SOSL is pleased to announce the addition of two new board members: Lisa Falls and Bertha Loaiza. Lisa and Bertha have been connected to SOSL for a number of years, and we are grateful that they have agreed to become a part of the leadership team. They both bring unique qualities and experiences to our community, and we look forward to the opportunity to work closely with both of them. We are pleased to introduce you to our newest board members.
Lisa Falls is a Registered, Board Certified Art Therapist and a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. She has worked with individuals, families and couples and has been in the field for 25 years, 22 years in San Diego. Lisa is truly passionate about helping people. In her own life, she has dealt with many different issues including suicide. She has volunteered her time and talents with SOSL as both a previous member of the Board of Directors as well as a Co-facilitator of a SOSL support group. Read more about Lisa here. . .
Bertha Loaiza, of San Diego, is a married mother of two. She is an advocate for change. When she was three years old, her mother tragically died by suicide by jumping from the Coronado Bay Bridge, with her young daughter in her arms. Bertha’s life was miraculously spared, which has created within her a determination to work towards mental health awareness and suicide prevention. Her goal is that others may live. Read more about Bertha here. . .