Meet Our Team

Our Leadership

The passion

About us

The Center for Life Resources is governed by a Board of Governance appointed from each of the seven counties we serve. Trustees work in responsible and accountable cooperation with local and state government and citizens of their counties.

Our Board of Directors meets on the 4th Monday of every month, unless otherwise noted. 

The people

Our Board

Shane Britton, Chairman

Brown County - 1998

Danny Armstrong

Comanche County - 1985

Kay Shackelford

McCulloch County – 2019

David Smith, MD

Brown County - 1999

Doyle Russell

Eastland County - 2011

Lisa Dick

City of Brownwood - 2017

Keri Roberts

Mills County - 2007

J.R. Salazar

Coleman County - 2009

Leigh Ann Glaze

San Saba County - 2021

The Leadership Team


Dion White, MBA, FAAIDD

CEO - 2010

Our Chiefs

Amber Lewis, BSW

 Chief of IDD Services

Angela Baker

 Public Relations Coordinator

Cindee Goodwin, M.Ed

 Chief of Children’s Intervention Services 

Donna Evans 

Chief of Habilitation Services 

Carol Robinson

 Financial Analyst/Billing Department Supervisor

Austin Burrus, BBA

Interim CFO

Joseph Smith, MBA, LPC 

Chief of Adult Behavioral Health Services & Revenue Development


Margaret Garza

Chief of Mgmt. Information Systems 

Ranita Oliver, OTR, MOT 

Occupational Therapist &
Chief of Transitional Services  

Amanda Lawson

Administrative Assistant

Seallya Vaughn, BS 

Chief of Human Resources

Tammie McKelvy, M.Ed., LPC -S

Chief of Quality & Service Analytics

Tony Cruz, M.Ed., LPC-S  

Chief of Counseling/Veterans/Recovery & Mental Health Peer Support Services

Tonya Taylor, LVN 

Chief of IDD Residential Services