Our Team


Katie Olse

Chief Executive Officer

Katy Bourgeois

Vice President of Systems Advancement

Tiffany Greco

Vice President of Learning

Jamie McCormick

Vice President of Public Affairs

Audrey Carmical

Vice President for Legal and Regulatory Affairs

Sarah Combs Boruff

Director of Operations

Carrie Aikins

Director of Finance and Administration

Brenda Keller

Director of Clinical Practice Initiatives

Jennifer Lawson

Director of Research and Evaluation

Megan Ransom

Chief of Staff

Tara Y Reed

Director of Community Development

Santiago Cirnigliaro

Public Policy Analyst

Elyce Harris- Brown

Mental Health Policy Fellow

Sarah Hall

Commercially Sexually Exploited Youth Project Manager

Andrea Requenes

Statewide Training Coordinator

Jenn Vigh

Community Outreach & Content Manager

Tameka Caldwell

Family Support Project Coordinator

Chelsey Castro

Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption Project Coordinator

Chelsy Alexander

Family Support Network Coordinator

Valerie Hallam

Data and Evaluation Specialist


Term 2022-2023

Allicia Frye, President

CEO, Jonathan's Place

Dallas, Texas

Tara Roussett, Vice President


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 Sedlacheck

Assistant CEO/Case Manager, Pegasus Schools, Inc.

Lockhart, Texas

Shannon Stavinoha

Executive Director, Parks Youth Ranch

Richmond, Texas