Board of Advocates

The Baylor School of Social Work Board of Advocates includes members who bring a variety of professional, social, institutional and denominational experience to the work of the School. They serve voluntarily out of their commitment and passion to further the impact of social work students who serve the neediest population groups throughout the world with both professionalism and Christian love.

Board of Advocates 2020-21

Justin Anderson (McGregor, TX) 

Logan Angel

Darla Bailey (Louisville, KY) 

Sharon Bartley (Coppell, TX) 

Mark Birdwhistell (Richmond, KY) 

Bill Blackburn (Kerrville, TX) 

Phil Brinkmeyer (Rowlett, TX) 

Frances Callan (Waco, TX) 

Shauw Chin Capps 

Pat Crump (San Antonio, TX) 

Tara Dalco (McGregor, TX) 

Kristi Lake Fuller (Little Rock, AR) 

Louis Gomez (Houston, TX) 

LeAnn Kite Hampton (Garland, TX) 

John Jackson (Waco, TX) 

Tamiko Jones  (Arlington, TX) 

Katie Kleinsmith (Austin, TX) 

Jayne Knighton (Garland, TX) 

Marv Knox (Coppell, TX) 

Harmon & Lea Kong (Foothill Ranch, CA) 

Larry Powell (Tyler, TX) 

Aurelia Pratt (Cedar Park, TX) 

Gus Reyes (Austin, TX) 

Hank Rush (Houston, TX) 

Chris Simmons 

Charlotte Taylor 

Courtney Chapman Thomas (Alabama) 

Scott Waller (Waxahachie, TX) 

Jorge Zapata (La Feria, TX) 

Ex Officio Members:

Heather Deal - Director of Development, GSSW 

Crystal Diaz-Espinoza - Director of Enrollment and Alumni Services, GSSW 

Jon Singletary - Dean, GSSW

Nikki Wilmoth - Director of Marketing Communications, GSSW