Who We Are

We are dedicated to ensuring success for our students to and through college.

Board of Directors

Theresa Alvarez

Theresa Alvarez
Chair
Wells Fargo Bank

Katherine McLane

Katherine McLane
Vice Chair
Founder, The Mach 1 Group

Janet Walkow

Janet Walkow, PhD
Secretary
Executive Director & Chief Technology Officer, Drug Dynamics Institute at The University of Texas in Austin

Lisa Owens

Lisa Owens
Treasurer
Central Health

Michelle Milford Morse

Michelle Milford Morse
Past Chair
Vice President for Girls and Women Strategy, UN Foundation

Ellen Richards

Ellen Richards
Chair Emeritus
Ann Richards School Foundation

Mehron Azarmehr

Mehron Azarmehr
Azarmehr Law Group

Karen Burgess

Karen Burgess
Burgess Law

Nicole Covert

Nicole Covert
Community Volunteer

Jim Edwards

Jim Edwards
Community Volunteer

Andy Esparza

Andy Esparza
Human Resources Consultant

Berta Fogerson

Berta Fogerson
Principal Liaison, Young Women’s Preparatory Network

Pat Forgione Jr., PhD

Pat Forgione Jr., PhD
Community Volunteer

Jacquelyn Hawkins

Jacquelyn Hawkins
Community Volunteer

Dawn Jones

Dawn Jones
Director of Policy and External Partnerships at Intel Corporation

Tricia Katz

Tricia Katz
Senior Engineer, Outdoor Voices

Lisa Kennedy

Lisa Kennedy
Principal, The Kennedy Collaborative

Jennifer Long

Jennifer Long
Executive Director, Ann Richards School Foundation

Lynn McBee

Lynn McBee
Chief Executive Officer, Young Women’s Preparatory Network

Nona Niland | Community Volunteer

Nona Niland
Community Volunteer

Teri O'Glee

Teri O’Glee
Consultant

Candace Partridge

Candace Partridge
Psychotherapist

Craig Shapiro

Craig Shapiro, EdD
Associate Superintendent for High Schools, Austin ISD

Margot Thomas

Margot Thomas
Community Volunteer

Cristina Tzintzún

Cristina Tzintzún
Executive Director, Jolt

Kristen Vassallo
Deputy State Director at The Nature Conservancy

Christann Vasquez
President, Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas, Ascension, Texas

Kristina Waugh
Principal, Ann Richards School

Mark Williams | Community Volunteer

Mark Williams
Community Volunteer




Advisory Council

Joe Armstrong | International Volunteer

Joe Armstrong
International Volunteer

Cathy Bonner | Community Volunteer

Cathy Bonner
Community Volunteer

Claire Korioth | Community Volunteer

Claire Korioth
Community Volunteer

Nancy Pittman

Nancy Pittman
Executive Director, Brown Foundation

Chula Reynolds | Community Volunteer

Chula Reynolds
Community Volunteer

Eddie Safady | Vice Chairman, Prosperity Bank

Eddie Safady
Vice Chairman, Prosperity Bank

Holland Taylor | Actress and Playwright

Holland Taylor
Actress and Playwright

Meredith Walker | Co-Founder, Amy Poehler's Smart Girlsr

Meredith Walker
Co-Founder, Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls



Staff

Katie Bell-Moore
Office Assistant

Caitlin Gantt

Caitlin Gantt
Development Manager

Mike Guerrero

Mike Guerrero
Communications Manager

Jennifer Long | Executive Director

Jennifer Long
Executive Director