CBHC Staff

Doyle Forrestal

Doyle Forrestal

Phone: 720-573-9367
Email: dforrestal@cbhc.org

Doyle Forrestal is the Chief Executive Officer of CBHC. Before rejoining the organization in 2015, she served as the Executive Officer for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in Region VIII, Office of Intergovernmental and External Affairs. In that capacity, she helped implement provisions of the Affordable Care Act with state and tribal governments across Colorado, Utah, Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, and South Dakota.


Prior to working with HHS, she was the Director of Public Policy with CBHC and worked with the Colorado Legislature for nearly a decade. She has over 18 years of experience guiding, developing, and implementing legislative strategy and policy at the federal, state, and local levels. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science degree from the University of Colorado and a law degree from the University of Denver.


Frank Cornelia, MS, LPC

Deputy Director & Chief Strategy Officer
Phone: 720-573-9371
Email: fcornelia@cbhc.org

Frank Cornelia, MS, LPC is the Deputy Director & Chief Strategy Officer for CBHC. Before joining the organization in 2012, he was a direct care professional with years of experience providing services to diverse client populations. In his role with CBHC, he reports directly to the CEO and is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with a variety of community and government stakeholders.


He also helps set the strategic vision for the organization. Frank provides leadership to CBHC’s advocacy team and leads the development of CBHC’s yearly policy platform. He holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Minnesota and a master’s degree in health and human development from Montana State University. He and his wife Jenny live in Denver with their two beautiful, but exhausting children, Madeline and Max.


Moses Gur, MA

Director of Member and Policy Engagement
Phone: 720-573-9368
Email: mgur@cbhc.org

Moses Gur, M.A., is the Director of Policy and Member Engagement for CBHC. He earned his bachelor’s degrees in criminal justice and psychology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and his master’s degree in forensic psychology from the University of Denver, where he studied the broad intersection of mental health and the law.


His experience includes working across every sequential intercept both in direct services and in professional training and policy development. Before joining the CBHC policy team, he was a policy fellow for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration in the Region 8 office. Moses is dedicated to bringing evidence-supported innovation to Colorado’s mental health policy landscape and is passionate about reforms that increase self-directedness and access to support for individuals living with behavioral health conditions who are navigating the criminal justice system.


Natalie Strom

Membership Services and Communications Coordinator
Phone: 720-573-9366
Email: nstrom@cbhc.org

Natalie Strom serves as the Membership Services and Communications Coordinator for CBHC. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree from the University of Iowa. Prior to joining the CBHC team in 2017, Natalie worked in a number of fields, including journalism, communications, and education. She won numerous awards during her time as an editor and journalist, and her love for the arts inspired her to start her own nonprofit for local artists while living in Florida.


In her current role, she serves as the executive assistant to the CEO, office manager, marketing and communications director, social media and website manager, annual conference coordinator, and liaison to the membership’s leadership teams. Natalie is also a certified Adult Mental Health First Aid instructor.


Mindy Klowden, MNM

Director of Strategic Initiatives
Phone: 720-573-9372
Email: mklowden@cbhc.org

Mindy Klowden is the Director of Strategic Initiatives for CBHC. In this role, she provides leadership to CBHC’s work with members in key strategic areas including payment reform, conducts research and policy analysis, and develops strategic communications. Mindy has worked nationally as a consultant, leader, and strategist in behavioral health and integrated care.


She has an extensive background in nonprofit management, with previous positions including Director with the National Council for Behavioral Health and Director of the Office of Healthcare Transformation at Jefferson Center for Mental Health. Mindy earned a Master of Nonprofit Management (MNM) degree from Regis University and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology degree from The Colorado College.


Barbara Becker, PhD

Director, Mental Health First Aid Colorado
Phone: 720-573-9369
Email: bbecker@cbhc.org

Barbara Becker, Ph.D., is a licensed professional counselor and serves as the Director of Mental Health First Aid Colorado (MHFACO), where she oversees the expansion of mental health literacy through the broad, statewide dissemination of Mental Health First Aid (MHFA). She is responsible for developing community relationships and ensuring that MHFA is available across the state with a health equity lens.


Barbara is also an appointed member of the Commission on Suicide Prevention, where she represents licensed mental health providers in Colorado. She was a founding member of the Colorado Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, where she served as President for two years. In 2015, Barbara was a recipient of the Sandy Martin Grassroots Award given by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.


Paige Warren

Mental Health First Aid Liaison
Phone: 720-573-3585
Email: pwarren@mhfaco.org

Paige Warren graduated California State University Long Beach with a Bachelor of Arts in Film and Electronic Arts degree in 2017. She joined the CBHC team in 2018 as an AmeriCorps volunteer to assist with the coordination of Mental Health First Aid Colorado (MHFACO).


Now, as the statewide MHFACO coordinator, Paige provides instructor and community outreach and funding coordination, and assists with social media management for MHFACO and CBHC. She has been a certified MHFA instructor for youth and adults since the summer of 2018.

CBHC Board Officers

Colorado Behavioral Health Council (CBHC) is a non-profit entity consisting of 23 member organizations. Our members guide our principles and our advocacy. The CBHC Board of Directors is elected on an annual basis.


J.C. Carrica

Southeast Health Group


Bill Henricks

AllHealth Network

Past President

Shelly Spalding

The Center for Mental Health


Rick Doucet

Community Reach Center


Kiara Kuenzler

Jefferson Center for Mental Health

MSO Representative

Dixie Casford

Mental Health Partners

National Council Representative

Carl Clark

Mental Health Center of Denver

Ex-Officio Member

Brian Turner

Solvista Health

Ex-Officio Member

Liz Hickman

Centennial Mental Health Center

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