To make Austin the healthiest, fittest city in the US.

Mayor's Health & Fitness Council

Baker Harrel​, PhD


Baker Harrel's Bio

Karen Ranus

Executive Director, National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Karen Ranus' Bio

​Frank Rodriguez

Tracy Spinner

​Simone Talama Flowers

Kathryn Scoblick

Contact Us: Phone: (512) 972-6472

Tre' McCalister, Ed.D.- Chair of Austin Business Group on Health

Principal, Total Health Management, Mercer

Tre' McCalister's Bio

Dr. Stephen Pont

​MD representing the Community Health Collaborative

Christie Garbe

Chief Strategy Officer- Central Health

Christie Garbe's Bio

Dr. Sue Cox, MD

​Executive Vice Dean for Academic Affairs- Dell UT Medical School 

Dr. Cox's Bio

Jim Pacey

​COO, YMCA Central Texas

Jeff Thomas

Senior VP, General Manager, HEB

Jeff Thomas' Bio

Brock Purslow

Market VP, Humana

Brock Purslow's Bio

Kimberly McNeely

Assistant Director, Austin Parks and Rec.

Adrienne Howarth-Moore - Secretary

Director, HR, Benefits and Wellness for UT Austin

Adrienne Howarth-Moore's Bio

Catherine Robb

​Attorney, HaynesBoone Law Firm

Catherine Robb's Bio

Dr. Phil Huang, MD

​Medical Director, City of Austin Health Department

Dr. Huang's Bio


Executive Committee:

Lou Earle- Immediate Past Chair

Publisher and CEO, Austin Fit Magazine

Lou Earle's Bio

Dave Swincher- Treasurer

Recently retired Executive Director of Junior Achievement Central Texas

Dave Swincher Bio

Mary Faria, PhD, FACHE- Chair

Adjunct Professor and Lecturer at Texas State and Concordia University

Mary Faria's Bio

Steve Adler- Mayor, City of Austin

Mayor's Website

Board of Directors

The Mayor’s Health & Fitness Council is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization. It consists of a board of directors and a voluntary non-voting membership.