Meet The Board
Kathleen Scheible, CCH
Kathleen Scheible is a board-certified classical homeopath, and has a private homeopathy practice in San Francisco's Bernal Heights neighborhood.
Kathleen founded the Bay Area Homeopathy Association in 2007 and is the current President of the California Homeopathic Medical Society, which was founded in 1877.
Kathleen has offered pro bono homeopathic consultation for elders at the Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center since 2009. Since January 2020, Kathleen has offered free homeopathic consultations for underserved San Franciscans at Community Well in the Excelsior District both in person and online, supported by the San Francisco Sugary Drink Tax Community Fund.
Kathleen has been honored to volunteer for the Integrative Healers Action Network as a homeopath practitioner and as Homeopath Ambassador since 2018.
Wanda Smith-Schick, CCH
As Homeopathy Institute of the Pacific’s Co-founder and President, Wanda tirelessly volunteers her time and energy working at the HIP clinics. She establishes easy rapport with her clients and, coming from a multi-generational military family, she understands the needs of veterans and their families.
Bringing dignity and hope to her homeless and disenfranchised clients, she treats various health challenges, acute and chronic diseases, specializing in the treatment of post traumatic disorders. Passionate about the practice of homeopathy, she has witnessed the amazing transformation homeopathy provides for individuals from all walks and diverse cultures in life. “Real Health & Real Care for All!"
Jocelyn Boreta is a community organizer and herbalist committed to cultivating health equity through the empowerment of indigenous knowledge and self-healing communities.
For more than 4 years, Jocelyn has offered weekly, free, bilingual wellness workshops at community gardens and Latinx health centers throughout Sonoma County. She is a staff herbalist at integrative health clinic, Farmacopia, and co-founder of The Botanical Bus: Bilingual Mobile Herb Clinic.
Her community activism has roots in 10 years working as Program Director of the Global Exchange Fair Trade Stores, in partnership with indigenous women in Guatemala, Peru, and India to sustain cultural integrity and livelihood.
Jocelyn holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Cultural Anthropology from University of California Santa Barbara and certification in herbalism from the California School of Herbal Studies.
Dr. Chris Holder, ND
Dr. Chris Holder is a naturopathic doctor who offers holistic integrative medical care with a specialized focus on treating cancer and neurological disorders. He combines the best of Western medical technology with Eastern philosophy in addressing ailments in body, mind, and spirit. Self-discovery and patient empowerment are values he holds in high regard. He practices utilizing unique combinations of treatment modalities from around the world to promote wellness and encourage healing.
Through his special interest in the treatment and prevention of breast cancer, he has put together the Bay Area Breast Health Collective to aid patients and practitioners in making the lifestyle changes needed to prevent breast cancer.
Dr. Holder currently sees patients at Wild Oak Medicine in Santa Rosa, CA.
Dr. Holder attended Seattle University, earning his degree in biology with a minor in chemistry. Upon graduating, he conducted research on HLA genetics in Type I Diabetes Mellitus at Pacific Northwest Research Institute. He went on to receive a doctorate in Natural Medicine and masters in Acupuncture from Bastyr University. Dr. Holder spent several years developing a successful practice in Seattle, WA where he was named a Seattle Metropolitan Magazine 2010 top doctor.
Dr. Holder relocated to Sonoma County in 2013 to be closer to friends and family. Dr. Holder is a past President of the California Naturopathic Doctors Association Board. Sonoma Magazine named Dr. Holder as one of Sonoma County Top Doctors in 2016.
Dr. Yvette M. Miller, MD
Dr. Yvette Marie Miller is currently the Executive Medical Officer for the Donor and Client Support Center (DCSC) in Charlotte, NC. She has been with American Red Cross over 24 years, serving in various leadership capacities including regional Medical Director and Director of Aphaeresis Donor Collections and Clinical Services for the Arizona Region. As the Executive Medical Officer for the DCSC, she oversees donor eligibility, product management and donor management.
Dr. Miller is a member of the AABB Donor History Task Force. She has training in leading critical conversations about structural racism, diversity, equity and inclusion and community resilience development. Dr. Miller’s other areas of interest include donor recruitment and education in the African American community and underrepresented communities, equitable access to healthcare in underserved communities and use of integrative medicine modalities in community health and wellness and for self-care.