Board and Advisory Council Members

The Mayor’s Health & Well-Being Council (MHWC), previously known as The Mayor’s Health & Fitness Council, is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, founded in 2004. It consists of a Board of Directors and an Advisory Council.

Board of Directors


Kirk Watson – Mayor, City of Austin

Mayor’s Website

Tre’ McCalister, Ed.D. – Chair

​Founder and Managing Partner, McCalister and Associates, LLC

Tre’ McCalister’s Bio

Tammy Killebrew – Chair Elect

Medical Management Director, Seton Insurance Company and Dell Children’s Health Plan

Tammy Killebrew’s Bio

Mary Faria, PhD, FACHE – Immediate Past Chair

President & CEO, AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine

Mary Faria’s Bio

Nossè Ovienmhada – Secretary

Work-Life Wellness Manager, The University of Texas at Austin

Nossè Ovienmhada’s Bio

Jim Pacey – Treasurer

Founder, Pacey Consulting and Coaching

Jim Pacey’s Bio

Susan Thompson – ABGOH Co-Chair

Wellbeing Program Manager, NI

Susan Thompson’s Bio

Leila Lawson – ABGOH Co-Chair

Public Health Program Coordinator, City of Austin

Cassandra DeLeon – Austin Public Health Executive

Chief Administrative Officer, City of Austin

Cassandra DeLeon’s Bio

Jodi Jay – Austin Parks & Recreation Executive

Assistant Director, City of Austin

Jodi Jay’s Bio

Andrea Fisher – Committee Chair Representative, Programs Committee Chair

Senior Development Manager – IRONMAN Foundation

Andrea Fisher’s Bio

Shannon “Shay” Kackley, JD, LLM – Board Advisor

Assistant City Attorney, City of Austin

Shay Kackley’s Bio

Advisory Council Members and Committees

Photo of Kathryn Scoblick

Kathryn Scoblick – Board & Advisory Council Development Chair

Strategic Alliances Development, Castlight Health

Kathryn Scoblick’s Bio

Katherine Sobel – Fund Development Committee Chair

Program Manager II, City of Austin, Economic Development, Small Business Division

Katherine Sobel’s Bio

Cami Hawkins – Marketing/Media and Community Engagement Committee Chair

CEO, Marathon Kids

Cami Hawkins’ Bio

Vanessa Castro – Marketing/Media and Community Engagement Committee

Regional Director, IT’S TIME TEXAS

Vanessa Castro’s Bio

Ashley Bego – Programs Committee

Total Rewards Senior Manager, Kendra Scott

Ashley Bego’s Bio

Mary McDowell – Programs Committee


Mary McDowell’s Bio

Gina Akin – ABGOH Review & Steering Committee

Statewide Wellness Program Administrator, Texas Department of Transportation

Gina Akin’s Bio

Bianca Enriquez – ABGOH Review & Steering Committee

Senior Program Manager – HI FIT/Events, Employee Wellness, and Compliance, Foundation Communities

Bianca Enriquez’s Bio

Vicki Parsons – ABGOH Review & Steering Committee

Director, Butler Center for Dance & Fitness & Pilates Center

Vicki Parsons’ Bio

Chris Vykukal – ABGOH Review & Steering Committee

Wellness Coordinator, City of Austin Wellness Program

Chris Vykukal’s Bio

Kyle Yarkosky – ABGOH Review & Steering Committee

Wellness Program Manager, Capital Metro Wellness

Kyle Yarkosky’s Bio

Davin Bjornaas – Austin Parks & Recreation Representative

Recreation Program Manager, City of Austin

Davin Bjornaas’ Bio

Juan Garza


Juan Garza’s Bio

Tracy Spinner, M.Ed.

Senior Vice President of Education and Strategic Initiatives

Goodside Health

Tracy Spinner’s Bio

Simone Talama Flowers


Simone Talama Flowers’ Bio

Join us as we work to make Austin the fittest, healthiest community in the US

If you would like more information about joining the MHFC Board of Directors or Advisory Council, contact the Board and Advisory Council Development Chair and MHFC Chair using the link below.

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