Our Team

Suzanne Anderson

Executive Director

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

Deputy Director

ajuba@ageofcentraltx.org
512-451-4611, ext. 243

Annette Juba is a committed care professional and a leading expert on dementia and caregiving issues. With over 20 years of experience working to support older adults and their families in Central Texas, she has served in such various positions as director of the Greater Austin Cares respite collaboration, co-director of New Connections, staff social worker at Westminster Manor, the past co-chair of the Aging Services Council, and a facilitator for numerous support groups. Annette is a licensed clinical social worker, and volunteers extensively in the community. Annette is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, earning her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Science in Social Work. Annette joined AGE of Central Texas in 2010.

Jayden Beatty

Director of Development

jbeatty@ageofcentraltx.org
512-451-4611, ext. 224

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.  

Annette Cooper

Director of Finance and Operations

acooper@ageofcentraltx.org
512-451-4611, ext. 222

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.

Rob Faubion

Director of Marketing and Communications

rfaubion@ageofcentraltx.org
512-451-4611, ext. 242

Rob has been assisting numerous Central Texas non-profit organizations for more than 25 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 30+ 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.  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.

Staff

Natalie Alcorta

CAREGIVER Support MANAGER

512-451-4611, ext. 245

Rhonda Aldape

ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST

512-451-4611

Donna Bridges

OUTREACH ASSOCIATE

512-451-4611, ext. 242

Rouland Cardenas

Billing and Compliance Accountant

512-451-4611, ext. 237

Naomi Dalsbo

ACTIVITY DIRECTOR, WILLIAMSON COUNTY THRIVE Social & Wellness CENTER

512-255-4865

Cindy Day

Health Equipment Lending Program Manager

512-600-9288

Lauren Duerksen

PROGRAM DIRECTOR, AUSTIN THRIVE Social & Wellness CENTER

512-600-9289

Cindy Fisher

ADMINiSTRATIVE ASSISTANT

512-451-4611

Tyler Gehm

Dietary/Program Aide, Austin Thrive Social & Wellness Center

512-458-6305

Samantha Gerschutz, LVN

NURSE, AUSTIN Thrive Social & Wellness CENTER

512-600-9290

Lauren Greenwade

PROGRAM DIRECTOR, WILLIAMSON COUNTY THRIVE SOCIAL & WELLNESS CENTER

512-255-4865

Madeleine Hanlon, M.Ed., LPC-Intern

PROGRAM ASSOCIATE,
MEMORY CONNECTIONS

512-451-4611, ext. 236

Lori Hill

PROGRAM ASSOCIATE,
CAREGIVERU

512-451-4611, ext. 205

Joy Jenkins, LVN

NURSE, WILLIAMSON COUNTY Thrive Social & Wellness Center

512-600-7691

Rhonda Jones

PROGRAM AIDE / DRIVER, WILLIAMSON COUNTY THRIVE SOCIAL & WELLNESS CENter

512-255-4865

K.C. Lawrence, LMSW​

PROGRAM DIRECTOR,
MEMORY CONNECTIONS

512-451-4611, ext. 236

Shelley Lewis

ASSISTANT ACTIVITY DIRECTOR, WILLIAMSON COUNTY THRIVE SOCIAL & WELLNESS CENTER

512-255-4865

Blair Loaiza

Campaign Coordinator

512-451-4611, ext.  2273

Nadia Nesbitt

PROGRAM AIDE, WILLIAMSON COUNTY
THRIVE SOCIAL & WELLNESS CENTER

512-255-4865

Phoenix Pike

ASSOCIATE ACCOUNTANT

512-451-4611, ext. 240

Roberta Przybylski

PROGRAM DIRECTOR,
AGE COMPUTER LAB

512-451-4611, ext. 232

Kattoline Rospopo

Grants and Foundations Manager

512-451-4611, ext. 223

Les Selness

PROGRAM AIDE / Driver, AUSTIN THRIVE SOCIAL & WELLNESS CENTER

512-458-6305

Rob Sharpe

Operations Manager

512-451-4611, ext. 219

Stephanie Shaw

ACTIVITY DIRECTOR, AUSTIN THRIVE SOCIAL & WELLNESS CENTER

512-458-6305

Holly Stoever​

ASSISTANT ACTIVITY DIRECTOR, AUSTIN THRIVE SOCIAL & WELLNESS CENTER

512-458-6305

Nicole Stackpole, LPC-Intern, R-DMT​

PROGRAM ASSOCIATE,
MEMORY CONNECTIONS

512-451-4611, ext. 236

Roger Temme

OUTREACH ASSOCIATE

512-451-4611, ext. 242

Ketchia Thomas​

DIETARY/PROGRAM AIDE, Williamson County THRIVE SOCIAL & WELLNESS CENTER

512-458-6305

Gloria Thompson

PROGRAM AIDE, AUSTIN THRIVE SOCIAL & WELLNESS CENTER

512-458-6305

Faith Unger, M. Ed.

CAREGIVERU PROGRAM DIRECTOR

512-451-4611, ext. 244

Katie Walker​

PROGRAM AIDE, Williamson County THRIVE SOCIAL & WELLNESS CENTER

512-458-6305

Bill Young

PROGRAM AIDE / DRIVER, AUSTIN THRIVE SOCIAL & WELLNESS CENTER

512-458-6305