Leadership Team

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Kathy Mosher, MS, MBA
Chief Executive Officer

Kathy Mosher re-joined FSGC as Chief Executive Officer in March 2022, eight years after leaving to become CEO of Central Kansas Mental Health in Salina. She brings extensive clinical and administrative experience to FSGC, including 11 years at Four County Mental Health Center (Independence, KS); two years as Assistant Director of Mental Health for the State of Kansas; and eight years as a Team Leader for community-based services at FSGC. Ms. Mosher also worked at the Menninger Children's Hospital after earning her psychology degree from Washburn University. She earned master’s degrees in business administration (Baker University) and counseling psychology (University of Kansas). Ms. Mosher is married and has two grown children. She is an avid angler and is ruthless on the tennis and pickleball courts. 

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Charles Millhuff, DO
Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Millhuff has been with FSGC since 1999. He is Board Certified from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in General Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Millhuff received his Residency Training at the Karl Menninger School of Psychiatry. He also completed a Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Menninger School.

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Tracy Kihm
Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Kihm joined FSGC in 2018 after serving as Finance Director at Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center (Lawrence, KS) for 11 years. Prior to that, Tracy worked at Sallie Mae and the First United Methodist Church in Lawrence. She has been a Mental Health First Aid instructor since 2009 and is certified in both the Adult and Youth courses. She is also a Leadership Lawrence Class of 2018 graduate.

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Pam Evans
Director, Marketing & Development

Ms. Evans joined FSGC in 2013 as Director, Marketing & Development. Before coming to FSGC, she was with the State of Kansas for 18 years, including 14 years with the Department of Commerce. Pam is a Leadership Greater Topeka Class of 2017 graduate and an active member of the Topeka South Rotary Club..

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Anthony Bryan, MSW, LSCSW
Director, Community-Based Services

Mr. Bryan joined FSGC as an intern in 1989 and has been a staff member since, having served the agency in numerous capacities. Today, he works as Director, Community-Based Services. Mr. Bryan earned a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Kansas.

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Karen Smothers, LSCSW, LCAC
Director, Clinical Operations

Ms. Smothers has more than 25 years of experience in community mental health. She was previously the Assistant Director and Clinical Director of Pawnee Mental Health Services in Manhattan, KS. Ms. Smothers earned her master’s degree in social work from Washburn University in 2006. She is an adjunct faculty member at Manhattan Christian College. She is married to her husband, John, and has two sons: the Smothers brothers. She enjoys rail-to-trails biking, hiking and being outdoors.

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Abby Callis, PsyD
Director, Quality, Outcomes & Training

Dr. Callis recently became Director of Quality, Outcomes, & Training after having served as a member of FSGC’s Leadership Team since 2015. Prior to that, she established and coordinated FSGC's Anxiety Treatment Program. Dr. Callis joined the organization in 2006 upon completing her doctoral studies at the Florida School of Professional Psychology. She specializes in evidence-based anxiety treatment and work with emerging adults. Dr. Callis is also a certified Mental Health First Aid instructor and an adjunct professor of psychology at Washburn University.

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Alicia Guerrero-Chavez, JD, CHC
Director, Risk Management & Support Services

Mrs. Guerrero-Chavez is a lifelong Topekan and has been with FSGC since 2015. She is a 2012 graduate of Washburn University’s School of Law and a 2016 graduate of the Latino Leadership Collaborative of Kansas. Alicia is certified in Health Care Compliance, a member of the Health Care Compliance Association and an ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) Instructor. She is married and has five children. Alicia is very active in her children’s school PTO and is chair of the Fiesta Mexicana Planning Committee for Our Lady of Guadalupe Church.

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Marie Eklund, PHR, CPCS
Director, Human Resources

Mrs. Eklund joined FSGC as Director, Human Resources in 2020. Prior to that, she was with Manhattan Surgical Hospital (Manhattan, KS) for 11 years. Marie is a 2019 graduate of the Kansas Hospital Association Leadership Institute, a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and a board member for the Human Resource Management Network, Manhattan Area.

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Courtney Liberato
Executive Assistant to the CEO

Mrs. Liberato was born and raised in Topeka and is a graduate of Washburn University. Prior to joining Family Service & Guidance Center, she was the Executive Assistant to the City Manager of Lincoln City, OR, from 2017-2020. She moved back to her hometown in 2020 to be closer to family and joined FSGC in 2021.

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Jennie Watson, LSCSW
Director, School & Community Services

Ms. Watson has served FSGC children and families in many different capacities since joining the staff in 2005. She worked closely with the Kansas Department of Education to establish the Mental Health Intervention Team (MHIT) Program, a program that integrates mental health programs into schools. Ms. Watson is a certified Mental Health First Aid Instructor and has presented to parents on multiple topics in FSGC's Real-World Parenting Conversation Series. She holds a master’s degree in social work from Washburn University.

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Travis Freed, LMLP
Director, Crisis & Recovery Services

Mr. Freed has been with FSGC since November 2005 and served children and families in a variety of roles. He recently worked closely with the Kansas Department of Aging and Disabilities to expand crisis services for the state of Kansas and implement Intermediate Crisis Bed stays. Mr. Freed is a member of the Crisis Residential Association and regularly provides parent trainings as part of FSGC’s Real-World Parenting Conversation Series. He is a certified Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk (AMSR) trainer. He holds a master’s degree in psychology from Washburn University (Topeka, KS).

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Anne Werring
Director, CCBHC

Anne Werring joined FSGC as Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) Director in 2021. She has over 20 years of experience in corporate compliance, 12 in the Kansas community mental health system. Before coming to FSGC, she served as the Compliance Director for Newcomer Funeral Service Group (Topeka, KS). Anne earned a bachelor’s degree in communication from Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana, and a Master's in Business Administration from Benedictine College in Atchison. She is the fun aunt to three intelligent, kind and amazing nieces. Anne loves to travel, explore and camp, and she has attended the Winfield Bluegrass Festival every year since 2007.

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Did you know?

The therapeutic groups offered in FSGC’s Early Childhood Intervention Program have been touted by the State of Kansas models for other therapeutic preschool programs to emulate.