The AVANCE-San Antonio Board of Directors is a strong, committed and active board that provides leadership and expertise for decision-making and support in implementing the AVANCE mission. We thank all of our board members for their time and leadership dedicated to making a difference in a child's life.
AVANCE Leadership and Administration
Julia R. Reinhart, Chair Valero Energy Corporation
Karen Thompson, Vice Chair NuStar Energy, L.P.
Stacy Pozza, Treasurer Frost Bank
Marisa Bono, Secretary MALDEF
Linda Camp, Development Civic Leader
Christopher Laia, Parliamentarian
María F. Breen, Wells Fargo Private Bank
Kathleen Bruck, Civic Leader
Matt Neal,KIPP San Antonio
Angela M. Sanchez, Valero Energy Corporation
Robert H. Vela, Jr., Ed.D., Alamo Colleges-San Antonio College
María V. Vice, Pepsi Beverages Company
Jeannette Flores Wetsbrook, Broadway Bank
Hope Andrade, Civic Volunteer Jane Phipps,Civic Volunteer Louise D. Beldon, Civic Volunteer Carole Wright, Educator(Retired) Judy McCormick, P16 Council of Greater Bexar County Joan W. Edelen, Certified Public Accountant (Retired)
AVANCE-San Antonio, Inc.
Rebecca C. Cervantez, Executive Director Dan Gonzales, Operations Officer
Sylvia De La Peña, Director of Head Start
Yesenia Alvarez-Gonzalez, Director of Parenting Programs
Pricilla A. Ponce, Director of Early Head Start - Center Based Option Jose Salinas, Assistant Head Start/Early Head Start Director (Texas Wintergarden Area)
Beth Walthall, Director of Development Veronica Arriola, Administrative Assistant