Board of Advisors
Meet Our Advisors
As part of an initiative to bring measured and focused growth to the Lone Star Parity Project, the Board of Advisors was created to bring together a unique group of social influencers and community leaders with the common goal of bringing parity to Texas. Each of these advisors are steeped in expertise from within the Texas political sphere. Meet our Advisors.
Terri Broussard Williams
Terri Broussard Williams has built her career on a solid reputation as an authentic, courageous, and impactful change agent. Throughout her journey as an award-winning non-profit executive, lobbyist, and public speaker, Terri has transformed public and community service into a professional art form, positively impacting the lives of millions of people. Terri continues to “pay it forward” with thought leadership around change as the founder of the Movement Maker platform (www.movementmakercollective.com).
Charlotte Clymer is currently the Press Secretary for Rapid Response at the Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest LGBTQ organization. She also currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Center for Law and Military Policy (CLMP), the Military and Veterans Advisory Council for Outserve-SLDN, the Advisory Council for Running Start, and the D.C. Commission for Persons with Disabilities. She is a proud military veteran and transgender woman. She is based in Washington, D.C.
Luisa del Rosal
Luisa del Rosal serves as the Executive Director of the Tower Center and founding Executive Director of the Mission Foods Texas-Mexico Center at SMU. She’s the youngest executive director at the university, as well as the only Hispanic to head up two centers. Luisa is a dedicated member of the Junior League of Dallas and serves on the board for Communities in Schools, Dallas Region. In 2020, she was the Republican candidate for Texas House District 114.
Taylor Foody is dedicated to connecting individuals to new ideas, networks, and capital to drive transformative social progress. Currently, she is a dual MBA/MA in Global Policy Studies student at UT Austin's McCombs School of Business and LBJ School of Public Affairs. Prior to graduate school, she served as Program Coordinator at the Annette Strauss Institute of Civic Life, a nonpartisan research unit that worked to increase civic engagement amongst college students across the state of Texas.
Caren K. Lock
Caren K. Lock is the Regional Vice President and Associate General Counsel of TIAA. She is the incoming Board Chair of the Texas Bar College and The Dallas Assembly. In addition, she is on the Board of the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum and the President’s Advisory Board of UT Southwestern Medical Center. In 2015, Caren co-founded The Orchid Giving Circle which provides community grants to support social change and services to the North Texas Asian Community.
El Paso, Texas
Inmigrante Afortunada. Passionate about news, activism, gender and media. Estefania Mitre is pursuing a career in Journalism and promoting inclusion in the media industry.
Logan Nevonen started her work at Maggie’s List, a U.S. political action committee dedicated to increasing the number of conservative women elected to federal office. Since then, she went on to serve as a Delegate to the International Congress of Parliamentary Women’s Caucuses where she helped adopt the Dublin Declaration, a global proposal for action on women in politics. Now she serves as the Director at Women Campaign and Director of Voter Engagement at Texans for Greg Abbott.
Jeanine Powell is currently a student in the Doctorate of Liberal Studies Program at SMU, having recently completed the second of two careers. She left a career in financial software consulting in 2004 and retired from teaching high school English at Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD in 2020. Jeanine leads the Advisory Board for AAUW's GEM (Girls Empowered by Mentoring), a program which focuses on leadership, personal branding, and networking for high school girls.
Jacqueline Prince( She/Her/Hers) is the Asst. Director of Women’s & Gender Equity Programs in the Gender Center at UTD. In this role, Jacqueline works through the lens of intersectional feminism to educate, advocate, and provide programs for the UTD community. Jacqueline specializes in helping her community learn about the economic empowerment of womxn, gender and racial inequity, and how to maximize their privilege to advocate for/with others.
Veronica Ray Whitehead
Veronica Ray Whitehead is a sexual health educator and reproductive justice & health equity advocate for women, girls, and femmes of color. She has worked in the Dallas nonprofit space ensuring all young people and their families have access to trauma-informed, medically accurate, LGBTQIA, and quality sexual health education and access to reproductive healthcare.