Meet Our Staff

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Hollister Pregnancy Center is a licensed medical clinic staffed with trained, knowledgeable, caring individuals.

Limited medical services and medically accurate information is offered in a safe, supportive environment.

Our Medical staff and trained peer counselors can answer your questions, talk with you about your options and provide you with positive solutions.

Ralph Armstrong

DO FACOG Medical Director
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Dr. Armstrong opened his practice in 2005 after relocating to the area to be closer to his family. In 2001, he received his medical degree from Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific.

After graduating, Dr. Armstrong completed his OB/GYN residency in 2005 at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, GA. He is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is Board Certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Brigette Blair

Executive Director
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Brigette Blair is the Executive Director of Hollister Pregnancy Center, joining the staff in January 2016. Brigette grew up in Hollister and has raised her two children in the same community as a single mom. She has always had a passion for giving back to the community that has never stopped giving to her and enthusiastically embraced the opportunity at HPC to make a positive impact on the women and men of Hollister. She brings her passion for seeing women succeed and understand their worth and combines it with her corporate background. Her goal is to increase visibility so the teen girls and women of Hollister do not have to leave San Benito County for their early pregnancy needs.
She has served the community for the last 25 years in various capacities such as; Dance Teacher and Choreographer, SBH Cheerleading Coach and Drama Department Choreographer, Women’s Study Group leader, Director of Women’s Ministry, Event Coordinator and volunteer on multiple levels. Her corporate background includes packaging procurement for major produce companies on the Central Coast.

Danell Forbes

RN Director of Nurses
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Danell is an RN and began volunteering at HPC in the Fall of 2015. She has been a nurse since 2000 and moved to Hollister with her family in 2007. Danell has a heart to help people in any capacity and currently participates in community outreach by going into our local schools, shelters and local events.

Danell works as a Labor and Delivery Nurse and cherishes seeing new life begin on a daily basis. She is enrolled in NIFLA’s Institute in Limited Ultrasound and will soon be completing her live model training.

Excited to be a part of Hollister Pregnancy Center, Danell continues to educate herself to help the young people and families in her community.

Valerie Silva

Administrative Assistant
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Valerie joined the Hollister Pregnancy Center team in June of 2014 as Administrative Assistant. In addition to the administrative side of the center her main goal is to fundraise to further love and support the young men and women in the community that so desperately need the services provided at Hollister Pregnancy Center. She has been blessed with working alongside the wonderful staff and volunteers. She has a desire to serve with a compassionate heart for the hopeless and loves the opportunity to do so.
She has real world experience as a full time mother of three boys, loving wife, homeschool teacher, administrative assistant and banquet manager. Valerie has carefully honed her natural ability to express caring and kindness which fully developed her servant’s heart.

Elena Olsvold

Spanish Services Coordinator
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Elena joined the HPC team in 2016 and has proudly served the Latino Community for more than 10 years. Starting as a Diabetes Educator at Saint Louise Regional Hospital and an assistant with various Nutritional Programs, her passion is to help Latino families set and achieve goals to live a healthier life. Elena has served as ENAP-ED in the Public Health Department and is currently working for Community Health Partnership’s program, “Every Woman Counts”. Elena is very proud to serve the clients of Hollister Pregnancy Center and the community as a whole, believing every client’s life story deserves a listening compassionate ear. As a daughter, sister, wife, mother and friend, Elena believes family is the beginning of unity, compassion and love. Elena’s mission in life is to help others.