Staff in Action

Staff in Action: Patty Cala

By Alternative Family Services / March 26, 2022

Patty Cala, MSW is one of the amazing staff members here at AFS. Patty serves as the Director of Transition Age Youth Services for AFS’s Marin ILP/THP+ program. Get To…

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Staff in Action: Brittany Ratiani

By Alternative Family Services / March 25, 2022

Brittany Ratiani, LMFT, is one of the amazing staff members here at AFS. Brittany was recently promoted to the role of Clinical Supervisor for our Sonoma County Mental Health Program,…

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Beverly Johnson, LCSW, Joins AFS as First COO

By Alternative Family Services / February 9, 2022
Beverly Johnson, LCSW, Joins AFS as First COO

We are excited to welcome Bevery Johnson to the AFS family! In January 2022, Johnson officially joined Alternative Family Services, becoming the agency’s first ever Chief Operating Officer. Based out…

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Marsha Lewis-Akyeem Named As New CEO of Alternative Family Services

By Alternative Family Services / February 5, 2022
Marsha Lewis-Akyeem Named As New CEO of Alternative Family Services

Lewis-Akyeem Takes Over for Dr. Jay Berlin, Who Has Served as the Founder/CEO of Alternative Family Services Since Its Founding In 1978  February 2, 2022 – Santa Rosa, CA –…

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Introducing AFS’s New CEO: Marsha Lewis-Akyeem

By Alternative Family Services / February 2, 2022
Introducing AFS’s New CEO: Marsha Lewis-Akyeem

We are thrilled to announce that Marsha Lewis-Akyeem has been selected to lead Alternative Family Services (AFS) into the future as our next CEO. Marsha comes with over twenty years’…

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Q&A With Monica Aguilar

By Alternative Family Services / January 30, 2022
Q&A With Monica Aguilar

Monica Aguilar first became a foster youth as a teenager. Now, Monica works with current foster youth in Contra Costa County. We recently caught up with Monica, to chat a…

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