Meet Our Team

Our Staff

Clara B. Cooper, MBA

Executive Director

Elsa Gomez

Client Services Manager

Leah Roberts

Development and Communications Coordinator

Felicia Bueschel

Client Service Specialist

Lesly Rodriguez

Client Service Specialist

Maritza Cadena

Client Service Specialist

Amber Romero

Client Service Specialist

Maria Serrano

Client Service Specialist



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


Diane Arms

Director of Behavioral Health

Avenue 360


Alissa Bowers

Partner, Private Client Services



Jay Jenkins, JD


Texas Criminal Justice Coalition

Robin Oloyede

Director of Marketing

Texas State Optical (TSO)

Erica Jones

Community Development Officer

Frost Bank

Jo Lynn Turner

Senior Manager of Provider Relations

Community Health Choice


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

Call us:


Fax: 713-528-3802

Find us: 

2002 S Wayside
Houston, TX 77023

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