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
Thomas M. O'Brien Board Chair
Julia R. Reinhart, Board Vice Chair Valero Energy Corporation
Stacy Pozza, Board Treasurer Frost Bank
Blanca Barrera, Board Secretary Pepsi Beverages Company
Marisa Bono, Board Chair of Development MALDEF
Ryan Frames, Board Parliamentarian Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Joe M. De La Garza, Jr., Board Chair Emeritus Jefferson Bank
Angela M. Sanchez, Valero Energy Corporation Jennifer B. Rosenblatt, Texas Fourth Court of Appeals Linda P. Camp, Civic Volunteer Deborah S. Miller, Blue Lilly Interiors Karen M. Thompson, NuStar Energy L.P. Sylvia A. Enriquez, EEO Officer (Retired) Christopher Laia, USAA Amparo H. Ortiz, InGenesis Alma Reyes, AVANCE Parent Representative Robert H. Vela, Jr., Ed.D., Alamo Colleges-San Antonio College Rosemary Puente, Civic Volunteer
Hope Andrade, Secretary of State, State of Texas 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 Jeff Moe, Director of Finance Cindy Schoenmakers, Director of Human Resource Dinorah (Dee Dee) González, Director of Fund Development Sylvia De La Pena, Director of Head Start Yesenia Gonzalez, Director of Parenting Programs Renetta Sensley, Assistant Director of Early Head Start Jose Salinas, Assistant Head Start/Early Head Start Director (Texas Wintergarden Area) Jesse Zorola, MIS Veronica Arriola, Administrative Assistant