Julie DeAngelis, M.S., CCC-SLP
Julie has been a Speech Language Pathologist for over 10 years since graduating from Northern Arizona University and the University of Texas-Dallas. She holds both a Bachelor's and Master’s degree in Communicative Disorders and brings to the Center her expertise in pediatric speech and language therapy.
Julie has been at the Language Center since September 2007. She has worked in the public school system in the U.S. as well as abroad for a non-profit agency in Australia. Her interest and passion for global work continues to take her around the world as she generously volunteers her professional time for projects such as Operation Smile.
Summer Calvert, Speech-Language Pathologist
Summer has been a Speech-Language Pathologist for over 10 years and has worked at the Language Center since 2011. She earned both her degrees in Speech-Language Pathology, graduating with her Bachelor's degree from the University of Utah and with her Master's degree from the University of Nevada, Reno. Summer gained her expertise in pediatric speech and language therapy through working for the local school district for 7 years. She enjoys the private setting of the Language Center as she is able to connect with the families each week and spend more time with each individual child. Summer enjoys volunteering twice a month at Hearts Therapeutic Equestrian Center, where people of all ages and capabilities take horse-back riding lessons.
Tarah Vosseler, Admin Professional
Tarah has always loved working with children and her dream of becoming a Speech-Language Pathologist brought her to the language center. Her duties include greeting families, client intake, volunteer coordination and handling Foundation reports and requests to help the Language Center run smoothly. Starting as a volunteer with our Brain Lab program, Tarah loves getting involved and finding opportunities to help and work with children. Tarah is finishing her last year at UCSB, studying Linguistics. While working and enjoying her final year in Santa Barbara, she will be applying and attending graduate school for Speech-Language Pathology.
Maurice Sourmany, Personal Representative of the Language Center
Maurice has been a Mason since 1968. He previously served as our language center's Assistant Personal Representative and as Chairman of the Board for the Language Center. With various offices, Maurice was elected Master of the Magnolia Lodge #242 in 1977 and has been a member of the Scottish Rite since 1969. He received his 32° and also joined the York Rite and the Al Malaikah Shrine in 1969. Appointed as Grand Lodge Committeeman for 9 years, Maurice became affiliated with Carpinteria Lodge #444 in 1980 and was elected its Master in 1982. Working his entire life at Victor The Florist starting when he was 14, became manager at 35 and eventually became owner when his father passed away. Retiring at 64, he sold the business to his daughter in 2006 who is now a third generation florist.
Ryan Brautovich, Chairman of the Santa Barbara Scottish Rite Language Center
Ryan began his distinguished construction career as a tradesman over 25 years ago. He rose through the ranks of residential construction and successfully consulted Fortune 500 home builders and Top 100 privately held home builders. Ryan is a custom home builder in Santa Barbara and a Certified International and California Building, Plumbing, and Electrical Inspector. Ryan holds two Bachelor degrees from Auburn University as well as serving as a U.S. Army Ranger Veteran. He is a founding member of the Construction HELP Foundation. He holds extensive community service experiences including serving as a Trustee, Board of Director member, Board President for a broad array of organizations and foundations, including: RiteCare Language Center; Construction HELP Foundation; Santa Barbara Young Professionals; Carpinteria Properties Association; Santa Barbara Regional Chamber of Commerce; County of Santa Barbara Disaster Assessment Unit; Office of Emergency Management. Ryan has also taught at Ventura College, educating individuals on Construction Technology. Ryan has published 9 books, including a #1 International Bestseller, 2016 Architecture book of the year, 2016 Home and Garden book of the year, 2017 Home and Garden #2 book of the year. Ryan joined the 32nd Scottish Rite, Royal Arch, Cryptic, Carpinteria Lodge #444, and Anacapa #710.
SB RiteCare Board Members 2017
Personal Representative: Ill. Maurice Sourmany, 33°
Chairman: Ryan Brautovich, 32°
Treasurer: Scott M. Wenz, 32° KCCH
Secretary: Bruce A. Rick, 32°
Foundation Representative: Ill. Harlan L. Gurney, 33° Foundation Member: Andy Pippin, 32° KCCH
Board Member and Assistant Personal Rep.: Ill. J. C. Knapp, 33°
Board Member: Bill Cordero
Board Member: William R. Taylor, 32° KCCH
Board Member: Courtney Gutierrez