August 16, 2022

David Reyna

David Reyna, BA, studied at Texas State University, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology with a minor in writing. During his time at Texas State University, he helped develop research proposals,…

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August 16, 2022

Jennifer DeShaw, JD

Jennifer has six years of experience working closely with the Texas Legislature. She has a strong background in health and human services policy focused on children’s mental health, economic stability programs, and health systems as…

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August 11, 2022

Lucy Blevins

Prior to joining the Meadows Institute, Lucy worked at the Texas Health and Human ServicesCommission (HHSC) supporting program areas and executive leadership in research on social determinants of health, legislative analysis, and stakeholder engagement. Throughout…

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August 1, 2022

Max Geron

Max Geron has over 30 years of experience in Law Enforcement – more than 27 of those years with the Dallas Police Department where he served in a multitude of roles with increasing responsibility, retiring…

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August 1, 2022

Laura Slocum

Laura Slocum has 19 years of experience in behavioral healthcare, with a focus on program development and administration at the intersection of behavioral health and justice systems for the last 11 years. Laura believes that…

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July 11, 2022

Loren Eaton Rives

Loren has over 15 years of experience working with nonprofit organizations. She has a strong background in program development and implementation as well as community building. Loren spent two years in Namibia as an education…

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July 11, 2022

Claudia Macias

Claudia has 25 years of experience in educational leadership and instruction. During her tenure with KIPP (Knowledge Is Power Program), she founded and led two elementary schools, developed teachers, and led workshops for educators and…

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June 27, 2022

Lindsay Swain Hunt

Prior to joining the Meadows Institute, Lindsay was the Director of Systems Transformation with the Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care. In this role, Lindsay was responsible for the overall management of the Center’s…

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June 8, 2022

Jennifer Reed

Jennifer Reed, MS, LPC, has 15 years of public education experience and expertise in supporting student social, emotional, and mental health through strategic systems and program development. Her multifaceted career in Dallas area schools includes…

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