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Leadership & Board


President & CEOStephanie R. Melchert

Shelter ManagerRachel Madzima, MSW

Facility Manager - Roger Magnum

Kitchen & IT ManagerLisa Cook

Senior Director of Development Bertha Orona

Executive Assistant - Jane Minardi


Board of Directors

Chairman of the Board

Gregg Wilkinson, Owner, No Frills Grill & Sports Bar

Vice Chairman of the Board

Bill Brangers, Sr. Project Manager, AmerisourceBergen


Lisa Rein, Ameriprise Financial 


Bryan Perry, Architect, VLK Architects

Past Board President, Advisor

Brad Jay, Partner, Weaver

Board Members

Miguel Benitez, Tarrant County Juvenile Services

April Campbell, Methodist Hospital System

LaTonya Copeland-Berry, Fort Worth Independent School District

Sissy Day, Community Volunteer

Elena Fernandez, Attorney, Perdue Brandon Fielder Collins & Mott LLP

Melody Fowler, University of Texas at Arlington

Lachelle Goodrich, Fort Worth Housing Solutions

Stevie Hansen, Retired

Timi T. Hazle, Harris Cook, LLP

Benita Ibrahim-Smith, Benita Ibrahim Solutions

Kecia Mays, Auditor, Texas Comptroller

Benjamin Mogendi, Past Resident

Bryan Perry, Architect, VLK Architects

Scherron Richard, Field Representative, US House of Representatives

Chris Scott, Texas Edge Insurance Agency

Peggy Smith, Arlington Baptist University

Danielle Snailer, STMicroelectronics 

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