The mission of the Dean's Advisory Council is to drive strategic direction while promoting alignment of the college’s mission to community partners and stakeholders. Our vision is to offer support and collaborate through local, regional, and nationally-recognized experts across the community, health, and policy sectors.

Dean’s Advisory Council 2021-2024

Kara Allen

Chief Strategic Officer

San Antonio Spurs

Talli Dolge

Founder and CEO

A Mindful Workplace

Chiquita A. Collins, PhD, M.A.

Vice President for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion & Chief Diversity Officer

UT Health San Antonio

Phil Beckett, Ph.D.


C3 Health Information Exchange

Dr. Ana "Cha" Guzman


Strategic Partnerships, Inc.


Jimmie O. Keenan, MSN, RN, FACHE, FAAN

(Major General – Retired, US Army)

Sr. Vice President, Enterprise Clinic Operations

WellMed Medical Management Inc.

Esteban López, MD, MBA, FAAP, FACP

Market Lead-Healthcare and Life Sciences

Americus and Google Cloud & Founder of Hopscotch Health


Ian M. Thompson, Jr, MD.


Santa Rosa Foundation and The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio Fnd

Jaime Wesolowski

President & CEO

Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas

William McManus

Police Chief

City of San Antonio

Janie Martinez Gonzalez

President and CEO and Digital Engineer


Senator Leticia Van de Putte

Co-Founder & President

Andrade-Van de Putte Consulting

Marina Gonzales, JD

President & CEO

San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Ted Terrazas

Sr. Vice President of Medical and Business Services

Chenega Corporation