Center for Child & Family Wellness Archives - MMHPI - Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute

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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April 13, 2022

Melissa True

Melissa has over 26 years of experience as a Texas public educator, including experience as a teacher, principal, and central office administrator. Melissa’s most recent role in education was Senior Director of Student Support Services…

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March 24, 2022

Linda Webb, PhD

Linda comes to the Meadows Institute from her role as principal of Gonzalo Garza Independence High School in Austin Independent School District. Under her leadership, the school was recognized nationally as exhibiting best practices and…

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February 15, 2022

Jenna Parro

Jenna has over seven years of experience improving health in non-profits, health care, and higher education. At the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin, she drove systems change through the development…

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February 7, 2022

Katy Walterscheidt

Katy supports the Child and Family Policy team by providing resource development and fundraising for the expansion of the Mobile Mental Wellness Collaborative. Katy has over 15 years of nonprofit marketing and communications experience, mostly…

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January 24, 2022

Priscilla Aguilar

Priscilla supports the work of the Child and Family Policy team. Prior to joining Meadows Institute, Priscilla worked at Teach for America as Manager of Teacher Leadership Development and led the region’s Diversity, Equity and…

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September 20, 2021

Lindsey Zischkale

Lindsey serves as a project manager for the Institute’s Child and Family Policy Team. She has worked extensively throughout the Texas public mental health and developmental disability service delivery system. Prior to joining the Meadows…

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July 29, 2021

Amy Felker

Amy has worked in social services and behavioral health policy and program operations for 15 years, with a focus on programs providing mental health support for children and families. She began her career providing direct…

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June 23, 2021

Tony Walker, PhD

With more than fifteen years of experience at the intersection of education and mental health, Tony’s career has given him opportunities to work in a variety of education-based roles including as a high school teacher,…

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