Our Mission: Improve health and increase opportunities for youth, families and communities.
ETR envisions a world where all people have the information, skills, and opportunities to lead healthy lives. We are driven by our mission to improve health and increase opportunities for youth, families, and communities.
ETR embraces the purposeful inclusion of all people as a means to honor and respect difference, and to elevate the strengths brought by diversity of experience, perspective, and expertise.
Our multidisciplinary staff of health educators, program developers, trainers, curriculum specialists, writers, editors, graphic artists, librarians, publication and distribution experts, technologists and social scientists work to transform outcomes in four areas:
Partners in the Fight for Health Equity
We are part of a movement to improve health and education outcomes for all communities.
Science Is Foundational
We believe in grounding our work in science that is transdisciplinary and rigorous.
Diversity + Inclusion
We believe everyone should have the same access and opportunities in life.
Integrity + Excellence
We don’t take the easy way out; our science-based solutions are tested and vetted.
Responsive to Emerging Needs + Trends
We innovate and respond with new and tailored products and services.
Enthusiasm for What Lies Ahead
We focus forward, not rest on the body of our current work.
ETR Executive Leadership Team
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Science Officer
Vice President, Business Development
Chief Financial Officer
Board of Directors
The Board of Directors come from across the nation to provide assistance and oversight to ETR's mission and work. Board members reflect diverse professional expertise, as well as ETR's diverse constituencies.
ETR Board Chair
Cynthia A. Gómez, PhD
Health Equity Institute
at San Francisco State
San Francisco, CA
ETR Board Vice Chair
Kim Wiese, MBA
Vice President, Portfolio Management and Growth
Hennepin County Medical Center
ETR Board Treasurer
Lawrence Group Health Care Consulting
San Mateo, CA
ETR Board Secretary
Mim Dixon, PhD
Consultant, Mim Dixon & Associates
John Casken, RN, MPH, PhD
School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene
University of Hawaii
Kim De Serpa, MSW
Social Work Care Manager
Dignity Health Medical Foundation - Dominican
Santa Cruz, CA
Nicole Ellen Jones, JD
Assistant District Attorney
Santa Cruz County District Attorney’s Office
Santa Cruz, CA
Leslie Kantor, PhD, MPH
Professor and Chair
Department of Urban-Global Public Health
Rutgers School of Public Health
Vincent Lafronza, MS, EdD
President and CEO
National Network of Public Health Institutes
Shawn Moore, MBA
Senior Vice President of Wellness and Engagement Solutions
New York, NY
Sarah Munson, MBA
Mike Prelip, MPH, DPA
Department of Community Health Sciences
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
Los Angeles, CA
Nancy Wongvipat Kalev, MPH
Director of Health Education, Wellnes, Cultural & Linguistic Services
Los Angeles, CA