Honorees for Mental Health Awards – 2017

 

LOS ANGELES COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S BUREAU OF VICTIM SERVICES

 

SHARI FARMER
Community Outreach Coordinator
Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Bureau of Victim Services

Shari Farmer is the Community Outreach Coordinator for the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Bureau of Victim Services. The program assists victims of a violent crime with services that are funded by the State of California’s Victim-Witness Assistance Program, or Victims of Crime. She is responsible for bringing awareness of the program to all communities of the County.

 

WEST LOS ANGELES CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

 

ROOZBEH FARAHANIPOUR
President
West Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce

Roozbeh Farahanipour has been the President of the West Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce since 2015. He serves on various other boards and councils in a leadership role including Westwood Community Council, Los Angeles County Business Federation, the West Side Council of Chambers of Commerce, and the Westwood Village Rotary Club.

 

SANTA MONICA-MALIBU UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT PTA AND DISTRICT COMMUNITY LIAISONS

 

ZAKIYA
Will Rogers Learning Community PTA President
Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District
PTA and District Community Liaisons.
Zakiya is the PTA President at Will Rogers Learning Community and cofounded Rooted in Student Excellence. She also works with grassroots organizations in her community to promote college readiness, mindfulness, and community service.

 

ELENA ULIANTZEFF
Community/School Liaison
Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District
PTA and District Community Liaisons
Elena Uliantzeff has been a bilingual Community/School Liaison for the Santa Monica- Malibu Unified School District PTA and District Community Liaisons since 2005. She works with low-income Latino families helping them gain access to medical care and psychosocial support and services.

 

FLORENCIA RAMS
Community/School Liaison
Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District
PTA and District Community Liaisons
Florencia Rams has been a Community/School Liaison for the Santa Monica – Malibu Unified School District PTA and District Community Liaisons since 2011. She works with immigrants and families to help provide resources related to physical and mental health problems.