Staff

Enrique Mata
Senior Program Officer
915-218-2617

Enrique joined the Health Foundation in 2001. He leads both the Tobacco and Alcohol Prevention, and Mental Health and Emotional Well-Being Priority Areas. His experience includes more than 20 years in health philanthropy including designing, implementing, and evaluating multi-million dollar Collective Impact initiatives. Enrique also maintains skill sets in clinical nursing practice, healthcare revenue cycle management, and commercial property management. He thrives on leveraging resources and building collaboration to make lasting health improvements for the region.

A native of El Paso, Enrique holds a Master of Science degree in public health and a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing. He also holds board certifications from the American Nurses Credentialing Center as an advanced public health nurse and advanced nurse executive.

News

Texas Tobacco 21 goes into effect on September 1

August 23, 2019

On September 1, 2019, Texas Tobacco 21, the law that raises the minimum legal sales age for tobacco from 18 years to 21 years, officially goes into effect. The law includes violations for purchasing or attempting to purchase cigarettes, e-cigarettes, or tobacco products, as well as the use or possession of these…

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