Staff

Management Team

Helen Royal, LPC: Chief Executive Officer. Starting at the Care Clinic in community mental health therapist since 1996, Helen has specialized training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, EMDR and Solution Focused Brief Therapy.

Mary Beth Johnson, MA: Chief Operations Officer. With over 15 years of healthcare management, she brings many skills and experiences to the team. Specifically Mary Beth has worked at HealthONE Presbyterian St. Luke’s / Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children, Swedish Medical Center /Southwest ER as well as EMS Emergency Medical Services Education & Training in the front range since 2013.   Mary Beth also has experience in Occupational Medicine/Urgent Care at Swedish American Hospital in Illinois and  Pharmaceuticals/Toxicology business development. Mary Beth obtained her Masters of Arts in Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.

Tommy Barnhart: Chief Financial Officer. With over 40 years of experience in health care finance and operations, Tommy’s primary passion is around rural health issues and he is a nationally recognized speaker on rural providers, clinics and cost reporting. Tommy is currently the Secretary of the National Rural Health Association. When not working tirelessly for rural health needs and the Care Clinic, Tommy can be found skiing, snow shoeing, hiking or fly fishing.

Cassie Comeau, PhD: Director Behavioral Health, Licensed Counseling Psychologist. She specializes in trauma, major depression, men’s issues, diversity/cultural issues, mindfulness and child psychology. Cassie practices in the School Based Health Centers in Silverthorne and Dillon elementary as well as Summit Middle School. She is bilingual in English and Spanish and believes in building a strong relationship with clients. Cassie is also trained in EMDR.

Erin Major, RDH:  Director School Based Health Center. Erin started with the SCCC dental program since its opening in 2007  and is passionate about ensuring youth receive health care. Erin lives in Montezuma with her husband, Tom.   Erin has two grown children, and with both away at university, she is enjoying  a lot of skiing, biking, and yoga!

Jenniffer González: Director Patient Support Services and Operations.  Jenniffer started in 2004.  Jenniffer  is from Panama and  feels passionate about her job because she loves helping and offering support to her Latino community.

A. Colleen True, PHR: Director of Human Resources since 2015 and comes to SCCC with 23 years of Human Resources Management experience and is a certified PHR with SHRM. Colleen is a  graduate of University of Oregon and even volunteered for the Care Clinic by translating in the evenings for non-English patients in the 1990’s. Colleen is also involved with many community minded activities including;  trail building projects, volunteering with various committees, advocating for accountability and healthy schools, STEM and safe routes.  She enjoys spending time with her family skiing, biking and running.

Amy Waldes, CPA: Director of Finance.  Amy joined the Care Clinic in June of 2016. She has focused the majority of her 16-year career on serving community and national non-profits as well as local governments. She received her Master of Public Administration from University of Colorado Denver’s School of Public Affairs, and maintains her CPA license with the State of Colorado. A lover of all the activities that Colorado has to offer, you’ll often find Amy and her family out on the trails, in their camper van, or on the slopes when she’s away from work. She is an avid supporter of the community with particular interest disability advocacy and access to health care.

Erin Van Gundy, DDS: Dental Director. Erin grew up in Frisco and joined the Care Clinic team in September 2016.  She went to CU for graduate school and after graduation, moved to Alaska to work for a Community Health Center.  She is very excited to be back in the county doing all the things she loves.  She currently lives with her husband and 2 dogs and will be welcoming a daughter in November.

Michele Kramer, RN:  Clinic Manager.  

Cassandra Anton: Quality Director.

Andrew Kosmowski, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, CPE, Colonel, US Army (retired):  Chief Medical Officer.

Erin Gigliello: Development Director

John Marnell: Revenue Cycle Director

Full Staff List

Abraham Rostran Clinic Assistant SBHC
Alicia Dunn Administrative Assistant
Amanda Horvath Patient Referral Coordinator
Amanda DiCristina Dental Hygienist
Amber Holtmeier Dental Hygienist
Amelie True Human Resources Director
Amy Waldes Director of Finance
Amy Cruz Patient Navigator
Andrew Kosmowski Chief Medical Officer
Andrew Catron Contractor Physician
Angela Light Human Resources Credentialing and Payroll Coordinator
Araceli Nguyen Lead Dental Assistant
Arthur Elmer Customer Service Rep
Arthur Langereis Dentist
Arturo Olazaba Health Educator
Becky Hodgell HIS Data Coordinator
Belem Villalovos Dental Hygienist
Beverly Putnam Volunteer – Admin
Blanca Mena Del Carpio Lead Dental Assistant
Carmen Anderson Case Manager LPN/RN
Cassandra Anton Puett Quality Assurance Director
Cassie Comeau Behavioral Health Director
Christian Diaz Health Educator Level I
Christina Holbrook Data Coordinator Assistant
Cinthia Valderrama Dental Customer Service Rep.
Claudia Hadfield Billing & Collections Sp.
Colleen Ihnken Nurse Practitioner
Danielle McQueen Contractor – Admin
Delfina Merino de Higuera Clinic Assistant
Dianne Leeb Volunteer Provider
Edna Roberts Medical Billing Specialist
Elena Velez Dental Assistant
Elise Neyerlin Contractor – Admin
Elizabeth Horner Clinic Assistant
Elizabeth Villalobos Customer Service Rep
Ellen Coughlan Accounting Clerk
Emilie Wood Trainee
Emily Bilenduke Data Records Clerk
Emily Millner Dental Hygienist
Erin Gigliello Director of Development
Erin Fahey Dental Assistant
Erin VanGundy Dental Director
Erin Major SBHC Program Coordinator
Estefania Baray Perez Contractor – Admin
Fabiola Gutierrez Patient Navigator
Francine Vriesendorp Volunteer Provider
Gabriela Castillo Patient Navigator
Gary Gaede Physician PRN
Gemma Taylor Behavioral Health Specialist
Graciela Valenzuela Ibarra Billing & Collections Sp.
Gustav Wold Clinic Assistant
Helen Royal Chief Executive Officer
Isidra Luna Patient Navigator
James Oberheide Physician
Janet Bowers Volunteer – Admin
Jeanette Kintz Behavioral Health Therapist
Jennifer Bowe Nurse Practitioner
Jenniffer Gonzalez Fadul Patient Support Services Dir
Jessica Macomber RN
Jessica Nelsen Trainee
Jessica Quijada Clinic Assistant
Joe Gajewski Contractor – IT
John Marnell Revenue Cycle Manager
John Gottlieb Volunteer Provider
Karen Meza Delacruz Lead Clinic Assistant
Kate Cowdery Development Executive Assist.
Katharine Walsh Registered Nurse Immunization
Kathleen Cowie Chief Medical Officer
Katie Schmidt Behavioral Health Specialist
Kelly Galiniak Clinic Assistant
Kimberly Gonzalez Dental Assistant
Kristy Dudley Volunteer – Admin
Lee Cohen Volunteer Provider
Lindsey Anderson Dental Assistant
Liz Burnham Customer Service Rep
Lorraine Gill Volunteer – Provider
Lynn Meyer Behavioral Health Specialist
Madeline Roller Dental Clinic Manager
Madonna Reza Physician Assistant
Marco Barraza First Impressions Assoc. Lead
Margarita Wong Physician Assistant
Marisa Solstis Volunteer – Admin
Martha Olave Dental Assistant
Mary Johnson Chief Operating Officer
Mary Lee PRN Nurse Practitioner
Matthew Austin Clinic Assistant
Matthew Brenner Behavioral Health Specialist
Megan Wood Physician Assistant
Megan Jackson Dental Hygienist
Melvin Stjernholm Volunteer Provider
Melysse Lovely Dental Assistant
Michael Savage Volunteer Provider
Michele Kramer RN Manager
MIchelle Vona Dental Assistant
Michelle Deutsch Behavioral Health Specialist
Miriam Lozano Customer Service Rep
Naomi Pastrano Dental Customer Service Rep.
Nicole Johnson Interperter
Nicole Bortot Volunteer – Admin
Pauline Mata Customer Service Rep
Raquel Santos Billing & Collections Sp.
Rebecca Woods Data Records Clerk
Robert French Volunteer – Admin
Rocio Castillo Customer Service Rep
Roxann Medina Clinic Assistant
Sarah Renfro Dental Hygienist
Shelby Osborne Contractor Physician
Sheri Rochford Bookkeeper
Stephanie Barnett Dentist
Summer Roach Trainee
Susan Robertson Grant Writer
Susan Preaus Behavioral Health Therapist
Susanne Neal Behavioral Health Therapist
Tamera Nelson Clinic Assistant
Timothy Huson Dentist
Vanesa Olave Customer Service Rep
Vanessa Baray Clinic Assistant
Victoria Chavez Clinic Assistant
Walter Briney Volunteer Provider
Yolima Granados Health Educator Level II
Zulma Fuller Dental Hygienist

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