Board and Senior Staff Members - Clarity Child Guidance Center

Board and Senior Staff Members

Clarity Child Guidance Center is governed by a Board of Directors who care about the well being of South Texas children. These volunteers help give direction and guidance in the fulfillment of our mission. In the truest sense, they are advocates, ambassadors, and advisors to Clarity Child Guidance Center. Our 2016-2017 Board of Directors includes the following individuals:


  • Ben Scott, Chair, H-E-B Shopping Center Development
  • John Seybold, Chair-Elect, Employer Flexible
  • Kay Scroggins, Vice Chair, Clinical Trials of Texas, Inc.
  • Brian Zimmerman, CPA, Secretary, The Antlers Corporation
  • Marianne Fiorenza, Finance Committee Chair, Computer Solutions
  • Charlie McLane, Development Board Chair, Retired

Board Members

  • Taylor Boone, Strasburger Attorneys at Law
  • Justice Luz Elena Chapa, 4th Court of Appeals, Texas
  • Ashley Dahlberg, Norton Rose Fulbright
  • Peggy Deming, Retired
  • Ami Gordon, Golden Steves Cohen & Gordon
  • Reed Hurley, University Health System
  • Tony LoBasso, CPA, Methodist Healthcare Ministries
  • Georgina Benitez Schmahl, St Mary's University
  • Tara Shelton, Frost & Sullivan
  • Fernanda Smith, Frost Bank
  • Joanna Weidman, NuStar Energy

Development Board

  • Charlie McLane, Chair, Retired
  • The Clarity Child Guidance Center Development Board includes over 50 business and community leaders.

Senior Leadership

  • Frederick W. Hines, President and CEO
  • Soad Michelsen, MD, Senior Medical Director
  • Rene Olvera, MD, Medical Director, Outpatient Services
  • Geoff Gentry, PhD, Senior Vice President of Clinical Services
  • Carol Carver, RN, MSN, Vice President of Patient Services
  • Joe L. Nerios, RN, BSN, Director of Psychiatric Nursing Services
  • Michael Bernick, Executive Vice President and CFO
  • Gina Massey, Vice President of Human Resources
  • Chris Bryan, Vice President of Information Technology and Public Policy
  • Christina Attebery, LMSW, Director of Admissions, Intake, Referral & Social Services
  • Michele Brown, Vice President of Marketing and Development