Meet our Leadership Team
Our greatest asset is our staff, comprised of psychiatrists, professional nurses, social workers and therapists, who work as a team to uphold Mid-Columbia’s Center for Living’s commitment to excellence in helping patients and their families resolve behavioral health problems.
Barb SeatterExecutive Director
Al BartonDeputy Director
Monique Adams, QMHPClinical Services Manager
Shira Skybinskyy, LPCChildren's Services Manager
Lisa Makinson, LPCClinical Supervisor
Tyson RittenmeyerClinical Supervisor
Jeremy SpringerClinical Supervisor
Angela CummingClinical Supervisor
Liz Barteld, LPCClinical Supervisor
Ceec ConnellySupervisor- ECS
Diana Bailey, MSN, RNNurse Supervisor
Pepe QuintanillaProgram Manager, SUD
Katie Stevens, MPPProgram Supervisor
Mel HeubergerAccounting Manager
David PickeringHuman Resources Manager
Maliea YakymiIntellectual Development Services Supervisor
Lowell LinderProgram Manager
Monique Adams, QMHP
Shira Skybinskyy, LPC
Shira Skybinskyy serves as the Clinical Services Manager, for Wasco, Hood River and Sherman Counties. She currently oversee the Wraparound Program and facilitates System of Care Committees in the three counties. Shira has the honor of overseeing the magnificent Children’s teams in Wasco and Hood River, as well as the amazing Sherman County Team.
Shira Skybinskyy has worked at Mid Columbia Center for Living for two years, and in her current position for one year. She has co-facilitated two Crisis Intervention Team(CIT) events in her previous position as Crisis Supervisor at MCCFL.
Shira graduated with my Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from American International College, in Springfield, MA and is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).
Lisa Makinson, LPC
Liz Barteld, LPC
Diana Bailey, MSN, RN
Diana Bailey MSN, RN joined Mid-Columbia Center for Living (MCCFL) in the spring of 2016 as Nurse Care Supervisor. She has been actively involved in Fire/Emergency Medical Services and Nursing in the Mid-Columbia region since 1992. As a volunteer Fire Fighter/EMT/Board Director at Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue, she discovered her ability and joy in serving others.
In 2002, she pursued a nursing career that has spanned frontline care in medical-surgical, family birth, and critical care to that of a nurse educator at Columbia Gorge Community College.
Diana joined the MCCFL team to assist in the design and implementation of an integrated care model which emphasizes recovery, wellness, trauma-informed care, and physical-behavioral health.
Katie Stevens, MPP
Mel Heuberger is the Accounting Manager for Mid-Columbia Center for Living (MCCFL) currently in charge of Accounting and Billing functions within the Agency.
He works with the Accounting team overseeing Payroll and Accounts Payable functions as well as with the Billing Team to bill Providers and Clients for Services provided by MCCFL.
Mel has worked at MCCFL since 2012. Prior to coming to MCCFL he worked in the Telecommunications and Public Power industry in various Accounting roles located in the Mid-Columbia area and the Mid-West.
Mel graduated from Oregon State University with a Degree in Business Administration emphasizing the Accounting field. In his downtime Mel enjoys family and sports.
A native Oregonian, David Pickering brings 30 years of experience to his role as HR Manager at MCCFL. He is responsible for managing all functional areas of HR (i.e. classification and compensation plans, recruitment and selection processes, benefits, employee relations, etc.), and he serves on the Agency management team. He came to MCCFL in 2016 with a background in the public-sector and the not-for-profit arenas; he is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) through the Human Resource Certification Institute.
David is also a musician who sang in a vocal jazz octet for eight years prior to moving to the Gorge, and he is a poet whose work has been published in a variety of northwest periodicals. He lives in The Dalles with his husband, Stephen.