Our Team

Shelby Abeyta

Senior Director of Communications and Public Engagement

Nikki Adeleke

Clinical Implementation Specialist, Trauma and Grief Center at The Hackett Center for Mental Health

Julie Almendral

Director of Communications

Lauren Alvis

Research Psychologist, Trauma and Grief Center at The Hackett Center for Mental Health

Christopher Araujo

Assistant Director of Health and Public Safety

David Auzenne

Vice President of Health Equity

Darilynn Cardona-Beiler

Senior Director of Systems Integration and Policy Implementation

Gary Blau, PhD

Executive Director, The Hackett Center for Mental Health

Gwenn Blau

Chief of Staff, The Hackett Center for Mental Health

Gary Bramlett

Director of Community Engagement

Becca Brune

Chief Strategy Officer and Regional Executive Director, South Texas

Cooper Carpenter

Project Manager of Population Health

Coby Chase

Executive Vice President for External Affairs and Chief Communications Officer

Emily Church

Senior Regional Director of Development, The Hackett Center for Mental Health

Jena Crim

Office Manager

Kristina De Lattes

Controller and Senior Director of Accounting

Timothy Dittmer, PhD

Chief Economist

Robert Dominguez

Director of Cross System Integration

Donna Dozier

Clinical Implementation Specialist, Trauma and Grief Center at The Hackett Center for Mental Health

Jennifer Erasime

Director of Innovation

Jen Esterline

Vice President of Education Policy and Regional Development

Amy Felker

Director for child and Family Policy

Jacqueline French

Grants and Contracts Manager

Layla Fry

Director of Child Welfare and Family Policy

Jackie Garza

Clinical Implementation Specialist, Trauma and Grief Center at The Hackett Center for Mental Health

Jennifer Gonzalez, PhD

Vice President of Population Health

Clynita Grafenreed, PhD

Senior Director for School Implementation

Kelly Grajeda

Chief of Staff of Strategic Development

Sean Hanna

Senior Director of Veteran Initiatives

Michelle Harper

Executive Vice President of State Policy

Marilyn Headley

Senior Project Manager of Policy Implementation

Tegan Henke

Senior Director of Program Implementation for Child and Family Policy

Catie Hilbelink

Chief of Staff for Policy Implementation

Calvonah Jenkins

Project Coordinator of Policy Implementation

Tamara Johns

Clinical Implementation Specialist, Trauma and Grief Center at The Hackett Center for Mental Health

Vrishali Kanvinde, PhD

Criminal Justice and Healthcare Systems Analyst

Julie Kaplow, PhD, ABPP

Executive Director, Trauma and Grief Center at The Hackett Center for Mental Health

Andy Keller, PhD

President and CEO, Linda Perryman Evans Presidential Chair

Peggy Kemp

Project Manager for Child and Family Policy

Leilani Lamb

Project Manager for Child and Family Policy

Arely Leal

Administrative Assistant, Trauma and Grief Center at The Hackett Center for Mental Health

Jessica Lim

Senior Project Manager for Child and Family Policy

Meghan Lyons

Assistant Director of Grants and Contracts

Katie Martinez Whittle

Project Manager, The Hackett Center for Mental Health

Enrique Mata

Executive Director, Paso del Norte Center at the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute

Amanda Mathias, PhD

Vice President of Clinical Policy and Innovation

Rachael McLaughlin

Project Manager for Policy Implementation

Marcellina Melvin

Deputy Director, The Hackett Center for Mental Health

Isra Merchant

Operations Associate

Misty Mitchell

Accounting Manager

Rebecca Molsberry

Population Health and Data Systems Analyst

Marisa Nowitz

Director of School and Community Engagement, Trauma and Grief Center at The Hackett Center for Mental Health

Lacrica Olson

Chief of Staff for External Affairs

Cindy Patrick

Vice President of Development Partnerships

Emily Pendleton

Project Coordinator, The Hackett Center for Mental Health

Kendal Perry

Executive Chief of Staff, Senior Director of Operations

John Petrila, JD

Senior Executive Vice President of Policy

Linda Rodriguez, EdD

Senior Director for School Behavioral Health, The Hackett Center for Mental Health

Kasey Rose

Executive Administrative Associate

Melissa Rowan

Executive Vice President for Policy Implementation

Tarryn Sanchez

Okay to Say™ Campaign Director

Liz Schepel

Assistant Director of Cross-Cultural Programs, Trauma and Grief Center at The Hackett Center for Mental Health

Bill Schnapp, PhD

Senior Advisor

Tempa Sherrill

Senior Director for Strategy and Innovation

Sam Shore

Senior Director of State-Local Collaboration

Aaron Smith

Chief of Staff for Data and Justice Policy

Bill Solomon, Jr.

Vice President of Finance

Candace Stoltz

Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships and School Safety Policy

Ron Stretcher

Senior Director of Systems Management

Hani Talebi, PhD

Vice President, Health System Integration

Patrick Tennant, PhD

Director of Evaluation and Analytics

Rebecca Tharp

Communications Assistant

Chris Thiele

Senior Graphic Designer

Monica Thyssen

Vice President of Finance and Implementation

Shu-Ching Tseng

Project Coordinator for Policy Implementation

Jessy Tyler

Senior Director for Justice Research

Kate Volti

Vice President for Child and Family Policy

B.J. Wagner

Senior Fellow of Justice System Policy

Tony Walker, PhD

Senior Director of Strategic Education Initiatives

Victoria Walsh

Director of Health Systems Integration

Casie Wenmohs

Director of Events

Ty Williams-Do

Events Coordinator

Kimberly Zabaneh

Director of Human Resources

Lindsey Zischkale

Project Manager for Child and Family Policy

Senior Fellows

Carol Alter, MD

Senior Fellow for Medical Integration

Andrew Carlo, MD

Senior Fellow for Medical Integration

Frank Dixon

Senior Fellow for Policing Policy

Tony Fabelo, PhD

Senior Fellow for Justice Policy

Shannon Ghangurde

Senior Fellow for State Policy

Brenda Jackson

Senior Fellow for Health Care Finance

Quianta Moore, MD, JD

Senior Fellow in Health Equity

Stephanie Muth

Senior Fellow for Health Care Strategy

Phil Ritter, JD

Senior Fellow for Strategic Partnerships

Kimberly Roaten, PhD

Senior Fellow for Suicide Prevention

Peter Selby, PhD

Senior Fellow for Child and Family Policy

Seema Shah, MD

Senior Fellow of Pediatric Health Policy

Kathy Sternbach

Senior Fellow of Health Policy

Mary Vance, MD

Senior Fellow for Medical Integration