Our Team

Our Staff

Meet the incredible people working day in and day out to improve children’s behavioral and mental health in Colorado.

Meet the Staff

Our Partners

A network of individuals, organizations, and agencies committed to improving children’s behavioral and mental health in Colorado.

Our Partners

Advisory Council

Partners who provide strategic guidance on PCMH’s efforts and initiatives.

Advisory Council

Steering Committee

Partners who provide strategic direction on specific PCMH initiatives.

Steering Committee

Our Staff

Bruno Anthony PhD Clinical Director pcmh
Clinical Director

Bruno Anthony, PhD

In addition to his work with PCMH, Bruno is also a clinical psychologist, professor and Chief of Psychology for the Pediatric Mental Health Institute at Children’s Hospital of Colorado. Building on a 5-year NIH Career Development Award in mental health services research, he has focused his research and clinical work on developing family-focused and systemic approaches to identify and help children with behavioral/ developmental challenges and their families within primary care and school settings, including increasing access to quality services for minority populations.
Training Director

Paige Backlund Jarquín, DrPH, MPH

Paige leads PCMH’s training efforts. A graduate from the Colorado School of Public Health, she spent nearly two decades working in training, facilitation, workforce development and systems-level initiatives in Colorado, Washington DC and internationally. When she’s not finding new ways to engage participants in a virtual setting, you will find her hanging out with the chickens in her backyard farm with her partner and their two kids.
Erin Bishop MPH Sr. Research Evaluation Analyst pcmh
Sr. Research/Evaluation Analyst

Erin Bishop, MPH

Erin is passionate about all things health, particularly improving access to services so that every person can thrive. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition and a Master of Public Health and brings several years of experience working in program evaluation and public health research to her role at PCMH. When Erin isn’t at work, you can find her knee deep in home renovation projects, enjoying a beer in the Colorado sunshine, exploring new countries, or out playing in the mountains with her dog, Gracia, and her husband, Mike.
Shi Lynn Coleman MPA Operations Director pcmh
Operations Director

Shi Lynn Coleman, MPA

Shi Lynn brings more than 10 years of program management, nonprofit administration and leadership experience to PCMH. She received her master’s degree in public administration with a concentration in nonprofit management from the University of Illinois at Springfield. With a passion for behavioral health and integrated care, Shi Lynn came to Denver in 2016 to join the state’s innovative health care transformation efforts. Shi Lynn spends her free time with her boxer Maggie and enjoys traveling to new places.
Michelle Crowson Marketing Manager pcmh
Marketing Manager

Michelle Crowson

Michelle leads PCMH’s marketing efforts. A graduate from Virginia Tech (go Hokies!), she spent nearly a decade working in digital marketing at agencies in Washington, D.C. and Singapore before the mountains called her to Denver. When she’s not counting characters on Twitter, you can probably find her trying to pet the nearest dog or planning her next trip to an obscure corner of the world.
Tiffany Erspamer PsyD LP Training Associate pcmh
Training Associate

Tiffany Erspamer, PsyD, LP

Tiffany is a clinical psychologist and training associate with PCMH. Her career has focused on adolescent behavioral health, suicide prevention efforts, and supporting the ongoing training and supervision of mental health professionals. Outside of her professional role, Tiffany is a weekend warrior with a strong love of hiking, yoga, sub-par skiing, and spending time with her partner and dog!
Sr. Research/Evaluation Analyst

Brittney Fraumeni, MA

Brittney serves on the research and evaluation team at PCMH. Her past research has focused on child and adolescent development and outcomes in the school setting, as well as the association between parenting style and various outcomes throughout the lifespan. Outside of work, Brittney enjoys reading as much as possible, traveling with her husband, testing vegan recipes, and obsessing over her two cats.
Elizabeth Freudenthal PhD Policy Director pcmh
Policy Director

Elizabeth Freudenthal, PhD

Elizabeth leads policy and advocacy efforts for PCMH. She brings to this work a varied career in research, writing, scholarship, and child health policy and advocacy in nonprofit and state government roles. She’s delighted to be able to advocate for policy at PCMH because she believes that an equitable, quality child mental health care system will lead to a more just society. She’s got two kids that light up her life, a serious reading habit, a whole wheat, high-altitude baking obsession, and a crowded concert calendar.
Jenna Glover PhD Training Director pcmh
Faculty Consultant

Jenna Glover, PhD

In addition to her role as faculty consultant at PCMH, Jenna serves as the Director of Psychology Training at Children's Hospital Colorado. A licensed psychologist, her clinical work and teaching focuses on motivational interviewing and acceptance-based therapies with adolescents across a range of disorders. Jenna is passionate about promoting personal and professional wellness and spends her free time hiking and backpacking.
Darla Gurry LCSW Training Associate pcmh
Training Associate

Darla Gurry, LCSW

Darla is a member of the dynamic training team at PCMH. With over 20 years of experience in community mental health, Darla brings passion for meeting the needs of under-served populations and a love for bringing people together to grow and learn. When she’s not at her computer, you will find her savoring time with her growing kids, hiking a Colorado trail, or heading to a campsite with her beloved pop-up camper!
Anne Jackson LPC training associate pcmh
Training Associate

Anne Jackson, LPC

As one of PCMH’s training associates, Anne designs and facilitates trainings to support the transformation of mental health care for children and families in Colorado. A Georgia native, Anne came to Colorado in 2009 and has spent the majority of her clinical career providing mental health services in the community before finding her passion in workforce development for behavioral health providers. Anne will never pass up a breakfast burrito or an opportunity to quote song lyrics.
Tripti Sharma LPC training associate pcmh
Training Associate

Tripti Sharma, LPC

Tripti is a part of PCMH’s training team. A graduate from University of Northern Colorado she spent nearly a decade working as a therapist in community based settings in the Denver metro area. When she’s not providing trainings in the community, she can be found having random conversations with strangers in foreign countries, getting lost in the Rockies, and spending time with her family.
Brittany Stribling operations coordinator pcmh
Operations Coordinator

Brittany Stribling

Brittany is the Operations Coordinator for PCMH, providing administrative assistance to maintain the day to day operations. Brittany received her Bachelors of Science from Howard University with a major in Biology Pre-med. Brittany is a Colorado native who enjoys picnics in the mountains with her family, being a sports mom, and watching her nine-year-old son dance.
Shannon Van Deman MBA executive director pcmh
Executive Director

Shannon Van Deman, MBA

Shannon brings more than 16 years of experience in behavioral health to her executive director role at PCMH. She also serves as the VP of the Pediatric Mental Health Institute at Children’s Colorado and a board member and Treasurer of Mental Health Colorado. She was chosen to co-chair the children’s subcommittee on the recently formed Colorado Behavioral Health Task Force, intended to shape the future of behavioral health services and access across the state. Prior to joining the team at Children’s Colorado, she was the CFO of Choices Coordinated Care Solutions, a national non-profit committed to supporting youth with significant behavioral and emotional challenges. The only thing she loves more than skiing is Disney World.
Jason Williams PsyD MSEd Faculty Consultant pcmh
Faculty Consultant

Jason Williams, PsyD, MSEd

Jason serves as a faculty consultant for PCMH, as well as the Director of Operations in the Pediatric Mental Health Institute at Children’s Hospital Colorado and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. On the clinical side, he enjoys working with children and families who are struggling with impulse control disorders. In his free time, Jason enjoys riding his bike, hiking, and trying to find the most out-of-the-way camping site in Colorado.

Our Partners

Child Welfare Specialists pcmh

Child Welfare Specialists

Community Stakeholders pcmh

Community Stakeholders

Advocacy Organizations pcmh

Advocacy Organizations

Educators pcmh

Educators

youth pcmh

Youth

Caregivers pcmh

Caregivers

Juvenile Justice Specialists pcmh

Juvenile Justice Specialists

Primary Care Providers pcmh

Primary Care Providers

Mental Health Providers pcmh

Mental Health Providers

Advisory Council

Terri Anderson

Reach Collaborative Management Coordinator
Joint Initiatives for Youth and Families – El Paso County

Jordana Ash

Director of Child and Adolescent Initiatives
The Hemera Foundation

Eileen Barker

Senior Director of Behavioral Health
Colorado Access

Barb Becker

Director of Mental Health First Aid Colorado
Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council

Steven Berkowitz

Professor of Child Psychiatry
CU School of Medicine

Colleen Church

Vice President of Programs
Caring for Colorado Foundation

Kippi Clausen

CEO

Unfolding Directions, LLC

Heather Craiglow

Director, Head Start Collaboration Office
Office of Early Childhood

Sarah Davidon

Consultant

Marjorie Grimsley

Interim Director
Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health

Chris Harms

Director
Department of Public Safety, School Safety Resource Center

Lena Heilmann

Youth Suicide Prevention Coordinator
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Office of Suicide Prevention

Laurel Karabatsos

Deputy Medicaid Director
Department of Health Care Policy & Financing

Sarah Mathew

Director of Health and Wellness
Colorado Department of Education

Gretchen Russo

Judicial and Legislative Administrator
Colorado Department of Human Services

Susanna Snyder

Maternal Child Health Policy Specialist
Department of Health Care Policy & Financing

Deborah Ward-White

Executive Director
Family Advocacy Collaborative/Colorado Multi-ethnic Cultural Consortium

Robert Werthwein

Office Director
Office of Behavioral Health, Colorado Department of Human Services

Julia Wigert

Program Manager
ECHO Colorado

Sarah Younggren

Child and Adolescent Specialist
Mental Health Colorado

Steering Committee

PCP Steering Committee

Amy Ferris

Clinical Nurse Care Coordinator
Pediatric Care Network

Anne Jackson

Training Associate
Partners for Children’s Mental Health

Annie Lee

Executive Director of Medical Strategy
HP CHAI

Ayelet Talmi

Psychologist
Children’s Hospital Colorado

Aza Fahed

Physician
Children’s Hospital Colorado

David Kaplan

Physician
Children’s Hospital Colorado

David Keller

Physician
Children’s Hospital Colorado

Eric Sigel

Physician
Children’s Hospital Colorado

Erin Bishop

Sr. Research/Evaluation Analyst
Partners for Children’s Mental Health

Frank Degruy

Woodward-Chisolm Professor and Chair
CU Anschutz SOM

Heather Stocker

Healthcare Program Director
CU Anschutz SOM

Heidi Baskfield

Vice President, Population Health & Advocacy
Children’s Hospital Colorado

Jason Williams

Faculty Consultant
Pediatric Mental Health Institute

Jenna Glover

Training Director
Children’s Hospital Colorado

Jennifer Hagman

Medical Director
Pediatric Mental Health Institute

Fred Thomas

Director of Telehealth
Children’s Hospital Colorado

Carina Kugelmas

Pediatrician
Denver Health Medical Center

Rebecca Wilson

Psychologist
Pediatric Mental Health Institute

Sarah Brummett

Office of Suicide Prevention Director
CDPHE, Suicide Prevention

Shannon Van Deman

Executive Director
Partners for Children’s Mental Health

Shi Coleman

Operations Director
Partners for Children’s Mental Health

Tripti Sharma

Training Associate
Partners for Children’s Mental Health

Tyler Leishman

Executive Director
Pediatric Care Network

School Steering Committee

Rebecca Gostlin

Director of Clinical Initiatives
Colorado Association of School Based Health Centers

Chris Harms

Director
School Safety Resource Center – Colorado Department of Public Safety

Cory Notestine

Executive Director of Student Success and Wellness
El Paso School District

Dale McCall

Executive Director
Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES)

Darla Gurry

Trainer
Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES)

Erin Bishop

Sr. Research/Evaluation Analyst
Partners for Children’s Mental Health

Gretchen Russo

Judicial and Legislative Administrator
CDHS, Office of Early Childhood

Jason Williams

Faculty Consultant
Partners for Children’s Mental Health

Jenna Glover

Training Director
Children’s Hospital Colorado

Lena Heilmann

Youth Suicide Prevention Coordinator
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

Lisa Costello

Psychologist
Pediatric Mental Health Institute

Sarah Mathew

Project AWARE
Colorado Department of Education

Meghan Shelton

Manager
Office of Behavioral Health

Meighen Lovelace

Parent

Margie Grimsley

Interim Director
Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health ~CO Chapter

Rick Padilla

Suicide Prevention Administrator
Community Behavioral Health, City and County of Denver

Sarah Davidon

Director of Research and Child Adolescent Strategy
Mental Health Colorado

Shi Coleman

Operations Director
Partners for Children’s Mental Health

Steven Berkowitz

Professor of Psychiatry
CU School of Medicine

Sarah Younggren

Child and Adolescent Specialist
Mental Health Colorado

Policy Steering Committee

Barb Becker

Director of Mental Health First Aid Colorado
Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council

David Keller

Physician
Children’s Hospital Colorado

Kippi Claussen

Youth Move
Unfolding Directions, LLC

Marjorie Grimsley

Interim Director
Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health ~ Co Chapter

Sarah Davidon

Director of Research and Child & Adolescent Strategy
Mental Health Colorado

Kaitlin Whelan

Resident
Peak Pediatrics

Anne Shelton

Physician
Clinica

Lenya Robinson

Chief Operating Officer
Jefferson Center for Mental Health

Eileen Barker

Senior Director of Behavioral Health
Colorado Access

Elizabeth Freudenthal

Policy Director
Partners for Children’s Mental Health

Shannon Van Deman

Executive Director
Partners for Children’s Mental Health

Shi Coleman

Operations Director
Partners for Children’s Mental Health

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