Our Staff

Adam Goss

Operations Specialist
Adam comes to Mental Health Colorado with a degree in Business Administration. ...
Aubree Hughes

Aubree Hughes

Director of Communications
Aubree Hughes joined Mental Health Colorado in 2018. Aubree brings journal...
David McLaughlin

David McLaughlin

Director of Operations
David McLaughlin joined Mental Health Colorado in 2019 after many years ...

Erica Montgomery

Event Coordinator
Erica Montgomery joined Mental Health Colorado in 2018, bringing 10 years of ...

Flora Welsh

Communications Associate
Flora Welsh joined Mental Health Colorado in 2019. Flora graduated from ...
Gwendolyn West

Gwendolyn West

Equitas Project Manager
Gwendolyn West joined Mental Health Colorado in 2020, continuing her work with ...

Kay Greene

Development Director
Kay has been involved with Mental Health Colorado for over 3 years. She served ...

Kaitlyn Hickmann

Outreach Coordinator
Kaitlyn Hickmann joined Mental Health Colorado in 2020. Kaitlyn has been a ...
Kaream Reid

Kaream Reid

Equitas Marketing Assistant
Kaream Reid is currently an undergraduate student at the University of Denver ...

Lauren Snyder

State Policy Director
Lauren Snyder serves as the State Policy Director for Mental Health Colorado. ...
Lila Jordan

Lila Jordan

Equitas Research Intern
Lila is a current undergraduate student at Tulane University in New Orleans, ...

Miriam Estrada

Research & Policy Associate
Miriam joined Mental Health Colorado in 2018 as a Research & Policy ...

Moe Keller

Director of Advocacy
Moe Keller has been with Mental Health Colorado since 2010. Prior to that, she ...

Sarah Younggren

Child and Adolescent Specialist
As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Sarah brings more than 10 years of ...

Stephanie Walton

Grant Manager
Stephanie Walton joined Mental Health Colorado in 2018. She has worked at ...
Vincent Atchity

Vincent Atchity

President & CEO
Vincent Atchity joined Mental Health Colorado in 2019. Vincent previously ...
Board of Directors

Judy Amabile

Founder and former President, Polar Bottle/Product Architects, Inc.

Mitch Berdie, PsyD

Chair, Public Policy Committee

John Cooke

Chair, Communications Committee
Innovation Director, Sterling Rice Group
Former Vice President of Innovation, Qdoba Restaurant Corporation
Former Managing Director & Partner, Sterling-Rice Group

Raul De Villegas-Decker, PsyD

Founder, Principal Consultant, RDV Executive Consulting Group, LLC
Grand Junction

Sally Gomez

Former Board President, North Range Behavioral Health
Former Lieutenant, Weld County Sheriff's Office

Jonathan Gordon, MD

Retired, Regional Department Chief Family Medicine, Kaiser Permanente
Colorado Permanente Medical Group

Sandy Gutierrez

Chief Experience Officer, Health Solutions

Aaron Hyatt, Esq.

Chair, Board of Directors
Shareholder, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP

Cindy Meyer, MSSW

Chief Operating Officer, Behavioral Health Services, HealthONE
Regional Vice President, Behavioral Health HCA/Capital Division
Group Chief Executive Officer, Psychiatric Solutions Incorporated Streamwood, IL

Ben Miller, PsyD

Chief Strategy Officer, Well Being Trust
Former Director, Farley Health Policy Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine

Vic Mitchell

CEO & Chairman, Lead Funding
Former Colorado State Representative
Castle Rock

Doug Muir, LCSW, CAC III

Behavioral Health Service Line Director, Porter Adventist Hospital

Chuck Reyman

Chair Emeritus
Principal, Reyman Communications, LLC
Former Senior Vice President of Communications, Advocacy and Health Initiatives, The American Heart Association
Former Vice President of Communications, The Colorado Health Foundation
Former Director of Public Relations, Children's Hospital Colorado
Former Director of Public Relations, Centura Health

Juan Silva, JD

Senior Deputy District Attorney, Denver District Attorney's Office

Erin Silver, MPH

Vice Chair, Board of Directors
Envision Strategy Group, LLC

Dan Stuart, JD

Partner, Alpern Myers Stuart, LLC
Former Mayor, City of Manitou Springs
Former Chair, Transportation Commission of Colorado
Colorado Springs

Shannon Van Deman, MBA

Vice President, Pediatric Mental Health Institute, Children's Hospital Colorado
Former Chief Financial Officer, Choices Coordinated Care Solutions

Steve Volin, MD

Founder and Managing Partner, The Women's Health Group

Board of Advisors

Tom Barrett

Stephen Berman, MD

Louise Boris

Mary Beth Buescher, Esq.

Don Cook

Patty Cook

Maureen Doran, RN, MSN

Thomas Flanagan, Jr.

Dyana Z. Furmansky

Kay Greene

Stuart Kassan, MD

William Kent, PhD

Kenneth Krause, MD

Robyn Loup

Nan Morehead

Sandra Rhodes, PsyD

Margaret Roath, LCSW

William Saslow

Richard Saunders

Evan Silverman

Brett Spurr, CFP

Hon. Jane Tidball

Pegi Touff, PhD

Marty Waters, LCSW

Annie V. Wohlgenant

Members Emeriti

Gwendolyn Brewer

Robert Freedman, MD

Margaret Garbe

David Henninger

Jeanne Rohner

Cynthia Truitt, PhD

Terry Ann Biddinger (in memoriam)

Jerry Dunn, Esq. (in memoriam)

Frank Guerra, MD (in memoriam)

Jack Hyatt (in memoriam)

Herb Merrill II, EdD (in memoriam)

James Taucher, CPA (in memoriam)

Equitas National Advisors

Frankie Berger
National Council for Behavioral Health

Jeffrey Borenstein, M.D
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

Amy P. Campanelli, J.D
Law Office of the Cook County Public Defender

Lisa M. Clements, Ph.D
Beacon Health Options

Craig DeRoche
The Prison Fellowship

David Fathi, J.D
The American Civil Liberties Union

Patrick Fox, M.D
Anthem Colorado Medicaid Program

Ron Honberg, J.D
National Alliance on Mental Illness

Terry A. Kupers, M.D., M.S.P
The Wright Institute

Jackie Lacey, J.D
Los Angeles County District Attorney
Judge Steven Leifman
Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court of Florida

Marc Levin, J.D
Texas Public Policy Foundation

Pat Nolan, J.D
American Conservative Union Foundation

Carrie Pettus Davis, Ph.D
Institute for Justice Research and Development

Rick Raemisch
Colorado Department of Corrections (Ret.)

Stanley Richards
The Fortune Society

Cheryl Roberts
Greenburger Center for Social and Criminal Justice

John Snook
Treatment Advocacy Center

Assistant Chief Theresa C. Tobin
New York Police Department

Douglas K. Wilson, J.D
Colorado State Public Defender System

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