Gaylynn Thomas is a native Houstonian. By profession she is a Registered Nurse and earned her BSN at Texas Woman’s University in 1991. She spent 15 years caring for women during their labor and delivery at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital in the Texas Medical Center. This is where she met Angi Halen – at that time, also a nurse at St. Luke’s – and her husband, Eric Halen. For the last 12 years, Gaylynn has owned a high-risk Obstetrical Homecare Company based in Texas. Gaylynn lives in Houston with her husband and co- board member, Joel Kneitz, MD. Dr. Kneitz is a board-certified Internal Medicine physician with St. Luke’s Medical Group. When not working, Gaylynn and Joel enjoy relaxing with their family and friends and maintain a beach house in Galveston.