Our Team

Many thanks to everyone who got involved and supported our cause through the years!

Kelly Gale Amen


Kelly Gale Amen, born in 1949, is a native of Weatherford, Oklahoma. A graduate of the University of Oklahoma (BA), Kelly moved to Houston in 1972 to begin his professional design career. He started his own design business, KGA Inc., in 1974 and has been an influential participant in the Houston arts & design community for decades. He is a founding member of NSID/ASID.

Kelly’s work has been featured in all available media, from a feature on HGTV’s Extreme Homes to frequent highlights and features on his design projects in the local print press. His work is published in books and magazines distributed nationally.

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Sylvia Pennywell

Fitness & Physical Education Representative

“I have studied Jungian Psychology for 15 years and am an avid exercise enthusiast. I played tennis for The University of Texas, was a runner; currently I am a swimmer and a walker”



+1 (713) 408 8900

Meryl Cohen, MEd, LCSW

Sexual Education & Awareness Representative

Recipient of the John McGovern Lecture Award in Health Promotion for Community Contributions and Activism.

Dr. John Clemmons


1213 Hermann Dr Ste 420
Houston, TX 77004
(713) 528-6562

Discoever Dr. Clemmons's Interview with CBTB:

Ricki McKenna

CBTB Advisor of Nutrition

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Susan Cooley, RN

Nurse Practitioner, Photographer

Susan M. Cooley, PhD, RN, CPNP
Care Consultants of Texas
713. 446.1495
[email protected]

Rachel Koen

Owner, IVBars – Houston Heights

Inspired by the early works of Dr. Myers, Aaron Roberts, founded iV Bars® in 2015. He assembled a world class team of physicians, biochemists and physiologists to create the formulas and developed the unique marketing concept of iV Bars®. In 2015, on June 1, iV Bars® was sold for the very first time in its home market of Dallas.

Contributing Artists

Allen Henson

CBTB Editorial Photographer

Born and raised in Oklahoma, Henson is a proud veteran who conducted several tours in Iraq during his tenures. He is not an editorial photographer, filmmaker, producer, and finds himself on a completely different battlefield: the art industry.

Corey Scott


“I am an artist interested in engulfing myself into as many projects, collaborations, creative moments, and shows as possible.”

Adrian Matei

Digital Marketer

With a degree in Information Management for Business from University College London and training in some of the world’s biggest companies, Adrian is the chief web developer and digital marketer for CBTB. His portfolio spans from websites to brochures to videos to letters and large-scale copywriting projects. 

Commercial Partners