Staff/Board

Staff

Mindy Bateman

Mindy Bateman

Director

Responsibilities:

Mindy Bateman has worked with Utah AHEC Program for nearly 20 years and has served as the Crossroads Utah AHEC (CRAHEC) Center Director since 2009. In this role, Ms. Bateman has come to develop a unique skillset to help students with much to gain enter a health professions training program. Under her leadership, the CRAHEC works directly with individuals spanning the health professions pipeline – from future professionals to current professionals. Ms. Bateman recognizes that the field of health care is filled with career pathways that offer both financial stability and rewarding opportunities for personal growth. Ms. Bateman also works with the National AHEC Organization (NAO) where she has served on many committees including Finance, Conference Planning, Public Policy, and Development. In May of 2015 she was nominated to serve as member of the NAO board where she has served as Treasurer and NAO President. Currently she is serving as co-chair of NAO’s Conference Planning Committee.

Crossroads AHEC
SLCC Jordan Campus
3491 Wights Fort Road, JHS 120 A
West Jordan, UT 84088
Cell: 801-673-9981

Campus:

Jordan

Building:

Jordan Health Sciences (JHS)

Room:

120 A

Phone:

801-957-6291

Email:

mindy.bateman@slcc.edu

Nick Meyer

Nick Meyer

Secretary

Responsibilities:

Nick was born and raised in Florida. He moved to Utah when he was 10 years old. In 2018 he graduated from Riverton High School. He now attends Salt Lake Community College and majors in Political Science. He has a strong passion for history and technology. He hopes that one day he can help others in an impactful way.

When outside of school and work, Nick likes to play video games and hone his political knowledge.

Campus:

Jordan

Building:

Jordan Health Sciences (JHS)

Room:

120 A

Phone:

801-957-6245

Email:

nmeyer6@slcc.edu

Monica Salas Jimenez

Monica Salas Jimenez

Program Manager, Healthcare Pathway Programs

Responsibilities:

Monica is originally from Mexico and migrated to the states as a child. She now calls Utah home. In 2015 she received a bachelor’s in Health Promotion and Education with an emphasis in Community health from the University of Utah. She later went on to complete a Master of Public Health from the University of Utah. Monica is passionate about eliminating health disparities in marginalized communities and underserved populations. She works from a preventive framework and believes education and awareness is vital towards creating a better world. She hopes to use her background in higher education and personal experiences as a first-generation college student to serve students.

In her free time, Monica enjoys spending quality time with family and friends, hiking with her son and dogs, and volunteering at animal shelters.

Crossroads AHEC
SLCC Jordan Campus
3491 Wights Fort Road, JHS 156
West Jordan, UT 84088
Cell: 801-755-9449

Campus:

Jordan

Building:

Jordan Health Sciences (JHS)

Room:

156

Phone:

801-957-6291

Email:

monica.salasjimenez@slcc.edu

Rochelle Lambertsen

Rochelle Lambertsen

Pipeline Specialist

Responsibilities:

Rochelle Lambertsen is a non-traditional student with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and Middle School Science Emphasis in 2005. She has a passion for teaching and a strong desire for learning. She has been a returning student for over four years and is applying to Medical Schools in the Summer of 2022. Rochelle has a history of Medical Assisting and other healthcare professions. She finds joy in encouraging students to explore and pursue goals in the health sciences. She is enthusiastic about the future of healthcare and technological advances in medicine and loves to share her excitement with the students.

Rochelle is an Ironman and loves to compete in triathlons. She has four children and lives in American Fork, where her husband teaches at AFHS. She and her family are active in outdoor sports and love to participate with their community.

Brendan Schnopp

Brendan Schnopp

Pipeline Specialist

Responsibilities:

Brendan is excited to be a member of Crossroads AHEC as a Pipeline Specialist. He has a Bachelor’s of Science in Exercise Science, emphasizing in Integrative Physiology from Pacific University. He has worked in a variety of healthcare fields over the last 8 years and is excited to help educate the next generation of health care professionals. Brendan is passionate about advocating for mental health and health care access for all. He enjoys the outdoors and traveling when he is not spending time with family and friends.


Board

Glen Bailey
CTE Director
Alpine School District
575 North 100 East, PDC
American Fork, UT 84003
801-610-8454
gbailey@alpinedistrict.org

Mindy Bateman
Center Director
Crossroads AHEC
3491 Wights Fort Road, JHS 154
West Jordan, UT 84088
Office: 801-957-6291
Cell: 801-673-9981
mindy.bateman@slcc.edu

William Carroll, DDS, ABGD
Associate Professor
College of Dental Medicine
Roseman University of Health Sciences
10920 S River Front Parkway
South Jordan, UT 84095
Office: 801-878-1410
wcarroll@roseman.edu

Angela Chavez
Intermountain Healthcare
LDS Hospital Human Resources
8th Avenue and C Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84143
801-442-2117
angela.chavez@imail.org

Julie Lay
Department of Workforce Services
5735 South Redwood Road
Taylorsville, UT 84123
801-518-2468
jlay@utah.gov

Ivette Lopez, PHD, MPH
Deputy Director
Utah AHEC Program Office
Department of Family and Preventive Medicine
375 Chipeta Way, Suite A
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
ivette.lopez@utah.edu

Juan Carlos Negrette, MBA
Director
Global Health
26 South 2000 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
801-581-2923
juancarlos.ngrette@hsc.utah.edu 

Tara Haight
Dean, Health Sciences
Salt Lake Community College
3491 Wights Fort Road, JSH 065
West Jordan, UT 84088
801-957-6321
tara.haight@slcc.edu 

Chantel Olsen
CTE Coordinator
Murray School District
5440 South State Street
Murray, UT 84107
801-264-7460
ctolsen@murrayschools.org
 

Tracy Schaffer
Director of Nursing and Allied Health
Tooele Technical College
88 South Tooele Blvd.
Tooele, UT 84074
435-248-1862
tschaffer@tooeletech.edu

Tatiana Allen-Webb
Community Faces of Utah
375 Chipeta Way, Suite A
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
801-585-5287
tatiana.allen@hsc.utah.edu

Alice Akunyili
Assistant Dean, Academic Affairs
Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine
1712 S East Bay Blvd., Building 5 Suite 300
Provo, UT 84606
385-375-8724
anakunyili@noordacom.org