Our Staff

Adam Goss

Project Manager
Adam comes to Mental Health Colorado with a degree in Business Administration. ...

Amy Shaw

Partnerships & Development Manager
Amy Shaw joined Mental Health Colorado in 2022 after many years of experience ...

Bridget Anshus

Senior Policy Advocate
Bridget joins Mental Health Colorado after nearly five years as a senior ...
David McLaughlin

David McLaughlin

Vice President, Operations
David McLaughlin joined Mental Health Colorado in 2019 after many years ...

Emma Troughton

Communications Manager
Emma joined Mental Health Colorado in 2021, after graduating from the Univers...

Erica Montgomery

Executive Assistant
Erica Montgomery joined Mental Health Colorado in 2018, bringing 10 years of ...

Lauren Snyder

Vice President, Government Affairs
Lauren Snyder serves as the Vice President for Government Affairs for Mental ...

Lindsey Wyatt

Policy Intern
Lindsey is currently a second-year graduate student pursuing her Masters in ...

Melanie E. Morris MS LPC LAC

SAFER Clinician
Melanie E. Morris is a Master's graduate of Grand Canyon University. She ...

Sam Lucas

Sam comes to Mental Health Colorado from a journalism background. They earned ...
Vincent Atchity

Vincent Atchity

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

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)

Board of Directors

Venita Currie

  • Founder & CEO, Currie Consulting Group
  • Denver

Raul De Villegas-Decker

  • Secretary
  • 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
  • Greeley

Aaron Hyatt

  • Chair Emeritus
  • Shareholder, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP
  • Denver

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
  • Aurora

Ben Miller, PsyD

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

Amy Mitchell

  • Community Leader
  • Denver

Doug Muir, LCSW, CAC III

  • Behavioral Health Initiatives Director, Centura Health
  • Lakewood

Shannon Van Deman, MBA

  • Interim Chair & Treasurer
  • CEO, Aspen Ridge Recovery
  • Former Vice President, Pediatric Mental Health Institute, Children's Hospital Colorado
  • Denver