About

Our Team

Staff

Chelsy Alexander

Family Support Network Coordinator

Katy Bourgeois

Vice President of Systems Advancement

Tameka Caldwell

Family Support Project Coordinator

Audrey Carmical

Vice President for Legal and Regulatory Affairs

Chelsey Castro

Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption Project Coordinator

Sarah Combs Boruff

Director of Operations

Santiago Cirnigliaro

Public Policy Analyst

Meg Davis

Director of Communications

Tiffany Greco

Vice President of Learning

Alma Guardado

Staff Accountant

Sarah Hall

Commercially Sexually Exploited Youth Project Manager

Valerie Hallam

Data and Evaluation Specialist

Elyce Harris-Brown

Mental Health Policy Fellow

Brenda Keller

Director of Clinical Practice Initiatives

Jennifer Lawson, Ph.D.

Director of Research and Evaluation

Jamie McCormick

Vice President of Public Affairs

Rachel Nicholson

Director of Strategic Initiatives

Katie Olse

Chief Executive Officer

Megan Ransom

Chief of Staff

Andrea Requenes

Statewide Training Coordinator

Tina Williams

Director of Finance & Administration

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Term 2022-2023

Allicia Frye, President

CEO, Jonathan's Place

Dallas, Texas

Tara Roussett, Vice President

CEO, SJRC Texas

New Braunfels, Texas

Jimmy Moore, Secretary

President, The Children's Home of Lubbock

Lubbock, Texas

Ted Keyser, Treasurer

Executive Director, Helping Hand Home

Austin, Texas

Wayne Carson, Past President

CEO, ACH Child and Family Services

Fort Worth, Texas

Committee Chairs

Term 2022-2023

Michael Redden, Advocacy

CEO, New Horizons

Abilene, Texas

Ashleigh Wilkes, Communications

Executive Director, A World for Children

Round Rock, Texas

Susan McDowell, Membership

CEO, LifeWorks

Austin, Texas

Susan J. Miklos, Regulation

Executive Director, The Bair Foundation

New Wilmington, Pennsylvania

Jenifer Jarriel, Training

President and CEO, DePelchin Children's Center

Houston, Texas

Scott Lundy, Lawsuit Implementation/Future of the System (ad hoc)

President and CEO, Arrow Child and Family Ministries

Spring, Texas

Members at Large

Term 2021-2022

Enrique Davila

CEO, Child Crisis Center of El Paso

El Paso, Texas

Michael Loo

President and CEO, Upbring

Austin, Texas

Glenn Scruggs

CEO, The Giocosa Foundation

Round Rock, Texas

Nick Sedlachek

Assistant CEO/Case Manager, Pegasus Schools, Inc.

Lockhart, Texas

Shannon Stavinoha

Executive Director, Parks Youth Ranch

Richmond, Texas