Committees

Committees

Annual Conference Committee

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Chair
Kristin Todd
President and CEO
Fort Collins, CO
Ted Kowalski
Senior Program Officer
Denver, CO
Will Merrick
Director of Outreach
Oklahoma City, OK
Kerrie Bentfield
Program Officer
Denver, CO
Dena L. Jackson
Chief Operating Officer
Dallas, TX
Zoe Krusic
Senior Program Officer
Denver, CO
Terrance McWilliams
Senior Vice President of Military Affairs and Director of the Wildland Fire Fund
Colorado Springs, CO
Kate Abraham
Trustee
Carbondale, CO
Larry Keigwin
Trustee
Oklahoma City, OK
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Vice-Chair
Shelley Sweatt
President and CEO
Wichita Falls, TX
Michael Martinez
Senior Director - Austin Field Office
Austin, TX
Collinus Newsome
Senior Program Officer
Denver, CO
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
Yvonne 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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Co-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
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
CJ Stevenson
Communications Specialist
Dallas, TX
Bernice Alba Torregrossa
Regional Grants Director
Galveston, TX

DEI 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
Karin Gerstenhaber
Associate Director
Austin, TX
Yvonne 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

Executive Committee

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Chair
Jo Z. Carcedo
Vice President for Grants
Houston, TX
Secretary
Yvonne 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
Kathleen Gibson
President and CEO
Dallas, TX
Matthew Randazzo
President and CEO
Dallas, TX
Yvonne Gonzalez
CEO
Weslaco, TX
Felicia Chase Goodman
Executive Director
Waco, TX

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
Courtney Acarregui
Vice President
Dallas, TX
Kelly Donohue Garlock
Philanthropic Client Manager
Dallas, TX
Tony Fleo
CEO
Dallas, TX
Michael K. McCoy
Senior Program Officer
Dallas, TX

Professional Learning Committee

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Co-Chair
Gary Smith
President
Dallas, TX
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Co-Chair
Shelley Sweatt
President and CEO
Wichita Falls, TX
Rhonda Williams
Dallas, TX
Jenny Howe Peel
Grants Manager
Waco, TX
Kelley Barnes
Vice President, Community Engagement
Oklahoma City, OK
Karin Gerstenhaber
Associate Director
Austin, TX
Ben Leal
President
Dallas, TX
Eleisha D. Nelson-Reed
Executive Director
Houston, TX

Public Policy Committee

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Co-Chair
Christine Calpin
Managing Director - Public Policy
Washington, DC
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Co-Chair
Yvonne 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

Resource Development Committee

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Co-Chair
Devinne Kelly
Senior Associate
Cincinnati, OH
Mike Bacon
Trustee
San Antonio, TX
Amanda Finney
Program Officer
Dallas, TX
Meghna Goswami
Senior Program Officer
Houston, 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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