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SMA provides behavioral healthcare in Flagler, Putnam, St. Johns, and Volusia counties. We offer a full range of addiction and mental health programming for adults and children including – crisis, residential, outpatient, outreach, and prevention.

We have been in the business of improving the lives of the individuals and families that we serve for over 50 years. Our programs are accredited through CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities), community based, and family oriented.

Our founders are the inspiration for our corporate values and vision, our board steers our course, and our staff ensures achievement of our goals. We continue to incorporate the most current in medical and clinical evidenced based best practices.

SMA operates under the direction of a Board of Directors comprised of volunteers from the community. Directors are carefully recruited and vetted serving with a passion for its community. Each director brings specific skills and expertise needed to fulfill the agency’s mission.

Board Members

Chairman of the Board: Connie Ritchey
Vice-Chairman: Howard Stange
Treasurer: Thomas O'Keefe
Secretary: Matthew M. Foxman

Salman Ahmed Robert Hardwick
Benjie Bates Janet Miller
David Beck Melissa Murphy
Paul B. Crow Bruce Page
Robert G. Feather James Rose
Maryann Fields Ted Serbousek
Jack C. Fisher Rosaria C. Upchurch
Charles Flavio Jakari E. Young
Andrew Gurtis  

Executive Management Team

Ivan Cosimi, MA, CPA Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Antonio Canaan, MD Chief Medical Officer (CMO)
Richard Curley, MS Chief Information Officer (CIO)
Rhonda Harvey, JD Vice-President Residential & Crisis Services
Patrick Miley, M.Ed, Ed.S, CAP, LMHC Vice-President Outpatient Services
Chester Wilson, Ed.D, CAP Process Improvement Director
Vicki Kirksey, SPHR Human Resources Director
Carolyn Sentelik, MPA Foundation Executive Director

Executive Support

Kelly Bazanos Executive Asst. to the CEO 386.236.3289
Cyndi Wysong Assistant to the Foundation Executive Director 386.254.1136