Meet Our Talented Team

Our exceptional team at Bastrop County Cares exemplifies the spirit of ‘Together We Can,’ working tirelessly to ensure our community has access to essential resources. Their dedication and collaborative efforts embody the belief that by working together, we can make a meaningful difference in the lives of those we serve, enriching our community and fostering a brighter future for all.

Norma Mercado
Executive Director
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Dan Kleiner
Development Director
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Linda Quiroz
Director of Community Engagement
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Noemi Guerra
Director of B.C.A.C.H
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Bastrop County Accountable Communities for Health Initiative

Chris Lott
Director of Child and Family Programs
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Alicia Elam
Director of Community Empowerment
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Grace Fatima Georges
Director of Resilience and Inclusion
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Valerie Navejas
Communications Director
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Erica Figueroa
Director of Finance
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Andy Esquivel
Family Resources Coordinator
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Veronika Greenwald
Operations Manager
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Martin Gonzales
Fatherhood Program Coordinator
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Fernando Mercado
Recreation Program Manager
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Abigail Castañeda
BCACH Ambassador
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Board of Directors

We appreciate members of our Board of Directors helping give strategic direction to our organization. If you would like to join the Bastrop County Cares Board of Directors, please email Norma, [email protected]. Board list updated 05-19-24.
BCC Strategic Plan 2023-2028
Theory of Change

Coalition Leads

Dr. Sue Iha, Co-Chair of Early Childhood Coalition and Chair of Bastrop County Accountable Communities for Health (BCACH)
Kathleen Moore, Co-Chair of Early Childhood Coalition
Dr. Linda Ornelas Wilson, Co-Chair OWLS, Breast Health Initiative
Alicia Elam, Chair OWLS
Pastor Maureen Stanek, Co-Chair Faith Collaborative and Holy Currencies
Pastor Matt Stone, Co-Chair Holy Currencies
Kim Kibby, Interim Co-Chair Faith Collaborative and Holy Currencies