Board Member


DR. CARMEN ROMÁN
PRESIDENT & FOUNDER

Dr. Roman is a caring listener with 30 years of experience in providing psychotherapy, in Mexico since 1998 and recently licensed in California. With her bilingual and bicultural ability, she brings to Emotions in Harmony, Inc a combination of both cultures and both worlds of psychology and spirituality. Dr. Carmen has been a CEO for a group practice In Mexico and faculty member of different graduate psychology programs in Mexico and USA.

She has two Masters degrees and a Ph.D. in Psychology, which she carries while being proud of her humble indigenous origin where wisdom comes from prayer and inner connection.With her passion and specialization in creative expression, she intends to bring the latest Psychology and folk wisdom delivered for easy consumption. She believes in the magic that happens when our spirit is carefully cultivated and when we feel in harmony with ourselves and others.

VINCE GABRIELSEN
SECRETARY

With a background in technology and social research, Vince is ready to help Emotions in Harmony in many ways. He has been a Web Developer for two decades and has BAs in Sociology and Economics from San Jose State University and an MA in Sociology from The New School for Social Research.

Having worked for The 4D Network and Collaborate.org, he has experience working to fuse modern techniquesto solve age-old questions. He is looking forward to helping achieve the individual and social objectives ofthis exciting non-profit.

DR. CINDY SAULN
BOARD MEMBER

Dr. Cindy Sauln is a licensed clinical psychologist on staff at The Wise Mind Institute in Redwood City, California. She is an experienced therapist trained in Existential-Humanistic, Spiritual, and Dialectical Behavior Therapies.

Prior to her work in the field of psychology,she spent 24 years as an executive in the computer technology industry in both sales and customer services.In addition to her experience in business and psychology, she also brings to the board many years working as avolunteer and board member for several non-profit agencies in the Bay Area. 

She is committed to the goal of bringing affordable psychological services to immigrant families.


SANTIAGO SINISTERRA
BOARD MEMBER

Santiago Sinisterra is a Colombian-American marketing executive with 10 years of experience in both client and agency side.
With a diverse background that includes a degree in Music Production and Engineering from Berklee College of Music in Boston, 6 years as the head of marketing and content at QiClub, a startup level by a Grammy award-winning composer in Miami, 4 years as the Director of Strategy at Zooka Creative, a Silicon Valley digital marketing agency, and currently the Creative Director at Kitty Hawk, a startup focused on transforming the world through aerial vehicles (flying cars).
The common thread running through these wonderful opportunities is the desire to always learn, to discover, to explore. This is a direct correlation to the privileged education he received in Colombia, which includes a strong component of science in his early years.

NEIDY LOZADA
BOARD MEMBER

Neidy is an operations leader in the behavioral health field and a life and career coach. With over 20 years of diverse experience, she has honed her expertise in behavioral health operations, transformational coaching, and leadership. She is deeply committed to personal and professional growth, collaboration, and fostering engagement in all aspects of her life.

She has successfully designed, implemented, and evaluated programs tailored to individuals and families recovering from mental health and substance use diagnoses, intergenerational gang affiliation, criminal justice involvement, homelessness, immigration challenges, and poverty.

Driven by her experience building exceptional teams, Neidy has embarked on a new chapter in her professional journey, establishing a dedicated coaching business that supports women during life and career transitions. Her holistic approach integrates behavior patterns, assumptions, feelings, human development theories, trauma-informed practices, and spirituality, empowering individuals with the necessary tools for ongoing growth and success.

Neidy's educational background includes a BA in Business Administration, a MA in Transpersonal Psychology, and multiple certifications. She is also a Senior Fellow Graduate of the Latino Board Leadership Academy.

Beyond her professional endeavors, Neidy is a devoted mother, grandmother, and advocate for animal rights. She devotes her spare time to rescuing and finding loving homes for animals. Additionally, she finds joy and personal expression through DIY and creative projects, indulging in her passion for woodworking.

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