Sarah C. Threnhauser, MPA has experience in all areas of health and human service management, including strategic planning, market research, and financial management. As the Executive Vice President of Content Management, Ms. Threnhauser works with the OPEN MINDS consulting team to develop and edit the content for all of OPEN MINDS publications, including the OPEN MINDS Circle, the Weekly News Wire, the Government RFP and Contract Awards Databse, and the Management Newsletter, as well as all of OPEN MINDS education events.
Prior to her current position, Ms. Threnhauser worked with the Pennsylvania Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS), in the Bureau of Financial Operations. In that role, Ms. Threnhauser served as the liaison between the state government and local service providers and county administrators. She also analyzed and assessed the effects of fiscal regulation and policy on OMHSAS’ budget and assisted in the development and allocation of state community mental health funds and federal grants/appropriations.
Ms. Threnhauser has also served as OPEN MINDS’ Consulting Practice Manager, a role that enabled her to work on projects with state governments, advocacy organizations, child welfare agencies, county service boards, pharmaceutical and neurotechnology companies, and community mental health centers.
Ms. Threnhauser earned her Master’s degree in Public Administration from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania and her Bachelor’s degree in English from York College of Pennsylvania.