Steering Committee

The Steering Committee is the leadership committee for the DCHC. New members are elected annually.




2019 Affordable Housing
Dr. Mary Jones, UNT and Board of DCHC CHAIR (2nd Term)

2019 Behavioral Health
Hope Nordon, Giving Hope, Inc.

2020 Children/Youth
Hollie Wilson & Beth Ann Beckmann, Lewisville ISD

2019 Community Member
Jennifer Bekker, City of Denton Libraries

2020 Community Member
Cynthia Snider, Texas Woman’s University

2020 Continuum of Care (CoC) Rep
Stephanie Jerez-Rodriguez, Giving Hope, Inc.

2019 Domestic Violence
Taylor Cameron, Denton County Friends of the Family

2019 Education
Roxanne Del Rio, North Central Texas College

2019 Emergency Services – (Police, Fire)
Lt. Frank Padgett, City of Denton

2019 Emergency Shelter
Whitney Houston, The Salvation Army Denton

2019 Food Security
Wendy McGee, Our Daily Bread

2019 Health Care
Alice Masciarelli, Denton Community Health Clinic

2020 Homeless/Previously Homeless
Wendy Noble, Giving Hope, Inc.

2020 Legal

2020 Nonprofit
Daphne Adams, CCA (2nd Term)

2019 Religiously Affiliated
Dawn Shapley, Next Steps Center, a ministry of Valley Creek Church

2020 Veterans
James Thompson, Catholic Charities

2019 Workforce/Employment


Appointed HMIS
Katherine Gonzales

Appointed United Way HLT
Courtney Cross, United Way of Denton County

Appointed Local Government

Cit of Denton
Dani Shaw

City of Frisco
Sarah Carroll

City of Lewisville
Ashleigh Feryan

Town of Flower Mound
Brittni Barnett

2020 Term (Jan.1 2019- Dec. 31, 2020)
2019 Term (Jan.1 2018- Dec. 31, 2019)