Our Staff

Thelma Gutierrez- Executive Director

A Native of Floresville, TX, Thelma Gutierrez, moved frequently while serving in the United States Army, eventually settling in San Antonio, where she began her 17 year career in human services. She first joined the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (CPS) in 2001 as an investigator and Investigations Supervisor focusing mainly in the rural communities of Central and South Texas. She then joined BCFS Health and Human Services in 2009 where she held positions as Associate Program Director, Program Director, Associate Executive Director and Project Manager for multiple federal contracts. As well as working on special projects to serve those in dire need. She joined Seton Home in May 2017 and joins a team of innovative staff that have worked to become subject matter experts in "Trauma Informed Care and implementing the Residential and Child Youth Care Professional certification program." Thelma is committed to a life of service to others, and describes herself as a "servant leader". Thelma earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Louisville, in 1998.

Michelle Cammack, M.S., LCCA – Vice President of Programs

Michelle has her Master of Science degree in Psychology and is a Licensed Child-Care Administrator. She joined the Seton Home team in 2007. She has over 12 years of social service experience working with traumatized, at-risk youth and their families. Michelle originally started her journey with Seton Home as a case manager and through continued commitment and progressive responsibility, advanced to Director of Client Services, followed by advancement to Residential Program Director.

As the Residential Program Director for Seton Home, she currently supervises a multidisciplinary team that includes case management, medical, spirituality, resources, and residential direct care staff. The residential program serves dual generations, serving over 75 mothers and children annually, ensuring they receive quality wraparound services and a home like environment that promotes healing past trauma and breaking the cycle of abuse.

Michelle is a certified RCYCP (Residential Child and Youth Care Professional) trainer as well as a TBRI (Trust Based Relational Intervention) practitioner. Her passion for providing trauma informed care and ongoing training to ensure staff perform at the highest level of standards is invaluable to the mission of Seton Home. 

Laura Rodriguez, Case de Milagros Lead Case Manager

Laura joined Seton Home in May of 2015 as a Lead Case Manager for the emergency shelter. She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Texas at San Antonio and has worked in the service of children and families for over 15 years. Laura supervises the case management staff for the emergency shelter and provides case management assistance to residents and sponsor with diverse cultural and economic backgrounds. She oversees each child’s assessment, individual service plan, family reunification and discharge. Laura is very passionate and dedicated in meeting the residents and sponsors needs. Her focus is to continue to create as a safe and respectful environment for residents through Trauma Informed Care Principles.

Loriana Arbona, Case de Milagros Program Director 

Loriana is a Licensed Professional Counselor, having graduated with her Masters in Community Counseling, from the University of Texas at San Antonio. She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of the Sacred Heart in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Loriana has been with Seton Home for over 3 years, working with various programs serving our population of at risk youth as well as the community. As the current Emergency Shelter Program Director, Loriana’s focus is on ensuring the highest quality of care and services to the residents of Seton Home. With her emphasis on Trauma Informed Care and cultural competence, she is dedicated to both the physical and emotional well-being of the children served.