The Board of Directors for the Parenting Cottage represents a cross section of dedicated community volunteers from the communities that the Parenting Cottage serves.  These volunteers give of their time and expertise to provide governance to the organization. Board members serve three year terms with a maximum of two consecutive terms of office. Officers are elected on an annual basis from the membership of the board of directors.

The Board is a working board, actively involved in setting a course that matches the vision of the Parenting Cottage, “building a strong community by building strong families” and aligning the mission through the implementation of its programs. Board members also annually participate in a Board Member Fundraising Drive that supports the mission of the Parenting Cottage.

Board Meetings are held monthly on the 3rd Tuesday at noon.

Executive Committee:
President– Tammi Wood
President-Elect– Chelsea Salazar, Director of Marketing – Peoples Bank
Past President – Dr. Jay C. Adkins, Dentist
Vice President- Christina Reid, Landscape Architect-Texas A&M Agri-Life Extension Service-Horticulture Agent
Treasurer – Melissa Hart CPA, Staff Auditor – Durbin & Co. LLP
Secretary – Tracy McAlister, Senior Vice-President & Manager of Underwriting, Prime West Mortgage


Donna Corbin – District Director, State Representative Carl Tepper

Tim Fox – Senior Clinical Administrator – Dept. of Family & Community Medicine-TTUHSC

Nick Haigood – Financial Consultant, Next Level Financial Consulting 

Michelle Hunter – Director of Marketing & Outreach – TTUHSC-Combest Center

Tracy McAlister – Senior Vice President of Underwriting-Prime West Mortgage

Joshua Montoya – Credit Analyst – People’s Bank

William Murray – Audit & IT Security Consultant – CoNetrix

Dr. Kathleen Nichols,  Nichols & Merrill DDS

Staci Ortiz – Mortgage Loan Officer – First United Bank/Spirit Mortgage

Christina Reid – Horticulture Agent -Texas A&M Agri Life Extension Services

Advisory Committee:   The Advisory Committee are volunteers from the community who serve the organization by providing guidance to the Board of Directors and the agency in needed areas of expertise.  Members of the Advisory Committee include former board members with valuable institutional knowledge as well as a wealth of experience in guiding and directing the organization. They also provide support and mentoring to new board members.

Chairman:  Donna Corbin – District Director, State Representative Carl Tepper

Jon Mark Bernal – Associate Managing Director Texas Tech University Student Union & Activities

Bryce Bowley – CPA, Certified Fraud Examiner, -Vice President & Senior Accounting Officer, City Bank.