Texas Impact Board of Directors

 

Texas Impact’s board of directors includes up to two representatives from each member organization as well as several at-large and special members. The board sets Texas Impact's legislative agenda, approves policy positions, and maintains contact between Texas Impact and the member organizations. Board members may be ordained or lay people, and come from religious communities throughout Texas. The board meets three times a year.

Executive Committee


Board Members

Reverend Sue Abold, United Methodist At-Large (Austin)

Susan Aguilar, Southwest TX Conference of the United Methodist Church, Peace & Justice (Laredo)

Dennis Bashore, North Texas-North Louisiana Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (Grand Prairie)

Reverend Glynden Bode, Texas Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church (Houston)

Kathleen Burke, South Central Yearly Meeting, Society of Friends (Austin)

Reverend Mel Caraway, North Texas Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church (Little Elm)

Rita Carlson, Church Women United of Texas (Houston)

Reverend Todd Cooper, Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church (Tyler)

Reverend Phillip Fenton, Texas-Louisiana Gulf Coast Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church In America (Brenham)

Rabbi Steve Folberg, Jewish Member At-Large (Austin)

Reverend Dr. J. Andy Fowler, Central Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church (Killeen)

Reverend Chuck Freeman, Texas Unitarian Universalist Justice Ministry (Round Rock)

Reverend Tom Heger, Mission Presbytery (San Antonio)

Haider Imam, Islamic Circle of North America (Austin)

Reverend Earl Jones, Union Baptist Fellowship (Humble)

Dorothy Kraemer, Southwestern Texas Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (Pflugerville)

Fred Lewis, Interfaith Action of Central Texas (Austin)

Tim Marlow, South Central Conference of the United Church of Christ (New Braunfels)

Margie Medrano, Roman Catholic At-Large (Austin)

Reverend Dr. Judy O’Donnell, Southwest Region of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) (Ft. Worth)

Reverend David Owen, Bluebonnet Area of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) (Austin)

Reverend Herb Palmer, Texas-Louisiana Gulf Coast Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church In America (Austin)

Dr. Jeff Patterson, Texas Catholic Conference (Austin)

Cynthia Rives, United Methodist Women (Stephenville)

Reverend Franz Schemmel, Northern Texas-Northern Louisiana Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church In America (Weatherford)

Patrice Schexnayder, Episcopalian At-Large (Austin)

Betsy Singleton, Methodist At-Large (San Marcos)

Reverend Ronald Smith, Union Baptist Fellowship (Houston)

Lin Team, Presbyterian At-Large (Austin)

Asante Todd, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary (Austin)

Reverend Melinda Veatch, Grace Presbytery (Ft. Worth)

Reverend Kevin Young, Northwest Texas Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church (Lubbock)