Mindy Bateman

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
Office 801-957-6291
Cell 801-673-9981


Monica Salas Jimenez
Program Manager, Healthcare Pathway Programs

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
Office 801-957-6291
Cell 801-755-9449


Ava Petersen

Ava has worked as Secretary for CRAHEC for about 8 months. She graduated high school last Spring and is going to graduate with a Generals Associate's Degree from UVU next Spring. She loves helping others achieve their personal goals. Ava recognizes how valuable an education can be to others and wants to loves to help people find their passion and start and/or continue on their education path.

Crossroads AHEC
SLCC Jordan Campus
3491 Wights Fort Road, JHS 120 A & JHS 156
West Jordan, UT 84088
Office 801-957-6245
Cell 425-638-3280


Glen Bailey
CTE Director
Alpine School District
575 North 100 East, PDC
American Fork, UT 84003

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

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

Angela Chavez
Intermountain Healthcare
LDS Hospital Human Resources
8th Avenue and C Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84143

Julie Lay
Department of Workforce Services
5735 South Redwood Road
Taylorsville, UT 84123

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

Juan Carlos Negrette, MBA
Global Health
26 South 2000 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Tara Haight
Dean, Health Sciences
Salt Lake Community College
3491 Wights Fort Road, JSH 065
West Jordan, UT 84088

Chantel Olsen
CTE Coordinator
Murray School District
5440 South State Street
Murray, UT 84107

Tracy Schaffer
Director of Nursing and Allied Health
Tooele Technical College
88 South Tooele Blvd.
Tooele, UT 84074

Tatiana Allen-Webb
Community Faces of Utah
375 Chipeta Way, Suite A
Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Alice Akunyili
Assistant Dean, Academic Affairs
Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine
1712 S East Bay Blvd., Building 5 Suite 300
Provo, UT 84606