Kris Butler

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Kris has been a clinical social worker since 1992. She has experience working with inpatient and outpatient clientele of all ages. She specialized in personality disorders and child therapy. Kris wrote and was awarded grants that brought in over 2 million dollars in programming funds for the 4 western counties of Florida. Kris provided oversight of grant and data collection. She also hired and supervised 130+ staff for the Federal Emergency Management Agency- Crisis Counseling program and numerous volunteers.

 Kris was appointed by Governor's Bush and Crist to the Florida Local Advocacy Counsel, and was chair of the counsel for two four-year terms. This counsel determined the allocation of federal mental health dollars for the state of Florida. Kris created programming and training curriculum for the Escambia county Sheriff’s office on how to deal with people with mental illness safely and how to deescalate volatile situations.

 Kris served on the State of Florida Mental Health Planning council and participated in writing Federal Block grants. She formed a partnership with the Florida Advocacy Center for People with Disabilities to establish a new legal precedent throughout the state of Florida giving inmates access to health care advocates.


 

 
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Gloria Kenitzer

Gloria Kenitzer is the mother of two grown sons and proud nanna of 5 grandchildren. Originally natives of Southern California, they have made Las Vegas their home since 1991. As a graduate of UNLV, Gloria obtained her teaching license for Nevada State, and is lucky enough to be in the company of kindergartners every day! Gloria is looking forward to seeing Las Vegas grow in the arena of mental health care and meeting the needs of family members of all ages.


 

 

Johnny Morales

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I have 5+ years of volunteering time in worship music arts and have had the privilege of being the drummer on a live recording that ultimately created an Ep/Album. I also have 2 years of freelance photography & videography experience, which culminated in me becoming involved with Social Native as a social media influencer. Social Native promotes products from top brands like Sony, Fanta, Vans, originalcupnoodles, and other profit and non-profit organizations. After all these experiences, I have noticed that I love to see a combination of innovation and creativity used to inspire others, especially when it comes to our mental well-being. We all need mental wellness in every part of our lives. I believe INSPIR3 is a necessary solution to bring large-scale mental wellness and to build a stronger and healthier society. Let’s INSPIR3 the world!


 

 

Althea Fennell

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Althea was born in Jamaica, West Indies. She lived in New York upon migration but has been a resident of Las Vegas for 20 years. She has worked in the social service field for over 25 years. For the past 18 years she has worked with the mentally ill. She also spent two years as a Volunteer with Big Brother Big Sister of Southern Nevada.

In the time that Althea has lived in Las Vegas, the population has grow tremendously. However, the number of agencies available to help the mentally ill of all ages remains minimal. Althea is excited to be a part of building a foundation that will provide services for all aspects of mental health care.

 


 

 

Mandy Canales

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Mandy Canales, born and raised on the island of Oahu, graduated from the University of Utah, and moved to Las Vegas in 1988.  She is currently, the Administrator for the Department of Neurology at UNLV Medicine and manages clinical business operations to support medical education, resident programs, and clinical research.  Mandy’s professional experience in public health, coalition building, advocacy, and grant management has improved the lives of Nevadans on issues of breast cancer, skin cancer awareness, tobacco control and treatment.

 “Mental health is an individual disorder that has lasting effects on an individual’s physical health, and impacts: family members, coworkers, and the community at large.  Everyone desires the best quality of life which comes from support and treatment.”


 

Troy and Angelica Vogel

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Troy Vogel is a fourth-generation Las Vegas native who holds Psychology and Philosophy degrees from UNLV. While attending UNLV he was President of Philosophy Club, and the Chair of Marketing for UNLV’s ThreeSquare, while being actively involved in the AFROTC. He began his psychology career working in foster care with children from 4 to 16 years old. He is currently working for UNLV-Medicine as a counselor, where he has provided support to the severely mentally ill for 8 years in the capacity of teaching Anger Management, Relapse Prevention, Work-Skill Building, and Mindfulness classes. He has also created and supervised volunteer programs for mental wellness with The Animal Foundation and Project 150. In the community, he has been actively involved in his other passions, teaching Youth Soccer for several years, mentoring in music lessons, and attending EMT school. He has two exceptional children and is happily married to his high-school sweetheart Angelica Vogel.

Angelica Vogel is also a born and raised Las Vegas native. She graduated from UNLV with her Bachelor’s of Science in Hospitality Management and continued a career in revenue management. During her undergraduate studies Angelica worked at Grant funded nonprofit as a Data Coordinator working directly with both funders and clientele alike. Mental wellness has always been close to Angelica’s heart, as she grew up in Vegas with both parent’s as a therapists and has watched the evolution of treatment and facilities over the years.  Troy and Angelica are looking forward to seeing the progress INSPIR3 will make in the Las Vegas community.

 


 

Pastor Michael Hatch

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Michael Hatch was born and raised in Washington, D.C., but later moved to Las Vegas in 1990. Pastor Hatch received a Bachelor of Science in Real Estate/Pre-Law from Clarion University in Pennsylvania, where he was also a founding charter line member of the XI Sigma Extention Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. He attended Bethany Bible College in Las Vegas, and received a Masters degree in Ministry from Masters International University of Divinity in 2014. Pastor Hatch is a John Maxwell certified Executive Leadership Trainer. He is currently a PhD candidate at Jacksonville Theological Seminary in the area of Clinical Christian Counseling.

Pastor Hatch is currently the Senior Pastor at Balm of Gilead Global Ministries. He is the Founder and Director of City Wide Unity Prayer Las Vegas. As a result of this initiative, over the last decade, approximately 126 churches have gathered together in prayer every Saturday morning. Pastor Hatch is also a founding charter line member of the City of Las Vegas Mayor’s Faith Initiative in 2012. Since 2015, he has been the Chairperson for the Strengthening the Family work group. He has also been a missionary to the Country of Nigeria Africa (Logos, Enewgkue, Ubawka) where signs and wonders of the blind receiving their sight, deaf ears opening to hear, and the lame walking were witnessed.

Pastor Hatch is the President and Chief Real Estate Appraiser at Nevada Real Estate Valuations, Inc (formerly Michael Hatch Real Estate Appraisal, Inc.). He was the first African American to receive the prestigious Senior Real Estate Analyst (SRA) designation from the Appraisal Institute. In addition, Pastor Hatch is a three-term state director for the National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers. In 1996, he was voted into Who’s Who Among Outstanding Americans.  

Pastor Hatch has been married for 27 years and has 6 adult children.