Committees

Committees

Annual Conference Committee

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Co-Chair
Mike Nellis
CEO
Austin, TX
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Co-Chair
Shelley Sweatt
President and CEO
Wichita Falls, TX
Dena L. Jackson
Chief Operating Officer
Dallas, TX
Kate Abraham
Trustee
Carbondale, CO
Larry Keigwin
Trustee
Oklahoma City, OK
Kari Blakley
Vice President of Operations
Oklahoma City, OK
Jo Z. Carcedo
Vice President for Grants
Houston, TX
Fernando Clara
Sr. Director, Strategic Engagement & Initiatives
Austin Dickson
Executive Director
Kerrville, TX
Emily Greer
Central Texas Regional Grants Manager
Austin, TX
Bradford Robb
Executive Director
Gary Smith
President
Dallas, TX

Audit and Finance Committee

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Chair
Katie H. Robbins
President & CEO
Dallas, TX
Steven Talbot
Tax Senior Manager
Albuquerque, Nm
Domingo Barrios
Board Chair | Vice President, Community Development Officer & Referral Advisor with Cadence Bank
Houston, TX
Robert J. Cruikshank
Vice President/Treasurer/Trustee
Houston, TX
Heather Hocker
Grants Administrator
Lubbock, TX
Rob B. Kelly
President/Director
Fort Worth, TX
Lenny Krasnow
President
Dallas, TX
Gary Smith
President
Dallas, TX
Crystal Smith
Director of Accounting
Dallas, TX

Board

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Chair
Jo Z. Carcedo
Vice President for Grants
Houston, TX
Secretary
Bonnie Gonzalez
CEO
Weslaco, TX
Tracey Stewart
Senior Program Officer
Denver, CO
Abel Wurmnest
Executive Director
Denver, CO
Katie H. Robbins
President & CEO
Dallas, TX
Katie Alford
President/CEO
Abilene, TX
Kelley Barnes
Vice President, Community Engagement
Oklahoma City, OK
Domingo Barrios
Board Chair | Vice President, Community Development Officer & Referral Advisor with Cadence Bank
Houston, TX
Stacey Easterling
Vice President of Programs
Phoenix, AZ
Karin Gerstenhaber
Associate Director
Austin, TX
Kathleen Gibson
President and CEO
Dallas, TX
Felicia Chase Goodman
Executive Director
Waco, TX
Elizabeth A Grinnell
Vice President
Las Cruces, NM
Michael Martinez
Senior Director - Austin Field Office
Austin, TX
Matthew Randazzo
President and CEO
Dallas, TX
Teresa Rose
Executive Director
Oklahoma City, OK
Shelley Sweatt
President and CEO
Wichita Falls, TX

Communications Committee

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Chair
Brian Sasser
Chief Communications Officer
Houston, TX
Dawn Noel Townsend
Senior Director of Marketing & Communications
Dallas, TX
Kate Abraham
Trustee
Carbondale, CO
Kathleen Gibson
President and CEO
Dallas, TX
Keri Jones
Communications Officer
Denver, CO
Brittany Lebling
Director of Communications
Sara Meyers
Communications Specialist
Dallas, TX
Nicole Paquette
Director of Marketing and Communications
Dallas, TX
Meghan Parry
Communications Director
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 Alba Torregrossa
Regional Grants Director
Galveston, TX

Executive Committee

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Chair
Jo Z. Carcedo
Vice President for Grants
Houston, TX
Secretary
Bonnie Gonzalez
CEO
Weslaco, TX
Matthew Randazzo
President and CEO
Dallas, TX
Katie H. Robbins
President & CEO
Dallas, TX
Stacey Easterling
Vice President of Programs
Phoenix, AZ
Kathleen Gibson
President and CEO
Dallas, TX
Michael Martinez
Senior Director - Austin Field Office
Austin, TX

Governance Committee

Jo Z. Carcedo
Vice President for Grants
Houston, TX
Matthew Randazzo
President and CEO
Dallas, TX
Bonnie Gonzalez
CEO
Weslaco, TX
Felicia Chase Goodman
Executive Director
Waco, TX
Abel Wurmnest
Executive Director
Denver, CO

Investments Subcommittee

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Chair
Lenny Krasnow
President
Dallas, TX
Katie H. Robbins
President & CEO
Dallas, TX
Gary Smith
President
Dallas, TX

Membership Committee

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Co-Chair
Karmen Hendrix Bryant
Chair, Board of Directors
Midland, TX
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Co-Chair
Christopher Goett
President & CEO
Courtney Acarregui
Vice President
Dallas, TX
Kelly Donohue Garlock
Philanthropic Client Manager
Dallas, TX
Tony Fleo
CEO
Dallas, TX
Justin Gould
Vice President for Development
Austin, TX
Mike K. McCoy
Senior Program Officer
Dallas, TX

Professional Learning Committee

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Co-Chair
Gary Smith
President
Dallas, TX
Ben Leal
President
Dallas, TX
Kelley Barnes
Vice President, Community Engagement
Oklahoma City, OK
Eleisha D. Nelson-Reed
Executive Director
Houston, TX
Suzy Pukys
VP of Strategic Philanthropy
Georgetown, TX
Shelley Sweatt
President and CEO
Wichita Falls, 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
Will Merrick
Director of Outreach
Oklahoma City, OK
Amanda Morrall
Executive Director
Tracy Meeuwsen
Program Director
Shawnee, OK
Spencer Bell
Secretary/Treasurer
Weslaco, TX
Stacey Easterling
Vice President of Programs
Phoenix, AZ
Charles Glover
Vice President of Grants
Dallas, TX
Elizabeth A Grinnell
Vice President
Las Cruces, NM
William E. Miller
Director
Lubbock, TX
Kyle L. Penney
President & CEO
Tyler, TX
Melanie Ramirez
Program Director
Schulenburg, TX
Teresa Rose
Executive Director
Oklahoma City, OK
William Smith
Chief Executive Officer
Corte Madera, CA

Racial Equity and Inclusion Taskforce

Kelley Barnes
Vice President, Community Engagement
Oklahoma City, OK
Jo Z. Carcedo
Vice President for Grants
Houston, TX
Stacey Easterling
Vice President of Programs
Phoenix, AZ
Bonnie Gonzalez
CEO
Weslaco, TX
Felicia Chase Goodman
Executive Director
Waco, TX
Michael Martinez
Senior Director - Austin Field Office
Austin, TX
Matthew Randazzo
President and CEO
Dallas, TX

Resource Development Committee

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Chair
Michael Bacon
Trustee
San Antonio, TX
Amanda Finney
Program Officer
Dallas, TX
Patrick Lee
Managing Regional Director
Boston, MA
Anthony Llano
Vice President of Development and Strategy
Frisco, TX
Ryan McCauley
Regional Director
Houston, TX
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