Committees

Committees are the backbone of the Orange County Psychiatric Society.The work of committees has a direct impact on the decisions made by the officers and Council. To continue this association, we rely on you, our members, to participate.

Our committees are listed below and we hope you will join. If you would like to become a member, please contact us using our contact form or 949-250-3157.

Committee Chairs

Access to Care Chair to be announced
Education John Luo, M.D.
Ethics Julie Giglio, M.D.
Governmental Affairs Co-Chairs: Jeffrey Glass, M.D., Laura Dardashti, M.D., Thomas Okamoto, M.D.
Information Technology Anthony M. Kassir, M.D.
RFM Co-Chairs: Ben Nguyen, M.D., Andrew Park, M.D.
Investment Committee David M. Davis, M.D., Douglas Kahn, M.D.
Membership & Fellowship Lesley MacArthur, M.D.
Newsletter Editor Bart Blinder, M.D.
Orange County Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Committee Vivien Chan, M.D.
Social Committee Roula Creighton, M.D.
Sports Psychiatry Matthew N. Koury, M.D., M.P.H.
Women's Forum RFM Chair: Katy Lunny., M.D.

Meet our Committee Chairs

Committee Chair Bios

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