November 18, 2020

Shannon Ghangurde

Shannon Ghangurde has nearly two decades of legislative and state budget experience working in the Texas Legislature.  Prior to starting her own consulting practice, Shannon served as the Committee Director for the Senate Finance Committee…

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September 9, 2020

Frank Dixon

Frank Dixon, MS, was sworn in as the Chief of the Denton Police Department on October 15, 2018. Chief Dixon prioritizes transparent communication and community relationships to build upon and improve the existing collaboration between…

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September 4, 2020

Stephanie Muth

Stephanie Muth has more than 20 years of health and human services consulting and government experience. She specializes in health and human services policy, design and implementation. Before founding her consulting business in 2020, Stephanie…

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February 19, 2020

Kimberly Roaten, PhD

Dr. Kimberly Roaten is a clinical psychologist with over a decade of experience in community healthcare and academic medicine. She received her Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling and her Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical…

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September 10, 2019

Carol Alter, MD

Carol L. Alter, MD, is a psychiatrist with over thirty years experience in diverse settings including clinical practice, research, administration, healthcare delivery, and the pharmaceutical industry, with a focus on psychiatric care of patients with…

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May 14, 2019

Quianta Moore, MD, JD

Quianta Moore, M.D., J.D., is the Fellow in Child Health Policy at the Baker Institute for Public Policy. Her research focuses on developing empirically informed policies to advance the health of children. Moore utilizes mixed…

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July 14, 2017

Katie Olse

Katie Olse was appointed executive director of the Texas Alliance of Child and Family Services in December of 2016. She formerly served as the Deputy Commissioner for the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services…

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July 14, 2017

Tony Fabelo, PhD

Dr. Tony Fabelo is the Institute’s full-time, Austin-based Senior Fellow for Justice Policy. In this role Dr. Fabelo works with the Institute’s Smart Justice team providing strategic guidance and growing our capacity for local system…

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June 23, 2017

Seema Shah, MD

Seema Shah, MD, is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist who has been involved in behavioral health care for over a decade. She completed her undergraduate degree at Northwestern University and earned her medical degree from…

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