Meet Our Leadership
Board Of Directors
Foundation President & Executive Director. Former Owner/Publisher of The Rockwall News (2008-2016); political campaign consultant; advertising account executive for KVIL 103.7 FM, the Dallas Cowboys Radio Network, Time Warner Cable TV and advertising director of Houston’s METRO mass transit authority. Family violence survivor. He is married to Roxana Smith and has eight children.
Trial lawyer at Passman & Jones, Adjunct Professor of Law at SMU Dedman School of Law and Texas Wesleyan University School of Law and award-winning author/journalist nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in Journalism in 2007. He has also served or currently serves on the boards of various charitable organizations, including the Press Club of Dallas. He is married.
Leigh Ann Bryant R.N.
Full-time acute dialysis Registered Nurse, author of In My Defense and Platform Guest/Speaker with “I Am Second XTreme” and Bill Glass’ “Behind the Walls” prison ministry. A former emergency room nurse, she is involved with several women’s shelters and serves in many areas at her home church in Fort Worth TX with her main focus being youth and missions. Family violence survivor. She is married and has three sons.
Texas State Rep. Cindy Burkett
Four-term Texas State Representative (R-Sunnyvale), representing District 113, in eastern Dallas County. First elected in 2010 to represent District 110. She is a also commercial real estate agent with Biel Partners. She is married and has three children.
Vice President at National Family Care Life Insurance/NFC Marketing Associates. Board member of the Children’s Advocacy Center For Rockwall County. Family violence survivor. He is married and has two children.
Cari Foote M.A. LPC
Certified EMDR Family Therapist in private practice. Former Family Crisis Center Program Director in Marble Falls TX, Social Worker & CPS Worker in San Luis Obispo CA. She has two sons.