Suzanne Anderson is leading AGE of Central Texas into a new stage of
expansion, serving more senior adults and family caregivers in the Central Texas area, and innovative service delivery methods. Anderson brings more than two decades of experience with Special Olympics Texas, serving most recently as the senior vice president of field services. Anderson’s tenure at Special Olympics Texas included significant operational experience, where she served as the Interim CEO and stabilized the organization during a leadership change. In addition, she has served as a caregiver herself and benefited from AGE services including the Health Equipment Lending Program.
Annette Juba, LCSW
Annette Gracy Juba, LCSW, is a clinical social worker in Austin, TX, and earned the degree of Master of Science in Social Work from the University of Texas. Over the course of her career, she has worked directly with caregivers; served as a staff social worker in nursing homes, co-directed and executed a cognitive intervention program for people with early memory loss; and presented about aging, social work, and memory loss at the local, state, and national level. She is a past co-chair of the Aging Services Council. She currently serves on the advisory panel for the Center for Excellence in Aging Services and Long Term Care at the UT School of Nursing and as Vice-Chair of the OneStar National Service Commission. Since 2010, Annette has worked as the Deputy Director for AGE of Central Texas, where she oversees the agency’s six programs of direct service.
Director of Development
Jayden is a passionate fundraiser with expertise in relationship building, corporate giving, peer to peer fundraising, and individual giving. Throughout her fundraising career, she has raised funds for $1 million or more budgets and has a background in workplace giving and developing corporate partnerships. While employed at AGE of Central Texas, she has held multiple positons including Associate Director of Development, where she garnered the knowledge and skills needs to assure the implementation of innovative, fundraising strategies. In addition to her role at AGE, Jayden is a Programs Committee Member for the Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Austin Chapter. When she isn’t raising funds for the organization, you can find Jayden with her dog, Penny, reading a book or watching stand-up comedy.
Director of Finance and Operations
Annette has more than 20 years accounting and project management experience, along with 17 years of experience in the non-profit world. Annette has worked in non-profits ranging from $500,000 budgets to $8 million dollar budgets. She has experience in fields ranging from outdoor education and youth services, to working with the developmentally disabled of all ages.
Her diverse experience includes Finance Director, Residential Services Director, VP of Operations and Finance, and she now serves as AGE of Central Texas’ Director of Finance and Operations. Having cared for two grandmothers in the later stages of life, Annette bonds with AGE’s mission to support the entire family during the aging process.
Director of Marketing and Communications
Rob has been assisting numerous Central Texas non-profit organizations for more than 35 years by helping shape their strategic plans, marketing and outreach efforts, client services, and media relations. He has been an active presence with many regional organizations, including The Wright House Wellness Center, Project Transitions, Big Brothers Big Sisters, ZACH Theatre, the American Heart Association, OutYouth, Capital City Men’s Chorus, The Long Center, Texas Performing Arts, AIDS Services of Austin, YWCA-Austin, and many more. He has 35+ years of experience in non-profit management and marketing, and is an award-winning journalist and advertising professional. He sits on the Board of Directors for the LifePark Center Taylor, and serves on the Aging Advisory Council of the Capital Area Council of Governments and the Senior Task Force for the City of Buda. Rob is also a professional entertainer, who has sung and danced on Broadway, been seen in dozens of feature films and television shows, and emcees some of Austin’s biggest annual fundraising events.
Natalie Alcorta, BSW
CAREGIVER Support MANAGER
512-451-4611, ext. 245
512-451-4611, ext. 242
Operations and Transportation Coordinator
512-451-4611, ext. 237
512-451-4611, ext. 227
Dietary/Program Aide, Austin Thrive Social & Wellness Center
ACTIVITY DIRECTOR, WILLIAMSON COUNTY THRIVE Social & Wellness CENTER
Health Equipment Lending Program Manager
PROGRAM DIRECTOR, AUSTIN THRIVE Social & Wellness CENTER
Samantha Gerschutz, LVN
NURSE, AUSTIN Thrive Social & Wellness CENTER
PROGRAM DIRECTOR, WILLIAMSON COUNTY THRIVE SOCIAL & WELLNESS CENTER
512-451-4611, ext. 205
Joy Jenkins, LVN
NURSE, WILLIAMSON COUNTY Thrive Social & Wellness Center
AUSTIN THRIVE SOCIAL & WELLNESS CENTER
512-451-4611, ext. 239
K.C. Lawrence, LMSW
ASSISTANT ACTIVITY DIRECTOR, WILLIAMSON COUNTY THRIVE SOCIAL & WELLNESS CENTER
512-451-4611, ext. 223
Grants and Foundations Administrator
Program and Dietary AIDE, WILLIAMSON COUNTY THRIVE SOCIAL & WELLNESS CENTER
512-451-4611, ext. 240
Corporate Relations Manager
512-451-4611, ext. 235
PROGRAM AIDE / Driver, AUSTIN THRIVE SOCIAL & WELLNESS CENTER
ACTIVITY DIRECTOR, AUSTIN THRIVE SOCIAL & WELLNESS CENTER
512-451-4611, ext. 231
Nicole Stackpole, LPC, R-DMT
512-451-4611, ext. 242
Faith Unger, M. Ed.
PROGRAM DIRECTOR, CAREGIVERU
512-451-4611, ext. 244