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 ...

Carson Biederman

Carson Biederman is currently a graduate student at the University of Denver ...
David McLaughlin

David McLaughlin

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

Em Troughton

Communications Manager
Em joined Mental Health Colorado in 2021, after graduating from the University ...

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 ...

Lynn Unger

Competency Diversion Projects Director
Lynn has worked in alternatives to incarceration in Utah and Colorado, focusing ...

Melanie E. Morris MS LPC LAC

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

Mike Kosiak

Mike is currently a Master of Social Work student at Metropolitan State ...
Vincent Atchity

Vincent Atchity

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

Tom Barrett

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

Stephen Berman, MD (in memorium)

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

  • Chair Elect
  • Founder, Principal Consultant, RDV Executive Consulting Group, LLC
  • Grand Junction

Patrick Fox

  • Medicaid Market President, Elevance Health

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

Lauren Lambert

  • Head of Public Policy & Government Relations, Southwest US, Google

Ben Miller, PsyD

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

Amy Mitchell

  • Secretary
  • Community Leader
  • Denver

Doug Muir, LCSW, CAC III

  • Behavioral Health Initiatives Director, Centura Health
  • Lakewood

Taylor Rosty

  • CEO, Lasso Digital

Shannon Van Deman, MBA

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