Board of Directors

TACAA is a private, nonprofit corporation, governed by a Board of Directors. Executive Directors of each Corporate Member Community Action Agency, six officers elected by the general membership, four representatives-at-large, and three program conveners comprise TACAA’s Board of Directors.

Executive Committee

Position Officer
President Bill Powell, Levelland
First Vice President Laura Ponce, El Paso
Second Vice President Kelly Franke, Giddings
Parliamentarian Karen Swenson, Nacogdoches
Treasurer Debra Thomas, Crowell
Secretary Bobby Deike, Seguin
Metro Representative Jaime Longoria, Edinburg
Urban Representative Mark Bethune, San Angelo
Rural North Representative Hanna Adams, Coleman
Rural South Representative Ann Awalt, Alice
Past President Tama Shaw, San Saba

Board of Directors

Name City Agency
Ann Awalt Alice Community Action Corporation of South Texas
Doug Hairgrove Alice Community Action Corporation of South Texas
Magi York Amarillo Panhandle Community Services
Cherry Pittcock Aspermont Aspermont Small Business Development Center
Shanna Burke Beaumont Southeast Texas Regional Planning Commission
Amalia Garza Brownsville Cameron Willacy Counties Community Programs, Inc.
Tom Wilkinson Bryan Brazos Valley Community Action Programs
George Simon Center Tri-County Community Action, Inc.
Hanna Adams Coleman Cornerstone Community Action Agency
Alma Barrera Corpus Christi Nueces County Community Action Agency
Daniel Edwards Corsicana Community Services, Inc.
Debra Thomas Crowell Rolling Plains Management Corporation
Laura Ponce El Paso El Paso CAP, Project BRAVO
Rosela Johnson Fort Stockton Pecos County Community Action Agency
Sonia Singleton Fort Worth City of Fort Worth, Community Action Partners
Marie Francis Fort Worth City of Fort Worth, Community Action Partners
Marco Cruz Georgetown Opportunities for Williamson and Burnet Counties
Kelly Franke Giddings Combined Community Action
Jonita Reynolds Houston Gulf Coast Community Services Association
James Flores Laredo Webb County Community Action Agency
Henry Tarango Levelland South Plains Community Action Association
Dan Boyd Linden Community Services of Northeast Texas, Inc.
Adan Estrada Marfa Big Bend Community Action Committee, Inc.
Karen Swenson Nacogdoches Greater East Texas Community Action Program
Mark Bethune San Angelo Concho Valley Community Action Agency
Lyla Martinez San Angelo Concho Valley Community Action Agency
Carole Belver San Marcos Community Action, Inc. of Central Texas
Christy Pierce San Saba Hill Country Community Action Association, Inc.
Bobby Deike Seguin Community Council of South Central Texas
Vicki Smith Victoria Community Action Committee of Victoria, Texas
Dorothy Marstaller Waco EOAC of Planning Region XI

Board Members: Board Members Only Access