The Family Place has 12 new people on its board of directors. The group that ranges from community volunteers to business executives includes the following: Laurie Berger of West Plano Pediatrics; community volunteer Nancy Bierman, Nicole Collins of American First Finance, Theresa Flores of Mary Kay Inc., community volunteer Michelle Goolsby, Tasha Grinnell of The Neiman Marcus Group, Johnese White Howard of the Law Offices of Johnese White Howard, Holly Krug of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s, Mike Montgomery of Trek Resources, Nathaniel St. Clair of Jackson Walker LLP, Sew Stitchin’ Fancy owner Samantha Wortley and community volunteer Ana Yoder.
According to The Family Place CEO Paige Flink, “I’m proud to welcome this committed group of community and business leaders to our board of directors. This diverse group of individuals brings strong leadership and unique perspective to support our mission to stop family violence.”
The new members will become part of the leadership of the organization established in 1978 “as one of the first family violence shelters in the state.” Over the years The Family Place has also achieved the standing of being the “the largest family violence services provider in Texas, with three emergency shelters providing 177 shelter beds each night, including the state’s only shelter for men and children, and three counseling centers.”