COMBINE is organized as a non-profit trade association (501c4) advocating for Medicaid and other mental healthcare professionals. COMBINE also coordinates political contributions through a small donor political committee. Donations to COMBINE are not tax-deductible. Member organization dues are a deductible business expense, except for the proportion spent on lobbying.
COMBINE Board of Directors
The Board of Directors is comprised of one representative from each member organization.
Yakitta Renfroe, Board Chair, LPC
Military Family Life Counselor (MFLC)
Substance abuse counselor
Mental Health Therapist within a prison / jail
Residential co-occurring /dual diagnosis counselor
Adolescent group therapist focusing on suicide prevention and self-harm
Private practice outpatient counselor
United States Air Force
Faith Halverson-Ramos, Treasurer, LPC, MT-BC (Music Therapist - Board-Certified)
Faith operates SoundWell Music Therapy, a solo private practice in Longmont that provides mental health and music therapy services to people throughout the lifespan. She especially enjoys working with neurodivergent and LGBTQIA+ teens and young adults, as well as with older adults. Prior to working in private practice, Faith worked in early childhood special education and hospice settings after graduating from the MA Transpersonal Counseling Psychology Music Therapy program at Naropa University in 2007.
In addition to running her practice, Faith is the Executive Director for the Online Conference for Music Therapy and serves as the Midwestern representative on the Interprofessional Collaborative Resources Committee of the American Music Therapy Association.
Faith Holloway, Secretary, LPC
COMBINE Committee Chairs
Yakitta Renfroe, LPC, BIPOC Committee Chair
Matt Rathbun, MA Social Work expected '23, Medicaid Members Committee Chair
vacant, HCPF Meeting Committee Co-Chair
Andy Rose, LPC, Legislative Committee Chair and Website Committee Chair
Carlos Villafan, LPC, NCC, CCHA Meeting Committee Chair
Some COMBINE members...