Ed Anderson, Executive Director
Ed has served as the Executive Director of Pathways since 2004, and has over 34 years of non-profit experience which include positions as the Executive Director of the Yuba Sutter United Way; the Executive Director of Disaster Relief Interfaith, a flood relief agency responsible for reconstructing 300 homes after the 1997 floods in Yuba and Sutter Counties; and as the Director of the Center for Employment Training. He has successfully obtained 501(c) (3) status with the Internal Revenue Service for other non-profit agencies currently operating within the Yuba Sutter communities. In addition to a non-profit background, he is also a participating member of the Sutter County Community Corrections Partnership. In 1984 Ed became an ordained pastor, and also serves as the assistant pastor at North Valley Calvary Chapel in Yuba City, CA. His experience as a pastor has given him a wide range of family and individual counseling skills, as well as many opportunities to volunteer throughout Yuba and Sutter counties.
Todd O’Berg, CATC-II, Clinical Director of Treatment
Todd has been with Pathways since 2002. Todd started with Pathways as part of the Support staff team and has held positions with Pathways including, IOP Case Manager, Residential Treatment Case Manager, and Program Coordinator and was promoted to the position as Clinical Director of Treatment in February of 2011. Todd held a seat with the Yuba County Substance Abuse Advisory Board, and is currently a Board Member with the Yuba County Friends of Drug Court. Todd received an AA and AS degree in Substance Abuse counseling and has been certified with the California Association of Alcohol and Drug Educators since 2004. Todd continues to be instrumental in the development of programs and special projects. In Todd’s free time he enjoys traveling, spending time with his three rescue dogs, and is an avid sports fan, spending time during baseball season at the ball park watching the San Francisco Giants.
Joseph W. Cassady, D.O. Medical Director
Dr. Joseph Cassady, Pathways Medical Director joined our treatment team in 1993 as an acknowledged expert in the field of addiction. Dr. Cassady is a Suboxone Certified Physician and Board certified in Osteopathic Family Medicine. Dr Cassady is a noted physician, community health care professional and community volunteer giving many hours of his time and expertise for the betterment of the community, individuals and families.
Brandy DeLozier, CAS-II, Program Supervisor
Brandy has been with Pathways since March 2007. Brandy began this journey with Pathways as a Client Recovery Assistant. Brandy transitioned to a Case Manager in the Outpatient Program then Residential Case Manager, while earning her Certificate of Achievement in Chemical Dependency studies at Yuba College in 2009. Brandy went on to become certified with CAARR as a Certified Addiction Specialist CAS-II in 2010. Brandy was promoted to Program Supervisor in June 2012. Brandy participates in several community programs A.C.T.S (Alcohol Treatment Series) through the Yuba County Jail, Successful Connections with Probation in Yuba and Sutter Counties and volunteers with Yuba County Friends of Drug Court. Brandy’s goal is to help the people of our communities that suffer from the disease of addiction to return to stable and productive lifestyles with their families and loved ones. In Brandy’s free time she loves to spend time with her family and 2 dogs, camping and watching her children and nephews play sports.
Rebecca Cracknell, CAODC-CS Program Director, DUI
Rebecca has been with Pathways since 2005, and became the Program Director for our DUI Program in February of 2011. Rebecca is responsible for overseeing the staff and managing the daily activities of the DUI program. Rebecca graduated from Yuba College in 2007 with a degree in Chemical Dependency Counseling. She is also a Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor-Advanced through CADDTP. Rebecca’s passion is to educate people on the dangers of drinking and driving, in an effort to help make our streets and highways a safer place.
Johana Millan, Prevention Instructor
Johana was hired as the Prevention Instructor for Pathways in August of 2014. Johana was born in Buenaventura- Colombia and moved to New York at the age of 15 years old and graduated from Newtown High School in New York. Due to family, she relocated to San Diego where she completed her Associates Degree at Southwestern College in San Diego, CA. After a couple of personal experiences and volunteer work; Johana realized the importance of education and decided to continue her education. She attended St. John’s University, where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice. While attending college, she discovered her passion for helping people. When Johana graduated, she worked as a Case Manager; where she learned a great deal of non-profit work. Johana states “Working as a Substance Abuse Instructor at Pathways has giving me the great opportunity to be part of a great program, the Prevention Program”. “As a Prevention Instructor; I have experienced front lines, the awesome job that Pathways and the coalition have done; in order to educate our children and youth with social skills, character traits and substance abuse. I am static to serve the community and to look forward to changes that benefit our future… our children and youth”.