Leadership Team

 

Anna P. Hundley
Executive Director

Joined ATC in 1982
Masters in Special Education, Management & Supervision
Recognized nationally and internationally for nonprofit management and leadership skills
Past President, National Association of Residential Providers of Adults with Autism (NARPAA)
Member, National ASA Services TASK Force; Member, 32nd IRI, US Dept of Education
Vice Chair, Texas Council on Autism & Pervasive Development Disorders
National Advisory Task Force; SEDL; Chair, AFAA Leadership Council

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Carolyn R. Garver, PhD.
Director of Dallas Program

Joined ATC in 1979
Ph.D Health Studies; licensed Child Care Administrator
National/International speaker on autism. Recognized as an expert in autism
Completed and published numerous studies on autism
Advisory Task Force Burkhart Center Autism Program, Texas Tech University
Involved in various research projects
Member, National Association of Residential Providers of Adults with Autism (NARPAA)

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Ivy Zwicker
Director of San Antonio Program

Bachelors in Psychology with support work in Human Resource/Industrial Safety and Health Management
Masters in Business Administration, specialization in Non Profit Management; PHR certification
TDFPS Licensed Childcare Administrator
Appointed by the Texas Department of Health and Human Services SB 7 IDD System Redesign Committee
Member of the National Association of Residential Providers For Adults with Autism (NARPAA)
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and local chapter affiliate

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Neil Massey
Development Director of Dallas

Joined ATC in 2008
Bachelors in Political Science
Organization spokesperson; Event Planning and Public Relations experience

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Covita Moroney
Development Director of San Antonio

Joined ATC in 2014
Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) with a broad range of development, marketing
and public relations experience within the greater San Antonio nonprofit community.
Member, Association of Fundraising Professionals

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Nancy Taylor
Chief Financial Officer

Joined ATC in 2005
Bachelors in Accounting, Masters in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance
Extensive experience in accounting and financial management, leadership and strategic planning

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Monica Powell
Human Resources Manager

Joined ATC in 2006
Bachelors in Business Administration, member of Society for Human Resources Management
Extensive experience in varied areas of human resources, including change management initiatives
and culturally diverse workforce

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Paul Ely
Director of Operations/Dallas ATCRA Administrator/QIDP

Joined ATC in 2002
Bachelor of Behavioral Science, MBA
Extensive experience in operations management and healthcare regulatory compliance
Member, American College of Healthcare Executives

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Lauren Alvarado
San Antonio ATCRA Administrator

Joined ATC in 2004
Bachelors in Interdisciplinary Studies
Experience in case management, compliance, and administration

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Maria Duncan
Assistant Director of San Antonio

Joined ATC 1989
Bachelors in Psychology with English Literature
Licensed Child Care Administrator
Extensive experience and knowledge in ICF-ID, DFPRS and residential settings
Member of the Hispanic Woman's Network of Texas

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Board of Directors

The Autism Treatment Center's Board of Directors, comprised of volunteer members, is dedicated to the mission, philosophy and goals of ATC.

Their direction and individual expertise has brought ATC tremendous growth and a staff of dedicated professionals.

 

Officers

Len Leek

Len R. Leek
President

L.R. Leek Enterprises President

Dr. William T. Kniker

Dennis P. Ingram
Vice President

Ackley Financial, Inc.
Certified Financial Planner

Dr. William T. Kniker

William T. Kniker, M.D.
Vice President Clinical Services

Private Practice
Allergy Asthma Immunology

David Epperson

David Epperson, CPA
Treasurer

Saville, Dodgen & Company

Steve Barnett

Steve Barnett
Secretary
Consultant

 

Members

Dodge Carter

Dodge Carter
Crow Holdings Investments
Director

Randy Garrett

Linda Doubrava
KPMG LLP
Partner

Bobby Norris

Bobby Norris
Bobby Norris Farm & Ranch Realty
Owner

Steve Folsom
Folsom Companies, Inc.
President

Randy Garrett

Randy Garrett
Transwestern Commercial Services
Principal

Roger Gray

Roger Gray
Capital Asset Properties,L.C.

Fernando Guerra

Fernando A. Guerra, M.D.
San Antonio Metropolitan
Health Dist.
Principal

Jill Rowlett

Glenn Roque-Jackson
Community Volunteer

Gary Johnson, CPA
Assistant Vice President
Tax Audits, AT&T

Bobby Norris

Bobby Norris
Bobby Norris Farm & Ranch Realty
Owner

Beth Susens

Christian Owens
SHW Group, Inc. Principal

Beth Susens

Beth Susens
Community Volunteer

Peter Townsend

Peter Townsend
Community Volunteer

Jo Ann Webber

Jo Ann Webber, Ph.D.
Texas State University
Associate Dean, Dept. of Ed.

David Young

David E. Young
Health Care Consultant

Monte Zajicek

Monte C. Zajicek
SHW Group, Inc. Principal

Aaltje van Zweden

Aaltje van Zweden
Community Volunteer

 Profiles

Steve Barnett, Secretary
Steve is an attorney at law and lends his expertise in financial and legal matters to ATC’s Board of Directors.  Steve enjoys traveling and has visited most corners of the world; he also serves as a board member to other Dallas-area non-profit organizations.  Steve is the parent of an adult child with autism.

Dodge Carter
Dodge Carter received a BBA degree from Southern Methodist University in 1987.  Dodge is a Director with Crow Holdings, responsible for multi-family investment and development throughout the United States and has been a member of the Crow Holdings real estate team for over 5 years.  Dodge and his wife of 23 years, Dee, have 3 children; J.Dodge (18), Nicole (16) and Mack (13) and resides in the Dallas area.

Linda Doubrava
Linda is a Federal Tax Partner in KPMG's San Antonio office. She has over 25 years of providing tax consulting and compliance services to companies in the financial, telecommunication, whole sale, and consumer markets. Linda has served on numerous boards of community non-profit organizations and is the recipient of several prestigious awards for her academic and professional achievements, including the Distinguished Alumni for the New Mexico State University School of Business, Financial Executive of the Year Award from the Institute of Management Accountants for the IMA's Texas Council, and San Antonio Business Journal's Women Leadership Inspiration Award.

David Epperson, C.P. A., Treasurer
David is currently a partner with the accounting firm of Saville, Dodgen & Company, P.A. He graduated from Baylor University with a B.B.A. in accounting in 1975. David is a member and past officer of the local chapter of the Texas Society of CPA’s and is also a member of the American Institute of CPA’s. He has authored
several articles for trade publications and has experience speaking to groups about various tax and accounting topics. He and his wife Rachel and their three sons reside in the Lake Highlands area of Dallas. David enjoys golfing, reading and playing sports with his sons.

Steve Folsom
Steve has served as President of Folsom Companies, Inc. since 1981. He attended Southern Methodist University and received his B.B.A. Steve and his wife, Sharon, live in Dallas with their two daughters (Hunter and Annabelle) and their son, Chase. Steve is the father of a child with autism.

Randy Garrett
Randy is a graduate of Texas Christian University with a degree in business administration and is a candidate for the Certified Investment Member (CCIM) designation. He is currently a Principal of Transwestern Commercial Services. He has over 26 years of experience in commercial office brokerage, marketing and advertising. Randy’s community involvement includes Metropolitan YMCA and Park Cities YMCA chairman of the Board of Directors from 1998-1999. His awards and achievements include YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas Character Champion and Volunteer of the Year for Park Cities YMCA.

Roger Gray
Roger has played an active role in San Antonio’s business community for over 25 years, helping Bexar Metropolitan Water District with economic development and land matters in building the city’s first, history-making potable water production plant that uses surface water. Roger also presided over the San Antonio-Mexico Sister Cities Committee, and served on the board of directors of the Free Trade Alliance San Antonio from its founding in 1994 until 2006, serving for three years on that body’s executive committee. He currently serves on the Board of Governors of the REALTORS® Commercial Alliance, the governing body for commercial REALTORS® within the San Antonio Board of REALTORS® (SABOR), sits on SABOR’s Government Affairs Committee and heads the Board Fundraising Committee for the ATC.

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Fernando A. Guerra, M.D.
Fernando is the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District Director and oversees the operation of 32 health locations throughout the San Antonio community. He sustains a long-standing interest and involvement in improving access to health care systems for infants, women, children, and the elderly. Fernando has been active with local, regional and national forums with responsibilities including research, program and policy development, legislative issues and health planning.

Dennis P. Ingram, Vice President
Dennis specializes in financial services and is associated with New England Financial. Dennis has been involved in the financial services sector for 23 years. He earned his Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation from the College of Financial Planning and is also a registered representative of New England Securities. He received his Bachelors from St. Edward’s University in Austin, his Master’s from the University of Central Oklahoma and has begun work toward a doctorate at the University of North Texas, Denton. Dennis’s professional goal is to help businesses and individuals develop strategies to meet future financial goals and objectives.

William (Ted) Kniker, M.D. , Vice President Clinical Services & Research
William is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, where he also received his pediatric training, following which he completed specialized training as a research fellow in experimental immunopathology at the Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation in La Jolla, CA. His academic assignments have included faculty appointments at the University of Arkansas Medical Center in Little Rock, and the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. A gifted speaker, William has a long and distinguished career as a lecturer in allergy and immunology. He is a full-time, practicing allergist who
has authored over 150 original articles, books and book chapters. Ted is the parent of a son with autism.

Len R. Leek, President
Len is president of L.R. Leek Enterprises, Inc. , a worldwide marketing and sales company specializing in industrial products, since 1985. Len earned his M.B.A. from Ohio University and his undergraduate degree from the University of Oklahoma. Len has served as President of the ATC Board of Directors since 2000. Len & Patty Leek have a daughter in the Dallas program, Monica Leek.

Bobby Norris
In 1988 Bobby founded the Roundup for Autism that is today ATC's biggest fundraising event. Bobby is a rancher and quarter horse cutting champion and trainer. Bobby attended Colorado State University and after graduating moved his equine operations to Texas in 1982. Bobby is a past president (three terms) for American Quarter Horse Association; board member of the National Cutting Horse Association; and member of the National Cattle Raisers Association. Currently, Bobby serves as a board member of the Stock Show Syndicate, Cowboy Hall of Fame and the ATC. He is an advocate of therapeutic horseback riding. Bobby has an adult daughter with autism.

Glenn Roque-Jackson
Glenn is an attorney practicing in Dallas and a gubernatorial appointee to the Texas Council on Autism and Pervasive DevelopmentDisorders. He received a bachelors degree from Duke University and a law degree from Harvard University Law School. Glenn has a child with autism.

Gary Johnson
Gary is currently an Assistant Vice President in the Tax Department of AT&T. He graduated from the University of Houston with a B.B.A. in accounting in 1988 and has spent his entire career in the income tax arena from both an international and domestic perspective. Gary and his wife have a niece with autism which is what began his interest in ATC.

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Christian Owens
Christian Owens is a Principal and part owner of SHW Group. Christian has been an integral part of the firm's growth and commitment to excellence. Christian has presented at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on the impact of the built environment on autistic students and continues his research on this topic. He has received numerous awards for his work, including the Caudill award from TASA/TASB, the design award from the AIA, and Texas Society of Architects for his work in Kurdistan, Iraq in developing a school.

Beth Susens
Beth is a graduate of Northwood University with a Bachelor of Business Administration and currently serves on the Board of Governors for the University. She is a community volunteer and is involved with the Park Cities Disabilities Association, Junior Charity League of Dallas and organizations related to autism and learning differences. Beth has a son with autism.

Peter Townsend
Peter is a retired Executive of ExxonMobil and is very community minded serving not only on the board of the ATC but he is also on the Board of Directors for the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and the Dallas Opera. He is a loving grandfather of two children with autism and has given extensively to research efforts.

Jo Ann Webber, Ph.D.
Jo has been special education faculty at Texas State University since 1986. Her professional experience began with teaching students with autism, emotional and behavioral disorders, and mental retardation. Jo is a past president of the International Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders, a division of the Council for Exceptional Children. Her interests include recruitment of qualified special education teachers, educating students with autism and emotional and behavioral disorders, and promoting positive behavioral programming in the schools. She is co-author of three textbooks: Emotional and Behavioral Disorders: Theory to Practice (Webber & Plotts, 5th Ed. , 2008, Allyn & Bacon), Autism: Teaching DOES Make a Difference (Scheuermann & Webber, 2002, Wadsworth), and Educating Students with Autism: A Quickstart Manual (Webber & Scheuermann, 2008, PROED). For 20 years she has consulted with school districts throughout the state and nation regarding students with autism and emotional/behavioral disorders, and managing difficult student behavior. She initiated the effort to develop and open the Clinic for Autism Research, Evaluation, and Support (CARES), a clinic specializing in the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders, at Texas State. She also serves as chair of the Austin Area Autism Task Force established by the Texas Council on Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders. Jo is currently serving as Associate Dean of Academic Affairs for the College of Education.

David E. Young
David has over 25 years of healthcare executive experience in several venues including acute care hospital settings, outpatient physical rehabilitation, autism, and outpatient behavioral healthcare. He has served in progressively responsible roles up to chief executive officer. David has started several healthcare ventures and participated in several turn around projects. He was the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of a multi state multi company outpatient behavioral health care services organization where he developed several innovative programs during his tenure. He is a leader in the use of technology and the delivery of behavioral health services. David has also worked with a physician group to develop a company that provides telepsychiatry services which serves rural areas in southern Arizona. He has an in depth knowledge of healthcare finance and taught at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center for over ten years. He holds a MBA in health services administration from the University of Dallas.

Monte Zajicek
Monte is a partner with SHW Group, an architectural firm in Texas. His area of specialization is designing educational facilities. Monte has been with SHW Group for 27 years and is a senior vice president and co-manager of the Dallas office. Monte is a graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington where he received a Bachelors of Arts degree in Architecture. He is also a graduate of Leadership Dallas and a life member of the Texas PTA Association. Monte is a past president of the ATC Board of Directors.

Aaltje van Zweden
Aaltje and her husband, Jaap, are co-founders of the Papageno Foundation (located in Amsterdam, The Netherlands) which provides music therapy for children with autism.  Aaltje established and maintains a close friendship with ATC since her arrival to Dallas.  She has encouraged others to pursue continued educational opportunities at ATC and Aaltje frequently speaks on the need for increased services for children and adults with autism.  Aaltje is the parent of a son with autism.

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