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 2018-19

John Anderson (Waco, TX)
Darla Bailey (Louisville, KY)
Mark Birdwhistell (Richmond, KY)
Bill Blackburn (Kerrville, TX)
Phil Brinkmeyer (Rowlett, TX)
Casondra Burkley (Houston, TX)
Frances Callan (Waco, TX)
Tara Dalco (McGregor, TX)
Heather Deal (New York, NY)
Kristi Lake Fuller (Little Rock, AR)
Louis Gomez (Houston, TX) - Chair
LeAnn Kite Hampton (Garland, TX) - Vice Chair
Megan Henderson (Waco, TX)
Cindy Johnson (Aledo, TX)
Tamiko Jones (Arlington, TX)
Marv Knox (Coppell, TX)
Larry Powell (Tyler, TX)
Aurelia Pratt (Cedar Park, TX)
Gus Reyes (Austin, TX)
Charlotte Taylor
Courtney Chapman Thomas (Tuscaloosa, AL)
Patty Villarreal (San Antonio, TX)
Scott Waller (Waxahachie, TX)
Cindy Wiles (Arlington, TX)
John Zent (Mountain Brook, AL)

Ex Officio Members:

Crystal Diaz-Espinoza, SSW Director of Enrollment and Alumni Services
Nikki Wilmoth, GSSW Director of Marketing Communications