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Board of Directors

Uplift Education has a board of appointed community leaders and volunteers that help guide the direction and future of the network as a whole.

Board meetings are open to the public.  Click any of the Quick Links for more information.

Board of Directors 2016-17

Melissa McNeil* Chairwoman of the Board, Community Volunteer
Ryan Moss* Vice Chairman of the Board, Chief Financial Officer, Lucid Energy Group
Kay Allen Certified Financial Planner, Aspen Wealth Management
Cristina Barbosa Community Volunteer 
Kevin Bryant Chief Counsel, Crow Holdings
W. Carey Carter Retired Partner, Deloitte & Touche, LLP
Cullum Clark President, Prothro Clark Company
George Conant Partner, Tortilis Partners
Cathleen Crews Banker, JP Morgan Private Bank
Tony Dona Co-Founder, Thackeray Partners
Catherine Estrada Community Volunteer
Angela Farley Senior Vice President, Dallas Regional Chamber of Commerce
Ossa Fisher Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Istation 
Richard Frapart* Community Volunteer
Christine Frary Community Volunteer
Dexter Freeman, II Director of Intelligence, Innovation & Education, Greater Irving-Las Colinas - Chamber of Commerce
Ardo Fuentes* Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch & Co. 
Kenneth Govan Area Manager, Oncor Electric
Joi Kidd-Stamps JKS Financial, LLC
Dawn Mann* Director of Advertising, Alpha Business Images, LLC
Amy Messersmith Chief People Officer, Pizza Hut
Carol Proffer Partner, Capstone
Stuart Ravnik Ph.D., Associate Dean, Graduate School of Biomedical Science, UT Southwestern
Randall Ray* Partner, Munck Wilson & Mandala, LLP
Brice Tarzwell Retired, Community Volunteer
Ed Tauriac  Partner, Deloitte & Touche, LLP
Josh Terry* Community Volunteer
Bruce Ware Director, Davita Healthcare Partners
Mary Ellen Weber Managing Director, Stellar Associates 
Jack Wensinger* President, Will Max Capital
Michelle Wheeler President and COO, Jackson Shaw
Donell Wiggins* Community Volunteer
Marnie Wildenthal  Community Volunteer
Abigail Williams Community Volunteer 


*designates voting Board of Governors 
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