Meet the Board of Directors and Staff Members

Meet our Board of directors

The Board of Directors is a representative sample of professional partners and local child advocates who believe in the mission of the CAC. All Board members are also donors to the agency and actively work to expand the capacity and sustainability of the organization.


Steven Secofsky, B.A.

Assistant Lab Director (Retired)

California Department of Justice

Vice presidentKathleen Cady

Kathleen Cady, J.D.

C.A.C Co-Founder

Deputy District Attorney

Los Angeles County District Attorneys Office


Todd DeedsTodd Deeds, B.A.

Lieutenant Special Victims Bureau Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department


Malinda Wheeler

Malinda Wheeler, R.N., M.N., F.N.P.

C.A.C. Co-Founder

Director- Forensic Nurse Specialists, Inc.


John Pomroy

C.A.C. Co-Founder

Past President


Ralph J Shapira, J.D.

Ralph J. Shapira, J.D.



Theresa Barreras

Theresa Barreras

Professional Caregiver, Lay Minister, Child and Family Advocate


Ray Inge

Ray Inge, M.A.

Vice President of Human Resources,

Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center

director emeritus

Billie Maguire

Billie Maguire, M.A.

Past President

CAC Co-Founder

Child Advocate


Frank G. Ramos

Frank G. Ramos, M.A.

Regional Administrator

Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services


Rohida Khan

Victims Assistant Specialist at U.S. Department of Homeland Security


Luanne Mauro-Atkinson

Luanne Mauro-Atkinson, MA

Regional College Instructor

Long Beach Unified School District Head Start management-retired

Meet our staff

executive director/Forensic interview specialist:

Susy Flores, M.S.

forensic interview specialists:

Malinda Wheeler, R.N., M.N., F.N.P.

Monica Borunda, LMFT

Pattsi Goclowski, R.N.

Tuyet Dang

administrative assistants:

Michelle Jong

Maggie Perez

child advocates/volunteers:

Diano Ngo

Don Schmidt

Pam Olender

Coryna Nguyen

Natasha Reyes

Beth Cashenberg