Texas Tech University

Human Development & Family Sciences

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HDFS Advisory Board


The mission of the Department of Human Development and Family Sciences is to promote the health and well-being of individuals, families and relationships across the lifespan through research, teaching, service and community outreach and engagement. The HDFS Advisory Board's role is to partner with the faculty and students of the department to promote, support and expand this vision and assist in the accomplishment the department's overall goals, mission and vision.


Sharon Bass
Executive Director
Volunteer Center of Lubbock

Carol Anderson Bell
Founder and Development Director

Ann-Marie Carruth
Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4

Kristi Gonzalez
United We Care Program Coordinator
United Supermarkets

Carla Holeva
Major Gifts Officer
ACLU of Texas

Todd Little
Founding Director, Institute of Measurement, Methodology, Analysis and Policy (IMMAP) Educational Professor, Psychology and Leadership
Texas Tech University

Lyndol Loyd
Executive Pastor
Lakeridge United Methodist Church

Glenda Mathis
Chief Executive Officer
YWCA of Lubbock

Kevin McConic
Executive Director
South Plains College- Lubbock Center

Taylor McPherson
Founding Partner
The Law Office of L. Taylor McPherson
Fort Worth, Texas

Victor Mellinger
Deputy General Counsel
Texas Tech University System

Keith Patrick
Director of Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Frenship ISD

Ashley Ivey Reinhardt
Founder Wonderwell Private Early Learning School
Austin, TX

Bryan Sessom
Lubbock Independent School District Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) Program

Kitty Harris Wilkes
NLW Partners, LLC
Professor Emeritus, Texas Tech University

Genevieve Durham DeCesaro
ex officio member
Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
Associate Professor, Department of Theatre and Dance
Texas Tech University