Meet Our LeadershipPLENTY® Institute-Waco Facilitators

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Pastor Ruben Andrade Jr.
Pastor, Family of Faith Worship Center

Jessica Attas
Director of Public Policy, Waco Chamber of Commerce

Josette Ayres
Parents for Public Schools of Waco

Alexis Christensen
Waco Community Development Corp.

Rodney Clark
Insurors of Texas

Serina Cole
Community Relations Manager, MOSAIC

Rev. Bryan Dalco
Reverend, Mt. Zion United Methodist Church

Holly Dunham
Community Volunteer, China Spring School Board member

Rochonda Farmer-Neal
Director of Government Relations, Baylor University

Dr. Elizabeth Goatley
Assistant Professor, Garland School of Social Work, Baylor University

Hilary Grant
Development Director, YMCA of Central Texas

Desiree Hardeman
Assistant Principal, Indian Spring Middle School

Matt Hess
Executive Director, World Hunger Relief, Inc.

Jana Hixson
Regional Director for Congressman Bill Flores

Amber Jekot
Community Partner Program Specialist, The Texas Hunger Initiative

Rev. Dr. Leslie King
Reverend, First Presbyterian Church of Waco

Rodney Martin
Chief Executive Officer, YMCA of Central Texas

Teresa Mellon
Director of Events, Baylor University

Kelsey Miller
Texas Hunger Initiative

Misti Mostiller
Executive Vice President and Director of Consumer Strategy & Innovation, Extraco Banks

Dr. Matthew Polk
Executive Director, Prosper Waco

Jason Ramos
Director, Mercy House


Betty Sandoval
Director, English Language Learners, WISD

Gaynor Yancey
Professor and Director, Center for Family & Community Ministries (CFCM)
Diana R. Garland School of Social Work
Baylor University

We want to thank Fernando Arroyo, Brenda Atchison, Frances Callan, Doug McDurham, Steve Wenzel, and Rachel Woods for their commitment as facilitators during 2011-2013.