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Helping older adults and family caregivers THRIVE!

Our Team

Suzanne Anderson

CHIEF Executive OFFICER

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

Chief Program Officer

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

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.

Jayden Beatty

Chief Development Officer

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

Chief Financial Officer

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

Chief Community Engagement Officer

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

Rob has been assisting numerous Central Texas nonprofit 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 nonprofit management and marketing, and is an award-winning journalist and advertising professional.  He sits on the Board of Directors for the LifePark Center Taylor, the Senior Task Force for the City of Buda, and serves on the Aging Advisory Council of the Capital Area Council of Governments, as the Interim Chair for Seniors And Law Together (SALT), and Chairs the annual HIV & Aging Conference.  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, BSW

Resources & Information Center Director

512-451-4611, ext. 245

Rhonda Aldape

ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST

512-600-9286, ext. 221

Nicole Atchison, LPC, R-DMT

PROGRAM DIRECTOR, MEMORY CONNECTIONS ONLINE

512-763-2148

Angela Bigham

PROJECT MANAGER - CDC COVID-19 VACCINE OUTREACH PROJECT

512-600-9277

Donna Bridges

OUTREACH ASSOCIATE

512-451-4611, ext. 242

Rouland Cardenas

OPERATIONS MANAGER

512-451-4611, ext. 237

Cindy Day

Health Equipment Lending Program Manager

512-600-9288

Lauren Duerksen

PROGRAM DIRECTOR, AUSTIN THRIVE Social & Wellness CENTER

512-600-9289

Karina Estrada​

PROGRAM SPECIALIST - ACTIVITIES, AUSTIN THRIVE SOCIAL & WELLNESS CENTER

512-451-4611, ext. 239

Cindy Fisher

ADMINiSTRATIVE ASSISTANT

512-451-4611

Damien Hancock

BILLING & HUMAN RESOURCES ASSOCIATE

512-451-4611, ext. 219

Joy Jenkins, LVN

NURSE, AUSTIN Thrive Social & Wellness CENTER

512-600-9290

Madalyn Kistner​

ACTIVITY DIRECTOR, AUSTIN THRIVE SOCIAL & WELLNESS CENTER

512-451-4611, ext. 239

Sylvain Lacasse

PROJECT MANAGER - AGE COMPUTER LAB

512-451-4611

Shelley Lewis

Program Specialist - Activities, WILLIAMSON COUNTY THRIVE SOCIAL & WELLNESS CENTER

512-255-4865

Blair Loaiza​

Grants and Foundations Administrator

512-451-4611, ext.  223

Caleb Masuaku

Development Associate

512-451-4611, ext. 227

Phoenix Pike

ACCOUNTING MANAGER

512-451-4611, ext. 240

Amelia Robinson

PROGRAM ASSOCIATE, MEMORY CONNECTIONS ONLINE

512-451-4611

Sini Sara Sam

Program Specialist - Nutrition, Austin Thrive Social & Wellness Center

512-458-6305

Les Selness

PROGRAM SPECIALIST - Driver, AUSTIN THRIVE SOCIAL & WELLNESS CENTER

512-458-6305

Annya Serkovic

Development Coordinator

512-451-4611, ext. 238

Holly Stoever

PROGRAM DIRECTOR, WILLIAMSON COUNTY THRIVE SOCIAL & WELLNESS CENTER

512-255-4865

Roger Temme

OUTREACH ASSOCIATE

512-451-4611, ext. 244

Leslie Thompson, LVN

NURSE, Williamson Couty Thrive Social & Wellness CENTER

612-255-4865

Faith Unger, M. Ed.

PROGRAM DIRECTOR, CAREGIVER-U

512-451-4611, ext. 244