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-William Murray – IT Systems Officer, First Bank & Trust, Prime West Mortgage
Immediate Past President-Chelsea Salazar, Director of Marketing, Peoples Bank
Vice President- Dr. Kathleen Nichols,  Kathleen Nichols DDS
Treasurer – Tyler Haynes, Sr. Vice-President, City Bank
Secretary -Judith Keller, Retired Assistant Professor – TTUHSC Speech & Language Pathology


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

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

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

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

Christina Reid – Landscape Architect, Designscapes

Melissa Rodriquez – Officer & Accounting Supervisor, Peoples Bank

Rick Scott- Chief of Police, City of Wolfforth

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: Dr. Jay Adkins, Jay Adkins DDS

Eddie Kirkpatrick – EMT-Covenant Health System, Retired Firefighter

Jane Ann Skibell – Retired RN, Nurse Educator & Case Manager

Michelle Stephens-Lubbock Performing Arts Center

Angie Trout – Attorney

Brad Wilson– Senior Vice-President – Southwest Bank

Rick Scott

Rick Scott – former board president 2009 Volunteer of the Year-United Way



Jon Mark Bernal – New Board Member 2017


President Chelsea Salazar recognized Dr. Kathleen Nichols for her service and as top fundraiser

Bill Murray

William Murray – 2009 Get Involved Honoree from the Volunteer Center

BOD with Giant United Check