Committees

Committees

Annual Conference Committee

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Vice-Chair
Kristin Todd
Executive Vice President
Denver, CO
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Chair
Louisa McCune
Executive Director
Oklahoma City, OK
Ashley Allison
Executive Director
Waco, TX
Kelley Barnes
Vice President, Community Engagement
Oklahoma City, OK
Jo Z. Carcedo
Vice President for Grants
Houston, TX
Teresa Rose Crook
Executive Director
Oklahoma City, OK
Megan Etz
Program Manager
Austin, TX
Meghna Goswami
Senior Program Officer
Houston, TX
Yee-Lin Lai
Program Officer
Fayetteville, AR
Michael Martinez
Senior Director - Austin Field Office
Austin, TX
Will Merrick
Director
Oklahoma City, OK
Collinus Newsome
Senior Program Officer
Denver, CO
Heather Palacios
Executive Director
Tulsa, OK
Gary Smith
President
Dallas, TX
Shelley Sweatt
President and CEO
Wichita Falls, TX
Tom Vasquez
Program Officer
Seattle, WA
Tracy Yellen
CEO
El Paso, TX

Audit and Finance Committee

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Chair
Julie Lerudis
Director of Finance and Operations
Denver, CO
Domingo Barrios
Board Chair
Houston, TX
Robert J. Cruikshank
Vice President/Treasurer/Trustee
Houston, TX
Molly Dupnick
Chief Financial Officer
San Antonio, TX
Raymond B. Kelly
President/Director
Fort Worth, TX
Leonard R. Krasnow
President
Dallas, TX
Katie H. Robbins
President & CEO
Dallas, TX
Crystal Smith
Controller
Dallas, TX
Gary Smith
President
Dallas, TX

Communications Committee

Dawn Noel Townsend
Senior Director of Marketing & Communications
Dallas, TX
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Co-Chair
Taryn Fort
Senior Director of Communications and External Influence
Denver, CO
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Co-Chair
Brian Sasser
Chief Communications Officer
Houston, TX
Kate Abraham
Trustee
Aspen, CO
Taryn Fort
Senior Director of Communications and External Influence
Denver, CO
Kathleen Gibson
President and CEO
Dallas, TX
Brittany Lebling
Director of Communications
Nicole Paquette
Senior Marketing and Communications Manager
Dallas, TX
David Reed
Senior Program Officer & Communications Manager
Hobbs, NM
Margaret Santjer
Director-Communications/Communication Services
Seattle, WA
Kimberly Schmitt
Communications Manager
Austin, TX
Bernice C. Torregrossa
Regional Grants Director
Galveston, TX

Executive Committee

Julie Lerudis
Director of Finance and Operations
Denver, CO
Katie Alford
President/CEO
Abilene, TX
Bonnie Gonzalez
CEO
Weslaco, TX
Matthew Carpenter
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Colorado Springs, CO
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Chair
Jo Z. Carcedo
Vice President for Grants
Houston, TX
Felicia Chase Goodman
Executive Director
Waco, TX

Governance Committee

Jo Z. Carcedo
Vice President for Grants
Houston, TX
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Chair
Felicia Chase Goodman
Executive Director
Waco, TX
Matthew Carpenter
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Colorado Springs, CO
Bonnie Gonzalez
CEO
Weslaco, TX
Felicia Chase Goodman
Executive Director
Waco, TX

Membership Committee

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Co-Chair
Karmen Hendrix Bryant
Chair, Board of Directors
Midland, TX
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Co-Chair
Dena L. Jackson
Chief Operating Officer
Dallas, TX
Courtney Acarregui
Vice President
Dallas, TX
Karmen Hendrix Bryant
Chair, Board of Directors
Midland, TX
Kelly Donohue Garlock
Philanthropic Client Manager
Dallas, TX
Tony Fleo
CEO
Dallas, TX
Michael K. McCoy
Senior Program Officer
Dallas, TX
Katie H. Robbins
President & CEO
Dallas, TX

Professional Learning Committee

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Chair
Shelley Sweatt
President and CEO
Wichita Falls, TX
Froswa' Booker-Drew
VP - Community Affairs/Strategic Alliances
Dallas, TX
Matthew Carpenter
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Colorado Springs, CO
Karin Gerstenhaber
Associate Director
Austin, TX
Gary Smith
President
Dallas, TX

Public Policy Committee

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Co-Chair
Christine Calpin
Managing Director - Public Policy
Washington, DC
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Co-Chair
Bonnie Gonzalez
CEO
Weslaco, TX
Spencer Bell
Secretary/Treasurer
Weslaco, TX
Austin Dickson
Executive Director
Kerrville, TX
Stacey Easterling
Vice President of Programs
Phoenix, AZ
Deborah Fitzpatrick
Vice President of Human Resources and Administration
Dallas, TX
Christine Gendron
Vice President
Austin, TX
Bonnie Gonzalez
CEO
Weslaco, TX
Elizabeth A Grinnell
Vice President
Las Cruces, NM
Louisa McCune
Executive Director
Oklahoma City, OK
William E. Miller
Director
Lubbock, TX
Heather Palacios
Executive Director
Tulsa, OK
Melanie Ramirez
Program Director
Schulenburg, TX
Jin Tsuchiya
Public Policy Officer
Denver, CO

Resource Development Committee

Sarah Beeks Humphrey
Director of Charitable Giving, Collin County
Frisco, TX
Michael Bacon
Trustee
San Antonio, TX
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Co-Chair
Devinne Kelly
Client Development
Cincinnati, OH
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Co-Chair
Christopher M. Shaw
Executive Director
Dallas, TX
Amanda Finney
Program Officer
Dallas, TX
Patrick Lee
Managing Regional Director
Boston, MA
Ryan McCauley
Regional Director
Houston, TX
Michael L. Meadows
Vice President
Dallas, TX
Christopher M. Shaw
Executive Director
Dallas, TX
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