Administrative Staff

Administrative Staff

Jim Galsterer - Executive Director and Founder of TLC

TLC Founder - 1975

Education
Master’s Degree - Marriage and Family Counseling, University of San Francisco, 1978

Bachelor of Arts Degree - Wayne State University, 1969

Jim began TLC in 1975 to provide specialized care for emotionally disabled children and their families. With help from our staff, local communities and donors, TLC has expanded our programs to five counties. Over the years, TLC has grown to over 130 employees offering services to 600 foster care clients annually. Jim has served as a volunteer on a variety of state and local organizations focused on children’s enviromental and educational issues.

With the support of my wife, Tina, and our two daughters, they make everything else I do worthwhile. We love gardening, camping, sports, and just about anything outdoors.

Andy Day - Associate Director

With TLC Since 1993

Education
Chico State University, 1988, BA in Psychology and a double Minor in Child Development and Family Relations
San Jose State University, Master’s in Social Work, 1992

Work History
Andy started his career as a Child Care Worker and then returned to school and earned his degrees in child development and social work, He has experience as an in-patient psychiatric worker, a therapist, a school counselor and as a residential program director.

As the Associate Director, Andy oversees human resources, the residential treatment division and a host of other administrative responsibilities.

Andy loves living in Sonoma County, especia