Board & Staff

Our Board of Directors represents a cross-section of our community and has a passion for our organization and those we serve. The members work hard to ensure long-term sustainability of the organization and oversee that the funds raised directly affect those in need of services.



Lynda Starnes. President
KERA/KXT-North Texas Public Broadcasting

Donald E. Walters, Treasurer
MACH Solutions

Lindsey Reighard, Secretary
McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Board Members:

Marti Richmiller
Toyota Motor North America

Courtney Underwood


Executive Director
Wendy Hanna

Senior Director of Programs
Heather Cawthon, PhD, LPC-S

Director SANE/SART Program
Brian Pfahning

Finance Manager
Stephen Hood

Advocacy & Volunteer Programs Manager
Jessica Mase

SANE/Courtney's Safe Place Coordinator
Stephanie Barnes

Case Manager & Legal Advocate
Brianna Rouse

Data Specialist
Randy Brown

Support Service Coordinator
Kristina Bowler

Client Services Coordinator
Danielle Matern

Community Engagement Specialist
Audrey Patterson

Staff Counselors
Kristen Flow
Monica Govindarajan
Megan McKeehan
Irene Avina

Staff Advocates
Andrea Almason
Amber Patterson
Jen Betts-Williams
Kia Price