Alignment Teams

Behavioral Health Alignment Team

The Polk Vision Behavioral Health Team’s purpose is to improve the quality of life through the utilization of accessible, high-quality, comprehensive, prevention-based community health services designed to promote total well-being.

2022-2023 Behavioral Health Team Members

Alice Nuttall, Co-Chair, Lakeland Regional Health

Holly Vida, Co-Chair, Central Florida Health Care

Christy Apisa, United Way of Central Florida

Gwinnell Brant, Polk County Sheriff’s Office

Faith Carr, Lakeland Chamber of Commerce

Kylia Carswell, Polk County Public Schools

Dennis Childress, Lake Wales Care Center

Andrea Clontz, Polk County BoCC

LaTasha Cohen, Central Florida Behavioral Health Network

Captain Larry Davis, Polk County Sheriff’s Office

Kathy Dobson, Planned Parenthood of Southwest & Central Florida

Gene Fultz, Greater Grace Outreach Ministries of Florida

Tracy Grey, Heartland for Children Inc.

Joy Jackson MD, Florida Department of Health in Polk County

Joy Johnson, Polk County BoCC

Heather Kauffman, Tri-County Human Services, Inc.

Jenna Levine, Florida Department of Health in Polk County

Jessica Napoleon, Florida Department of Health in Polk County

Samuel Picard, BayCare

Antionette Pollard, Pieces to Peace Counseling

Allison Rapp, Tampa Bay Thrives

Bob Rihn, Tri-County Human Services

Luis Rivas, Central Florida Behavioral Health Network

Jason Saffels, Central Florida Behavioral Health Network

Terri Saltzman, Polk County BoCC

Denisse Santos, Polk County Public Schools

Amber Smith, AdventHealth

Kirsten Smith, BayCare

Lauren Springfield, Lakeland Regional Health

Jody Streussnig, Florida Gulf Coast Alzheimer’s Association

Chris Velasquez, Lake Wales Police Department

Jeff Ware, BayCare

Steve Warner, Polk County Public Schools

Larry Williams, Peace River Center

Amanda Wilson, Department of Children and Families

Morgan Wilson, City of Winter Haven

Amber Winkis, HCA Florida Poinciana Hospital

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