Robiel Abraha

Research Associate


Robiel provides project management and oversight of various research assignments.

Written by Robiel Abraha

Troy Bush-DiDonato

Community Engagement Officer


Troy serves as a community liaison through two main functions: capacity building with community partners to support their engagement and connection with the community members they serve; and facilitating communication between partner communities/partners and the Foundation.

Katy Butterwick

Program Officer


Katy is responsible for investigating and evaluating grant proposals and supporting Foundation initiatives through soliciting proposals, conducting due diligence, maintaining communications with stakeholders, and project management related to grant-making.

Jo Carcedo

Vice President for Grants


Jo Carcedo is the Episcopal Health Foundation’s Vice President for Grants. She has more than 25 years of experience in the field of health and human services developing service delivery systems, implementing programs, allocating resources, and fund development.

The Rt. Rev. C. Andrew Doyle

IX Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas

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Bishop Andy Doyle is the ninth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas. Born in Illinois and raised in Houston, Bishop Doyle served five years as Canon to the Ordinary prior to his election as bishop in 2008. Bishop Doyle graduated from the University of North Texas with a fine arts degree and earned a Masters of Divinity from Virginia Theological Seminary prior to his ordination in 1995. He was later awarded a Doctor of Divinity from both Virginia Theological Seminary and the University of the South, Sewanee, TN. Bishop Doyle served at Christ Church, Temple and St. Francis, College Station before being appointed Canon to the Ordinary for Bishop Wimberly in 2003. He is a published author, accomplished painter, a trained mediator and is fluent in Spanish. Bishop Doyle's ministry includes a broad range of experience on boards including diocesan foundations, finance and communication, Mission Funding, Executive Board and the Hispanic Commission.

Written by The Rt. Rev. C. Andrew Doyle

Alithea McFarlane

Foundation Fellow

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Alithea supports the President by conducting research and data analysis on a variety of issues relating to the work of the Foundation and the field of philanthropy.

Guest Blogger Mike Morrisey, Ph.D.

Professor of Health Policy & Management, School of Public Health at Texas A&M University

Dr. Michael A. Morrisey is a Professor of Health Policy & Management at the School of Public Health at Texas A&M University.  His research interests are health insurance exchanges, employer-sponsored health insurance, and healthcare regulations.



Written by Guest Blogger Mike Morrisey, Ph.D.

Brian Sasser

Chief Communications Officer


Brian oversees all internal and external communications for the Foundation, including website management, video production, public relations, social media, communications consulting and media relations.

Shao-Chee Sim

Vice President for Applied Research


Dr. Shao-Chee Sim is the Episcopal Health Foundation's Vice President for Applied Research. Dr. Sim comes to EHF after more than 20 years of extensive research, community engagement, planning, and strategy experience within philanthropy, federally-qualified health centers (FQHCs) and nonprofit organizations.