Ua ola loko i ke aloha Love gives life within.

Love is imperative to one’s mental and physical welfare.

Dr. Hannah Preston-Pita

Dr. Hannah Preston-Pita
Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Hannah Preston-Pita is a licensed Clinical Psychologist and Certified Substance Abuse Counselor. She received her degrees from the University of Hawai‘i and Argosy University Honolulu Campus ... more

Raquel Chang

Raquel Chang
Chief Clinical Officer / Corporate Compliance Officer

Raquel Chang is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She has an undergraduate degree in Psychology with a minor in Sociology and a Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Argosy U ... more

Dr. Dennis Lee

Dr. Dennis Lee
Medical Director

Dr. Dennis Lee, MD is a psychiatrist with a medical degree from the Autonomous University of Guadalajara and he also holds a Master’s Degree ... more

Mimi Dela Cruz

Mimi Dela Cruz
Chief Financial Officer

Mimi Dela Cruz is the current Chief Financial Officer.   Her stellar background experience includes being a CPA for 18 years in public accounting in the US and abroad.   Mimi is a proud Mother of three preschoolers.   She has volunteered with YWCA’s Finance committee Atlanta Chapter.    She  served in ... more

Gary Schwiter

Gary Schwiter
Information Technology Systems Administrator

Originally from New Jersey, Gary Schwiter serves as BISAC’s Information Technology Administrator. Gary brings a variety of technical expertise and has worked in technology related fields for over 18 years. He has ... more

Channtal Hollins

Channtal Hollins
Human Resources Coordinator

ChanntalHollins, born and raised on Hawai‘i Island, is the organization’s Human Resources Coordinator. As a senior at Hilo High School Channtal received credit for volunteer work at the County of Hawai‘i Planning Depar ... more

Ivan Gomez

Ivan Gomez
Facilities Manager

Ivan Gomez, Facilities Manager, works very hard to keep everything in its best condition. Ivan was born in Cartagena, Colombia, South America and was raised in Malvern, Ohio. He became ... more

Holly H. Lindstrom

Holly H. Lindstrom
Kona Behavioral Health Care Navigator

Holly Lindstrom is the Kona Behavioral Health Care Navigator.  She has worked at the West Hawaii Office for over seven years.    Holly indicated that “I have been privileged to work in the field of chemical dependency for over ... more

Kim Krell

Kim Krell
Behavioral Health Care Navigator

Kim Krell, Behavioral Health Care Navigator, is a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor, an Instructor for the International Network for Children and Families and a Certified Nurse Assistant ... more

Raymond Dangaran

Raymond Dangaran
Quality Assurance/Health & Safety Manager

Raymond Dangaran has over 17 years of experience in the non-profit sector.  His areas of expertise are in Prevention/Intervention Services, Program Development, Program Management, and Grant Writing.  He has been with BISAC for almost two years as a School-Based Counselor at Keaʻau Middle and High Schools, providing substance education and treatment services. ... more