The Board of Directors for the Parenting Cottage represents a cross section of dedicated community volunteers who give of their time and expertise to provide governance to the organization. Board members serve three year terms with a maximum of two consecutive terms of office. Officers are elected on an annual basis from the membership of the board of directors.The Board is a working board, actively involved in setting a course that matches the vision of the Parenting Cottage, “building a strong community by building strong families” and aligning the mission through the implementation of its programs. Board members also annually participate in a Board Member Fundraising Drive that supports the mission of the Parenting Cottage.

Board Meetings are held monthly on the 3rd Tuesday at noon.

Executive Committee:
President-Rick Scott, Chief of Police-Wolfforth Police Department
Immediate Past President-William Murray, IT Systems Officer, First Bank & Trust, Prime West Mortgage
Vice President- Dr. Kathleen Nichols,  Kathleen Nichols DDS
Treasurer – Melissa Hart CPA, Assistant Comptroller -Peoples Bank
Secretary – Christina Reid – Landscape Architect- Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service-Horticulture Agent


Dr. Jay C. Adkins – Jay C. Adkins DDS

Jon Mark Bernal – Associate Managing Director Texas Tech University Student Union & Activities

Taylor Fidler – Coordinator – Student Disability Services – Texas Tech University

Tyler Haynes- Sr. Vice-President, Real Estate, City Bank

Judith Keller – Retired Assistant Professor – TTUHSC Speech & Language Pathology

Kim Klotzman – Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations- Texas Tech University System

Tracy McAlister – Senior Vice-President & Manager of Underwriting, Prime West Mortgage

Julie Panger – Attorney, Kiechler Law Firm

Rashard Walthall-Treasury Manager Analyst-City Bank

Tammi Wood – Senior Mortgage Originator, Benchmark Mortgage

Advisory Committee:   The Advisory Committee are volunteers from the community who serve the organization by providing guidance to the Board of Directors and the agency in needed areas of expertise.  Members of the Advisory Committee include former board members who hold a wealth of experience in guiding and directing the organization and provide much needed support and mentoring to new board members. 

Chairman: Chelsea Salazar – Director of Marketing, Peoples Bank

Bryce Bowley – CPA, Certified Fraud Examiner, Lam & Co.

Eddie Kirkpatrick – EMT-Covenant Health System, Retired Firefighter

Michelle Stephens-Director of Marketing, Lubbock Entertainment & Performing Arts Center

Brad Wilson– Senior Vice-President – Southwest Bank