Romalis Taylor
Chair of Board

Romalis Taylor has an extensive career spanning over 30 years’ experience in Mental Health, Social Services, and the Management field including; program development, administrative systems development, and financial and quality assurance development. Currently he is the Chair for the Compton/East Compton Best Start Leadership Group which advocates, develops, and implements community activities to strengthen families with children 0-5 based on the First 5 Strengthening Families Model. He is also the representative for the Under Representative Ethnic Populations Groups on the Department of Mental Health System Leadership Team. He is a member of the Services Area Advisory Council 6 in South Los Angeles.  Previously he was a Center Director in South L. A, and a Director of Government and Community Relations Los Angeles County.


He is active in a number of other community and county advisory councils regarding advocacy and cultural competence in services for African and African American children, youth and families and their  well-being. Mr. Taylor received his Bachelor’s Degree from California State University of Los Angeles, and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration at the same University.