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: 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:  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 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.

Stephanie Barnett, Dentist, Chief Dental Officer

Michele Kramer, RN:  Clinic Manager.  

Cassandra Anton: Quality Director.

Kathleen Cowie, MD Chief Medical Officer.

Erin Gigliello: Development Director

John Marnell: Revenue Cycle Director

Full Staff List

Lindsey

Anderson

Dental Assistant

Carmen

Anderson

Case Manager LPN/RN

Cassandra

Anton Puett

Quality Assurance Director

Matthew

Austin

Clinic Assistant

Vanessa

Baray

Lead SBHC Clinic Assistant

Stephanie

Barnett

Chief Dental Officer

Amelie Colleen

Bechtel (True)

Human Resources Director

Marco

Barraza

First Impressions Assoc. Lead

Emily

Bilenduke

Data Records Clerk

Jennifer

Bowe

Nurse Practitioner

Matthew

Brenner

Behavioral Health Specialist

Nicholas

Brown

Dentist

Liz

Burnham

Customer Service Representative

Joann

Campbell

Dental Assistant

Melaine

Casados

Clinic Assistant

Ana

Castanaza

Dental Assistant

Gabriela

Castillo

Patient Navigator

Rocio

Castillo

Customer Service Representative

Victoria

Chavez

Clinic Assistant

Cassie

Comeau

Behavioral Health Director

Ellen

Coughlan

Accounting Clerk

Kate

Cowdery

Development Executive Assist.

Kathleen

Cowie

Chief Medical Offcer

Amy

Cruz

Patient Navigator

Michelle

Deutsch

Behavioral Health Specialist

Christian

Diaz

Health Educator Level I

Alicia

Dunn

Administrative Assistant

Arthur

Elmer

Customer Service Representative

Erin

Fahey

Clinic Assistant

Gary

Gaede

Physician PRN

Kelly

Galiniak

Clinic Assistant

Erin

Gigliello

Director of Development

Kimberly

Gonzalez

Dental Assistant

Jenniffer

Gonzalez Fadul

Patient Support Services Director

Yaselly

Guzman Carpio

Dental Assistant

Claudia

Hadfield

Billing & Collections Sp.

Sarah

Hein

Dental Assistant

Becky

Hodgell

HIS Data Coordinator

Christina

Holbrook

Data Coordinator Assistant

Amber

Holtmeier

Dental Hygienist

Elizabeth

Horner

Clinic Assistant

Amanda

Horvath

Patient Referral Coordinator

Colleen

Ihnken

Nurse Practitioner

Megan

Jackson

Dental Hygienist

Nicole

Johnson

Interperter

Mary

Johnson

Chief Operating Officer

Kyler

Kilgore

Clinic Assistant

Jeanette

Kintz

Behavioral Health Therapist

Michele

Kramer

RN Clinic Manager

Charles

Lackey

Physician

Arthur

Langereis

Dentist

Mary

Lee

PRN Nurse Practitioner

Blanca

Letourneaux

Lead Dental Assistant

Itzel

Lizardo

Dental Assistant

Melysse

Lovely

Dental Assistant

Miriam

Lozano

Health Educator

Isidra

Luna

Patient Navigator

Erin

Major

SBHC Program Diretor

John

Marnell

Revenue Cycle Director

Pauline

Mata

Customer Service Representative

Roxann

Medina

Clinic Assistant

Delfina

Merino de Higuera

Clinic Assistant

Robin

Meyer

Dental Hygienist

Lynn

Meyer

Behavioral Health Supervisor

Karen

Meza Delacruz

Lead Clinic Assistant

Emily

Millner

Dental Hygienist

Susanne

Neal

Behavioral Health Therapist

Tamera

Nelson

Clinic Assistant

Araceli

Nguyen

Lead Dental Assistant

Vanesa

Olave

Customer Service Representative

Arturo

Olazaba

Health Educator

Naomi

Pastrano

Dental Customer Service Rep.

Susan

Preaus

Behavioral Health Therapist

Jessica

Quijada

Clinic Assistant

Sarah

Renfro

Dental Hygienist

Madonna

Reza

Physician Assistant

Edna

Roberts

Medical Billing Specialist

Susan

Robertson

Grant Writer

Sheri

Rochford

Bookkeeper

Madeline

Roller

Dental Clinic Manager

Helen

Royal

Chief Executive Officer

Kathereen

Sanders

Dental Hygienist

Raquel

Santos

Billing & Collections Sp.

Katie

Schmidt

Behavioral Health Specialist

Jordan

Schultz

Behavioral Health Specialist

Marisa

Soltis

Behavioral Health Specialist

Gemma

Taylor

Behavioral Health Specialist

Cinthia

Valderrama

Dental Customer Service Rep.

Graciela

Valenzuela Ibarra

Billing & Collections Sp.

Erin

VanGundy

Dentist

Elena

Velez

Dental Assistant

Elizabeth

Villalobos

Customer Service Representative

Michelle

Vona

Coder & Medical Records

Amy

Waldes

Director of Finance

Katharine

Walsh

Registered Nurse Immunization

Gustav

Wold

Clinic Assistant

Margarita

Wong

Physician Assistant

Megan

Wood

Physician Assistant

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