OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM.
ANN MESSER, MD
FOUNDER, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, & BOARD CHAIR
Ann Messer, MD, is a board-certified family physician who has been practicing family medicine and urgent care for 30 years. With over a decade of experience in Global Health, Ann founded One Good Turn to give health workers around the world the tools and knowledge to build self-sustaining, healthy communities. A graduate of Rush Medical School in Chicago, Dr. Messer did her residency work at Harvard in a triad of internal medicine, psychiatry, and family practice. Dr. Messer was named a Fulbright Specialist by the US Department of State for her work developing a clinical competency curriculum in Cambodia. She was recently awarded the Inspire Humanitarian Award by the United Nations Association Austin Chapter. Dr. Messer lives in Austin with her husband Tim; their three grown children are nearby, and together they enjoy outdoor sports, good food, and the family dog, Ziggy.
TIMOTHY HINES, MD
SECRETARY, BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Timothy Hines, MD, founder and past president of Central Texas Kidney Associates, is a board-certified nephrologist and a brilliant clinician. Dr. Hines attended the Baylor College of Medicine, did his residency at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's in Chicago, and completed a fellowship at Harvard Medical School. Married to Ann, he has long and enthusiastically supported the mission of One Good Turn. Tim has shared in Ann's medical mission work from the beginning and provides a valuable perspective on the development of One Good Turn. He's also her partner in raising their three fantastic college-age kids.
GREGG C. WADDILL III
TREASURER, BOARD OF DIRECTORS; GENERAL COUNSEL
Gregg Waddill has 50 years' experience as an attorney. He has worked in the for-profit, not-for-profit and public sectors of the health care industry. Gregg has served as general counsel for several hospitals, held a number of senior health care management positions and been in private practice since 2002 in Austin, Texas. Gregg holds a Bachelor of Business Adminsitration from the University of Texas at Austin, a Juris Doctorate from the University of Texas School of Law, and a Master of Public Health from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.
LENEE ALLEN BENNETT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Lenee started her career as a CPA/Consultant with Arthur Andersen and Company, before transitioning to the technology sector. Working as a product manager, and in marketing and sales positions, Lenee ultimately had the good fortune to join Dell Computer (now Dell Technologies, Inc) when the company had 900 employees. She retired as head of the Multinational Accounts Division, managing $1.1 Billion in revenue. This experience enabled a life of philanthropy and service in supporting her primary interests in children’s health and education. She was one of the founders of Trinity Episcopal School in Austin, serving as the first Chair of the Capital Campaign and a member of the Board of Trustees. She also served on the Board of the Austin Chapter of the March of Dimes and the Fountain Valley School of Colorado. She actively supports CASA of Travis County and Breakthrough Austin.
Tony Macie works in strategic development for multiple organizations. As Founder and CEO of Expert-Exchange, an organization that connects veterans with development projects in post-conflict countries, Tony was an integral part of OGT's initial projects in Cambodia. Tony's post-graduate education is in Mandarin and business studies. He provides guidance, stellar advice, and in-country project support.
Lilian Estrada is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in English and minor in Journalism. She is originally from San Juan, Texas, located in the Rio Grande Valley in deep South Texas. She began working with One Good Turn as a Development Intern, where she found a passion for nonprofit management and development. As Operations Coordinator, Lilian manages the daily administrative operations of One Good Turn. Working with One Good Turn, Lilian hopes to aid in the process of providing essential health resources to communities worldwide. Lilian also serves as the Advertising & Marketing Coordinator for the Boys & Girls Clubs of South Central Texas, and in her free time enjoys reading, spending time outdoors, and holding her roommates as captive taste-testers for her cooking endeavors.
Addison Scales is a current undergraduate student at the University of Texas at Austin. She is majoring in nutrition while also completing an interdisciplinary certificate in social inequality, health, and policy and a minor in anthropology. During her time at UT, Addison has interned with a community clinic in her hometown of Amarillo, Texas, and worked with the Austin nonprofit Girlstart to teach elementary girls STEM topics. Additionally, she studied public health in India for a semester where she conducted research on menstrual equity. After graduating from UT, Addison plans to pursue a career in global health with a focus on public health and applied anthropology. In her spare time, Addison enjoys traveling, outdoor recreation, reading, and dancing.
MEDICAL PROGRAMMING ASSOCIATE
Kylee Ahlstedt is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, having received a Bachelor of Science and Arts in Biology, a minor in Italian and an interdisciplinary certificate in social inequality, health and policy. She began working with One Good Turn as a Medical Programming Intern, exploring her interest in the social determinants of health and developing her passion for culturally competent healthcare. She is thrilled to continue supporting OGT as a Medical Programming Associate, aiding in the research process and development of accessible medical resources for our partner communities. Kylee also currently works in a patient care role while preparing for acceptance into a physician assistant program, hoping to concurrently pursue a Master of Public Health. Outside of work, Kylee enjoys backpacking, weight training, and trying new coffee shops.
MEDICAL PROGRAMMING ASSOCIATE
Viana Phan is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Science in Public Health and specialization in Behavioral and Social Sciences. She initially joined One Good Turn as a Communications Intern to design graphics and make health information more accessible and understandable. As a Medical Programming Associate, she looks forward to engaging with our community partners to develop medical resources that educate and empower them to take control of their health. Outside of OGT, Viana works as a vision therapist and is currently applying to medical school. In her free time, she enjoys board game nights with friends and exploring hiking spots around Austin.
MEDICAL PROGRAMMING INTERN
Katie Bott is currently a nursing student in Baylor University’s accelerated FastBacc Program. She received her first degree from the University of Texas at Austin in Human Development and Family Sciences with an emphasis in Early Childhood. During undergrad, Katie spent her time volunteering with the Make A Wish Foundation of Central and North Texas and interning at AGE of Central Texas: Adult Day Health Center. After graduating from UT, she knew she wanted to pursue a career in nursing. While preparing to go back to school, Katie lived in Raleigh, NC where she volunteered at UNC Rex Heart and Vascular Hospital and received her Nurse’s Aide certificate. As OGT'S COVID Research intern, Katie hopes to use her nursing education to aid in providing health assessment skills and knowledge to communities around the globe. Outside of academics and work with OGT, Katie loves to spend her time outdoors and trying new restaurants.
Helen Hulsey is passionate about giving a creative voice to purpose-driven brands. She is currently a junior advertising student at the University of Texas at Austin and is an active member of the Texas Creative portfolio program, in which she constructs integrated advertising campaigns with an emphasis on art direction. Since joining the One Good Turn team, she has produced various graphics to supplement OGT's educational materials and further its mission of making healthcare information more accessible. She is also a social media intern for Austin Music Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to uplifting the local music industry. Outside of school and work, Helen enjoys reading activist literature and exploring the city of Austin.