Molly Trexler, CPNP, Chair
Dell Children’s Medical Center
Molly Trexler, RN, MSN, CPNP-AC/PC is a long time Austinite who has spent her career focused on the health and wellbeing of children and their families. She has spent her entire career with Seton at the now Dell Children’s Medical Center. After obtaining a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Villanova University, she took a nursing job at Children’s Hospital of Austin. After 5 years in pediatric critical care, she obtained her Masters of Science in Nursing at the University of Texas and became a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. With a focus on cardiovascular surgery, critical care and trauma, she eventually made her way into her current job with the pediatric orthopedic surgeons in the Specialty Care Center at Dell Children’s Medical Center. She is the proud Mom to 2 young kids and happy partner to her husband, Rob.
David S. Shackelford, MHA, Vice Chair
Project Manager, Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas
David Shackelford manages the Seton Healthcare Family’s new teaching hospital project, Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas, associated with the forthcoming Academic Medical Center in downtown Austin. His role includes working with a network of diverse community partners to transform the way care is delivered in Central Texas through the establishment of an innovative integrated ecosystem of healthcare delivery. David is an active outdoor enthusiast with a passion for wildlife and culture that includes travel and leading tours through more than 150 countries worldwide spanning every continent. He is a committed Master Mason of the Honorable Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons. David’s mission work abroad includes creating connections with aid programs while serving poor and vulnerable populations. David has a passion for music and is particularly fond of dancing and singing around his home with his beautiful wife, adorable three year old daughter, and newborn son.
Edgar Cardenas, CPA, Treasurer
Vice President of Finance, QuickGifts
Edgar Cardenas received a B.B.A in Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin. He began his professional career in public accounting where his work concentrated on financial due diligence engagements for mergers and acquisitions. Edgar returned to Austin and received an M.B.A in Finance from McCombs School of Business. Since then he has been involved in several real estate development projects and other entrepreneurial endeavors. Edgar and his wife Ann are busy parents of three young boys.
Katy Bohuslav, Secretary
Katy has now held the title of community volunteer and full-time mom longer than her previous jobs as a reporter, public information officer, or media and communications specialist. She has a degree in journalism from Southwest Texas State University, a background in state government, a profound patriotism for her state and nation, and a commitment to serving the underserved in the community. She worked for Texas Department of Transportation, the Abilene Reporter-News, the Texas Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation, and the Public Utility Commission. Katy has volunteered at SLH for more than 12 years, serving on the board of directors and the development committee. She is a docent at the LBJ Library and Museum and a member of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church. Katy and her husband are natives of West Texas, long-time residents of Austin and parents to three boys. Katy speaks a little bit of Spanish and says “y’all” MUCH too often.
Michael & Susan Dell Foundation
Kevin oversees the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation’s giving in the United States which ranges from education technology grants and investments, to supporting local nonprofits providing vital services to low income families in Central Texas, to projects transforming health outcomes for local communities. Leveraging more than two decades of experience, he created the foundation’s Dell Scholars Program focused on disadvantaged students.
Prior to joining the foundation, he held positions with the Horatio Alger Association, and the Center for International Security and Strategic Studies. Kevin has a bachelor’s in business administration in finance from Mississippi State University and a master’s in business studies in strategy as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar from University College Cork. He has served on several boards from the National Scholarship Providers Association to the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria. Kevin and his wife are also active with several organizations involved in foster care and adoption as well as the Xeroderma Pigmentosum Family Support Group.
Fr. Louis T. Brusatti, DMin
St. Edward’s University
Father Louis T. Brusatti joined St. Edward’s University in July 2002 as the School of Humanities dean after serving seven years as dean of the School of Theology at the University of St. Thomas in Houston. An ordained Catholic priest, his ministry has been primarily focused in higher education and has included teaching assignments at DePaul University in Chicago, St. Thomas Theological Seminary in Denver, Kenrick Seminary and Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis. He completed his ten year term as dean summer 2011 and is now an Associate Professor of Religious and Theological Studies and Director of the newly established Center for Religion and Culture at St. Edward’s University.
Melissa Celerier, LCSW
Melissa is from Austin and has been serving youth and families as a clinical social worker since 1997. She received both her Bachelors of Arts in Government and Latin American Studies and her Masters in Social Work from the University of Texas at Austin. For over 10 years Melissa served low income and homeless youth and families at Lifeworks, a non-profit agency. She provided adolescent and family counseling and later served as the Program Director for a homeless youth and young adult program. This program provided case management, counseling, housing, employment assistance, meals, and a health clinic. After her son was born, Melissa began her private practice counseling individuals and families, while also providing clinical supervision to other therapists. Melissa has been with St. Louise House since its beginning by helping in the development of program policies and the staff’s training curriculum. She also provided clinical supervision to many of its program directors and staff.