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.
President-Chelsea Salazar-Director of Marketing, Peoples Bank
Immediate Past President –Dr. Jay Adkins-Dentist
Vice President- William Murray, IT Administrator-First Bank & Trust
Treasurer – Tyler Haynes – Vice President, City Bank
Secretary –Kristi Cole-Math Coach-Ervin Elementary-Lubbock ISD
Jon Mark Bernal – Associate Managing Director TTU Student Union & Activities
Bryce Bowley-Robinson, Burdette, Martin & Seright Accountants
Taylor Fidler – Coordinator for Disability Services – TTU
Judith Keller-retired Associate Professor-TTU
Eddie Kirkpatrick-Covenant Health System-EMT & retired firefighter
Rick Scott- Chief of Police, City of Wolfforth
Rashard Walthall-Customer Support -First Bank & Trust
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: Michelle Stephens-Lubbock Performing Arts Center
Chris Addington-Battalion Leader-Lubbock Fire Department
Dr. Jay Adkins-Dentist
Michelle Lee– Assistant Nurse Director-University Medical Center
Dr. Kathleen Nichols – Dentist
David Sanchez– Senior Vice-President-Lone Star State Bank
Brad Wilson-Vice-President – Southwest Bank
Rick Scott – United Way, Volunteer of the Year 2009