Tasha Addison the Vice President South Santa Barbara Division
(April 29, 2019) PathPoint announced the promotion of Tasha Addison to the role of Vice President of the South Santa Barbara Division, overseeing the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of all program services in Santa Barbara, including employment, community integration, and residential services.
Tasha began her career at PathPoint in 2007 as a Lead Direct Support Professional working directly with people with developmental disabilities and then served as Program Coordinator for licensed day programs for 10 years. Most recently, she was the Office Manager/ Human Resources Assistant for the Santa Barbara division, maintaining program budgets, optimizing resources, and supporting teams.
“In her 12 years with PathPoint, Tasha has demonstrated her passion to serve and to create inclusive communities,” said Karen Moore, Executive Director, Developmental Disability Services, PathPoint. “She is well-versed in person-centered practices and we look forward to program enhancements under her leadership.”
Tasha is a lifelong advocate for the disability community. With her initial experience with volunteering for Special Olympics and Iowa nonprofit New Hope Village as a teenager, her career in the non-profit sector began in 2003 supporting youth with developmental disabilities and brain injuries at agencies in the Des Moines, Iowa area.
PathPoint, a non-profit organization based in Santa Barbara, supports people in living the life they choose. PathPoint partners with people with disabilities, people with mental health diagnoses, and young adults to pursue their hopes and dreams through strengthening workplace abilities, building life skills, and developing meaningful relationships. Founded in 1964, it offers services in five Central Coast and Southern California counties: Kern, Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura. Visit www.PathPoint.org
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