The College for Behavioral Health Leadership announced a call for applications for a second cohort of the Equity-Grounded Leadership (EGL) Fellow Program on May 1, 2023.
The second cohort will convene from September 14, 2023 to August 2, 2024. Applications are due by June 12, 2023.
The Pre-Application Webinar provided:
- An introduction to the Project Team
- A detailed overview of program components, format, schedule, and time commitment expectations
- An overview of the application process
- Cost and sponsorship information
Applicants of the EGL Fellow Program are required to attend or stream a recording of the pre-application webinar.
Ebony Chambers McClinton
Ebony Chambers McClinton, Chief Family & Youth Partnership Officer at Stanford Sierra Youth and Families, has over 18 years of experience working with issues of social justice, equity, education, mental health and diversity. Ebony brings both professional and personal life experiences to her work and provides the oversight of advocacy and support to youth and families in the Northern California Region. She is a speaker, educator, and workshop leader who has worked extensively throughout the United States and has served nationally and locally as an advocate and activist for access to care and the elimination of the stigma of mental illness for underserved and unserved communities. Chambers has provided extensive training in cultural competence and culturally responsive practices to schools, universities, social service and mental health agencies through her work in non-profit and for UC Davis Center for Family Focused Practice. Through her classes and trainings, she covers a wide range of topics including examining issues of privilege, power and the role of leaders and educators in a multicultural society.
Terrell Thomas, MSW
Terrell Thomas is a strategic leader who has nearly 20 years of experience working with nonprofits, the educational system, and the governmental sector. She has helped organizations build capacity to advance their mission and DEI
values for the betterment of the community. Her knowledge includes subject matter expertise in the areas of mental and behavioral health, child welfare, and juvenile justice. She brings both professional and personal life experiences to the work, and is extremely passionate about bringing to light disparities to improve outcomes for youth and families.
Aimee Wade, MSW
Aimee Wade is the Executive Director for the County of Summit Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADM) Board. Aimee has been with the ADM Board for over 11 years, also serving as the Associate Director of Clinical Services and Compliance, Prevention and Training Coordinator during this time. Aimee was an Associate Lecturer for the University of Akron School of Social Work and worked for the Summit County Domestic Relations and Summit County Juvenile Courts prior to her time at the ADM Board. Aimee has also held other social service and criminal justice positions in the Akron and Columbus, Ohio, area over the past 20 years. Aimee attended The Ohio State University, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Criminology. She also attended the University of Akron, earning a Master of Social Work degree. Aimee is a Licensed Independent Social Worker with Supervisory Designation, an Ohio Certified Prevention Consultant and an Intercultural Development Inventory Administrator.
Aly Feye, MPA
Aly Feye is the Director of Operations for the College for Behavioral Health Leadership (CBHL). As part of this role, she serves as the Program Manager for the Equity-Grounded Leadership Fellow Program. Aly has seven years of experience working on efforts improve outcomes for youth and adults with behavioral health needs who may be involved in or at risk of becoming involved in juvenile justice and/or criminal justice systems. Prior to joining CBHL, Aly spent six years at Policy Research Associates, most recently as a Project Associate with SAMHSA’s GAINS Center for Behavioral Health and Justice Transformation.