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Michael Kurtenbach


Michael has been a member of the Terros Health board of directors since 2015. He is assistant chief at the Phoenix Police Department where he leads the Community Services Division. Michael has been a strong proponent of community-based policing and partnership-building for more than 27 years and has received many department commendations and awards, including the Medal of Valor, Distinguished Service and Supervisor of the Year. He earned Master of Education and Bachelor of Arts degrees from Northern Arizona University.


Buffy Wooten

Vice Chair

Dr. Buffy Wooten is the Owner/Executive Clinical Director of Wooten & Associates, PLC., a clinical practice providing therapy to adults with histories of trauma and abuse. She is recognized as an esteemed community advocate and speaker for mental health and mindful living in various supporting roles in the community. Dr. Wooten has completed intensive training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and has developed a team of therapists who are pursuing expertise in DBT and implement the protocol. She currently serves on the GCU Psychology Counseling Advisory Committee, the National Association for Marriage Enhancement, and is the Founder of the Kingdom Fellowship Assistance Network. She was awarded the Project HEAL Behavioral Health Excellence Award in 2017 and the Argosy University, Clinical Supervisor of the Year in 2016. Dr. Wooten obtained her Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, her Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology from the University of South Florida.

Nancy McKenna, CPA


Nancy has been a member of Terros Health board of directors since 2013.  She is the Director of Finance for ASM Global, at State Farm Stadium where she has worked for 18 years.  Previously Nancy spent nearly 20 years working at Arizona State University as a Senior Business Manager.  She is a CPA and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy from Arizona State University West

William V. Bidwill III


William V. Bidwill III joined the Terros Health Board of Directors in 2020. William is a Financial Advisor with Merrill Lynch where he focuses on developing strategies and investment portfolios for local professionals, small business owners, and institutional clients including 401(k)s and stock option plans to endowments and Non-profits. William graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies focusing on Economics and Latin American History.

Calvin Cole

Immediate Past Chair

Calvin Cole joined the Terros Health Board of Directors in 2016. He is very active in the community, serving on the boards of one-n-ten, Keogh Health Foundation, Black Board of Directors, Boys and Girls Club of the East Valley and Fans Across America Charitable Foundation. Calvin is Vice President for AmTrust Bank, A Division of New York Community Bank. Previous professional roles include: AVP for AmTrust Bank, Sales Manager for Countrywide Home Loans, Loan Officer for Prudential Arizona Properties, Branch Manager for Washington Mutual, and Regional Sales Manager for AAA. He is a graduate of the University of Phoenix.

Mike Duran III

Mike Duran III


Fire Chief Mike Duran III, a native of Phoenix, joined the Phoenix Fire Department in 1994.  Prior to his promotion to Fire Chief he was assigned to Executive Staff where he served as the Assistant Chief over the Medical Support Services Division.  This Division consists of the Medical Director, online Medical Control, EMT and Paramedic Continuing Education, accredited Paramedic training, Crisis Response, Community Integrated Health programs, Logistics and Resource Management, which include Supply, Fleet and Facilities .

Prior to becoming a command officer, Chief Duran spent the first 20 years of his career as a Firefighter, Engineer and Captain.  He has held certifications as a Paramedic and Hazardous Materials Technician.

Melinda Kovacs


Melinda Kovacs has been an active member of the Terros Health Board of Directors since 2014. She became chair in January 2018. She has practiced law since 2000, the last 12 years in private practice and prior to that with the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office. Melinda holds a Juris Doctor degree from Arizona State University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Purdue University.

Carolyn Kroot


Carolyn has been a member of the Terros Health board of directors since 2014. She is chief operating officer at Miriad Technologies, an internet startup for myHOA. Previously, she was principal and owner of Factuality Group LLC where she served as a consultant and project manager for companies like American Express, Catholic Healthcare West and Honeywell. Carolyn has a Master of Business Administration degree from Northwestern University and a Bachelor of General Studies degree from the University of Michigan.


Stella O'Rourke


Stella, a devoted advocate with a deep passion for her community, began her nonprofit career in 2010, inspired by her own childhood adversities. She has since focused on creating sustainable support for youth development, education, workforce training, and health services. As the Director of the Arizona Coyotes Foundation, Stella manages a competitive grants program and develops partnerships to promote corporate social responsibility, working with over 100 nonprofit partners to tackle their key challenges.

Her leadership style is grounded in servant leadership, emphasizing service to others as the cornerstone of effectiveness. Stella holds a BA in Communication Studies from Louisiana State University and a Master’s in Nonprofit Leadership & Management from Arizona State University. She serves on the boards of the Valley Young Professionals and Terros Health. Stella’s dedication was recognized when she received the ATHENA Young Professional Award in 2021 from the Greater Phoenix Chamber, celebrating her achievements in leadership, community service, and mentorship.


Kenneth G. Poole, Jr


Dr. Kenneth Poole, Jr. is the Medical Director of Patient Experience for Mayo Clinic Arizona. He also chairs the Mayo Clinic Patient Health Information Subcommittee, which governs appropriate use of the EMR and other information systems across all of Mayo Clinic, and sits on the Mayo Clinic Arizona Clinical Practice Committee. His academic interests include clinical informatics, health economics and policy, and innovation in health care delivery, and he sits on the Admissions Committee for the Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine. Dr. Poole earned his B.S. degree from Tennessee State University, his M.B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis, and his M.D. from Northwestern University.

Elizabeth Stoltz

Elizabeth Stoltz


President, Elizabeth Stoltz Consulting LLC, specializing in healthcare policy and patient advocacy for rare disease communities.

With 30 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry, she primarily in working to bring the patient voice to all decision makers.

In her spare time, Elizabeth volunteers with Arizona Adopt A Greyhound to find retired race dogs permanent homes.

Monica Trejo

Monica Trejo


Monica Trejo serves as the Director of Community Engagement at Terros Health, bringing a wealth of experience and recognition in leadership, education, healthcare, entrepreneurship, and policy. Her accomplishments include being named to the Phoenix Business Journal’s 40 under 40 and receiving the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce 2020 Athena Young Professional Award, along with being spotlighted as one of Telemundo’s #unstoppablewomen (#mujeresimparables) in 2022.

She is highly skilled in Nonprofit Organizations, Campaigns, Electoral and Strategic Organizing, Program Evaluation, Curriculum Development, Governance, Strategic Partnerships, Education Policy, Design Thinking, Entrepreneurship, and Teaching.