California Youth Services (CYS) is a nonprofit organization governed by a volunteer Board of Directors that is comprised of business and community members from Orange County who are responsible for oversight of the organization's operations to include the execution of CYS's mission and purpose, providing adequate resources for programs and administration, financial oversight and ensuring legal and ethical integrity.


Mike Darnold
Student Interventionist - Dana Hills HS

Vice President

Gaylene Rice
Realtor - First Team Real Estate

Robert Williams
Williams Accountancy Corp


Gilbert Mulhere
Retired, Community Resource - CYS Speaker

David Hungerford
Creative Edge Packaging, Inc.

Cory DePass
Branch Manager - Benchmark Mortgage

Paul Samson
Owner of Bel Air Treatment

Dr. Anne Luhan
General Surgeon, Private Practice

Joleen Sculteure
Speech Language Pathologist Assistant, OCUSD

James Smith
Education Products Consultant

David Bloodgood
Worker’s Compensation Cost Containment & Commercial Insurance Professional

Michael Upp
SVP of Business Development-Mitch Stuart

John Coffman
Retired, Monarch Beach Rotary Club Member

Howard Hart
Regional Training Administrator, USCIS

Karen Silverman
Retired, Former Supervising Attorney-Riverside Public Defenders Office

Jim Smith
National Sales Manager, Student Styles/Premium Exposure

Advisory Committee

Tom Christian
Corporate Benefit Planners

Stephen Brown
Deputy - OC Sheriff-Coroner Department

Flo Mulhere
Community Resource - CYS Speaker