Meet Our Team

Our Staff

Clara B. Cooper, MBA

Executive Director

Elsa Gomez

Client Services Manager

Veronica Ruiz

Community Outreach and Education Coordinator

Community Outreach and Education Coordinator

Teresa Arguelles

Client Intake Specialist

Felicia Bueschel

Client Intake Specialist

Amber Romero

Client Intake Specialist

OUR BOARD

President

Kavon L. Young, MD

Medical Director

El Centro de Corazon

Vice President

Gwendolyn J. Sims, MEd

Division Director, Nutrition & Chronic Disease Prevention

Harris County Public Health

Secretary

Diane Arms

Director of Behavioral Health

Avenue 360

Members

JC Al-Uqdah

Community Volunteer

 

Jay Jenkins, JD

Attorney

Texas Criminal Justice Coalition

Robin Oloyede

Director of Marketing

Texas State Optical (TSO)

Clara Cooper

Nonprofit Consultant

Erica Jones

Community Development Officer

Frost Bank

Melanye Otto

Quality Improvement Manager

Community Health Choice

Jo Lynn Turner

Senior Manager of Provider Relations

Community Health Choice

OUR ADVISORY BOARD

We are honored to work with these community volunteers, professionals, and prior board members. 

Mary Ellen Bos

Robin Boykin

Ann Butchello

Erin Charlton

Carla Danbury

Darian Dixon

Mary Duran

A. Catalina Flores-Rau

Michele Fraga

Pamela Hanson

Kevin Hardman

Jamon Harrell

Ryane K. Jackson

Patti Martin

Ann McDaniel

Katherine Murphy

Lindy Neuhaus

Amy Reddell

Amy Reeves

Brannon Robertson

Melinda P. Rocha

Lisa Wilmore

Lois Wright

Helen Wright

Sarena Wright

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713-528-6044

Fax: 713-528-3802

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2002 S Wayside
Houston, TX 77023

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