Tina Wooton assumed the role of Consumer Empowerment Manager in 2009. She is responsible for advising the Executive Team and providers on recovery principles, supervising the Peer Expert Pool, participating in a variety of quality assurance activities and facilitating monthly meetings of the Consumer and Family Member Advisory Committee/Peer Action Team.

Ms. Wooton also trains staff on integrating peers into the workplace and serves as a member of the team that implements the award-winning Peer Support Training and Internship program. Tina is a Commissioner of the California Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission and was elected Vice Chair in October 2015.

Prior to joining the Department of Behavioral Wellness, she was the Consumer and Family Member Liaison for the California Department of Mental Health.