Meet the Child Abuse Assessment and Treatment Directors and Staff

Maria Griglio, J.D., President 
Deputy County Counsel
Los Angeles County Counsel Dependency Division
Certified Child Welfare Law Specialist

Ralph Shapira, J.D., Vice-President

Mona Sparks Johnson, P.T.,M.A.O.M. Secretary 
Mental Health Advocate/Director, Retired
Business Owner

Malinda Wheeler, R.N.,M.N.,F.N.P., Treasurer
Director-Forensic Nurse Specialists, Inc.

Theresa Barreras
Professional Caregiver, lay minister, child and family advocate

Kathleen Cady, J.D.
L.A. County District Attorney’s Office

Billie Maguire, M.A., Past-President
Child Advocate

Katherine Wetherbee
CEO, C0-Founder Syntech Group, Inc.




John Pomroy 
Executive Director

Catherine Berger, B.S. 
Office Assistant

Sheila Bates, B.S.
Office Assistant

Deborah Davies, LCSW
Coordinator, Forensic Interviewing

Veronica Cardona, LCSW
L.A. County Dept. of Children & Family Services
Liaison, Child Forensic Interviewer, Intake Coordinator

Susana Flores, M.S.
Child Forensic Interviewer

Brittany Younger,
Forensic Interviewer