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:


Mark Howard, Chair

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

Ben Scott, Vice Chair
H.E.B. Shopping Center Development

John Seybold, Secretary
Employer Flexible

Marianne Fiorenza, CPA, Finance Chair
Computer Solutions

Paul Brochu, Immediate Past Chair
Valero Energy Corporation

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

Shirley Crandall
Crandall & Associates, Inc.

Reed Hurley
University Health Systems

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

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

John A. Sommer, Jr.

Brian Zimmerman
Lewis Energy Group

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

Carol Carver, RN
Vice President of Nursing Services

Joe L. Nerios, RN
Assistant Director of Nursing

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

Christina Attebery, LMSW
Director of Admissions, Intake, Referral & Social Services

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