Board of Directors

Texas Advocacy Project Board of Directors

Members of the Local Community Giving their Time, Resources, and Leadership

Board of Directors - 2021

  • Accenture
    Michael Marcin
    Attorney at Law

    Chair, Cantilo & Bennett, L.L.P.
  • Alice Kleber Reynolds Foundation
    Alison Watters
    Vice Chair

  • Allstate Foundation
    Boran Buturovic
    Center Coast Capital Advisors, LP

  • Attorney General of Texas
    Peter M. Black

  • Impact Austin
    Jon Andrews


  • Major League Baseball
    Ginger Averitt
    Eleve Cosmetics


  • Major League Baseball Players Association
    Scott Biscoe


  • Shield-Ayers Foundation
    Marshall A. Bowen
    Attorney at Law

    Butler Snow LLP
  • Texas Access to Justice Foundation
    Kristi Elizondo
    Connect Worldwide, Inc.

  • Julie Graham
    NFP Retirement
  • Texas Bar Foundation
    Thomas Graham
    Crosswind PR
  • Office of the Texas Governor Criminal Justice Division
    Kathleen Hausenfluck
    Lolley and Associates
  • Texas Health and Human Services
    MJ Hegar
    Self Employed – Speaker​

  • Sheri Hunter
    Attorney at Law

    King & Spalding

  • Cynde B. Jones

  • Burke Kennedy
    Attorney at Law


  • Marsha Milam
    Ben Milam Whiskey

  • Sherrill Morales
    Atchley & Associates, LLP

  • Dr. Teshana Murray
    Smile Center Dental

  • Scott Neuendorf
    Luther King Capital Management

  • José M. Rangel
    Attorney at Law

    Cantilo & Bennett, L.L.P.

  • Leslie Rhode
    Retired Anchor/Reporter
    KXAN Austin News

  • Alexander C. Schoch
    Attorney at Law

    Railroad Commission of Texas

  • Marybeth Schmitz
    Vista Equity Partners

  • Sarah Shrewsbury

  • Jeannette Spinelli
    Spinelli Residential Group

  • Sarah Melton Swartzendruber

  • Kenny Thompson, Jr.

  • Kelly Thorstad, MD
    Lone Star Pediatrics


Honorary Board of Directors - 2020

  • Marla Broaddus, Attorney at LawEnoch Kever, PLLC
  • Beryl Crowley, Attorney at Law, Crowley Legal Recruiting LLC
  • Cindy Hielscher, Retired - Accenture
  • Matt Matthews, Attorney at Law, Matt Matthews & Company, LLC
  • Shonnery Pettit, Self-Employed
  • Michelle Simpson Tuegel, Attorney at Law, The Simpson Tuegel Law Firm, PLLC​
  • Julienne VanDerZiel, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Andrew Weber, Attorney at Law, Kelly Hart & Hallman L.L.P.