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Chair of the Board


Ann Boughtin
Chair of the Board
Consultant/Mental Health Advocate

Ann has worked in executive healthcare positions in the public and private sectors designing, implementing and managing health care businesses and services. Ann Boughtin has her MS and MPA from the State University of New York at Brockport. Currently, Ann is a Principal of Boughtin and Orndoff Consulting ( focused on health care systems management & interim executive leadership for Health Plans and Government.

Highlights of her career include:

  • COO of CareGuide, a healthcare company providing specialty supports to people with complex medical conditions on behalf of national health insurers and TPA's
    General Manager for a $455M unit of Magellan Health Services (MHS), the largest provider of behavioral managed care services in the nation.
  • Director of Ambulatory Services for the New York State Office of Mental Health, where she worked as one of the 50 top executives of this $4B department.
  • President, Board of Directors of the Mental Health Association of Middle Tennessee
  • Principal consultant leading design and implementation of Medicaid managed care initiatives, change management and strategic planning.


Elaine Crider
Health Care Consultant
Washington, DC
David Theobald
Vice-Chair, Marketing and Development
President, Global Growth Investments, LLC
New Jersey
Brenda Lee
Vice-Chair of Affiliate Relations
Mental Health Advocate
Richard Van Horn
President Emeritus, Mental Health America of Greater Los Angeles, California
Sherri Luthe
Vice-Chair, Cultural & Linguistic Competency
Mental Health Advocate
Cynthia Wainscott
Vice-Chair of Public Policy
Mental Health Advocate
Pender McElroy
Immediate Past Chair
Attorney/Mental Health Advocate
North Carolina
Reggie Williams
Vice-Chair of Public Policy
Director, Avalere Health
Washington, DC



Eric Ashton
Associate Director, Nonprofit/NGO Leadership Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice
David Reede
Executive Director, Healthy Native Communities Partnership
Sheldon Jones
Chair of Communications Council
Communications Consultant
S Jones Communications
Estelle Richman
Former Secretary of Public Welfare/Pennsylvania
James Martin
Statewide Youth Engagement Specialist
Tennessee Voices For Youth
Rusty Selix
Executive Director and Legislative Advocate
Mental Health Association in California and California Council of Community Mental Health Agencies
LaVerne Miller
Senior Policy Associate
Policy Research Associates
New York
Roomana Sheikh, M.D.
Pediatric and Adult Psychiatrist
Private Practice
Monty Moeller
Consultant/Mental Health Advocate


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