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Staff & Board

Leadership 

Executive Director - Stephanie R. Melchert

Director of Client Services - Megan Waguespack, LMSW

Director of Shelter Operations - Rachel Madzima, MSW

Capital Campaign Manager- Jim Reeder

Staff

Lisa Cook - Kitchen Manager

Andrea Edwards, MSW - Case Manager

Melvin Evans -  Lead Resident Assistant

Traci Feigle - Development Associate- Donor Relations

Liz Hammond, CFRE - Development Associate- Marketing & Communications

Shimmy Jones, LMSW - Case Manager

Annie LaQue - Receptionist

Roger Mangum - Property Manager

Muji Ogunbiyi - In Reach Case Manager

Jarrod Polk, Case Manager

Melisa Johnson - Corporate and Community Coordinator

Ebony Tatum- Case Manager

Jen Todd - Grant and Compliance Coordinator

Winta Wolana - Case Aide

Board of Directors

President
Brad Jay, Weaver

Vice President, Fund Development
Elena Fernandez, Perdue Brandon Fielder Collins & Mott LLP

Vice President, Board Governance
LaTonya Copeland-Berry, Fort Worth ISD

Vice President, Strategic Planning
Kecia Mays, Texas Comptroller

Treasurer
Lisa Rein, Ameriprise Financial

Secretary
Gregg Wilkinson, No Frills Grill & Sports Bar

Past President
James Mihills, Weaver

Capital Campaign Chair
Sissy Day, Day and Associates

Miguel Benitez, Tarrant County Juvenile Services

Bill Brangers, AmerisourceBergen

Melody Fowler, University of Texas at Arlington

Don Gatze, University of Texas at Arlington

Stevie Hansen, Retired

Timi T. Hazle, Harris Cook, LLP

Benjamin Mogendi, Pappasitos

Bryan Perry, Chambers Master Planning, Architecture & Design

Scherron Richard, U.S. House of Representatives

Benita Ibrahim-Smith, Mental Health Professional in Human Services MHS.

Danielle Snailer, First Rate Investments

 

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