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Leadership

Andrew Levack

Andrew Levack

Chair

Andrew Levack is a Senior Program Officer for St. David’s Foundation. Andrew leads the Foundation’s work on the issues of Aging in Place and Teen Pregnancy Prevention. Andrew has 25 years of public health experience as an educator, trainer, researcher, manager, philanthropic advisor and organizational leader. A native of Austin, Andrew began his career by addressing teenage pregnancy prevention for the Austin Health Department. Since then, Andrew’s career has led him to live and work in over 20 countries throughout Africa, Asia, and Latin America. During his tenure at EngenderHealth, Andrew served in several leadership roles including Regional Programs Advisor for Asia, Director of the Global Men As Partners (MAP) Program, and Director of U.S. Programs. Before joining St. David’s Foundation, Andrew was Director of U.S. Programs for Promundo, and international non-profit organization that was founded in Brazil. Andrew holds a master’s degree in public health from the University of Washington.

Kathleen Baireuther

Kathleen Baireuther

Vice Chair

As the Market Manager for Ford’s autonomous vehicle business in Austin, Kathleen guides local strategy, finances, operations, and business development. Kathleen and her team work across a wide range of stakeholders to design and execute business and operations pilots in preparation for a 2021 commercial service launch. Her goal is to work in partnership with the community to launch a safe, effective, and efficient mode of transportation that complements existing assets and improves overall mobility in the city. A central tenet of her work is championing public transit and active modes in an effort to reduce congestion and carbon emissions. An Austin resident since 2008, Kathleen has been actively involved in the innovation, clean energy, and transportation communities in a variety of roles. Before joining Ford, Kathleen held positions at the Rocky Mountain Institute, the Austin Technology Incubator, and the Austin Chamber of Commerce. She earned her MA from the University of Cambridge and her BA from the University of Virginia.

Adam Hauser

Adam Hauser

Treasurer

Adam Hauser is President/CEO of Meals on Wheels Central Texas (MOWCTX). He’s been a part of the MOWCTX family for more than 30 years, and is committed to the agency’s life-sustaining mission. Adam served on the MOWCTX Board and Executive Committee for several years and was Board Chair from 2006-2008 and served on the MOWCTX In-Home Care (formerly HAND) Board after its acquisition by MOWCTX. He’s also a longtime Meals on Wheels volunteer; in fact, he began delivering meals in1988 and still drives a route every Friday. Adam has extensive experience in leading a successful team. He served as the Office Managing Partner at the Austin office of Husch Blackwell LLP, a national legal firm. Prior to that, he was the Managing Partner of Brown McCarroll LLP, a local law firm. Adam served on the Board of Directors of the Austin Chamber of Commerce from 2010-2013 and was General Counsel for the organization in 2010-2011 and Vice-Chair of Membership in 2012. Adam currently serves on the Meals on Wheels Texas Board and the City of Austin’s Commission on Seniors. Adam was also a graduate of the 2011 Leadership Austin Essential Class. Adam holds a law degree from the University of Texas School of Law and a B.A. in English Literature from Washington University in St. Louis.

David Chincanchan

David Chincanchan

Board Member

David Chincanchan is a community advocate and organizer from Dove Springs with professional experience in public policy and political campaigns. He has worked on federal and local races, including multiple public transportation bond initiatives. He has also worked with the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program and helped bring together a coalition of local leaders to conduct Census outreach in hard-to-count communities in Travis County. David currently serves as Senior Policy Advisor to an Austin City Council Member and focuses on improving access to affordable housing, reliable transit, and economic opportunity in underserved communities. He passionately advocates for workers’ rights and was elected by his fellow union members to serve on the Executive Board of the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local #1624. David also works to improve representation of Latinx communities at all levels of government. He is the former Chair of the Austin Tejano Democrats and was recently elected to represent the statewide Hispanic Caucus on the Executive Committee of the Texas Democratic Party. David is proud to have attended Austin ISD public schools and to be a first-generation college graduate. He holds degrees in Government and Communication Studies from the University of Texas at Austin.

Quincy Dunlap

Quincy Dunlap

Board Member

Quincy Dunlap has spent the last twenty plus years working tirelessly for the advancement of underserved, underrepresented and under resourced communities. Through various leadership roles at renowned non-profits, developing and implementing strategic programming, serving on boards and committees, and partnering with entities in the public and private sectors, Quincy has solidified himself as a dynamic and inspirational leader, with an unwavering commitment and passion for service and impact. Quincy earned his B.A. in Political Science from Lincoln University of Missouri and his Master of Education degree from William Woods University. He has also completed Executive Training Certificate Programs with the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business, Boston College Carrol Scholl of Management-Center for Corporate Citizenship, Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business and the NUL/Duke University’s Corporate Education -Emerging Leaders Program. Quincy Dunlap is a devoted husband to his wife and father to his three children who are the apple of his eye. His life is lead by the purpose God moves him to daily.

Jen Duthie

Jen Duthie

Board Member

Jen Duthie is the Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Engineer with the City of Austin Transportation Department. She oversees the City’s Transportation Management Center and many initiatives related to leveraging data to improve operations. She is a licensed Professional Engineer and has a doctorate in Civil Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin (UT). Prior to working at the City of Austin, Jen led a research group at UT’s Center for Transportation Research that specialized in building predictive transportation models.

JP Eichmiller

JP Eichmiller

Board Member

JP Eichmiller is the Senior Director of Strategy and Information Design for Central Health, the public healthcare district serving the residents of Travis County, Texas. His responsibilities include leading the organization’s data collection, evaluation and reporting efforts, as well as developing partnerships and initiatives to support the health needs of Travis County’s low-income and uninsured population—including transportation barriers. JP’s recent work includes standing up a ride share program for patients with complex medical conditions and partnering with local agencies to deliver food boxes to quarantined Covid-19 patients. Prior to coming to Central Health, JP worked as a journalist and editor for newspapers in Colorado and Texas. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Colorado State University.

Stevie Greathouse

Stevie Greathouse

Board Member

Stevie Greathouse is a long range planning professional with over 25 years progressively-responsible experience managing complex land use and transportation planning projects and programs at the local and regional level. Stevie currently serves as a Division Manager within the City of Austin Housing and Planning Department. Stevie holds a Master’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Portland State University and Bachelor of Arts from Reed College. Prior to joining the City of Austin, Stevie led the regional transportation planning program at the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization and supported efforts to coordinate public transportation services. Before coming to Austin, Stevie worked as a long range planner for the City of Portland, Oregon. Stevie is a lifelong transit user and dreams of transforming Austin into a region where opportunity for all is only a bus ride away.

Martin Kareithi

Martin Kareithi

Board Member

Martin Kareithi is the Program Manager- Systemwide Accessibility for Capital Metro where he oversees compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and ensures accessibility across all agency programs and services. He is the agency’s community engagement liaison to organizations serving the needs of persons with disabilities and older adults. He holds a Master’s in Public Administration from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin and is a graduate of Leadership Austin. Martin serves on the City of Austin’s Commission on Seniors and on the Community Advisory Board for Austin PBS- KLRU.

John-Michael Vincent Cortez

John-Michael Vincent Cortez

Board Member Emeritus

John-Michael Vincent Cortez currently serves as the Government and Community Affairs Manager at Google Fiber. Mr. Cortez grew up working in his family’s restaurants in Austin, was previously employed as a consultant at an Austin-based business development firm, co-founded and ran a local, small business in the construction industry, served as Outreach Director for the Office of Congressman Lloyd Doggett, managed the Community Involvement Team for Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority, and served as Special Assistant for Mayor Steve Adler. Mr. Cortez also currently serves on the Advisory Councils for the Sustainable Food Center, Junior League of Austin, and The University of Texas at Austin’s Division of Diversity and Community Engagement; and on the Board of Directors of the Center for Public Policy Priorities. A life-long resident of Central Texas, John-Michael earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in International Business from The McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin and a Masters of Science in Community and Regional Planning from UT’s School of Architecture.