A 100% Volunteer, Official 501(c)(3) NonProfit Organization

Board of Directors

Daniel Russell

PRESIDENT

He has been working in the DFW area in the world of technology for the past 32 years. He is an avid hunter, obstacle racer, golfer, mountain biker, Dallas Cowboy Fan and part time backyard farmer. He graduated with a degree in Organizational Communication/Marketing from the University of Texas at Arlington. Daniel is an Army Veteran and has been married for over 29 years, with two kids that have graduated college. 

Taryn Russell

SECRETARY

She has worked in Administration for several local municipalities for over 27 years. She attended the University of Texas at Arlington and is a native Texan. She enjoys traveling, variety shows and reading a good biography. She been married for over 29 years and is very active with her large local family, especially her two grown children.

Paeden Russell

TREASURER

He is a banker at a financial institution in Tarrant County. He has a degree in business with a minor in finance from Angelo State University (ASU). He is a sports junkie who likes to play hockey in his spare time and is also an obstacle racer. His family means the most to him which includes his wife and corgi. Paeden has been part of many community activities such as being a part of the first waive of 50/50 raffles salesmen in the state of Texas for the Dallas Stars/Mavs/Cowboys. He loves a good reality show and can’t wait to find the next popular shoe to add to his collection. 

Rylee Russell-Bruton

VICE PRESIDENT

She is a twelfth grade Government and Economics teacher at an alternative education campus in Arlington ISD, where she encourages primarily "at risk" students to earn their diploma and achieve personal goals. Rylee graduated from Stephen F. Austin University with a degree in History. She additionally values: visual/ performing arts, spending time with her new husband, and raising two spunky fur-babies. 

Becky Johnson

DIRECTOR

She is a Professor of Professional Practice at Texas Christian University in the Department of Environmental Sciences. Her role is to bring her 29 years of environmental consulting experience into the classroom. Becky is an experienced consultant, auditor, and international speaker with vast domestic and international environmental management expertise. She was appointed by Governor Rick Perry as a member of the Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists, and will serve as Chair of the Board during 2019-2021.

Reggie Garner

DIRECTOR

He is a native Texan that has worked in DFW for 36 years. He helped start and lead a local office technology company, Imagetek Office Systems, 25 years ago. He has been married to his wife Beverly for 37 years, has three kids, and three grandchildren. He graduated from the University of Texas- McCombs School of Business, and while in Austin was captain of the track team. He is an avid sports enthusiast, and enjoys both watching and participating in most all sports. He and his family have attended North Davis Church of Christ in Arlington for 30+ years.

Ken Lentz

DIRECTOR

He is a DFW-based digital marketer and has worked for or owned his own digital agency for the last 18 years. He graduated from SMU with a degree in Organizational Behavior and completed his MBA at TCU's Neeley School of Business.  When he's not working with clients, he enjoys camping, hiking, photography, and golf. Ken and his wife Crystal enjoy volunteering for their church and have 2 children.

Jennifer Schumacher

DIRECTOR

Jennifer was born and raised in Texas. She put herself through college earning a degree in political science from the University of Texas @ Arlington. Jennifer worked in tenant relations and as a sales representative for a pharmaceutical company before becoming a stay at home mom. She spent 15 years as an active volunteer in the Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District and has been an involved member at White’s Chapel United Methodist Church in Southlake for 24 years. Jennifer also enjoys sports, family get togethers, encouraging others and traveling. She hopes to visit Africa and Antarctica and complete her goal of visiting all 7 continents. She and her husband Mark have a son who graduated from University of Oklahoma and a daughter that is a Junior at OU.