Congratulations to Asha Terminello on her appointment as Chief Executive Officer of the Agency for Community Treatment Services, Inc (ACTS) in Tampa, effective June 2019.
Asha has been with the ACTS for more than 27 years and has extensive experience with behavioral health, juvenile justice and criminal justice systems of care. She served as the Chief Operating Officer for more than 11 years where she was responsible for a wide array of clinical treatment and community-based services in Hillsborough, Pinellas and Polk counties. Her experience in the field has enhanced community relationships, and has helped ACTS build strong alliances with law enforcement, the courts, Department of Juvenile Justice, Department of Children and Families, Child Welfare, Veteran’s Administration and Central Florida Behavioral Health Network. She was instrumental in the implementation of the first Juvenile Assessment Center in Hillsborough County and assisted on the implementation of several JACs in Florida. She currently serves as a board member for Florida’s Behavioral Health Association, Florida Juvenile Justice Association, Hillsborough Anti-Drug Alliance, Hillsborough County Behavioral Health Task Force and the Health Care Advisory Board’s Management Subcommittee. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of South Florida and a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Nova Southeastern University.