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.
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