Arianna Mirell Castellanos and Edward H. Tran Join Family Services Agency Board of Directors | Good for Santa Barbara


Posted on March 8, 2021
| 4:48 p.m.

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Arianna Mirell Castellanos

Edward H. Tran
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Edward H. Tran

The Santa Barbara County Family Services Agency has appointed Arianna Mirell Castellanos and Edward H. Tran to its board of directors.

“We are delighted to add two public health professionals to our Board of Directors,” said Lisa Brabo, Executive Director. “The Family Services Agency will benefit greatly from the leadership and guidance of these new directors. “

Castellanos is Vice President of Programs of SEE International. She has also held positions at CenCal, Allergan Medical and the City of Santa Barbara. She received a Bachelor of Science in Sociology from Cal State Northridge and recently completed the Leading from Within’s Emerging Leaders program.

She also sits on the board of directors of the Santa Barbara County Public Health Center. Castellanos is passionate about the empowerment of women and their development.

Tran, RN, has some 22 years of nursing and public health experience. He is currently the Senior Public Health Nurse Operations Manager for the Public Health Company in Goleta.

Tran previously served as Deputy Assistant Director for Community Health in the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department, where he led and oversaw various programs such as Maternal and Child Health, Adolescent Health, Women and Children. infants, education / health promotion, epidemiology and vital statistics.

Tran holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Southern California, a master’s degree in nursing from UCL, and a certificate in public health nursing (PHN).

Tran said he is guided by the words of Franklin D. Roosevelt, “The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have a lot, it is whether we let us provide enough for those who have too little. ”

Family Service Agency of Santa Barbara County, doing business as Santa Maria Youth & Family Center in the Santa Maria Valley, is a non-profit social service agency that has served Santa Barbara County since 1899. Find out more more, visit or call 805-965-1001.

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