Board of Directors

New Ways is guided by a Board of Directors with a rich, diverse history and perspective working with youth and the systems that serve them.


Bret Halverson, Chair

Management Consultant

New York, New York


Mike Reilly, Treasurer

Retired Member

County Board of Supervisors

Sonoma County, California


Doug Cotter, President

Grant Associates

New York, NY


Charlene Mouille

Executive Director

United Way of Wisconsin                                                       

Madison, Wisconsin


Robert Sainz

Assistant General Manager

Los Angeles Community Development Department                                   

Los Angeles, California


Adriene "Alex" Davis, Ed.D.

Dean, Academic Affairs

Office of Economic Development and Workforce Eduction

Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles, California


Steve Trippe, President and Executive Director

New Ways to Work                                                                                    

Sebastopol, California