Maureen Britton ‐ Executive Director
Maureen has many years of organizational development and leadership experience in both the corporate and non profit arenas. She served as Sr. Corporate Consultant to HEB both as an employee and a contractor for eight years. Other consulting clients include among others, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, the Institutes for Organizational Management, Implementation Management Associates, the Atlanta Consulting Group, and the Children’s Trust Fund. Maureen has also served as a founding member on the Boards of Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) and Communities-in-Schools/Central Texas and was instrumental in introducing the Hispanic Mother/Daughter Program to UT. She was Education Director for the Pebble Project and for the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce, as well as Executive Director of the Fund for Child Care Excellence. Maureen’s greatest interest is in supporting initiatives that focus on the health and well-being of children.
Mohan Rao ‐ Spatial Data Analyst
With a B.A. in Computer Science (University of Texas at Austin) and a Master of Applied Geography (Texas State University-San Marcos), Mohan Rao has a strong background in data and spatial analysis. Mr. Rao has more than 25 years of experience in software development, data architecture, and database performance analysis. Since 2005 he has applied his programming, database, and GIS skills to gather, analyze, and display information associated with environmental and social issues. Mr. Rao is especially interested in the challenges involving visual display of complex data. He joined the Children’s Optimal Health in May, 2009.
Susan Millea, Ph.D ‐ Community GIS Facilitator
Dr. Susan Millea has an extensive background in health, mental health, education and social service delivery, with a focus on quality improvement. A recipient of the American Association for Artificial Intelligence’s International Award for Applied Artificial Intelligence, Dr. Millea has over 20 years experience in health and human service information system design and implementation. She currently serves as the Community Systems Analyst for Children’s Optimal Health. Dr. Millea has completed a post-doctoral certificate in Biomedical Informatics through the Oregon Health Science University. Her interests extend from housing and social support services for children, youth and families to health and the implementation of health IT for under-served populations, both urban and rural.
Octavio Ulloa ‐ Spatial Data Analyst
Octavio received his Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from the University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ where he worked on multiple projects and partnerships along the U.S. ‐ Mexico border focusing on sustainable building systems and youth education. In 2009 he moved to Austin to begin a year of service with AmeriCorps where he taught natural science in an after school program. Upon completing his year of service Octavio began a Master’s of Applied Geography degree at the Texas State University, which he completed in Dec 2013. His interest include demographic analysis, population health, social justice and GIS. He began at COH as a GIS intern and contractor before permanently joining the staff in January 2013.
Nic Moe ‐ Administrative Assistant
Nic graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee with a Bachelor’s in Urban Studies and joined COH in March 2013 as its first Administrative Assistant. With his interest in urban communities he has gained nonprofit experience in the fields of education and housing and is excited to bring these experiences to support health opportunities for children in central Texas. He has taken several roles in education such as being a high school English Tutor in Santiago, Chile, and as the Milwaukee Succeeds intern at the Greater Milwaukee Foundation. In housing Nic has been an Administrative Intern at Community First, a nonprofit that rehabilitates homes for low-income families. As an AmeriCorps VISTA he helped Habitat for Humanity build homes in rural Minnesota. His varied experiences and education background using spatial data and maps for use in policy make him suited to support Children’s Optimal Health.