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

Carl Negley (Board Chair)


Medvolution, Inc.

Kara Allen

Chief People, Impact, and Belonging Officer

San Antonio Spurs

Claude Jacob, DrPH, MPH


City of San Antonio Metropolitan Health District

Chiquita A. Collins, PhD, M.A.

Vice President, Outreach & Health Access Associate Research Professor, Population Health Sciences

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.

Jaime Wesolowski

President & CEO

Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas

Janie Martinez Gonzalez

President and CEO and Digital Engineer


Senator Leticia Van de Putte

Co-Founder & President

Andrade-Van de Putte Consulting

David Gilbertson

Virtual Health Informatics

Ted Terrazas

Sr. Vice President of Medical and Business Services

Chenega Corporation

George Pedraza

Sr. Vice President and Private Client Advisor

Bank of America

Elsa Guerra Williams

Vice President of Membership and Engagement

YMCA of Greater San Antonio