Board of Directors

Diane Merrill, Chair

Retired Educator and Philanthropist
A firm believer in improving access to both quality healthcare and education, Diane Merrill works tirelessly for her community and for Vecino Health Centers.

David Webster, Vice Chair

Houston Regional President, Pioneer Bank
The depth of Mr. Webster's banking and community investing experience is matched only by his heartfelt commitment to service.

Jeanie Loper, Secretary

Paralegal, Gibbs & Bruns, LLP
Ms. Loper is enthusiastic about improving patient outcomes in Houston, especially in Denver Harbor and Aldine/Northside where she maintains close involvement and community connections.

Devin T. Rogers, Treasurer

Principal, Hrothgar
Devin Rogers brings a decade of experience in commercial real estate to the board of Vecino Health Centers.

Dario Arellano, Director

Retired Law Enforcement Officer and Community Activist
A strong activist for quality healthcare in the Denver Harbor community, Mr. Arellano is a long-standing board member.

Irma Barbee, Director

Chief Executive Officer, WINGS Ministries
Born to immigrant parents, Irma Barbee has made it her purpose to serve her community and her church.

Pamela Hellstrom, MBA, Director

VP, QM / QI, Community Health Choice
With invaluable experience in the health care industry, Ms. Hellstrom donates her expertise in quality management to the Vecino board of directors.

Anita E. Kadala, JD, Director

Ms. Kadala’s legal expertise is a valuable asset to Vecino Health Center’s board of directors, as is her experience facilitating public-private medical ventures.
Natalia León

Natalia León, Director

Prosecutor, Harris County District Attorney's Office
A prosecutor for Harris County District Attorney's Office, Natalia León brings a passion for social justice to the board of directors.

Susan Miller, MD, MPH, FACP, FAAFP, Director

Deputy Chief – Department of Family Medicine, Houston Methodist Hospital
Her extensive and accomplished background in medicine and her devoted service make Dr. Miller an invaluable member of our board of directors.

Raymond Pantoja, Director

Clinic Patient, Denver Harbor Family Clinic
Mr. Pantoja doesn’t just serve on our board of directors – he’s also a patient whose first-person insight helps us better serve our community.

Brian Reed, MD, Director

Chair of Clinical Sciences, University of Houston College of Medicine
A family physician with years of service in our local communities, Dr. Reed serves on the board of Vecino Health Centers to support greater access to care.

Page Robinson, JD, Director

Associate, Vinson & Elkins
Adding her legal expertise to the board of directors for Vecino, Ms. Robinson serves on the Development Committee to promote our fundraising efforts.

Charles Rosson, Director

Attorney, Gibbs & Bruns, LLP
Mr. Rossin donates his valuable time and legal expertise to Vecino, serving on the board of directors and the development committee.
Advisory Board
Peter Brown · Phyllis Cohen · Emily Crosswell · Susan Feigin Harris · Flo McGee · Janna Mullins · Dorina Papegeorigiou · Lamar Pritchard · Miguel Quinones, M.D. · Victor Rodriguez, D.D.S. · Lori Swann · Kay Tittle · Deb Tummins · Wade E. Upton · Anne Whitlock · Thomas H. Wilson