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Partners and Staff

Leading the change in how we view mental health

No one person or organization can do it alone. But together, with the energy, resources, commitment and compassion of our partners and staff, we can start a conversation on mental health issues and create mental wellness in our communities.

 

Caring staff help us all become Better Together

Our professional staff guides Better Together and forms relationships with partners to help further the mission.

Bethany Thier

Bethany Thier

Better Together project coordinator
608-371-9789
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With more than a decade of experience working as a community development professional in Green Bay, Bethany is a passionate advocate for multicultural diversity and inclusion. She has also led projects addressing food insecurity. Bethany specializes in relationship building and management, organizational design, facilitation and mediation.

As a community organizing consultant, Bethany received national recognition and awards from the Boys and Girls Club of America and the Wisconsin Campus Compact coalition. She was also recognized by the city of Green Bay. As coordinator of the Better Together project, Bethany will work to collaborate with and engage those working to improve mental health in youth. Bethany has a diverse background as an artist, and holds master’s degrees in music from the Chicago College of Performing Arts.

Diana DiazGranados

Diana DiazGranados MSW, MPH

Better Together project evaluator and certified Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) trainer
608-509-8661
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Diana holds master’s degrees in social work and public health from Columbia University. She started her career as a community health volunteer in the U.S. Peace Corps, working first in Lesotho in southern Africa, where she worked to improve the food security and nutritional intake of students in rural elementary schools. Diana has also worked and consulted in Bulgaria, Macedonia, Peru, Kosovo, Guatemala and Bangladesh. In Kosovo, Diana developed and received funding for the country’s first post-war adolescent health project.

Diana has worked on a variety of public health issues including adolescent reproductive health, HIV prevention, human trafficking, disease outbreaks, disaster relief and post-war trauma. A skilled grant writer, program developer and evaluation expert, Diana has a passion for promoting healthy living, and for making implementation research and project evaluation practical and user-friendly. As a certified MHFA trainer for adults and youth, Diana offers MHFA training in the community.

Our partners represent

  • Healthcare
  • Human services
  • Education
  • Law enforcement
  • Youth organizations
  • Community agencies
  • Donors
  • Mental health professionals