Sherry Burkhard

Interim Board Chair

Sherry encountered brokenness early in life when at fifteen-years-old she was admitted to a hospital for anorexia and other mental health struggles. With a desire to see beauty come from her experience, she became a Registered Nurse in 1996 and focused her practice on the mental health field to help others with similar struggles. In her nursing career, Sherry has been charge nurse over psychiatric units and worked in outpatient community clinics. In 2016, she became a co-founder and Director of Education for the nonprofit Mosaics of Mercy. In 2019, Sherry began serving as Executive Director of the organization. Sherry believes passionately in helping others connect to education, resources, and community to find a path toward healing from mental health struggles and addiction.

Mark Forbes

Vice Chairman of the Board

Mark is a former Human Resources executive, who spent the last 9 years of his career working in Houston. He recently retired to Suttons Bay, MI with his wife Julie, a retired Registered Nurse. A native of Michigan, Mark spent much of his career in California, the Gulf Coast and Rotterdam, The Netherlands working in the Oil and Gas, Chemical and Marine Transportation industries. Early in his career he managed Group Homes and Work Programs for Developmentally Disabled Adults. The mission of Mosaics of Mercy is so powerful, that Mark wants to bring his energy to reinforce and strengthen the ability of Mosaics of Mercy to provide Hope, Resources and Education for every person in the greater Houston area dealing with brokenness; no matter the cause. Mark holds a Masters degree in Industrial Psychology from Western Michigan University; currently serves on the Board of Inland Seas Education Association, is a certified SCORE mentor and is blessed with two wonderful children plus two grandchildren.

Carolyn Robistow

Secretary of the Board

Carolyn Robistow, M.Ed, LPC counsels overwhelmed and anxious people-pleasing perfectionists. Her first career as a teacher led to a calling in encouraging wellness for the person in the house who is carrying the mental weight of keeping everyone on-time, organized, healthy, and happy (even at the expense of that person's own mental wellbeing). Carolyn and her family live in Magnolia. They love spending time outdoors with friends, dancing, and traveling the country to visit family. Carolyn was introduced to Mosaics of Mercy after opening her therapy practice in The Woodlands, and she immediately felt passionate about promoting Mosaics of Mercy's mission throughout the area.

Jeremy Sprott

Treasurer of the Board

Jeremy, LPC, began his career as a youth pastor. He then became licensed as a professional counselor and worked in a psychiatric hospital in the Houston area. After this experience, he worked on a mobile assessment team assessing psychiatric facilities. Seeing the need for a new team and a new approach to providing psychiatric and substance abuse emergency situations, he began his mobile assessment business Mental Health Solutions. He currently has a contract with Texas Children’s Hospital, as well as other small emergency clinics in the greater Houston area.

Anu McDonald

Board Director

Dr. Anu McDonald is a pediatrician in The Woodlands, Texas. She has been practicing pediatrics for 25 years. She graduated from Rice University in 1988, and from Baylor College of Medicine in 1992. She did her pediatric residency in the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and Dell Children’s Hospital. She lives in The Woodlands with husband Ryan McDonald who is a neurologist. They have 2 young adult sons. Dr. McDonald’s passion is to treat the “whole patient”, taking into account social, emotional and mental factors that affect physical health.

Paige Butler

Board Director

Paige began serving her community in 1987 as a volunteer at the local women’s shelter after graduating from Texas A&M University. Eleven years of programming and management followed in Information Technology departments in the Houston area. She has over 30 years as a community volunteer, including VP of Philanthropy for National Charity League / The Woodlands / Texas Laurels chapter. Her passion in co-founding Mosaics of Mercy came as a result of the time and knowledge gained supporting a close family member struggling with mental health and substance abuse. Paige is raising her grandson with her husband Tom.

Amy Hauser

Board Director

Amy loves sharing the hope that God has invited each of us into through freedom in Christ and shares that in a tangible way through Beauty in Brokenness©. She created the 10-step Beauty in Brokenness© program back in 2008 and has shared this experiential process with countless individuals in search of hope and healing. This program has evolved and continues to impact others as the story of how the world may see our brokenness, but God as the Master Artist sees beauty and a masterpiece in the making. Amy is co-founder and the Director of Artistic Expression for Mosaics of Mercy.

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