B O A R D
O F
D I R E C T O R S

Scott Spreier
Principal, Hay Group’s Leadership and Talent Practice

Chris Adcox, CPA, Vice President
Senior Director, Alvarez & Marsal

Julie Hargrove,CPA, Treasurer
Senior Director, Corporate Tax, 7-Eleven

Amy Anderson, MS Ed, Secretary
Teacher

Robert Barner, Ph.D., Associate Director
Executive Education, Southern Methodist University
Owner, Executive Advisory Services

Marilyn Bick
President, NOME Company

Pat Crump
VP Operations, Buckner Children and Family Services

Matt Hirst
Director, Talent & Organizational Development, GameStop

Rhett Mason
Real Estate Manager, Dr Pepper Snapple Group

Cary McDougal, JD
Shareholder at Baron & Budd, P.C.

Yvette Patton
Owner, Decorations by Yvette and Patton’s Property Management

Lisa Vasquez
VP, Public Relations & College Development, Collin College

Kimmy Wright, JD
Owner, Law Offices of Kimberley V. Wright

A D V I S O R Y
B O A R D

Drew Bird, MD
Director, The Food Allergy Center, Children’s Medical Center

Gail Brookshire
Retired Genetic Counselor, Children’s Medical Center; Community Volunteer

Vicki Briley-White
“Savor Dallas” Consultant

Robert W. Coleman, JD
Counsel at Wilson Elser

Kelly Culpepper, MD
OB/GYN, Obstetrics and Gynecology, PA

Bill Hall
CEO, Dallas Habitat for Humanity

Frances Harris, JD
Owner, Harris Solutions

Susan Leonard, Ed D, LPC, LMFT
Owner, Dr. Susan Leonard

Rev. Dr. George A. Mason, Ph.D.
Senior Pastor, Wilshire Baptist Church

Debbie Meripolski
Executive Director at Greater Dallas Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse

Jennifer Hibdon Redmon
Freelance Writer

Charles Secker
Business Owner

Jim White
Visionary Entrepreneur and “Savor Dallas” Consultant

Mark Wingfield
Associate Pastor, Wilshire Baptist Church

 

 

As a community 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, the Grief and Loss Center of North Texas offers hope, purpose and belonging to those who suffer loss. We provide unconditional acceptance, compassion, understanding and confidentiality in a loving, nurturing environment.

If you’d like more information about our programs or services or need immediate support, please contact us.


S T A F F

Laurie Taylor, Executive Director

Laurie is board certified in thanatology, the study of death, dying and bereavement, through the prestigious Association of Death, Education and Counseling (ADEC).

G R O U P
F A C I L I T A T O R S

We are incredibly proud of the following trained volunteers who facilitate our education and support groups and/or our SAM’s Place groups:

Tanya Benson, Retired Speech Language Pathologist, Garland ISD
Megan Blaufass, Occupational Therapist, Our Children’s House
Gail Brookshire, Retired Genetic Counselor, Children’s Medical Center
Natalie Brewer, Petroleum Engineering Technician at DeGolyer and MacNaughton
Lillie Campbell, Retired Clinical Social Worker
Vicki Carlisle, Executive Assistant to Chancellor at UTD
Matt Hirst, Senior Director, GameStop
Shaeron Moorhead, Retired Teacher, RISD
Susan Odeski, Counselor, Woodrow Wilson High School
Yvette Patton, Owner, Decorations by Yvette
Dr. Maria Regalado, Retired DISD Teacher
Elsa Sanchez, Teacher, DISD
Charles Secker, Businessman
Belinda Senevey, Accountant, Jewish Community Center
Scott Spreier, Executive Coach, Hay Group
Carolyn Strickland, Founder, Mi Escolita

C O M M U N I T Y
P A R T N E R S

Baylor University Medical Center

Children’s Medical Center

Amity Hospice

VNA Hospice

Uplift Schools

Dallas ISD Schools

Richardson ISD Schools

Various other hospices