OUR MISSION + VISION

Dallas Afterschool works to level the playing field for children of all races and economic backgrounds by informing community stakeholders, supporting afterschool and summer programs and their staff members, and coordinating community resources.

We envision a community with the resources and the will to provide impactful learning beyond the school day for all children.

OUR TEAM

Lauren Ammons

Lauren Ammons

Director of Research & Evaluation

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Armando Apolinar

Armando Apolinar

Technology Program Assistant

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Heather Bolstridge

Heather Bolstridge

Quality Advisor

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214.306.8400

Andrea Devora

Andrea Devora

Lead Assessor

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Sarah Elliott, CFRE

Sarah Elliott, CFRE

Vice President of Development

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Amanda Esaena

Amanda Esaena

Project Manager of Resources

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Kyle Francis

Kyle Francis

Grant Manager

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Olga Gonzalez

Olga Gonzalez

Director of Program Quality Assistance

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Christina K. Hanger

Christina K. Hanger

Chief Executive Officer

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Ellie Lewis

Ellie Lewis

Community Engagement

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Gracious Machamire

Gracious Machamire

Quality Advisor

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MARJORIE MURAT

MARJORIE MURAT

Vice President of Program Services

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Angelica Portillo

Angelica Portillo

Director of Advocacy

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SHANA WASHINGTON

SHANA WASHINGTON

Quality Advisor

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Tozyea Reed

Tozyea Reed

Manager of Community & Partner Resources

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Vanessa Stafford

Vanessa Stafford

Project Manager

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214.206.8400 x111

Dione Terrell

Dione Terrell

Manager of Operations

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OUR BOARD

Tre' Black

Tre' Black

President, TreCo Investments

 

 

Michael Gagne'

Michael Gagne'

Healthcare Strategist, Microsoft

Chair

Marissa Castro Mikoy

Marissa Castro Mikoy

CEO, Jubilee Park

Client Representative

JJ Ponce

JJ Ponce

SVP Community Development, Texas Capital Bank

Terry Conner

Terry Conner

Former Managing Partner, Haynes and Boone, LLP

Vice Chair

Eva Hevron

Eva Hevron

Assurance Partner, EY

Treasurer

Ellen Miller

Ellen Miller

Author & Speaker

Crystal R. Ross

Crystal R. Ross

Assistant Director, Dallas Park & Recreation

Client Representative

Jo Smith

Jo Smith

Owner, Josephine Smith, CPA

Maria Cramer

Maria Cramer

Senior Director, Adobe

John Hill

John Hill

Founding Partner, Deinde Group

Janet Mockovciak

Janet Mockovciak

Co-Founder, Dallas Afterschool

David Russell

David Russell

Private Banker, J.P. Morgan Private Bank

Secretary

Anne Wicks

Anne Wicks

The Ann Kimball Johnson Director, Education Reform Initiative, George W. Bush Presidential Center

Kristi Erickson

Kristi Erickson

Founder & Managing Director, Mosaic Talent

Nikki Jolly

Nikki Jolly

Community Relations, Frito-Lay

Bill Morrison

Bill Morrison

Partner, Haynes and Boone, LLC

Dr. Trillion Small

Dr. Trillion Small

Clinical Counselor, Professor & Writer

OUR ADVISORY COUNCIL

Peggy Allison
Julie Bagley
Emy Lou Baldridge
John Blaufuss
Kathi Child
Anne Conner
Jeanne Culver
Sandra Estess
Susan Hoff
Forrest and Sally Hoglund
Mimi Huey
The Honorable Eric L. Johnson
Sarah Losinger
The Honorable Ann Margolin
Lynn McBee
David Munson
Kit Sawers
Aimee Sheahan