Champions Board for Texas Girls Collaborative Project

Champions Board members are selected to give the project a balance of desirable expertise and regional representation, including industry representatives, informal learning educators, gender equity experts, science and mathematics education representatives, and educational policy experts.

The Board meets at least twice yearly in person, via teleconference, or webinars. Current Champions Board members are:

  • Sandi Aguilar
    Engineering For Kids of the Rio Grande Valley
  • Lymari Ames
    Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • Paige Barnes
    Consumer Energy Alliance (Energy Day Houston)
  • Emily Bell
    Texas STARBASE Austin
  • Tiffany Buckley
    The University of Texas at Austin, Department of Computer Science
  • Stephanie Butler
    Texas Instruments
  • Mari Casserberg
    Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Pauline Dow
    North East ISD
  • Lisa Dwinal
    The Hockaday School
  • Cherrie Fisher
    AT&T
  • Kristian Fischer Toler
    Lake Travis High School
  • Romelia Flores
    IBM
  • Jessica Galfas
    TechShop, Inc.
  • Wanda Gass
    Design Connect Create
  • Jeanne Goka
    Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders
  • Liberty Heise
    KIPP Camino Academy
  • Barbara Hewitt
    TAMU-San Antonio // SA Women in IT
  • Emily Hills
    ExxonMobil
  • Debra Howard
    NXP
  • Susan Howes
    Society of Petroleum Engineers
  • Tamara Hudgins
    Girlstart
  • Charryse Johnson
    RSI Systems
  • Dawn Jones
    Intel
  • Bernine Khan
    School of Natural Sciences & Mathematics, The University of Texas at Dallas
  • Sheril Kirshenbaum
    Energy Poll, The University of Texas at Austin
  • LaTanya Miles
    The Health Museum
  • Karen North
    Code.org Affiliate / AAUW
  • Jo Patel
    Engineering for Kids of Greater Dallas
  • Jean Poteet
    Freescale
  • Tegwin Pulley
    National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity (NAPE)
  • Danielle Quist
    The Settlement Home
  • Savita Raj
    Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering
  • Sabari Raja
    Nepris
  • Alison Reis-Khanna
    Texas Partnerships for Out of School Time (TxPOST)
  • Cynthia Rocha
    L3-Life Long Legacies, Inc.
  • Peggy Shadduck
    Dallas County Community College District
  • Julie Shannan
    Girlstart
  • Kelly Stark
    STEMfire
  • LaChristian Taylor
    Texas Governor’s Commission for Women
  • Evett Turner
    NASA Johnson Space Center
  • Marisa Vickery
    Dripping Springs ISD
  • Haidee Williams
    American Institutes for Research
  • Betsy Willis
    Institute for Engineering Education Southern Methodist University