About Child Advocates

Our Board and Key Staff

Key Staff

Sonya Galvan, CEO

Suzanne McAndrew, Development Director

Kathy Nevarez, Program Director

Suzanne Ronne, Community Outreach Director

Paul Tarwater, Finance & Operations Director

Ashley Zustovich, Marketing & Communications Director


2023 Board Chair

Terrence Gee


2023 Chair-Elect

Kelly Hawkins


Executive Board Committee

Eddy De Los Santos, Secretary and Legal Counsel

Michelle Gray, Development

Brian Mandell, Finance/Treasurer

Jeff Manley, Endowment

Jamila S. Mensah, Human Resources

Laura Ryan, Program

David Winn, Nominating/Governance


Board of Directors

David Baird

Rick Burnett
Laura Davenport
Michael Day
Georgina Goodnight
Chastiti Horne
Dwayne Hyzak
Stephanie Bundage Juvane
George W. Kaleh
Jennifer Kilgore
Howard Laster
Bridgett Matthes
Grant E. McCracken
Kara Mings
Ron Orsini
Joy Posoli
David Quackenbush
Frank Rynd
Dolly Dawson Thomas
Victoria Varner


Advisory Board

Millie Anhalt
John Asta
Nancy Bertin
Jeff Birmingham
Jeff Cotner
Jai Daggett
Misti Day
Jennifer Dean
Bobby Dixon
Judy Farrell
Lisa Folloder
Ellie Francisco 
Paul Grabowski
Vicky Gregorcyk
Cherie Hassenflu
Jennifer Hoff
Jamie Johnson
Nolan Lehmann
Chris Leonard
Bill Livesay
Brandi Maxwell
Carole R. Minor
Monique Nolk
Dave Reed
Michael Rowell
Ashley Scheele
Lawrence Scott
Kenneth Thompson
Kevin Tiernan
Scott Washburn
Amanda Worthy-Weeks
Jake P. Wright


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Upcoming Events
October 02, 2023 - October 26, 2023
Saturday, October 14, 2023
November 01, 2023 - November 16, 2023
You may put in a request of a court appointed advocate for any child/children currently in the temporary managing conservatorship of Harris County DFPS.

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To report child abuse, neglect or abandonment, contact the Texas Abuse and Neglect Hotline.

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