Yvette Sanchez, MA, LCCA

Chief Operating Officer

The Children’s Shelter

Kathy Fletcher, MPH, Ph.D

Chief Executive Office and President

Voices for Children

Colleen Bridger, MPH, Ph.D

Assistant City Manager

City of San Antonio

Consortium Sector Workgroups–In STTICC, each sector is represented by a defined group of individuals who are consulted to make recommendations and decisions on behalf of the sector. 12 workgroups have been established: Child Welfare/Foster Care, Early Care and Education, Education PreK-12, Faith Based and Congregations, Family Support Services, Government and Strategic Communication, Higher Education, Justice Systems, Medical-Hospitals/Clinics, Mental and Behavioral Health, Philanthropy, and Youth Development/Afterschool. Consortium Managers are denoted by a *.

For any information about the workgroups or to join one,  please reach out to these Consortium Managers:

Child Welfare/Foster Care

Co-Chairs: Yvette Sanchez, The Children’s Shelter; Rachel Richter, SJRC; Peggy Eighmy, UTSA, *Cheryl Weise

  • A World of Children
  • Autism Community Network
  • BCFS-PAL Aftercare
  • CASA
  • Casey Family Service
  • Centers for Children and Families
  • ChildSafe
  • Family Tapestry
  • Good Samaritan
  • Roy Maas Youth Alternatives
  • Bexar County Fostering Education Success Pilot Project
  • Seton Home
  • SJRC
  • Peters/St. Joseph’s Home
  • THRU Project
  • The Children’s Shelter
  • UTSA

Early Care and Education

Co-Chairs: Kathy Fletcher, Voices for Children; Melissa Williamson, SAEYC; *Miranda Cushman

  • Kids-r-Kids Learning Academy
  • Palo Alto College
  • Early Childhood Studies, San Antonio College
  • UPCC
  • Workforce Solutions Alamo
  • YMCA
  • Healy Murphy
  • UTSA Child Development Center
  • Annie Creative Studio for Wellness
  • Madonna Center
  • St. Philip’s College
  • Brighton Center
  • KLRN
  • Texas A&M San Antonio
  • Early Childhood Consultant
  • Ella Austin Community Center
  • San Antonio Public Library
  • Ella Austin Community Center
  • San Antonio Public Library
  • DFPS, Child Care Licensing
  • Family Service Assoc
  • Region 20
  • House of Neighborly Services

Education PreK-12

Co-Chairs: Melody Woosley, DHS; Don Schmidt, NISD; Mandy Tyler, ESC Region 20 *Miranda Cushman

  • Archdiocese of SA
  • Assessment Intervention Mng.
  • Autism Community Network
  • Boerne ISD
  • Cafe College/SA Educ Part.
  • Children’s Bereavement Center
  • ChildSafe
  • CIS
  • Clarity
  • COIA
  • Comal ISD
  • East Central ISD
  • Edgewood ISD
  • Good Samaritan Center
  • Harlandale ISD
  • IDEA Public Schools
  • Joint Base San Antonio
  • Judson ISD
  • Lackland ISD
  • Medina Valley ISD
  • North East ISD
  • Northside ISD
  • PreK 4 SA
  • Salud America!
  • San Antonio ISD
  • South San ISD
  • Southside ISD
  • Southwest ISD
  • St. Philip’s College
  • Trinity University

Faith Based

Co-Chairs: Jennifer Smith, So Texas Alliance for Orphans; Heather Pullen, CHRC; *Miranda Cushman

  • Archdiocese of SA
  • DFPS Faith Based Coordinator
  • Ecumenical Center for Religion, Health and Counseling
  • Father Jimmy
  • Faith Based Initiatives in the City for Good
  • South Texas Alliance for Orphans
  • Youth Ministries
    • Youth for Christ
    • Youth Life

Family Support Services

Co-Chairs: Mary Garr, Family Service Association; Gay Lynn Schwenk, SAMMinistries; *Cheryl Weise

  • BCFS
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Children’s Bereavement Center
  • Christian Hope Resource Center
  • Family Service Association
  • Family Tapestry
  • Family Violence Prevention Services
  • Fairweather Family Lodge
  • Good Samaritan
  • Haven For Hope
  • House of Neighborly Services
  • Jewish Family Services
  • Kronkosky Charitable Foundation
  • Martinez St. Women’s Center
  • PreK 4 SA
  • Rape Crisis Center
  • SAMMinistries
  • Texas Diaper Bank
  • Workforce Solutions Alamo
  • 502SFG
  • The Children’s Shelter

Government and Strategic Communication

Co-Chairs: Randy McGibney, ChildSafe; Michelle Lugalia-Hollon, Office of the Mayor *Connie Soria

  • Bexar County Sheriff’s Office
  • Bexar County Mental Health
  • ChildSafe
  • City of San Antonio-Human Services
  • City of San Antonio-Metro Health
  • Office of the Mayor
  • SAPD
  • The Children’s Shelter

Higher Education

Co-Chairs: Jen Osborne, St. Philip’s College; Zenon Culverhouse, UIW; *Connie Soria

  • Alamo Community Colleges
  • Goodwill
  • Media
  • Magdalena House
  • UH
  • UIW
  • UT Health-Nursing Faculty

Justice Systems

Co-Chairs: Jeannie Von Stultz, Juvenile Probation; Mike Lozito, Bexar County *Cheryl Weise

  • Ad Litem
  • Bexar County Family Justice
  • Bexar County Judicial Services
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • CASA
  • CHCS
  • COSA
  • Children’s Court
  • Criminal Court System
  • DA Office
  • Dispute Resolution
  • District Court-Criminal
  • Family Tapestry
  • Specialty Court Judges
  • The Children’s Shelter

Medical Hospitals/Clinics

Co-Chairs: Edward Dick, MHM; Kristin Plastino, UTHSCSA; *Connie Soria

  • Bexar County Medical Society
  • Center for Miracles
  • Christus Santa Rosa
  • CommuniCare SA
  • COSA Metro-Health
  • Methodist Healthcare Ministries
  • Superior Health Plan

Mental Behavioral Health

Chair: Gilbert Gonzales, Bexar County; *Connie Soria

  • Alpha Home
  • Baptist Health System
  • Center for Health Care Services
  • ChildSafe
  • Clarity
  • Endeavors
  • Family Tapestry
  • NAMI
  • Rise Recovery
  • SAMMinistries
  • San Antonio Behavioral Health Hospital
  • UHS Trauma Dept
  • Village LIfe Center
  • West Care


Co-Chairs: Katrin Ludwig, Methodist Healthcare Ministries; Shantel Wilkins, Kronkosky Charitable Foundation; *Cheryl Weise

  • Baptist Health Foundation
  • Charity Ball Foundation
  • Kronkosky Charitable Foundation
  • Methodist Healthcare Ministries
  • San Antonio Area Foundation
  • SWBC
  • United Way of San Antonio
  • The Children’s Shelter

Youth Development/After School

Co-Chairs: Ryan Lugalia-Hollon, UP Partnership; Jessica Weaver, CIS *Miranda Cushman

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Boys and Girls Clubs
  • Communities In Schools
  • Excel Beyond the Bell
  • Girl Scouts/Boy Scouts
  • Good Samaritan
  • Healthy Futures
  • Joven
  • NISD Learning Tree
  • SA Parks and Rec
  • UP Partnership
  • UT Teen Health
  • YMCA