Community Advisory Board

The Community Advisory Board (CAB) is comprised of community leaders representing various areas of expertise: health and human services, government, media, business, law and the arts. The CAB provides strategic guidance in assessing community needs and helps communicate our purpose and programs to the community at large.


Alfreda Norman

Senior Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Angela Farley

CFO/COO, Dallas Regional Chamber

Arcilia Acosta

CEO, Carcon Industries

Ashley McIver

Senior Philanthropy Officer, Community Foundation of Texas

Dahlia Hassani

President, Beacon Emergency Services Team

Damion Pourciau

Project Executive, Turner Construction Company

Drexell Owusu

Chief Impact Officer, The Dallas Foundation

Emily Hargrove

President, M.B. & Edna Zale Foundation


Vice President, Lockton Companies (Healthcare)


Executive Director of Magnet Schools, Dallas ISD


CEO, Lyda Hill Philanthropies

Norman P. Bagwell

Chairman, Bank of Texas

Regen Horchow

Chairman, Early Matters Dallas

Roslyn Dawson Thompson

President & CEO, Dawson Communications + Strategy + Governance

Ruben Esquivel

Vice President for Community and Corporate Relations, UT Southwestern Medical Center

Ruth Farrar

COO, Sendero

Scott Flannery

CEO, North Texas and Oklahoma, UnitedHealthcare