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Brooke Mueller, P.T., M.Ed.

Executive Director
bmueller@midlandchildrens.org

Brooke Mueller grew up in St. Louis, Missouri and graduated from the University of Missouri with a degree in Physical Therapy. She went on to get her Master’s degree in counseling from Mississippi State University. She and husband Bill have three married children and seven grandchildren.  They have lived in Midland twice, courtesy of Bill’s work in the oil business, for a total of 22 years.

Brooke first worked at the Center as a staff physical therapist and now holds the position of Executive Director.  “I have loved watching MCRC grow and evolve as a premier medical therapy center and consider MCRC a stellar example of what a caring community like Midland can accomplish for children with special needs."

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Brooke Mueller, P.T., M.Ed.

Brooke Mueller, P.T., M.Ed.

Executive Director

Kristal Kidd, M.P.T.

Assistant Executive Director, Director of Physical Therapy, Physical Therapist
kkidd@midlandchildrens.org

Kristal Kidd grew up in Odessa and did her undergrad at Odessa College, Texas Tech. She later went on to PT school at UTEP in El Paso, Texas.

Her last affiliation for PT school was in Lubbock, Texas, where the only affiliation open at that time was in pediatrics. At first, she was not that interested in pediatrics but soon fell in love with the kids and families. From that moment on, she realized that she has a heart for serving kids. It led to her first job, which led her to MCRC when upon moving to Midland.

She has an amazing husband, Cody and three awesome kids: Jaycee, Abbey and Jaxson. They also have one very anti-social dog, Chloe who they love dearly!

Outside of work Kristal runs a volunteer carpool for the Kidd kids and their friends. She loves watching volleyball, baseball, and anything her kids participate in. When she has down time, she likes to go camping or cook delicious meals with her husband. Her passion is living daily according to His purpose which the Kidd kid carpool interrupts on occasion.

“I love MCRC. It is an amazing place! My favorite part of my job is the people, the ones we serve AND the ones I serve with. “

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Kristal Kidd, M.P.T.

Kristal Kidd, M.P.T.

Assistant Executive Director, Director of Physical Therapy, Physical Therapist

Jami Romero, M.P.T.

Director of Therapy Services, Physical Therapist
jromero@midlandchildrens.org

Jami Romero currently serves as Director of Therapy Services for Midland Children’s Rehabilitation Center. She has been a physical therapist at MCRC for just over 10 years now. Midland is very dear to her heart, this is where she grew up and now raises her family. She is married, has a son, and 2 dogs. Jami did her undergraduate work at Texas Tech University and received a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. She became very interested in physical therapy after having to receive PT herself as a result of a sports related injury in high school. Jami loves being a part of the MCRC family. Midland Children’s Rehab Center allows her to do 2 of her favorite things…..physical therapy and working with children!

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Jami Romero, M.P.T.

Jami Romero, M.P.T.

Director of Therapy Services, Physical Therapist

Cecelia Quinn

Development Director
cquinn@midlandchildrens.org
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Cecelia Quinn

Cecelia Quinn

Development Director

Leigha Foote, M.O.T., O.T.R.

Director of Occupational Therapy, Occupational Therapist
lfoote@midlandchildrens.org

Leigha Foote, Director of O.T. at MCRC, is a Midland native. Leigha graduated from Lee High School and went onto Texas Tech University for her undergraduate studies. She received her Masters of Occupational Therapy degree from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in 2007. She loves Texas Tech University and is proud to be a Red Raider!!

She met her husband in college as he is a TTU alumni as well. Occupational Therapy is a HUGE part of Leigha’s life, as her husband Jay is also an Occupational Therapist. Leigha’s heart is in pediatrics, as his is in the adult population.

She and her husband are extremely blessed with a daughter who has a larger than life and hilarious personality. Blessed with a son who loves being outside and is interested in playing any & all sports.  Our 5th family member is a sweet rescue dog named Nash. Most of all, Leigha loves to laugh and have fun times with family and friends.

“It is an honor to serve our MCRC children and pour into their precious lives”

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Leigha Foote, M.O.T., O.T.R.

Leigha Foote, M.O.T., O.T.R.

Director of Occupational Therapy, Occupational Therapist

Jennifer Austin, M.S., C.C.C., S.L.P.

Director of Speech Therapy, Speech-Language Pathologist
jaustin@midlandchildrens.org

<p style="line-height: 16.5pt"><span style="color: #777777">Jennifer Y. Austin, MS CCC/SLP is MCRC's Director of Speech Therapy. She grew up in Midland, and while in high school, she volunteered in the hippotherapy program at MCRC, which was the Cerebral Palsy Center at that time. She decided to pursue a degree with special needs children after her volunteer experience at the Center.</span></p>
<p style="line-height: 16.5pt"><span style="color: #777777">She went to Texas A&M initially and transferred to Abilene Christian University and  received BS in Communication Disorders and her MS in Speech Language Pathology from Texas Women’s University. She has been a Pediatric SLP since 1998. In her free time, Jennifer enjoys hanging out with her family and watching them grow and develop their passions during the teen years.  She has two daughters, Ansley and Charlotte, and three step-sons, Cole, Zane and Sawyer. She loves every part of her big and active family! In addition to what she does in her free time, she loves spending time with her amazing husband, Jon.</span></p>
<p style="line-height: 16.5pt"><span style="color: #777777">Family is very important to Jennifer, which is why she appreciates working at MCRC because she loves to see kids and families lives changed for the better. She loves being a speech therapist not only is it her occupation, it is her ministry. </span></p>
<p style="line-height: 16.5pt"><span style="color: #777777">“It is an honor to work with the children at MCRC.”</span></p>

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Jennifer Austin, M.S., C.C.C., S.L.P.

Jennifer Austin, M.S., C.C.C., S.L.P.

Director of Speech Therapy, Speech-Language Pathologist

Emilie Billingsley, O.T.R., M.O.T

Occupational Therapist
ebillingsley@midlandchildrens.org

Emilie Billingsley grew up in Georgetown, Texas and attended Georgetown High School. After high school, she attended Texas Tech University where she studied Psychology. She went on to get her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from Texas Tech University Health Science Center. After graduating from TTUHSC, Emilie moved to Midland to be with her husband, Taylor. Taylor, a Midland native, landed a job in Midland after also graduating from Texas Tech University. They have one sweet, on-the-go, adventurous little boy whom they love endlessly.

Emilie always knew she wanted to work with children and fell in love with the MCRC family and community when completing an internship here. When presented with the chance to work at MCRC, Emilie leaped at the opportunity! Outside of work, Emilie spends her time chasing around her toddler, enjoying the outdoors, and creating memories with family and friends.

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Emilie Billingsley, O.T.R., M.O.T

Emilie Billingsley, O.T.R., M.O.T

Occupational Therapist

Susan Byerly, O.T.R.

Occupational Therapist
sbyerly@midlandchildrens.org

Susan lived in various locations during her youth. She was born in southern California and lived in Pennsylvania, upstate New York and Minnesota before moving to Willis, Texas and then to Houston. She attended college at Tarleton State and then Texas Tech, before attending Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center to obtain her bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy.

Susan met her husband of 32 years the first day at Tarleton State. They have 3 children: a daughter, Chelsea and two sons, Cole and Cade.

Outside of work, she loves to spend time with her family at their ranch.

“I am so blessed to work at MCRC. I love the ability to provide children and their families the therapy, education and support they truly need without the constraints of insurance. Working with the children and families is so rewarding. When a child who is struggling finds success, the celebrations are so much bigger. As a pediatric therapist I don’t just see children’s struggles and successes, each child has a gift and our children have such powerful gifts – just ask anyone who works with them.”

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Susan Byerly, O.T.R.

Susan Byerly, O.T.R.

Occupational Therapist

Michelle Cash, M.O.T., O.T.R.

Lead Equine Therapist, Occupational Therapist
mcash@midlandchildrens.org

Michelle Cash is a Midland native and attended Midland High School. She moved to Lubbock to attend Texas Tech University where she studied Exercise Sports and Science. Michelle received a Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from TWU in Dallas. She and her husband, Wilson, enjoy being in west Texas close to their family and friends. They have a miniature Australian Shepard named Addie. Michelle and Wilson are excited to be adding a new addition to the family in May 2019. They are expecting a baby boy named Hudson.

Michelle realized she wanted to become an occupational therapist while working at an adult inpatient hospital in Lubbock. She fell in love working with children during her fieldwork rotation at MCRC and is so happy to be a part of this amazing facility. During her free time, Michelle enjoys traveling, playing sports, reading, hanging out with friends and family, going to the lake, and binge watching TV shows on Netflix!

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Michelle Cash, M.O.T., O.T.R.

Michelle Cash, M.O.T., O.T.R.

Lead Equine Therapist, Occupational Therapist

Jessica Neves, O.T.R., M.O.T.

Occupational Therapist
jneves@midlandchildrens.org

Jessica Neves is an occupational therapist at MCRC. She was born in Pampa, Texas and moved to Lubbock when she was 12. She graduated from Coronado High School and went on to Texas Tech University where she received her bachelor’s degree in general studies, minoring in psychology, sociology and biology. Jessica became interested in pursuing a career in therapy when she was taking a therapeutic riding class at Tech and was able to work alongside an OT and PT. Her interest grew when she was taking a dance class and learned that a well-known dancer had rehabilitated himself after a stroke through therapeutic dance. Jessica has always loved dance, she was excited to see how therapy could fit with it. In 2010, she received her Masters of Occupational Therapy from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.

She moved to Midland when she married her husband, and they live happily here with their son, Owen, and two dogs, Pie-Annie and Maybelle. She loves being a mom to Owen and watching him grow and turn ornery just like his daddy. She also loves music and watching her husband play guitar at his shows!

“I love working with my kiddos at MCRC and love seeing them become successful and excited about their lives.  I love the moments when I can see them be proud of themselves.”

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Jessica Neves, O.T.R., M.O.T.

Jessica Neves, O.T.R., M.O.T.

Occupational Therapist

Elizabeth Chalambaga, D.P.T.

Physical Therapist
echalambaga@midlandchildrens.org

Originally from Odessa, Elizabeth is a new grad physical therapist.  She received her Bachelor’s in Kinesiology at UTPB and graduated from Texas Tech Health Science Center in May with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy.  Elizabeth has always enjoyed helping others and loves working with kids so, after a few volunteer experiences, she decided physical therapy was the best way to combine these two passions.  She volunteered for We Are the World summer camp at MCRC when she was in undergrad and loved working with all the kids.

"I am enjoying seeing the smile on those adorable faces and helping them achieve their highest potential.  In my free time I enjoy spending time with my friends and family, watching movies, reading, photography, and participating in the young professionals group at my church.  I look forward to beginning my career at such an amazing place!"

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Elizabeth Chalambaga, D.P.T.

Elizabeth Chalambaga, D.P.T.

Physical Therapist

Kelsey Kusnerik, P.T., D.P.T.

Physical Therapist

Born and raised in Galveston, Texas. Kelsey came to Midland in April of 2018 to do her clinical rotation as a Physical Therapy student at MCRC, and then officially moved to Midland in August.

"I have known that I wanted to be a physical therapist since I was 16," said Kelsey. "When I was in high school, I was on the drill team and got hurt while dancing. I had to go to physical therapy to rehabilitate my knee. While I was there, I saw how the PTs were helping many other people return to their dreams of walking with their grand-kids and being able to play catch with their children, I wanted to be able to make others’ dreams come true too."

Specifically, Kelsey wanted to do pediatrics because of an article she read in undergrad about a 5-year-old boy with cerebral palsy who was told he would never be able to walk. With the help of physical therapy, he was able to do just that. "I wanted to be a pediatric physical therapist so that I would be able to help kids achieve the impossible," said Kelsey.

In my free time, Kelsey likes to scrapbook, watch Netflix, and play with her dog, Luna.

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Kelsey Kusnerik, P.T., D.P.T.

Kelsey Kusnerik, P.T., D.P.T.

Physical Therapist

Sharla Gray, M.S., C.C.C., S.L.P.

Speech-Language Pathologist
sgray@midlandchildrens.org

Sharla grew up right next door in Odessa, Texas. She graduated from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor’s degree. She then went on to get her Master’s of Science in Communication Disorders from Texas Women’s University. Sharla is married to Brian Gray of Kingwood, TX. Sharla and Brian met while they were attending Texas Tech. They have three young active little boys: Whitten, William, and Waylon. They have one dog at home, a lab named Grayson. Sharla currently works part-time as a Speech-Language Pathologist at Midland Children’s Rehab Center. She has a passion for helping people, especially kids. Her hobbies include looking at magazines, running, gardening, and chasing her boys around.

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Sharla Gray, M.S., C.C.C., S.L.P.

Sharla Gray, M.S., C.C.C., S.L.P.

Speech-Language Pathologist

Terrye Childers, M.S., C.C.C., S.L.P.

Speech-Language Pathologist
tchilders@midlandchildrens.org

Terrye was raised in Dallas, Tx, moved to Odessa when she was in junior high, attended Permian High School for 2 years, moved again to Golden, Colorado the summer before her senior year where she graduated from Golden High School.

She received her BS from Abilene Christian University and MS from Texas Woman’s University.  Terrye currently works full time for Midland Independent School District as a speech pathologist and also serves as an Autism Specialist.  She have been privileged to work part-time after school at MCRC for the past few years.

She has a wonderful husband Bill, two great sons Garrett and Taylor and one crazy cat, Moby.   Terrye enjoys spending time with her family, which is so very important to her.

She knew she  wanted to become a speech pathologist when she was in high school and continues to LOVE what she does.  Terrye is happiest when  working with children and sharing their progress and achievements.  Outside of work, she loves to shop, decorate and read.

"MCRC is a magical place and I feel so blessed to work with such a wonderful and talented staff.  When I walk through the door in the afternoons at the center, I so look forward to working with the children I serve and getting to enjoy time with them as we learn & grow together!"

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Terrye Childers, M.S., C.C.C., S.L.P.

Terrye Childers, M.S., C.C.C., S.L.P.

Speech-Language Pathologist

Jacie Durham, M.S., C.C.C., S.L.P.

Speech-Language Pathologist
jdurham@midlandchildrens.org

Jacie Durham is from O’Donnell, Texas and made her way to Midland in 2017.

Jacie developed a passion for speech therapy while watching her younger brother attend therapy. Jacie attended Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, there she got her Bachelor degree in Speech Language and Hearing Sciences. She went on to get her Master’s degree from Texas A&M University-Kingsville in Communications Sciences and Disorders.

Jacie has worked as a speech-language pathology assistant and special education teacher in the public-school system.

Jacie has a passion for working with kids and seeing them grow and make progress is extremely rewarding. Jacie fell in love with MCRC’s passion to provide therapy to all children in need, despite financial standing or insurance coverage.

“My goal in life is to help as many people as possible and this profession is making that possible,” said Jacie.

During her free time, Jacie enjoys spending time with her family and friends, being involved with church groups, reading and perfecting her binge-watching skills on the Hallmark Channel. Jacie hopes to one day travel the world.

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Jacie Durham, M.S., C.C.C., S.L.P.

Jacie Durham, M.S., C.C.C., S.L.P.

Speech-Language Pathologist

Juliana Wright, M.S., C.C.C., S.L.P.

Speech-Language Pathologist
jwright@midlandchildrens.org

Juliana Wright is a bilingual Speech-Language Pathologist at MCRC. She received her bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Texas Christian University (Go Frogs!) and her master’s in Speech Language Pathology from Abilene Christian University. She has always had a passion for helping children with disabilities, and once she found speech pathology, she know it was a perfect fit. She is originally from Colleyville, Texas, and followed her husband to Midland in 2011. She enjoys spending time with her husband, twin daughters, two dogs, family and friends.

“I love working with the children of MCRC. There is never a dull moment and my day is always full of new adventures.”

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Juliana Wright, M.S., C.C.C., S.L.P.

Juliana Wright, M.S., C.C.C., S.L.P.

Speech-Language Pathologist

Caetyn Jones, M.S., C.C.C., S.L.P.

Speech-Language Pathologist
cjones@midlandchildrens.org

Caetyn is originally from San Antonio, Texas and first made her way out to West Texas in 2015. She attended Baylor University for her undergraduate studies and earned her Master of Science degree from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. While at TTUHSC, she fell in love with West Texas and serving rural communities. Caetyn is passionate about providing family-centered services and loves how MCRC fosters a family and community-centered culture. Her favorite thing about being a Speech-Language Pathologist is helping families connect with their loved one through genuine and simple moments such as laughing or eating.

Caetyn spends her free time with her fiancé, Joshua, and their two dogs, Gunner and Buster. She enjoys being outdoors, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

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Caetyn Jones, M.S., C.C.C., S.L.P.

Caetyn Jones, M.S., C.C.C., S.L.P.

Speech-Language Pathologist

Carla Gotcher

Lead Dyslexia Tutor
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Carla Gotcher

Carla Gotcher

Lead Dyslexia Tutor

JoAnn Nolan

Dyslexia Tutor
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JoAnn Nolan

JoAnn Nolan

Dyslexia Tutor

Carol Staggs

Dyslexia Tutor
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Carol Staggs

Carol Staggs

Dyslexia Tutor

Laura Buzbee

Equine Director & Lead Therapeutic Riding Instructor
lbuzbee@midlandchildrens.org

Laura was born in Louisville, Kentucky and at age 2 moved with her family to Winnsboro, Texas, where she was raised. Since the age of 13, Laura has worked with and trained horses both at home and with various organizations, including working at Sky Ranch in Van, Texas as a wrangler for several years. In 2010 she moved to Midland, Texas where she worked at an optical shop and met her husband, Trevor. Laura has always enjoyed working with horses as well as children, so in 2011 one of her friends introduced her to Midland Children’s Rehabilitation. At first, she was a equine volunteer which led to her being offered the position of Assistant Barn Manager in 2012. After gladly accepting the position, Laura became a P.A.T.H. certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor. She enjoys watching the kids progress with their therapies on horseback and helping children become independent riders through the Therapeutic Riding program as well as being responsible for maintaining the Equine Program with the other Equine team members. Her favorite part of MCRC is getting to see the love, interaction and bonding between the children and the horses.

In her spare time, Laura enjoys cooking, working out, practicing martial arts, and spending as much time as possible with her husband, their 16 month old daughter, Sophie, and their 3 dogs.

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Laura Buzbee

Laura Buzbee

Equine Director & Lead Therapeutic Riding Instructor

Gwen Anderson

Equine Therapy Assistant
ganderson@midlandchildrens.org

The Equine program at MCRC is a natural fit for Gwen as she has spent most her life taking care of kids and animals. She began with MCRC, as a horse leader and was soon inspired to become a Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor.

Raised in Minnesota, with six brothers and sisters, many horses, dogs, and other pets, Gwen supported her animal obsession by babysitting and working at the local riding stable.

She married Randall, her high school sweetheart. His education and career as a geologist took them through Lincoln NE, Norman OK, Abilene TX, and to Midland. Gwen has worked as a veterinary assistant, animal control dispatcher, stable manager, and dog obedience instructor. She volunteered extensively while raising their children, Mary and Brian.

Randall and Gwen enjoy taking care of their house, yard, two grandsons, two dogs, two cats, one horse and a fishpond. Randy likes to play guitar, golf and is a talented handyman. He often fixes or builds obstacles for our arena. Gwen likes to ride her horse, read, search for treasures at estate sales, and practice amateur landscaping.

“I love working with the wonderful staff, families and volunteers at MCRC. I am especially impressed with and proud of our equine program. My pride and joy comes from sharing the love of horses with our students, and when they discover that they can control a giant animal ‘<em>all by myself</em> ‘ ”.

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Gwen Anderson

Gwen Anderson

Equine Therapy Assistant

Alisha Clark

Equine Assistant
aclark@midlandchildrens.org

Alisha's family has been in the horse business her entire life. She grew up around friends and family who bred and raised horses and often rode horses through trails or rode for fun. In 2000, she moved to Ft. Worth where she later would go back to school to earn her associates degree. While attending college, she logged community service hours at Serendipity Equine Haven - the place where she was first introduced to horses helping in a therapy environment. This led to her involvement with the Equestrian Special Olympics in 2013.

2015 is when Alisha moved to the Permian Basin with her husband Kyle and her son Ayden. After hearing of her interest in volunteering with horses, a lady at church pointed Alisha in the direction of MCRC. Alisha began to volunteer which quickly turned into a job offer after 3 months of work with the children and horses. Her favorite part is seeing the horses help the children in their rehabilitation. Currently, Alisha is working on becoming a P.A.T.H. certified therapeutic riding instructor.

Aside from working with children at the center, Alisha works with the horses between therapy sessions at the MCRC barn. She loves the barn and being able to be outside. In her free time she works out, plays polo, camps, and does basically anything else that can be done with her family outdoors. , "I love that I'm able to help children and care for these horses - what more could I ask for? It feels like the country even though it's in town," she said.

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Alisha Clark

Alisha Clark

Equine Assistant

Charlotte Doucet

Executive Assistant
cdoucet@midlandchildrens.org

Charlotte Doucet grew up in Iota Louisiana – better known as “Cajun Country”.  She graduated from Iota High School.  Her working career has always been in the “numbers world”.  Once Charlotte and her wonderful husband Keith married, the Cajuns relocated to Redondo Beach California for 4 years then Walnut Creek California for 16 years, moving to Midland Texas in 2006.  They were blessed with their daughter in 2000.   After their daughter was born Charlotte’s working career came to a halt.  She was a stay at home mom with her until 2011 when she returned to the working world and was blessed by the Lord to be employed with Midland Children’s Rehabilitation Center.  Charlotte was very familiar with Midland Children’s Rehabilitation Center as her daughter was a client, prior to  employment Charlotte was a volunteer, and she is a member of Children’s Service League.

Growing up Charlotte went to school with a special needs girl.  Little did she know many years later the Lord would bless her &amp; Keith with a special needs daughter.

Working here at Midland Children’s Rehabilitation Center is a blessing.   I get to see the miracles. I get to see all the precious children.  And witness “Changing Lives One Step at a Time.”

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Charlotte Doucet

Charlotte Doucet

Executive Assistant

Brian Bledsoe

Development & Communications Administrator
bbledsoe@midlandchildrens.org

A local West Texas boy, Brian was raised in Odessa, went to Odessa High, and graduated from Angelo State University with a B.S. Communications and  Minor in Film Studies. He moved back to Midland to marry his best friend and partner Karissa. During the last seven years, Brian has expanded his experience in the broadcast and marketing industry through his efforts to help Permian Basin non-profits advertise their fundraisers on TV and on social media and has served on the Odessa H-E-B's Feast of Sharing committee for four years. He regularly volunteers on the Mid-Cities Tech Arts team and brings his knowledge and compassion with him to MCRC to be a champion for the center's children and tell their stories. A strong believer in positive energy, Brian enjoys his job writing grants and getting the word out about the miracles that happen at the center.
Brian and Karissa are blessed with three boys, all of whom he adores: Caden, Hudson, and Toby. In his spare time, he enjoys gaming with his sons and getting away for a weekend at the lake as often as he can.

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Brian Bledsoe

Brian Bledsoe

Development & Communications Administrator

Candy Bejarano

Scheduling & Admissions Administrator
cbejarano@midlandchildrens.org
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Candy Bejarano

Candy Bejarano

Scheduling & Admissions Administrator

Gwen Salcido

Community Relation Administrator
gsalcido@midlandchildrens.org

Gwen is originally from the North West (Washington to be specific) but has lived in 6 different states (Washington, Idaho, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York and finally Texas). After graduating from Rockland College with an Associate’s degree in Liberal Arts, she moved to Midland on what was meant to be a short term job assignment. She had been working as a retail manager for 12 years and came to help train a staff for her employer. God had other plans for Gwen. She met her husband Luis 4 months in and got “stuck” here. She came to MCRC by an answered prayer to leave retail and begin work in an environment that make a difference in the lives of children. She started as the receptionist where she learned the faces of MCRC families and now works as the center's Community Relations Administrator.

She is the partner between our families, the community and the center. Gwen's goal is to ensure MCRC families are fully aware of the programs it offers and that they are receiving the best quality of service possible. She helps them understand all the ways they are able to give back through volunteer work, donations and ways to become ambassadors for the center by equipping parents and families to share through their testimonies.

When not at work or church, Gwen can be found spending time with her husband Luis, step daughter Laila, and their 3 dogs (Tinkerbell, Knox, and Boots).

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Gwen Salcido

Gwen Salcido

Community Relation Administrator

Jahela Mariscal

Receptionist / Secretary
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Jahela Mariscal

Jahela Mariscal

Receptionist / Secretary

Donna Levine

Office Assistant / File Clerk

Donna was raised in Florida. After her graduation, she married a native Californian and moved to Los Angeles. Donna continued to live in California for 40 years and worked as a dental office manager for 30 of those years. In 2014, she moved to Odessa to be with her brother and found a job opportunity at High Sky Children's Ranch where she worked as an Administrative Assistant for almost 5 years. Not a stranger to being in an environment with children all over the place, Donna loves it at MCRC because "everyone is so friendly!" In her spare time she enjoys concerts, live theatre, movies, reading, and playing with her cat, Jenny.

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Donna Levine

Donna Levine

Office Assistant / File Clerk

Jasper McKee

Facility Maintenance
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Jasper McKee

Jasper McKee

Facility Maintenance

Leola "Cookie" Clater

Facility Maintenance

Leola best known as Ms. Cookie is a loyal member of our facility maintenance team. She has been a part of the MCRC family for about 4 years and loves every part of her job. When asked what she loves about her jo she said “I love seeing all the little kids and making sure everything is clean and sanitized so he they don’t get sick. It brings me joy to see their little fingerprints.”

Ms. Cookie has a great big family which she spends most her time with when she’s not here or at one of her other cleaning jobs. She was one of 7 kids including a twin sister. Between her and her husband’s kids she has around 60 grand kids and she loves every one of them.  She has been in Midland since she was about 5 years old and was a Midland High graduate. When she’s not at work you can usually find her with one of her grandkids or playing bingo. She’s super sassy and always keeps it real.

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Leola

Leola "Cookie" Clater

Facility Maintenance