Our Team

 

Our team at Catherine’s Health Center is here to uplift and empower our patients so that they can become their healthiest, happiest selves. Learn more about our providers, leadership team, and board of directors here!

Medical Providers

Mark Contreras, DNP, NP-C

Location: Creston

Mark Contreras began at Catherine’s in 2012 as a volunteer RN, and since then has worked a variety of jobs within the organization until becoming our Medical Director in January of 2021. Mark is dedicated to patient wellbeing and cares deeply about the patients he works with. He finds that his favorite part about working at Catherine’s is the genuine culture of high quality, dignified patient care here.

Mark is passionate about supporting patients through their individual experiences, tailoring their care to be specific to their unique needs and considerations so that they have a fair chance at maintaining or regaining their health.

Megan DeMaagd-Rodriguez, NP-C

Location: Creston

Megan has served as a nurse practitioner at Catherine’s since 2017 and has loved every minute of working with her patients. Megan found out about Catherine’s after working here during her clinical rotation as a student at Michigan State, and found that she really enjoyed the patient population and knew she would love to work here.

Katherine Murillo, MS, PA-C

Locations: Creston, Streams 

Katherine joined Catherine’s after working at a Federally Qualified Health Center in Detroit, and is incredibly excited to work with patients here in the community. Katherine is passionate about connecting with her patients and providing care that meets all of their needs.

Debra Bossenbroek NP-C

Location: Streams 

Debra is a passionate nurse practitioner who has been with Catherine’s Health Center for over 19 years now. Debra is drawn to caring for underserved individuals and families with consideration of the community social determinants of health. Debra’s model of care always follows getting to know the patient first, as if you don’t know the patient’s life, you can’t always know if a treatment plan will work for them. In addition to caring for underserved individuals and families, Debra also holds interests in women’s health and care of immigrants, as her father was an immigrant.

Heather Bunting, M.D.

Location: Wyoming

Dr. Bunting has spent the majority of her 20-year career providing primary care for all ages in both Chicago and Grand Rapids. She is a Board Certified Family Medicine Physician and is excited to start her work at Catherine’s Health Center Wyoming providing care for the community! She recently joined Catherine’s out of an excitement for being part of an organization that focuses on improving individual health in the context of community health.

Joshlyn Litzenberger, NP-C

Location: Wyoming

Joshlyn started out her career in medicine working as a Community Health Nurse for the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi tribe. From there, she became a Nurse Practitioner and practiced at an FQHC for the past eight years. She comes to Catherine’s with an excitement for community health and a commitment to work with patients and help them reach their health and life goals. Joshlyn also treats substance abuse disorder, can provide gender affirming hormones to those who need them, and can prescribe PrEP for HIV prevention.

Dental Providers

Chad Peters, DDS

Location: Catherine’s Health Center Dental

Chad has brought passion and years of expertise to Catherine’s Health Center since he joined the team in 2020. He and his family have lived in Grand Rapids for over 15 years, and he is passionate about providing care to this community. His goal is for patients to feel that Catherine’s is their dental home and that they are comfortable with each visit and the comprehensive care they receive.

Chad earned his dental degree from the University of Pittsburg School of Dental Medicine in 2008. His experience in general dentistry includes exams, restorations, crown and bridge, extractions, partial and full dentures. He loves spending time with his family, bowling, landscaping, cooking, and traveling.

When asked about his philosophy of care, Chad said he works to provide quality care, educate patients about their care, and treat each patient as if they are a family member.

Michael Mehling, DDS

Location: Catherine’s Health Center Dental

Bio coming soon, stay tuned to learn more about Dr. Mehling!

John Villar

Location: Catherine’s Health Center Dental

Bio coming soon, stay tuned to learn more about Dr. Villar!

Behavioral Health Providers

Noah Menerey, LMSW and CAADC

Location: Creston

Noah brings over 20 years of mental health experience to Catherine’s, focusing his career in patient-centered behavioral health treatment. Noah hopes to bring his passion for helping others learn, heal, and grow to his work at Catherine’s, and is excited to help patients get to where they want to be in life, discovering and rediscovering meaning and purpose. Noah believes that healthcare is a human right and is passionate about equity and compassionate care for all people.

Noah attended Grand Valley State University for his B.S. in Behavioral Science and Psychology, as well as his Master’s in Social Work. He also studied social sciences and cultural impact at Kingston University in England. Noah is also an Internationally Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor. In addition to this, Noah is a former collegiate athlete who co-founded the Athletes Who Care program at GVSU, and in his spare time he continues to support students and student athletes from middle school to college age.

Hannah Stegink, LMSW

Location: Creston, Wyoming

Hannah began her work as a Behavioral Health Specialist at Catherine’s over three years ago, providing both brief consultation and ongoing counseling to our patients. She brings over five years of family-based work focused on child development education and child abuse prevention, as well as three years of work in Community Mental Health.

Her experience includes completing psychosocial assessments, treatment planning, on-call crisis management, inpatient psychiatric hospitalization, adult foster care placement, Community Living Support (CLS) documentation, collaborating with clients, guardians, and other care providers on behalf of clients. Hannah graduated with a Masters in Social Work from Western Michigan University and an undergraduate degree in Spanish from Calvin College. She’s honored to have the privilege of participating in the life journey of her patients as they share from their experiences.

Leadership

Megan Erskine, MPA

Chief Executive Officer

Megan Erskine began as Catherine’s CEO in Spring of 2022, bringing 14 years of experience in healthcare along with her. Megan is deeply passionate about improving health equity in our community through patient-centered, quality care that supports people in reaching their full potential. Her vision for Catherine’s ensures that Catherine’s meets the growing needs of its diverse population by providing culturally-sensitive care that is co-designed by our patients and communities. 

Mark Contreras, DNP, NP-C

Medical Director

Mark Contreras began at Catherine’s in 2012 as a volunteer RN, and since then has worked a variety of jobs within the organization until becoming our Medical Director in January of 2021. Mark is dedicated to patient wellbeing and cares deeply about the patients he works with. He finds that his favorite part about working at Catherine’s is the genuine culture of high quality, dignified patient care here. Mark is passionate about supporting patients through their individual experiences, tailoring their care to be specific to their unique needs and considerations so that they have a fair chance at maintaining or regaining their health.

Mary Ball, M.D.

Collaborating Physician

Bio coming soon, stay tuned to learn more about Dr. Ball!

Noah Menerey, LMSW and CAADC

Director of Behavioral Health

Noah brings over 20 years of mental health experience to Catherine’s, focusing his career in patient-centered behavioral health treatment. Noah hopes to bring his passion for helping others learn, heal, and grow to his work at Catherine’s, and is excited to help patients get to where they want to be in life, discovering and rediscovering meaning and purpose. Noah believes that healthcare is a human right and is passionate about equity and compassionate care for all people.

Noah attended Grand Valley State University for his B.S. in Behavioral Science and Psychology, as well as his Master’s in Social Work. He also studied social sciences and cultural impact at Kingston University in England. Noah is also an Internationally Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor. In addition to this, Noah is a former collegiate athlete who co-founded the Athletes Who Care program at GVSU, and in his spare time he continues to support students and student athletes from middle school to college age.

Dustin Maynes, MSW

Finance Director

Dustin has been working with Catherine’s since March of 2016, starting his work as an Executive Assistant, then Project Specialist, Operations and Finance Director, and now serves as Finance Director. Dustin is passionate about nonprofit work, and finds that his favorite part about his job is the variety and excitement about growing, improving, and developing an organization that supports the greater community. Dustin graduated from Grand Valley with an undergraduate degree in Social Work, and received his Master’s in Social Work/Nonprofit & Organizational Leadership from Michigan State.

Sara Brooks, MPA

Operations Director

Sara began in healthcare as a medical assistant over 13 years ago, and ever since then has made it her life’s work to ensure patients have the most positive healthcare experience they can have. Sara has worked in a variety of health centers big and small, and most recently has worked as a practice manager of a radiation oncology practice. Sara started at Catherine’s in 2021 because she wanted to continue her passion of ensuring the best care for patients, and was excited to be a part of the Catherine’s team as we expand into new locations and provide much needed access to a larger population of patients.

Sam Wohlfeil

Director of Strategic Engagement

Originally from Northern Michigan, Sam has worked in a variety of nonprofits around West Michigan leading up to his role as Director of Strategic Engagement here at Catherine’s. Healthcare access has always been important to Sam, and being able to work for an organization that directly serves the community with equity and dignity is something near and dear to his heart. His favorite part about his work with Catherine’s is being able to serve the community and engage with so many incredible organizations and community leaders.

Ally Shook, MSW CFRE

Development Director

While Ally only recently joined Catherine’s as the Development Director in February of 2022, her roots are firmly connected in the community around Catherine’s, as she grew up in the area and attended St. Al’s church back when Catherine’s was located in the church basement. Since then, Ally has worked in various fund development roles at nonprofits in the Seattle area, focusing on building relationships with individuals in the community. At Catherine’s, Ally’s favorite part of her position is helping community members access their basic human right to quality healthcare. Ally received her Bachelor of Social Work from Grand Valley State University and her Master of Social Work with an emphasis on Community Organizing from the University of Michigan.

Chad Peters, DDS

Lead Dentist

Chad has brought passion and years of expertise to Catherine’s Health Center since he joined the team in 2020. He and his family have lived in Grand Rapids for over 15 years, and he is passionate about providing care to this community. His goal is for patients to feel that Catherine’s is their dental home and that they are comfortable with each visit and the comprehensive care they receive.

Chad earned his dental degree from the University of Pittsburg School of Dental Medicine in 2008. His experience in general dentistry includes exams, restorations, crown and bridge, extractions, partial and full dentures. He loves spending time with his family, bowling, landscaping, cooking, and traveling.

When asked about his philosophy of care, Chad said he works to provide quality care, educate patients about their care, and treat each patient as if they are a family member.

Board of Directors

James Byrne, M.D.

Board President

Kokob Joseph

Officer

Shelli Zomer

Vice President

Alisha Davis

Officer

Adrienne Goodstal

Secretary

Maria Speas

Officer

Heather Lallo

Treasurer

Alisha Lauchie

Officer

Jakki Denhof

Officer

Yvonne George

Officer

Sharon Esterley

Officer

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