Staff

Office of the Executive Director

  • Executive Director/Secretary Allison Vordenbaumen Benz. R.Ph., M.S.
  • Executive Assistant Becky Damon
  • Receptionist Debra Dukes
  • I.T. Manager (IRM) Brian Hurdle
  • Systems Administrator Lei Wang
  • System Support Specialist Todd Hayek
  • Information Technology Security Analyst Matthew Hays
  • Education Program Coordinator Shayda Bakhshi

Administrative Services

  • Division Director Cathy Stella, PHR.
  • Staff Services Officer Robbi Dana
  • Staff Services Officer Sarah Broaddus, Ph.T.R.
  • Financial Services Manager Cori Briscoe
  • Purchasing Agent David Hardy
  • Accountant Raul Pacheco
  • Accountant Chantell Solomon
  • Accountant Taylor King

Licensing

  • Licensing Manager Misty Anderson
  • Licensing Specialist Lisa Ake
  • Licensing Specialist Rachel Glass
  • Licensing Specialist Audric Fowler, Ph.T.R.
  • Licensing Specialist Melinda Uballe
  • Licensing Specialist Sarah Moody, Ph.T.R.
  • Licensing Specialist Marcelina Tapia
  • Licensing Specialist Barbara Racca, Ph.T.R.
  • Licensing Specialist Lisa Wells, Ph.T.R.
  • Licensing Specialist Jessica Guerrero, Ph.T.R.
  • Registration Specialist Tammy Baker, Ph.T.R.

Legal

  • General Counsel Kerstin Arnold, J.D.
  • Assistant General Counsel Megan Holloway, J.D.
  • Staff Attorney Mary Martha Murphy, J.D.
  • Staff Attorney Bhavesh Modi, J.D.
  • Litigation Counsel John Griffith, J.D.
  • Legal Assistant Team Manager Ann Driscoll, Ph.T.R.
  • Legal Assistant Christine Pavalasky
  • Legal Assistant Yvette Latin
  • Legal Assistant Tabatha Lowden
  • Legal Assistant Kelly Clark
  • Legal Assistant Amanda Debs, Ph.T.R.
  • Legal Assistant Jessica Hirn
  • Legal Assistant Amy Burt, Ph.T.R.
  • Senior Administrative Assistant Sandra Chatham
  • Senior Administrative Assistant Margarita Zamarripa

Enforcement

  • Division Director Caroline Hotchkiss, J.D.
  • Enforcement Program Officer Michelle McDiffett, MT(ASCP), R.Ph.
  • Enforcement Program Manager Robert Rivera, Ph.T.R.
  • Enforcement Program Administrator Nelma Sanchez, Ph.T.R.
  • Enforcement Officer Heather Torres, Ph.T.R.
  • Enforcement Officer Briana Velasquez, Ph.T.R.
  • Enforcement Technician Carissa Garcia, Ph.T.R.
  • Enforcement Technician Irene Zapata
  • Enforcement Technician Marcus Holliday, Ph.T.R.
  • Enforcement Program Specialist Debra Beall
  • Enforcement Specialist Misty Plant, Ph.T.R.
  • Enforcement Specialist Elaine Naivar, Ph.T.R.
  • Enforcement Specialist Gracie Lara, Ph.T.R.
  • Enforcement Specialist Lily Moreno
  • Enforcement Specialist Heather Hernandez, Ph.T.R.
  • Enforcement Specialist Marisa Sanchez, Ph.T.R.
  • Chief Investigator - Vacant
  • Sr. Staff Investigator Melissa Weeden
  • Investigative Case Manager Cynthia Fazin
  • Administrative Assistant Demetria Manning
  • Enforcement Specialist Angela Castillo, Ph.T.R.
  • Enforcement Specialist Brandy Plummer
  • Eight Field Investigators

Compliance Program

  • Chief Compliance Officer Ben Santana, R.Ph.
  • Compliance Program Officer Synthia Hill, Pharm.D., R.Ph.
  • Compliance Program Officer Tera McConnell, Pharm.D., R.Ph.
  • Senior Compliance Officer Iona Grant, R.Ph.
  • Compliance Officer Terri Burrows, R.Ph., Pharm.D.
  • Compliance Officer Kathy Salinas, R.Ph.
  • Compliance Officer Jim Clark, R.Ph.
  • Senior Compliance Inspector Adrienne Bauer, Ph.T.R.
  • Senior Compliance Inspector David Meryman, Ph.T.R.
  • Compliance Inspector Jennifer Trook, Ph.T.R.
  • Compliance Inspector Javier Ledesma, Ph.T.R.
  • Compliance Inspector Kimberly Miles, Ph.T.R.
  • Compliance Inspector Michelle Raibon, Ph.T.R.
  • Compliance Inspector Robert Moura, Ph.T.R.
  • Compliance Inspector Felicia Carrasco, Ph.T.R.
  • Senior Compliance Specialist Jessica Reyes, Ph.T.R.
  • Compliance Specialist Hollie Evans
  • Compliance Specialist Noreen Gomez

Prescription Monitoring Program

  • PMP Manager Bj Slack
  • PMP Research Analyst Sofia Bishop
  • PMP Research Analyst Linda Yazdanshenas
  • PMP Research Analyst Mary Newman, Ph.T.R.
  • PMP Administrative Assistant Veronica Guzman
  • PMP Administrative Assistant Lori Gonzales, Ph.T.R.