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Who We Are

We are a nonprofit organization that teaches healthy living skills, including how to avoid substance abuse. Since 1992, we have served children and their families, and have grown to reach over 65,000 individuals in nineteen counties each year.



Counties We Serve


Anderson

Bell

Bosque

Cherokee

Coryell

Falls

Freestone

Hamilton

Henderson

Hill

Kaufman

Lampasas

Limestone

McLennan

Milam

Mills

Navarro

Rains

Van Zandt


Leadership

We are grateful for our volunteers, including those who generously donate their time and efforts to serve on the board of trustees and advisory councils.


Board of Trustees

Chairman Carla Dyess, Business Manager, Kilmarnock Oil Company, Inc.

Vice Chairman C.L. Brown III, President, Kilmarnock Oil Company, Inc.

Secretary Mike Cox, Navarro County Sheriff’s Department (retired)

Treasurer Tim Stites, Executive Vice President/CEO, Community Bank & Trust of Central Texas

Rev. Meredith Bell, Director of UCF Wesley Foundation at Navarro College

Dr. Shellie Buckley, Chair of the Communications, Navarro College

Kay Lynn Harris, Educator (retired)

Russell Hudson, Bookkeeper, Russell P. Hudson Bookkeeping and Tax Service

Anna Paul, Director of Marketing and Public Relations, Navarro Regional Hospital

Hayden Thomas, Sales Consultant, Stewart Motor Company

Will Thompson, Assistant Criminal District Attorney, Navarro County

Susan Wilson, Owner, Susan Wilson Marketing, LLC

Executive Staff

Chief Executive Officer Lynda Sloan

lsloan@voiceinc.org

Chief Financial Officer Luan Arnett

larnett@voiceinc.org

Director of Program Advancement Cheryl Allen

callen@voiceinc.org

Deputy Director of Programs John Goodnight

jgoodnight@voiceinc.org

Region 7 Program Director Marian DeLeon-Smith

mdeleon-smith@voiceinc.org

Regions 3 and 4 Program Director Valorie Horn

vhorn@voiceinc.org

McLennan County Advisory Council

Erica Ancira, Visiting Lecturer, Hankamer School of Business, Baylor University

Josh Caballero, Community Organizer, Waco Community Development

Robert Callahan, Attorney at Law, Callahan & King

Tara Kimbell, Marketing Account Manager III, Amerigroup

Pete Peterson, Justice of the Peace, McLennan County, Pct. 1 Pl. 2

Cathy Pleitz, Community Volunteer

Bob Anne Senter, Community Volunteer

Patrick Swanton, Sergeant/Public Information Officer, City of Waco Police Department

Josh Tetens, Attorney at Law, Simer & Tetens

Ashley Thornton, Director, Continuous Improvement, Baylor University

Will Turner, Director of Clinic Operations, Baylor Scott & White Hillcrest Medical Center

Jan Wengler, Community Volunteer

Patrice Wills, Licensed Professional Counselor, Patrice Wills LPC

Founder

Lois Jean Hart (deceased)

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