California Expert Witness List

The Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) does not endorse or guarantee any of the individuals included on this Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) expert witness list. The contact information below is provided merely as a resource for those seeking an expert witness in an ICWA proceeding. The agency or individual seeking to use anyone on this list has the responsibility to screen that person for appropriateness for the agency or individual's purpose.

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Malinda Adams, LCSW
448 RedCliff, Suites 9, 12, & 13
Redding, CA  96002
Work: 530-222-8687
Fax: 530-222-1710

Angelina Arroyo
P.O. Box 427
Upper Lake, CA 95485
Cell phone: 707-490-6704
Work: 707-275-9258
Tribal office phone: 707-275-0737

Carole Butzke, MA, MFT
Certified Tribal Child Welfare Worker (NICWA)
Work: 949-939-8792
E-mail: cmbutzke@msn.com

Geni Cowan, PhD
7485 Rush River Drive, Suite 710-116
Sacramento, CA 95831
Work: 916-997-0900
Fax: 916-244-0625
E-mail: gcowan@eagleblue.net

Rich England, LCSW
Yurok Tribal Member
Crescent City, CA
Work: 707-951-0199
E-mail: rweyurok@gmail.com

Antoinette Fabela, MA, MFTI
ICWA Expert/Child Welfare Consultant
P.O Box 4208
Auburn CA 95604
Cell/Work: (530) 305-6213
E-mail: afabela7@sbcglobal.net

Nanette L. Gledhill, MSW
Gledhill Expert Witness and Consulting
2485 Notre Dame Blvd, Ste. 370-PMB172
Chico, CA 95928
Work: 530-518-2263
Fax: 530-894-0367
E-mail: ngledhill@gledhillconsulting.com
Website: http://gledhillconsulting.com/

Rachelle P. Goldenberg, M.S.W.
Seawolf Consulting and Advocacy
180 Golf Club Rd, Suite 121
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
Phone and Fax: 877-777-6443
E-mail:rachelle@seawolfconsulting.com
Website: http://www.seawolfconsulting.com

Vevila Hussey, MSW (Choctaw)
ICWA Expert Witness with 10+ years in Indian Child Welfare
PO Box 874
Fair Oaks, CA 95628
(916) 477-0084
E-mail: professionalNAconsulting@gmail.com

Gary Markussen Sr.
A former Indian Child Welfare Advocate for Tribes (for 8-10 years ) also a ICWA expert witness from 2006- and a member of the Yurok Tribal Court Bar from 2006 till now.
PO Box 974
Blue Lake, CA 95525
Work cellphone:  707-273-2377
Home Phone:  707-667-6168
E-mail: garyleemarkussen@gmail.com

Art Martinez, PhD
Clinical Psychologist
PO Box 1341
Shingle Springs, CA 95682
Cellphone: 775-781-0704
E-mail: chumash54@yahoo.com

Karen Tatum
Phone: 760-449-8238
Karen_tatum70@hotmail.com

Misty Taylor, MSW
E-mail: Shasceen6@yahoo.com

Percy Tejada
Indian Child Welfare Act Expert Witness
and Compliance Specialist
PO Box 118
Shingletown, CA 96088
Phone (office): 530-474-4957 
Phone: (cell primary): 707-291-1852 


 

Carole Butzke, MA, MFT
Certified Tribal Child Welfare Worker (NICWA)
Work: 949-939-8792
E-mail: mailto:cmbutzke@msn.com

Geni Cowan, PhD, Senior Associate
7485 Rush River Drive, Suite 710-116
Sacramento, CA 95831
Work: 916-997-0900
Fax: 916-244-0625
E-mail: gcowan@eagleblue.net

Rich England, LCSW
Yurok Tribal Member
Crescent City, CA
Work: 707-951-0199
E-mail: rweyurok@gmail.com

Antoinette Fabela, MA, MFTI
ICWA Expert/Child Welfare Consultant
P.O Box 4208
Auburn CA 95604
Cell/Work: (530) 305-6213
E-mail: afabela7@sbcglobal.net

Nanette L. Gledhill, MSW
Gledhill Expert Witness and Consulting
2485 Notre Dame Blvd, Ste. 370-PMB172
Chico, CA 95928
Work: 530-518-2263
Fax: 530-894-0367
E-mail: ngledhill@gledhillconsulting.com
Website: http://gledhillconsulting.com/

Rachelle P. Goldenberg, M.S.W.
Seawolf Consulting and Advocacy
180 Golf Club Rd, Suite 121
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
Phone and Fax: 877-777-6443
E-mail:rachelle@seawolfconsulting.com
Website: http://www.seawolfconsulting.com/

Vevila Hussey, MSW (Choctaw)
ICWA Expert Witness with 10+ years in Indian Child Welfare
PO Box 874
Fair Oaks, CA 95628
(916) 477-0084
E-mail: professionalNAconsulting@gmail.com

Kathryn Manness, LCSW (Huron)
CATNAP Limited Consulting, Advocacy and Training for Native American People
Work: 916-419-2004
Fax: 916-419-1998
E-mail: Kathryn@catnaplimited.org

Gary Markussen Sr.
A former Indian Child Welfare Advocate for Tribes (for 8-10 years) also a ICWA expertwitness from 2006- and a member of the Yurok Tribal Court Bar from 2006 till now.
PO Box 974
Blue Lake, CA 95525
Cellphone:  707-273-2377
Home: 707-667-6168
E-mail: garyleemarkussen@gmail.com

Art Martinez, PhD
Clinical Psychologist
PO Box 1341
Shingle Springs, CA 95682
Cellphone:  775-781-0704
E-mail: chumash54@yahoo.com

Karen Tatum
Phone: 760-449-8238
Karen_tatum70@hotmail.com

Misty Taylor, MSW
E-mail:  Shasceen6@yahoo.com

Percy Tejada
Indian Child Welfare Act Expert Witness
and Compliance Specialist
PO Box 118
Shingletown, CA 96088
Phone (office): 530-474-4957 
Phone: (cell primary): 707-291-1852

Lisa Ames
Tuolumne Band of Me Wuk Indians
Social Services Department Manager
P.O. Box 615
Tuolumne, CA 95379
209-928-3475
Cellphone: 209-770-7501
E-mail: Families@mlode.com

John Bergersen
ICWA Worker
Kene Me-Wu Family Healing Center, Inc.
PO Box 605
Sonora, CA 95370
Phone: 209-984-8602
Fax: 209-984-8608

Carole Butzke, MA, MFT
Certified Tribal Child Welfare Worker (NICWA)
949-939-8792
E-mail: mailto:cmbutzke@msn.com

Dr. Ricardo Carrillo, Clinical Psychologist
3752 First Street
Fresno, CA 93726
Telephone: 559-738-1595; 559-804-1671
E-mail: rcarrillo03@comcast.net

Rich England, LCSW
Yurok Tribal Member
Crescent City, CA
Work: 707-951-0199
E-mail: rweyurok@gmail.com

Rich England, LCSW
Yurok Tribal Member
Crescent City, CA
Work: 707-951-0199
E-mail: rweyurok@gmail.com

Antoinette Fabela, MA, MFTI
ICWA Expert/Child Welfare Consultant
P.O Box 4208
Auburn CA 95604
Cell/Work: (530) 305-6213
E-mail: afabela7@sbcglobal.net

Loleta Garfield, MSW
3101340 North Reservation Road
Porterville CA 93257
559-781-4271
559-791-2122
E-mail: icwadir@tulerivertribe-nsn.gov

Nanette L. Gledhill, MSW
Gledhill Expert Witness and Consulting
2485 Notre Dame Blvd, Ste. 370-PMB172
Chico, CA 95928
Phone: 530-518-2263
Fax: 530-894-0367
E-mail: ngledhill@gledhillconsulting.com
Website: http://www.gledhillconsulting.com/

Rachelle P. Goldenberg, M.S.W.
Seawolf Consulting and Advocacy
180 Golf Club Rd, Suite 121
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
Phone and Fax: 877-777-6443
E-mail:rachelle@seawolfconsulting.com
Website: http://www.seawolfconsulting.com/

Gary Markussen Sr. 
A former Indian Child Welfare Advocate for Tribes (for 8-10 years) also a Indian Child Welfare expert witness from 2006- and a member of the Yurok Tribal Court Bar from 2006 till now.
PO Box 974
Blue Lake, CA 95525
Work Cellphone:  707-273-2377
Home Phone: 707-667-6168
E-mail: garyleemarkussen@gmail.com

Art Martinez, PhD
Clinical Psychologist
PO Box 1341
Shingle Springs, CA 95682
Cellphone: 775-781-0704
 E-mail: chumash54@yahoo.com

Elizabeth L. Morales, LCSW
P.O Box 853
Dinuba, Ca. 93618
Phone: 559-859-0170

Brandon Meyer
Tuolumne Band of Me Wuk Indians
Social Services Department
P.O. Box 615
Tuolumne, CA 95379
209-928-3475
209-770-7500 (cell)
E-mail: mailto:bmeyer@mlode.com

Sean Osborn, MSW
Merced County Human Services Agency
2115 West Wardrobe Avenue
Merced, CA 95340
Phone: 209-385-3000 ext. 5843
E-mail: sosbor@cws.co.merced.ca.us

Lynda Smallenberger
Executive Director
Kene-Me-Wu Family Healing Center, Inc.
PO Box 605
Sonora, CA 95370
Phone: 209-984-8602
Fax: 209-984-8608
E-mail: LJKMWFHC@aol.com

Karen Tatum
Phone: 760-449-8238
Karen_tatum70@hotmail.com

Misty Taylor, MSW
E-mail:  Shasceen6@yahoo.com

Carole Butzke, MA, MFT
Certified Tribal Child Welfare Worker (NICWA)
Phone: 949-939-8792
E-mail: cmbutzke@msn.com

Rich England, LCSW
Yurok Tribal Member
Crescent City, CA
Work: 707-951-0199
E-mail: rweyurok@gmail.com     Nanette L. Gledhill, MSW
Gledhill Expert Witness and Consulting
2485 Notre Dame Blvd, Ste 370-PMB172
Chico, CA 95928
Phone: 530-518-2263
Fax: 530-894-0367
E-mail: gledhillconsulting.com
2nd e-mail: ngledhill@gledhillconsulting.com

Rachelle P. Goldenberg
, M.S.W.
Seawolf Consulting and Advocacy
180 Golf Club Rd, Suite 121
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
Phone and Fax: 877-777-6443
E-mail: rachelle@seawolfconsulting.com
Website: http://www.seawolfconsulting.com/


Karan D. Kolb
, BSB/M
Indian Health Council, Inc.
Indian Child Welfare Act Program Manager
P.O. Box 406
Pauma Valley, CA. 92082
760-749-1410 Ext 5324
760-801-1765
E-mail:  kkolb@Indianhealth.com

Gary Markussen Sr. 
A former Indian Child Welfare Advocate for Tribes (for 8-10 years) also a Indian Child Welfare expert witness from 2006- and a member of the Yurok Tribal Court Bar from 2006 till now.
PO Box 974
Blue Lake, CA 95525
Work cellphone: 707-273-2377
Home Phone: 707-667-6168
E-mail: garyleemarkussen@gmail.com

Phil Powers
Phone: 858-705-0816
E-mail: ppowers10@cox.net

Linda Ruis, Director
Santa Ysabel Band of Digueno Social Services
Phone: 760-765-1106 xt 105
Fax: 760-765-1312
E-mail: kpai@hotmail.com

Karen Tatum
Phone: 760-449-8238
E-mail: Karen_tatum70@hotmail.com

Misty Taylor, MSW
E-mail: Shasceen6@yahoo.com


 

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