22 at the MHSOAC Commission meeting in Santa Barbara, California. The terms will be effective for one year starting January 2016.
This is Dr. Carrion’s second term as Chair.  He has been a Commissioner since 2011 and resides in Palo Alto.  He is a Professor at the Stanford University School of Medicine and the Director of Stanford’s Early Life Stress Research Program.  He is a board certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, practicing at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford.
Vice Chair Wooton has been a Commissioner since 2010 and lives in Santa Barbara.  She has worked in the mental health system for 17 years, advocating for the employment of consumers and family members at the local, state and federal levels.  Vice Chair Wooton was also staff to the state Mental Health Services Act Implementation Team for several years.