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

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