Staff

Administration

Photo of Vonn Ramos - Executive Director - Hale OpioVonn Ramos

Executive Director

Justin MaronnJustin Maronn

Controller

Lexie Albite-Ruiz -Staff - Administration CoordinatorLexie Albite-Ruiz

Administration Coordinator

Sheryl Igaya - Staff - Administrative Specialist / CPD Administrative AssistantSheryl Igaya

Administrative Specialist

Tamara Lawrence - Staff - Project Coordinator: Adults/TherapistTamara Lawrence

Ho`okele Coalition: Project Coordinator (Adults)

Sariah Mokuahi - Staff - Project Coordinator: Youth / Youth Empowerment Specialist: First Jobs AcademySariah Mokuahi

Ho`okele Coalition: Project Coordinator (Youth)

Treatment/Residential Services

Shanti Manzano - Staff - Clinical DirectorShanti Manzano

Clinical Director

 

Kristi Sumida - Staff - Treatment Programs DirectorKristi Sumida

Treatment Programs Director

Born and raised on Kauai, Kristi is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) with an emphasis in Mental Health. Kristi provides therapy to adolescents and families in the Hale `Opio Treatment Programs.

Tiare Luka - Treatment Programs Administrative Assistant - Hale Opio KauaiTiare Luka

Treatment Programs Administrative Assistant

Tamara Lawrence - Staff - Project Coordinator: Adults/TherapistTamara Lawrence

Therapist, Professional Parent

 

Matthew Fons - Staff - Therapist & Intake CoordinatorMatthew Fons

Therapist

 

Philip MorganPhilip Morgan

Therapist

Enjoys photography and paddling, has 22 years counseling experience including in school-based counseling for emotionally and behaviorally disordered adolescents, individual, and group. Philip provides therapy to adolescents and families in the Hale `Opio Treatment Programs.

Mehrnaz Mehrnaz (Michelle) Motazedian

Therapist

Enjoys dancing Hula, traveling, and spending time with her extended family. Michelle provides therapy to adolescents and families in the Hale `Opio Treatment Programs.

Paula Schultz - Staff - Nurse ConsultantPaula Schultz

Nurse Consultant

Community Programs

Priti Priti “Maya” Tayal

Community Programs Director

Priti Tayal EdM, MA is the Masters level Community Programs director at Hale Opio Inc. Kauai. I moved to Kauai about 4 years ago from Philadelphia where I worked as a college professor of Psychology and Criminal Justice, a mental health therapist and supervisor of various programs that serviced the community and foster youth. I have over 20 years experience in the mental health and community service fields.

Leticia Ruiz

Diversion Programs Coordinator

Temp PhotoHelene “Rhye” Daub

`IHI Case Manager

Sheryl Igaya - Staff - Administrative Specialist / CPD Administrative AssistantSheryl Igaya

CPD Administrative Assistant

Sariah Mokuahi - Staff - Project Coordinator: Youth / Youth Empowerment Specialist: First Jobs AcademySariah Mokuahi

First Jobs Academy: Youth Empowerment Specialist

Jennifer Estacio - Staff - Hale Opio KauaiJennifer Estacio

Street Outreach Program: Community Empowerment Specialist & Kukui- ‘Ihi Programs Assistant

Christie Numazawa Staff - Hale Opio KauaiChristie Numazawa

Prevention Programs Coordinator & Ke Kahua O Ka Malamalama: Community Empowerment Specialist