Building on her experiences as the parent of a daughter with behavioral health care needs, Sireyia Ratliff brings substantial expertise at the community, state, and national level; working with diverse communities as a consultant, technical assistant coordinator, and program manager. She spent 20 years in the military as a member of the United States Air Force where she led the development of training programs, policies, and procedures for staff and management. Ms. Ratliff has firsthand experience providing training and technical assistance to a variety of grantees and projects, including the Statewide Family Network under SAMHSA. She has spent nearly two decades working across California to cultivate youth and parent leadership, developing peer to peer training, implementing support services, and enhancing county and community based collaboration and partnerships. Sireyia has successfully orchestrated projects and programs that were government and foundation funded, including the Stigma and Discrimination Reduction efforts of the California Mental Health Services Authority, the California Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission, and the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development. Her experiences and expertise as a parent, consultant, trainer, program manager, and her military duties will be an asset to the efforts, challenges, and sustainability to family run programs across the country.