MHM welcomes new Director of Governmental Affairs, Christine “Chris” Yanas

Christine YañasMethodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc. (MHM) is pleased to welcome Ms. Yanas, as its new Director of Governmental Affairs. Ms. Yanas is a dynamic professional with over ten years of health care and hospital public policy experience and brings with her a proven record of delivering results and influencing change. Her career includes a recent role as vice president of operations and advocacy at Teaching Hospitals of Texas in Austin. As Director of Governmental Affairs, Chris is responsible for the organization's policy and legislative agenda.

Chris is a poised and thoughtful leader with impressive professional successes, which makes her an ideal fit at MHM–a private, faith-based not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing medical and health-related human services to low-income families and the uninsured in South Texas.

Chris earned a bachelor's degree from The University of Texas at Austin, cum laude, with a double major in English and government.

Born and raised in rural South Texas, Chris resides in San Antonio, Texas.