Vice President and Executive Director of Health Policy Media and Technology
David Rousseau is Vice President and Executive Director of Health Policy Media and Technology. He oversees the Foundation’s health policy media programs, including Kaiser Health News and all journalism programs, and directs the Foundation’s technology and online activities.
He currently serves as the Chair of the Media Impact Funders Board, is a member of the Grantmakers in Health Board, and advises Crisis Text Line on data ethics issues.
Associate Professor of Practice
In 2016, Rick Rekedal completed over 20 years with DreamWorks Animation as Chief Creative of franchise development and the global franchise director of the hit movie Trolls. Winner of two Annie Awards, two Kids Choice Awards and Toy of the Year. He is a natural storyteller and has shown a commitment and passion for communicating stories to audiences of all ages. Rick began his career in the toy business before moving into family entertainment at DreamWorks Animation, with posts as head of licensing, interactive and online production before shifting into franchise development. A frequent speaker and lecturer, Rick serves on advisory boards for the Wedgwood Circle; the Michael W. Smith Group; and Belmont University’s film school. He is also the author of One Small Step.
Associate Professor of Practice
Kym Fox leads the journalism sequence in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Texas State. Fox moved from the newsroom to the classroom after spending 23 years as a daily journalist. She worked at the San Antonio Express-News as the deputy metro editor before joining the Texas State University faculty in 2002. Most of her 18 years at the paper she spent covering courts and legal affairs.
Director of Student Media, Communication Program, College of Arts & Sciences at Texas A&M University-San Antonio
Jenny Moore is an associate professor in the communication program at Texas A&M San Antonio. She’s also the director of Student Media. She worked at TexasMonthly.com and Austin-based multimedia firms as a content developer and quality analyst. She was also a journalist-in-residence in low-income public schools, Houston Refugee Services, and United Way where she taught literary nonfiction storytelling and prepared students for the rigors of college-level academic writing.
Dr. Will Wauters
Vicar of Santa Fe Episcopal Church, San Antonio
The Rev. Dr. Will Wauters is vicar of Sante Fe Episcopal on San Antonio’s Southside. Wauters has had a long career of ministry with a focus on issues of social justice. After his ordination in 1981, he served in the diocese Los Angeles, where he created a $3 million community program whose mission was to thwart gang violence. In the early-to-mid 1990s, he had his first tenure of service at Sante Fe Episcopal, helping to organize the church members and other locals in addressing justice concerns in San Antonio. Wauters was especially active in the formation and growth of Project QUEST, a nationally recognized jobs program. He returned to Los Angeles in the early 2000s, but returned to San Antonio and the parish on the Southside in 2010.