Board of Directors
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.
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.
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.
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.
Senior Associate, Vinson & Elkins, LLP
Phileda Tennant grew up in rural South Texas and after witnessing the difficulties associated with a lack of access to health care in rural areas, Phileda now brings her legal expertise to Vecino’s board of directors to help ensure health care is accessible to all Houstonians.
Growing up in Houston’s Denver Harbor community, Angela Trautman has firsthand experience of what it means not to have access to a doctor.