Our Staff

Gregory Morris PA-C
Founder & CEO

Greg Morris has over 20 years of experience in Homeless Healthcare. He founded Ascending to Health Respite Care in 2012 while working as Program Director for Peak Vista’s’ Homeless Health Clinic. Mr. Morris has been active in assessing needs and gaps in service for the homeless population in the Pikes Peak region and has worked to addressed needs by establishing El Paso County’s only Medical Street Outreach Program, and Rural Mobile Health Van.

Mr. Morris currently serves on the Board for the National Health Care for the Homeless. He has experience reviewing grant proposals for HRSA (Health Resources and Services Administration). Morris was recognized as National Humanitarian PA of the Year in 2002.

Staff 2016Melissa Black RN
Program Manager, Recuperative Care Program

James Dixon
Contract, Client Navigator I/Outreach

Nancy Hunt
Soar Administrator, Client Navigator I

Chris Mitguard
Supervisor, Client Navigator II

Kurt Morris
Housing Coordinator, Client Navigator I/Outreach

Susan Saksa MPA
Director of Business Development

Lauren Tinnes
EMT/Client Navigator I

Jennifer Wylie MSW
Client Navigator/Mental Health and Life Skills Coordinator