Leadership 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.

Cassie Comeau, PhD: Chief Behavioral Health Officer, 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:  Chief Dental Officer & 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 Bechtel, PHR: Director of Human Resources since 2015 and comes to SCCC with 26 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.

Cassandra Anton: Quality Director/Risk Management Officer

Kathleen Cowie, MD Chief Medical Officer

Tommy Barnhart: Consultant Chief Financial Officer

Full Staff List

Maria Alvarado Dental Clinic Manager Interpreter /Health Educator
Sarah Ambrose Clinic Assistant
Cassandra Anton Quality Assurance Director
Jean Asby SBHC Patient Navigator and Clinic Assistant
Vanessa Baray Lead SBHC Clinic Assistant
Stephanie Barnett PRN Dentist
Marco Barraza First Impressions Assoc. Lead Eligibility Specialist
Amelie Colleen Bechtel Human Resources Director
Matthew Brenner Behavioral Health Specialist
Angel Bujanda Gutierrez Dental Patient Access Representative
Cheryl Carlson Grant Accountant
Alexandra Chavez Aguilera Patient Access Representative
Liliana Chavez Dental Patient Access Representative
Cassie Comeau Chief Behavioral Health Officer
Liliana Cossette Patient Access Representative
Kate Cowdery Development Executive Assist.
Kathleen Cowie Chief Medical Officer
Amy Cruz Patient Navigator
Sarah Dayton Grant Coordinator
Nancy De La Cruz Medical Patient Access Representative
Michelle Deutsch Behavioral Health Specialist
Nissa Erickson Development Director
Emily Ermer SBHC Patient Navigator
Abigail Ferguson Behavioral Health Provider
Brita Gilyard Case Manager LPN/RN
Jenniffer Gonzalez Fadul Patient Support Services Director & Safety Officer
Abilene Gutierrez Patient Access Representative
Kellyn Glynn Behavioral Health Provider
Claudia Hadfield Billing and Collections Specialist
Jennifer Harvey Case Management Nurse
Marisol Hernandez Patient Access Representative
Melanie Hernandez Clinic Assistant
Becky Hodgell Special Projects Coordinator
Geffory Hoffman Dentist
Christina Holbrook Marketing and P/R Coordinator
Ruby Hornback Lead Health Navigator
Lindsey Hoover Behavioral Health Specialist
Colleen Ihnken Nurse Practitioner
Megan Jackson Dental Hygienist
Jennifer Kagan Nurse Practitioner
Jeanette Kintz Behavioral Health Therapist
Stephanie Kuenn Physician Assistant
Charles Lackey Physician
Priscilla Lopez Registered Dental Hygienist
Miriam Lozano Medical Records Prior Authorization and Referral Coordinator
Isidra Luna Billing Collections Specialist SBHC Patient Navigator
Refugio “Cuca” Reyes Dental Patient Access Representative
Cyndi Lynch Clinical Applications Manager & HIPAA Security Officer
Robyn Maestas Dental Hygienist
Erin Major Chief Dental Officer
Pauline Mata Billing and Collections Specialist
Delfina Merino de Higuera Clinic Medical Assistant
Lynn Meyer Behavioral Health Supervisor
Robin Meyer Dental Hygienist
Karen Meza Delacruz Lead Clinic Assistant
Emily Millner Dental Hygienist
Ariana Navarro – Aguilera Patient Access Representative
Susanne Neal Behavioral Health Therapist
Araceli Nguyen Dental Assistant
Jessica Oaks Dental Hygienist
David Pelster Dentist
Nancy Pineda Patient Access Representative
Kyle Prickett Clinic Assistant
Sam Przybylski Health Navigator
Jessica Quijada Clinic Medical Assistant
Pierina Reyes Patient Navigator
Gabija Revis Dentist
Edna Roberts Billing Collections Supervisor
Susan Robertson Lead Grant Writer
Amy Robillard Nurse Practitioner
Kimberly Rocha Patient Access Representative
Maria Alejandra Rodriguez Diaz Patient Access Representative
Verania Rodriguez Chavez Dental Assistant
Cristina Rost Interpreter
Helen Royal Chief Executive Officer
Josh Rusk Physician
Itzel Lizardo Saldivar Dental Assistant
Katie Schmidt Behavioral Health Specialist
Melinda Schmidt Dental Hygienist
Lourdes Kati Seiler Patient Access Representative
Tania Sifuentes Dental Assistant Trainee
Georgia Sinclair Clinic Assistant
Karen Skruch Accounting Supervisor
Emily Slivka Medical Records Scanner
Marisa Soltis Behavioral Health Specialist
Gemma Taylor Behavioral Health Specialist
Samuel Teague Dentist
Kevin Treadway Data Coordinator Assistant
Graciela Valenzuela Ibarra Clinic Assistant
Rachel Weber Clinical Manager & HIPAA Privacy Officer
Erin Wiggins Health Navigator
Margarita Wong Physician Assistant
Megan Wood Physician Assistant
Jenna Worthen SBHC Program Manager
Carole Young Medical Coder
Hazel Zamora Patient Access Representative

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