Board/Senior Leadership

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 advisers to Clarity Child Guidance Center. Our 2012 - 2013 Board of Directors includes the following individuals:


Paul Brochu, Chair
Valero Energy Corporation

Mark S. Howard, Chair-Elect

Kay Scroggins, Vice Chair
Clinical Trials of Texas, Inc.

Ben Scott, Secretary
H.E.B. Shopping Center Development

Marianne Fiorenza, Finance Chair
Computer Solutions

Peggy Deming, CPA, Governance Chair,
Immediate Past Chair
University Health System

Larry Mills, Development Board Co-chair

Mark Vickery, Development Board Co-chair
Texas Insurance Agency

Board Members

Vance M. Arnold, CFA
Frost Investment Advisors, LLC

Jack Civa
Texas Taco Cabana, L.P.

Shirley Crandall
Crandall & Associates, Inc.

Steven D. Jansma
Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.

Tony LoBasso, CPA
Christus Santa Rosa

Daniel L. Lopez, Ph.D., Professional Issues & Standards Committee Chairman

Charles McLane
CUE, Inc.

Ruth Piña
Valero Energy Corporation

Janet Pollock, SPHR
Alamo Group, Inc.

Georgina Benitez Schmahl
St Mary's University

John Seybold
Employer Flexible

Allie Shapiro, DrPH(c), ARPN-BC, FNP, FPMHNP
The University of Texas School of Nursing

John A. Sommer, Jr.

Development Board

Larry Mills, Co-chair

Mark Vickery, Co-chair
Texas Insurance Agency

The Clarity Child Guidance Center Development Board includes over 50 business and community leaders.

Senior Leadership

Frederick W. Hines
President & CEO

Soad Michelsen, MD
Senior Medical Director

Steven R. Pliszka, MD
Medical Director, Outpatient Services

Geoff Gentry, PhD
Vice President of Clinical Services

Shawn Owens, RN
Vice President of Nursing Services

Michael Bernick, CMA
Vice President of Finance

Gina Massey
Vice President of Human Resources

Chris Bryan
Vice President of Information Technology and Public Policy

Rebecca Helterbrand
Vice President of Marketing and Resource Development

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