Leadership Team

Board of Directors

Sally Luken


Sally works with organizations and governments to solve social problems in the intersection of housing, homelessness, behavioral health and criminal justice. Sally is the housing consultant for Stepping Up Ohio, a national initiative to house and reduce jail days for people with mental health disorders, and the Ohio Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI-Ohio) for the Fulfilling the Promise campaign. Sally was instrumental in the development and opening of the $1.2MM Adam-Amanda Mental Health Rehabilitation Center and helped raise nearly twelve million dollars for mental health housing in Ohio. As a former federal HUD technical assistance provider, Sally trained and assisted over 20 communities across the country end homelessness. Sally was a State Director for CSH, a national nonprofit that invests in supportive housing. She is the recipient of the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Affordable Housing. She holds a bachelor's degree in Social Work, and a Master's in Public Policy and Nonprofit Management from The Ohio State University.

Armine Arustamyan

Board Member

Armine Arustamyan serves as the Chief Financial Officer for EcoHealth Alliance, bringing to the table her specialized expertise in nonprofit financial management. With a robust background that spans over 20 years in accounting, Arustamyan's skill set encompasses budgeting, internal controls, and reporting for complex nonprofits supported by various funding streams, including government grants, contracts, and affiliations within a multifaceted program framework. Prior to her role at EcoHealth Alliance, Arustamyan held the position of Managing Director of Financial Services at the General Board of Global Ministries. Earlier, she contributed her skills as the Chief Financial Officer for Studio In A School at Quatrro. Her early career was marked by her contributions as a Junior Researcher and Lab Technician at Yerevan State University. In 2023, Armine was distinguished as one of the “Top 25 CFOs of New Jersey” by TOP CFO magazine. She holds a doctorate in business administration from California Intercontinental University, alongside a master's degree in system management and industrial engineering from the American University of Armenia. Arustamyan is also an alumna of Yerevan State University, where she earned a master’s degree in physics. In her leisure time, she has a penchant for engaging in brain teasers, practicing Krav Maga, and traveling with her husband and two daughters.

Brian Bailys

Board Member

Brian has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1983. In 1993, he formed The Bailys Group, a consulting firm, to provide tax and financial planning services. He has also been involved in many aspects of private equity, including investment analysis, due diligence, transaction structure, and negotiations. In 2015, Brian founded Ascent, a continuing care solution for people in recovery from substance use disorders and mental health diagnoses. The genesis of the Ascent Solution was based on Brian’s experience in treatment. Ascent began by combining an evidence-based mobile app with 24/7/365 peer recovery coaching and in 2017 began to expand into “live” face-to-face peer recovery coaching. Thus evolved ThriveED (Thrive Emergency Department FKA AscentED) where peer coaches began providing round-the-clock peer recovery support to individuals in the MetroHealth (Cleveland, OH) emergency department. In early 2018, Brian formed a partnership with Thrive Behavioral Health/Thrive Peer Support. This has allowed Thrive to provide peer support to Medicaid-eligible patients across NE Ohio and serve as advocates on behalf of those recovering. Brian has spoken on various opiate and recovery-related panels and has been a part of multiple opiate and behavioral health task forces in Ohio. Brian is a member of the executive committee of the Ohio Association of Recovery Providers and a Founding Board Member of the Ohio Institute for SUD Excellence. Brian advocates for the individual in recovery and their families. Brian is the father of 3 grown children and grandfather of 7.

Randy Leite


Randy Leite, Ph.D. serves as executive director of the Appalachian Children Coalition, an organization focused on expanding and enhancing child mental health resources in the 32-county Appalachian Ohio region. In this role, Dr. Leite is engaged with schools, mental health boards, social service agencies, and governmental entities to address significant mental health resource disparities in the region. Leite assumed this position after serving for twelve years as the Dean of the College of Health Sciences and Professions at Ohio University. In the dean role, he facilitated a number of academic and community engagement programs focused on bringing positive impact to children and families in Southeastern Ohio. During his tenure, the college grew to enroll over 10,000 students in a broad variety of academic programs. While serving as dean, Leite taught a variety of classes on family policy, family dynamics, and family diversity. His interest in family policy is reflected in his development of the Ohio Alliance for Innovation in Population Health at Ohio University and the Institute for Child and Family Policy at Bowling Green State University. Randy has been a member of the ISBH board for the past four years.   

Arlene Jones

Board Member

Arlene Jones began leveraging her lived experiences within the child welfare and housing systems in 2001. Her dedication to equity is demonstrated through her service as a founding member of the OHIO Youth Advisory Board, Court Appointed Special Advocate, child welfare caseworker, youth housing specialist, workforce development program coordinator and through her work with the Ohio Child Welfare Training Program as a trainer, consultant and curriculum content developer. Arlene works with the Capacity Building Center for States as a Senior Family Consultant, a role where she provides coaching support, technical assistance, and helps the leadership identify opportunities for the organizational integration of persons with lived experience. In addition to these activities, Arlene works as the Youth Navigator Network Program Manager for Kinnect, a nonprofit organization based out of Cleveland, OH. A very proud graduate of Wright State University, Arlene enjoys the outdoors, working out, exploring new places, music and spending time with her husband and their five sons.

Lindsay Schrader

Board Member

Lindsay Foster Schrader has been employed with the First National Bank of Waverly for 25 years. She began her career at FNB in 1997, as a part-time teller, while attending Shawnee State University, where she received her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, graduating in 2002. In 1999, she moved to a full-time position as loan clerk, then advancing to the manager of the credit card & merchant accounts and eventually to the Director of Business Development. In 2019, Ms. Foster Schrader was further promoted to Sr. Vice President and held that position until 2020 when the Board of Directors appointed her to the position of President.

In addition to a bachelor’s degree, Lindsay completed a 3-year certification program from the Graduate School of Banking in Madison, Wisconsin. Ms. Foster Schrader has served on the Board of the Pike County Chamber of Commerce from 2012 to 2014, with a tenure as President of the Board. She currently sits on the Board of Pike County Community Action Committee, Pike County Community Improvement Corporation, and the Waverly Athletic Boosters.

A lifelong resident of Pike County, Lindsay resides in Waverly with her husband, Jason and their two children, Jake and Abby.

John Gabis

Board Member

Dr. Gabis received his Bachelor of Science degree from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio in 1983. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Wright State University School of Medicine in 1987. Dr. Gabis served his first year of residency at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston, South Carolina where he received recognition for teaching medical students from MUSC. His post-graduate training continued at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio, where he was named Chief Resident for the Family Medicine residency program. He was also named Outstanding Family Medicine Resident by the Miami Valley Chapter of the Ohio Academy of Family Physicians.

In 1990, he moved to Chillicothe, joined Paul F. MacCarter, Jr., MD in private practice at Chillicothe Family Physicians and then as part of Adena Primary Care in 1997. He was elected as the Ross County Coroner in 1992 and served in the position for 26 years. Since April of 2011, Gabis has been providing primary care to patients at Pickaway Ross Family Physicians in Chillicothe. He has served in various physician leadership roles throughout his career at Adena. He previously served as the Senior Medical Director of Primary Care for Adena Health System as well as Program Director for Adena’s Transitional Year  Residency Program and President of Adena Medical Group, a 250-provider multispecialty group at Adena. He is currently the Medical Director of Community Partnerships for Adena Health.

He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and is a Certified Physician Executive.

In his roles as a coroner and a physician, Gabis has championed the fight against opiate drug overdose deaths in Ross County and helped to found the Hope Partnership Project, a multi-agency government initiative that assesses and addresses the opiate addiction and overdose death epidemic in Ross County and across the State of Ohio.

Alex Bishara

Board Member

Alex Bishara, MSW, LISW, LCDC III, ICADC. Alex received his Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 2001 and Masters of Social Work in 2010 and both from The Ohio State University.  After providing 5 years of substance abuse counseling early in his career, Alex moved into program management.  Over the next 10 years he opened and directed four outpatient substance abuse and mental health centers serving nine counties across Ohio.   The majority of Alex’s 20 years’ experience in Behavioral Health has been focused on program management and development and spans the continuum, from prevention to residential treatment services.  Alex currently leads Behavioral Health in Behavioral Health Community Engagement efforts for Big Lots Behavioral Health Services at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Alex is an Ohio Child Welfare Training Program (OCWTP) trainer for the University of Cincinnati focused on the intersection of substance use disorder and child welfare  for the.  In addition to serving on various state and not-for-profit boards, Alex was previously a kinship and foster parent in Franklin County.

Alex’s current interests include developing collaborative, coordinated and integrated systems of care for children and families with behavioral health conditions in Ohio.

Executive Team

Samantha Shafer

Chief Executive Officer

Samantha Shafer serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Integrated Services for Behavioral Health and has worked in the Behavioral Health field for over 15 years. Ms. Shafer believes that as we design programs, we must keep a strong focus on the innate strengths of individuals and communities. Ms. Shafer is committed to a constant and respectful critique of herself as a leader, ISBH as a team, and of all systems in order to assure we are meeting the needs of those we are dedicated to walk alongside and serve.

Becky Neubauer Eddy

Chief Community Development Officer

Craig Stewart

Chief Human Resource Officer

Mareva Page

Chief Financial Officer

Managing Directors

Cheryl Brooks

Financial Administration

Cory D’Ambrosio

Care Management

Kim Dement

Community Behavioral Health

Stephanie Hairston

Real Estate Operations

Kimberly Jackson

Community Engagement

Lindsey Palmer

Behavioral Health Performance

Natashia Rapp

Harm Reduction Programs

Sirena Robinson-Luczak

Legal and Compliance

Sandy Sickles

Residential and Facility Based Services