LCHEC Administration


Derrick Berrios - Director


Derrick Berrios joined LCHEC in early 2016 as the Administrative Support Specialist. He currently serves as the Director. Derrick attended the University of Minnesota at Mankato, majoring in Law Enforcement. He has more than 25 years experience in customer service, marketing, sales, and office management.

Berrios is currently President of the Lampasas Lions Club. In addition, he currently serves on the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension advisory board, the Lampasas County Workforce advisory board, and the LISD/CTE Health Careers advisory board.


Tiffanie Wright - Administrative Assistant


Tiffanie Wright is a Lampasas local that joined us as an Administrative Assistant in the Fall of 2016. She has over 12 years of customer service experience and 5 years in EMS dispatching. 


She has studied both nursing and secondary education with the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. In 2016, Tiffanie gained her certification in Phlebotomy at the Lampasas County Higher Education Center. 


Laurie A. Smith - Office Manager

Laurie A. Smith attended  the Community College of the Finger Lakes in Canandaigua, New York, where she earned a Associate in Applied Science degree. She has over 30 years experience in customer service and accounts management.