Board of Directors

The Board of Directors oversees the management of  Mountain Crisis Services, Inc. which includes Mountain Crisis Services (MCS), Valley Crisis Center, Ethos Youth Center, and Mariposa Heritage House through an Executive Director and Program Directors.
The MCS is governed by a group of community members committed to providing Mariposa and Merced Counties with domestic violence and sexual assault prevention, intervention, recovery services, and youth development in an ethical and responsive manner.

 

Wayne Eisenhart, President
Affiliations: Retired Merced County Public Defender

Candy O’Donel-Browne, Vice-President
Affiliations: Former owner of the KOA in Midpines; Founding board member of Mountain Crisis Services, Board President – Yosemite Gateway Partnership, Board Member- Mariposa Firesafe Council; Board Member – Mariposa Arts Council; Board Member – John C. Fremont Healthcare District

Lisa Rhudy, Secretary
Affiliations: Retired Public Health Nurse with the Mariposa County Health Department

Ruth Shane, Treasurer,
CFO, Ph.D., Public Administration and Policy

Chris Bobbitt, Board Member
Affiliations: Staff Services Analyst

Fr. Steve Bulfer, Board Member
Affiliations: Pastor St. Joseph’s Catholic Church – Mariposa
Currently sitting on the following Boards and/or Commissions: Catholic Charities Diocese of Fresno; F.E.M.A. – Mariposa County; Salvation Army – Mariposa County; Blue Ribbon Commission – Mariposa County Child Welfare and Probation; Poverty Reduction Initiative – Mariposa County

Kathy Delaney, Board Member
Affiliations: Retired Prevention Specialist & NPO Executive Director

Darcy Matlock, Board Member
Affiliations: Public Health Educator with Mariposa County Health Department

Peggy Biddison, Board Member
Affiliations: State Farm Insurance Broker

Jeff Gilger, PhD, Board Member
Professor, University of California, Psychological Sciences, SSHA