Board of Directors

The Board of Directors, comprised of distinguished leaders and advocates from the private and public sectors, governs the work of New Leaf Behavioral Health as a private organization.

If you are interested in joining NLBH’s board of directors, please review our application process here.

Caroline Hope Griffith | Chair

Provider Contracting Executive | Humana, Raleigh, NC

Sergio Fernández | Vice Chair 

Principal & Co-Founder | i2A Consulting, Raleigh, NC

Jewel Hefner, CISSP-CISA | Secretary

Sr. Technology and Security Governance Analyst | Citrix, Raleigh, NC

Clay Erbes, CTP | Treasurer

Treasury Manager | Red Hat, Raleigh, NC

Cherie Spehar, LCSW, CTC-S, RPT-S | Board Member

Founder, Director, Lead Clinician | Smiling Spirit Pathways, Apex, NC

Patrick Malloy, LCMHCS, LCAS, ACS, CCS | Ex officio

Executive Director | New Leaf Behavioral Health, Raleigh, NC

Dava Muserallo, LCMHCS, LCAS, CCS | Ex officio

Clinical Director | New Leaf Behavioral Health, Raleigh, NC