Leadership Team

Leadership Team

Mike Garrett, M.S., LCP

Chief Executive Officer

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Veronica Amey Perrin, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Amey-Perrin completed her Psychiatric residency at the Wichita Center for Graduate Medical Education, and received her medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. She is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Amey-Perrin sees outpatient clients in Hutchinson, Anthony and Kingman, and also works with clients in the inpatient unit at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center.

Dr. Amey-Perrin joined Horizons in 2019, prior to that, she worked with Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Missouri.

MeKinzie Hudson, B.S.

Controller

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Kerry Nation, LSCSW

Director - Area Offices

Kerry received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Wichita State University and is a Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker.  Kerry has also achieved level one certification in Theraplay.

Kerry primarily works with children who experience ADHD, ODD, Anxiety, Depression or trauma.  She utilized Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Theraplay in her work to help children reach their goals.

Kerry provides services at our Pratt location.

Vikki Mader

Director - CCBHC

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Nicole Eitzen

Coordinator - CCBHC

Nicole received her Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Friends University.  Nicole has been with Horizons since September 2013 and has always loved the mission of walking along individuals at their greatest time of struggle.

Nicole started as an Outpatient Therapist in the Same Day Access department and since then has been the Director of Same Day Access and is currently the CCBHC Program Coordinator.

In her work, Nicole has seen the courage it takes to seek support and hopes the work she continues to do will encourage people to know there is strength in asking for help.  She loves the quote from Brene Brown that says, “Courage starts with showing up and letting ourselves be seen.”

Cammie Rumback, B.A.

Director - Community Based Services

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Tyler Vance B.S.

Director - Community Support Services

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Kari Menefee

Director - Health Information Management

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Jennifer Schreiner, LMLP

Director - Outpatient Services

Jennifer is the Director of Outpatient Services at Horizons.  Jennifer earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Kansas, and her Masters degree from Pittsburgh State University.  She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Licensed master Level Psychologist, and Licensed Behavior Analyst.  She has special certification as an Autism Specialist and Intensive Individual Support.  

Jennifer provides services at our Hutchinson location.

Ashley Lawson, LMLP

Director - Same Day Access

Ashley is the Director of the Same Day Access services at Horizons Mental Health Center. Ashley graduated from Emporia State University in Emporia KS, with a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology, a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Minor is Sociology. During her time at Emporia State University, she was a member of the Psi Chi International Honors Society in Psychology. During her clinical internship, she provided services to the Severe and Persistent Mentally Ill population.

After graduating, Ashley practiced therapy in southern Colorado through a community mental health center. At that time, she worked as a generalist, providing services to all age ranges and diagnoses. Ashley also provided support and services in crisis, intake, psycho-education group and triage. During this time, she received training in Solution Focused Therapy and trained with The Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Philadelphia, PA. Ashley then furthered her experience by completing a course with the University of Massachusetts in Integration after which, she helped start a successful integration program with the local hospital system.

Ashley is a Licensed Master’s Level Psychologist in the state of Kansas. Ashley previously worked on the Horizons’ Outpatient Therapy team, but now is working in the Same Day Access Department. Currently she provides intake and crisis services to Reno, Barber, Pratt, Kingman and Harper counties. Ashley also specializes in psychological testing, specifically ADHD, IQ, Mood and Anxiety testing.

Beth Akins, LSCSW, LCAC

Director - Training and Education

Beth earned her Bachelors degree in Social Work from Kansas State University and her Masters degree from the University of Kansas. She is a Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker and a Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor. She spent the first 25 years of her career at Horizons as Department Head of Community Support Services, working with adults with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness, she now provides Behavioral Health Consultations at the Hutchinson Clinic. In addition, Beth also teaches Mental Health First Aid (both the Youth and Adult versions), ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) and QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer – suicide prevention).