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 to 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

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

Kim Feaman, 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.

    Get Involved

    Cara Zitko (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 Zitko (Jacobsen).