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


2024 Board Chair

Kelly Hawkins


Executive Board Committee

Eddy De Los Santos, Secretary and Legal Counsel

Terrence Gee, Nominating/Governance Chair

Chastiti Horne, Program Chair

Jennifer Kilgore, Marketing Chair

Brian Mandell, Finance Chair

Jeff Manley, Endowment Board Liaison Chair

Jamila Mensah, Human Resources Chair

David Quackenbush, Development Chair

David Winn, Strategy & Information Management Chair


Board of Directors

David Baird, Jr.

Rick Burnett
Michael Day
Georgina Goodnight Deane
Michelle Gray
Dwayne Hyzak
Stephanie Bundage Juvane
George Kaleh
Howard Laster
Chris Leonard
Bridgett Matthes
Grant McCracken
Kara Mings
Ron Orsini
Joy Posoli
David Reed
Laura Ryan
Frank Rynd
Dolly Dawson Thomas
Victoria Varner
Shelley Washburn


Advisory Board

Millie Anhalt
John Asta
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
Daniel Johnson
Jamie Johnson
Nolan Lehmann
Bill Livesay
Anya Marmuscak
Brandi Maxwell
Rose McCarty
Carole Minor
Lance Morgan
Nancy Neikirk
Monique Nolk
Kelly Rooney
Ashley Scheele
Kenneth Thompson
Kevin Tiernan
Amanda Worthy Weeks
Jake Wright


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Saturday, August 03, 2024
August 06, 2024 - August 28, 2024
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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