Stephany Bryan joined the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health in 2007 where she leads initiatives that improve the mental health and well-being of everyone in the community. She serves as Program Officer and Consumer and Family Liaison, representing the perspectives of consumers of mental health services and their families in the foundation’s strategic planning, grant making, programs and policy activities.
Since 1994, she has advocated for improvements to federal, state and local mental health policies and services. She is as a leader, mentor and adviser to consumers, family members, government agencies, policy makers and advocacy groups in Texas and nationally, and has served as a gubernatorial appointee to the Texas Integrated Funding Initiative and the Texas Transformation Workgroup, and chair of the Parent Collaboration Group with the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. She has also worked with the National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health and the American Institutes for Research in Washington D.C. to advise communities and states across the U.S. implementing systems of care for children and youth with mental health needs and their families.
Stephany has a certificate in finance from the American Institute of Banking and completed coursework in music at Texas State University. She is courageous, spirited, endlessly creative, and a lover of family and the great outdoors. She lives to celebrate life and serve others.