Health Colorado Partnership Org Chart

Health Colorado’s partners bring decades of experience serving Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid Program) Member in Region Four (4).  The partners include a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), Community Mental Health Centers (CMHC) and a national Managed Care Organization.

These partners have deep roots providing health care services to Members of Region 4 and have shown their commitment to improving the lives of our Members. Our six organizations have formed this partnership with a strong belief that local communities are in the best position to make the changes that are cost-effective and will improve the health and quality of care for all Members.

Click on each partner logo to access their website.


Valley-Wide Health Systems, Inc.


Health Solutions
San Luis Valley Behavioral Health Group
Sol Vista Health

Administrative Service Organization:

Carelon Behavioral Health

Health Colorado’s Officers and Board of Directors

CEO/Program Officer:

Lori Roberts

Director of Operations:

Sarah Nelson

Corporate Compliance Officer:

Samatha Kommana, MS, MBA, FACHE

Chief Clinical Officer:

Dr. Brian Hill

Chief Financial Officer:

David Witt, MPA

Director, Quality Improvement:

Dr. John Mahalik, Ph.D.

Director, Utilization Management:

Dr. Steve Coen, Ph.D.

Director, IT & Data:

Michael Clark

Director, Community Engagement:

Erika Retzlaff

Hospital Transformation Consultant:

Christina Brown

Senior Director, Crisis Services:

Mona Allen, MBA

Office Manager:

Bonnie Myers

Health Colorado’s Board of Directors

Board Chair:

Victoria Romero, CEO, LPC, LAC
San Luis Valley Behavioral Health Group


Dr. JC Carrica, M.Ed., CEO
Southeast Health Group


Dr. Jania Arnoldi, CEO, Ph.D, MBA
Valley-Wide Health Systems

Board Member:

Melissa Wickliffe, Director State Regional Operations

Board Member:

Jason Chippeaux, MSW, CEO
Health Solutions

Community Board Member:

Betty Nufer

Community Board Member:

Jody Kern