Michelle Doty Cabrera, Executive Director

Michelle Doty Cabrera joined CBHDA as Executive Director in May 2019. Ms. Cabrera has a wealth of experience on state budget and policy as an advocate and staff for the California legislature. Prior to joining CBHDA she served as the Healthcare Director for the California State Council of the Services Employees International Union (SEIU California), where she advocated on behalf of healthcare workers and consumers, including SEIU California’s county behavioral health workforce. She served as a Senior Consultant for the Assembly Human Services Committee, where she specialized in child welfare issues and staffed legislation which extended foster care in California to age 21.

Ms. Cabrera also served as a Program Officer for the California Healthcare Foundation, working as a liaison on state health policy in Sacramento. Ms. Cabrera serves as a member on the National Quality Forum’s Standing Committee on Disparities and on the Board of Directors of the California Pan-Ethnic Health Network.

E-mail: mcabrera@cbhda.org

Phone: (916) 556-3477 ext. 1108