The Health Collaborative
3010 N St. Mary’s St., Suite 1101
San Antonio, TX 78212
Credentials: DrPH, MSc, CHES
Position: Program Manager
Caroline D. Bergeron, DrPH, MSc, CHES is a Program Manager at The Health Collaborative and Site Evaluator for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Bridging for Health program. Dr. Bergeron received her doctorate in public health from the Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, from the University of South Carolina in 2015 and joined The Health Collaborative in April 2016. She is primarily responsible for recording and evaluating the development of a health impact investment fund in the community.
Position: Executive Director
Ms. Lutz is the Executive Director of The Health Collaborative. She has been with the organization since 2007, serving in multiple roles throughout her tenure. She asserts her passion for community health, equality in service, and collaborative vision to construct sustainable and resilient processes that will directly impact the health status of the community. Ms. Lutz assiduously works in tandem with the Board of Directors and staff to provide the highest standards of collaboration, sharing of resources and best practices to increase the impact of services to the community. Through these strengths, Ms. Lutz has been able to leverage resources to extend the mission of The Health Collaborative into a new caliber of service-oriented initiatives that bring together leaders in the field of community health to promote their joint efforts while fostering a shared vision of prosperity for the citizens of Bexar County, and diminishing duplication of services and the need for competition in the area of community health. Ms. Lutz background includes over 12 years of business management, administration, and program management, as well as experience in building community infrastructure and partnerships to develop resources for community health improvement.
Position: Program Supervisor
Ms. Vanessa Lopez earned a Bachelors of Science degree with a concentration in Community Health from the University of Texas at San Antonio. She has been a valuable member of The Health Collaborative team since August 2013, serving as the lead health educator in facilitating multiple teen pregnancy prevention curricula with local school districts, providing teen pregnancy prevent programs to more than 7,500 students each year. Ms. Lopez oversees other programs for The Health Collaborative including the Community Health Assessment, Community Health Improvement Plan, Immunize San Antonio, EnrollSA, and the Ryan White Program. She is currently continuing her education at Texas A&M San Antonio for a Masters in Business Administration with a concentration in Project Management. Ms. Lopez is also a student at Our Lady of the Lake University in the Non-profit Management Certification program.