The two dots in our Illume logo represent the collaborative aspect of the work performed by the Regional Center of Excellence. This concept relies on a community effort to strength the safety net through advocacy, training and mentorship. The Illume staff is proud to work with these organizations and individuals to further our mission.

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Advisory Board

We are grateful to these community members for volunteering their time on the Illume advisory board.

Amber Beery, Affinia Healthcare
Teresa Brandon, Hopewell Center
Emily Cloud, Nestlé Purina North America
Jama Dodson, St. Louis MHB
Kevin Drollinger, Provident Behavioral Health
Cynthia Duffe, Gateway Housing First/ City Continuum of Care
Riisa Easley, St. Louis Regional Health Commission
Christy Estrada, Places for People
John Gaal, Retired
Dr. Kelly Gable, Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville and Family Care Health Centers
Jennifer Higginbotham, Independence Center
Rose Jackson-Beavers, Bridges to Recovery
Laurent Javois, Missouri Department of Mental Health/Department of Behavioral Health
Sue King, Mental Health America of Eastern Missouri
Tiffany Lacy-Clark, Behavioral Health Response
Ryan Lindsay, Washington University in St. Louis
Michael Mancini, Saint Louis University
Lauren Moyer, Compass Health Network
Wendy Orson, Behavioral Health Network of Greater St. Louis
Christine Patterson, NAMI St. Louis
Cori Putz, Preferred Family Healthcare
Gretchen Shipp, DePaul USA
Michelle Schafer, SSM Health System
Karl Wilson, Retired
Rachel Winograd, Missouri Institute of Mental Health

We are proud to receive funding from:

Our work is made possible in part by grants from Missouri Foundation for Health and SAMHSA.

  • Missouri Foundation for Health

Get Involved

Cara Jacobsen

Call 314-535-5600 / Ext. 275

If you are interested in joining our Advisory Board or partnering with Illume on a future project, please contact Illume Manager Cara Jacobsen.