Madalynn is the founder and executive director of ONTRACK Program Resources (ONTRACK). She recognized the interconnectedness of poverty, racism, inadequate education, housing and its impact on health and wellness among African Americans and other underserved populations and thereby ONTRACK was founded and incorporated. ONTRACK’s efforts are to support and strengthen community-based and local agencies in implementing more effective programs and policies to improve health and social justice outcomes for disadvantaged populations.
Madalynn has served on numerous boards and commissions, including: the National Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network Coordinating Office Advisory Board – Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), California Reducing Disparities in Populations/African American Workgroup Phase I, Women’s Addiction Services Leadership Institute Coach – SAMHSA, California Delegate for the SAMHSA National Policy Summit to Address Behavioral Health Disparities within Health Care Reform, California Institute for Mental Health- Center for Multicultural Development Advisory Committee, South Central Prevention Coalition, Board of Directors.
She is currently the Project Director for several ONTRACK initiatives, including the African American Technical Assistance Provider contract with the California Department of Public Health/Office of Health Equity, California Reducing Disparities Project, SAMHSA’s Project AWARE – California Capital Youth Mental Health First Aid grant, California Department of Health Care Services, Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services Technical Assistance and Training contract for African American Substance Use Disorders Treatment, and The San Francisco Foundation’s Anchoring Communities, Project LEAD – Stay in the Bay housing displacement project.
Madalynn graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor’s degree and received a Master’s degree in Political Science/Public Administration from Stanford University. Following her tenure with San Mateo County, she worked with the Community Services Planning Council, providing leadership in building community coalitions in the Sacramento region, which were federally funded to strengthen the prevention efforts of local communities impacted by the effects of alcohol and other drug problems and related issues.
Lilyane Glamben is currently project manager for ONTRACK’s California Reducing Disparities Project African American Technical Assistance Provider contract (Office of Health Equity, CA Dept. of Public Health, with MHSA, Prop. 63 funding) and Project AWARE-Community Youth Mental Health First Aid Grant (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
Lilyane has over 20 years’ experience in nonprofit administration. She began her career in higher education, serving in a variety of roles at Hampshire College (Amherst, MA), including Assistant Dean of Multicultural Education, Academic Advising Dean to Entering Students and Assistant Dean of Faculty. Later, while in New York City, she was Associate Director of the NAACP’s NYC ACT-SO (Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics) program, then Deputy Director and Acting Executive Director of The Sister Fund (a small private women’s foundation) where she was instrumental in launching the foundation’s Faith and Feminism initiative. She has since consulted internationally, spending a year with Jagori Grameen, a women’s rights organizations in India (Himachal Pradesh). Since returning to the U.S., she relocated to Sacramento to help care for her mother who has dementia, now 99 years old.
Lilyane earned her B.A. in International Relations from Mount Holyoke College (South Hadley, MA); and, her M.Ed. in Organizational Development from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Dr. Will Walker, project manager, is a community improvement professional with more than two decades’ experience in addressing some of our nation’s most challenging conditions. He has deep expertise in developing, managing, documenting, and replicating complex, multi-stakeholder initiatives related to health systems and Pre-K-16 educational systems and their stakeholders, including students, staff, faculties, administrators, communities, social service, public health and mental health systems, philanthropic organizations, and families. Over the course of Will’s career, he’s developed strong capacities to work within the full spectrum of diverse communities, from very grassroots environments to the executive level boardrooms.
Dr. Walker earned his Master and Doctoral degrees from Princeton University in Religion and Public Policy.