Ann Salyer-Caldwell retired as the deputy director at Tarrant County Public Health in 2020. She holds a BS degree in Dietetics from the University of Tennessee and a Master of Public Health degree from the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. She is a registered dietitian and a retired US Navy Captain with over 39 years of public health experience. Ms. Salyer-Caldwell has served on many community boards and was selected as a Healthcare Hero by the Fort Worth Business Press in 2018. In addition to proudly serving ICTC, she is a Meals on Wheels volunteer and a member of the Board of Directors for the Open Arms Health Clinic in Arlington.
Courtney Barnard is the Director of Child Wellness at the Center for Children's Health led by Cook Children's. There, she oversees the development and implementation of community-based initiatives focused on the prevention and promotion of children's mental health, asthma, obesity, and abuse and neglect across North Texas. As a Licensed Master Social Worker-Advanced Practitioner, Courtney began her career working directly with children and families in the midst of homelessness, family and sexual violence, and restorative justice. Courtney holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Texas A&M University, a Master of Science in Social Work from the University of Texas, and a Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership from Northeastern University.
Anita Colbert graduated from PA School of Nursing in 1971. She spent many years in hospital nursing and four years as a school nurse in Okinawa, Japan. In 1991, she found her real calling as a Public Health nurse and began an immunization program during a measles outbreak in Fort Worth, Texas. This program is still successful today and much of it is credited to Tarrant County Public Health and the working relationship with Immunization Collaboration of Tarrant County. Since 1991, she has been directly involved in the beginning, nurturing and sustaining of ICTC and has led volunteers and staff through many years of education and events. Anita is married and lives in Granbury, Texas. She has three adult children and five grandchildren.
Erika Thompson graduated from the University of South Florida with a PhD in public health and University of Florida with an MPH in epidemiology. She is an Assistant Professor at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in the School of Public Health where she conducts research related to HPV vaccination and maternal and child health issues.
Terri Andrews graduated from University of Maryland Hospital School of Radiologic Technology and while raising her family graduated from TCU with a Bachelor of General Studies. She is always busy, married to a retired Nephrologist, playing with grandchildren and volunteering in local and state community health projects since 1985. She joined ICTC in 2005, leading as president since 2006.
Lori Urso has served on the ICTC board since 2013. She became involved with ICTC many years ago as a volunteer and through our partnership with the Tarrant County Medical Society Alliance. As a past president of the Alliance, she feels it is important to maintain our relationship and to help improve the health of Texans.
Kelly Parsley graduated from Texas State University with a degree in Sociology. While her husband was in residency as a family practice physician, she received her Masters in Health Services Management from University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. Kelly came to the ICTC through her volunteer work with the Tarrant County Medical Society Alliance. When not volunteering, she lives in Granbury with her husband.
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Lachell Goodrich earned her undergraduate degree in Business Administration from American Intercontinental University and a master’s degree in professional counseling from Amberton University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor with private practice serving children and families throughout Texas. In recent years, Goodrich was instrumental in connecting residents of the former Cavile Place public housing community in Stop Six with community resources and helping more than 220 families relocate in advance of the Choice Neighborhood construction period. In all, FWHS and the City of Fort Worth are developing six phases of new, mixed-income housing as part of the effort
Sarina attended college at the University of North Texas and graduated in the spring of 2019 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Integrative Studies with a focus in Criminal Justice, Business Management, and Communications. Sarina Lora currently serves as the Director of Special Events and Media Coordinator for the Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce where she has a strong passion for helping develop the workforce, assisting the marginalized business community and is in the business of connecting people to one another.
Margie Curtis is a proud Aggie, who earned a B.S. in Psychology and a M.Ed. in Educational Psychology/College Student Personnel from Texas A&M University. She began her career at Collin College, serving as Director of Student Activities over all campuses for several years, then as Manager of Special Projects contributing to the Development, Public Relations, and Central Park Campus Provost’s Offices. After moving to Keller, she transitioned into the nonprofit space as the Grants & Publications Manager for Trinity Habitat for Humanity in Fort Worth. She then worked in the philanthropy sector as Associate Director of Executive Services for North Texas Community Foundation. Margie recently returned to the higher education arena as the Coordinator of Academic Support Services for Tarrant County College Northeast Campus, and she is passionate about helping students, colleagues, and organizations succeed.
Donna Breedlove is the Region 3 Manager for Maximus-Texas Health- EB Outreach (STAR, STAR PLUS, STAR Kids & Texas Health Steps). She oversees home based staff that conduct outreach including phone calls, home visits, and community presentations in the field to help educate and enroll clients in health care benefits. Donna began in the call center and quickly found a heart for the clients. She added a Certified Health Worker certification to her Regent University education and has logged many hours in the field working with families in the DFW area. For the past 27 years, she has also personally assisted in many community-based organizations to help feed, clothe, and assist people in need. Donna is married and has five adult children. She spends much of her time traveling with her husband, John and their eight grandchildren.