Texas Parent to Parent

About Us: Board and Staff

Board

Denise Sonleitner, Chair
, Treasurer
Ceseley Parr Rollins, Secretary
Larry Burt
Patricia Camacho-Longoria
Liz Darwin
Mara T. Gray
Linda Levine
Elizabeth Lewis
Katy Merriweather
Kellie Merriweather
Ezequiel Quijano
Tanya Winters

Staff

Laura J. Warren
Executive Director
laura@TxP2P.org
512-458-8600 x101
Laura directs the operations of the TxP2P with an emphasis on coordination of TxP2P, grant management, grant writing, fundraising, the new transition program, the new NICU support program, the newsletter, the website, and provides parent support. Laura and her husband, James, have one grown son. He was born at 24 weeks gestation and has mild disabilities and learning difficulties.

Sue Regimbal
Financial Director
sue@TxP2P.org
512-458-8600 x102
Sue helps direct the operations of TxP2P and leads the organization in the areas of financial management, grant management, grant writing, fundraising, and evaluation analysis. Sue and her husband, Sean, have three children.

Susan Prior
Family Support Team Coordinator
Susan.Prior@TxP2P.org
512-458-8600 x103
Susan coordinates all aspects of Family Support including the NICU Network and assists with the Pathways to Adulthood Program, and oversees parent matching and follow-up, provides volunteer and parent support, and maintains the parent and professional database and listservs. Susan and her husband, Tom, have two children. Their daughter has Down syndrome.

Rosalba Calleros
Family Support Team Lead
Rosalba.Calleros@TxP2P.org
512-458-8600 x109
Rosalba coordinates parent matching and follow-up, travels throughout Texas to conduct Peer Parent Mentor trainings, and provides bilingual volunteer and parent support. Rosalba has a son with Cerebral Palsy and a daughter.

Patty Geisinger
Family Support Team
patty@TxP2P.org
512-458-8600 x108
Patty coordinates parent matching and follow-up, travels throughout Texas to conduct Peer Parent Mentor trainings, and provides volunteer and parent support. She and her husband, Joe, have 4 children. One daughter, Jessica, has multiple disabilities.

Mary Jane Ledesma
Family Support Team
MaryJane.Ledesma@TxP2P.org
512-458-8600 x111
Mary Jane coordinates parent matching and follow-up, travels throughout Texas to conduct Peer Parent Mentor trainings, and provides bilingual volunteer and parent support. Mary Jane and her husband have four children. Their daughter has Down syndrome.

Janette Rodriquez
Family Support Team
Janette.Rodriquez@TxP2P.org
Janette coordinates parent matching and follow-up, travels throughout Texas to conduct Peer Parent Mentor trainings, and provides bilingual volunteer and parent support. Janette has a son with Autism.

Melissa Fox
Family Support Team
Melissa.Fox@TxP2P.org
512-458-8600 x110
Melissa coordinates parent matching and follow-up, travels throughout Texas to conduct Peer Parent Mentor trainings, and provides volunteer and parent support. She and her husband, Jim, have 2 grown sons; one has a learning disability and the other has Down syndrome.

Beth Coke
Family Support Team
Beth.Coke@txp2p.org
512-458-8600 x112
Beth coordinates parent matching and follow-up, travels throughout Texas to conduct Peer Parent Mentor trainings, and provides volunteer and parent support. She and her husband Hunter have 6 children, 5 with various disabilities (Including Autism, CP, epilepsy, blindness, and mental health issues)

Mary Jo Miller
NICU Network
MaryJo.Miller@txp2p.org
512-458-8600
Mary Jo coordinates the NICU Network. Mary Jo has one daughter and three grandchildren.

Rosemary Alexander
Pathways to Adulthood Transition Team Coordinator
Rosemary.Alexander@TxP2P.org
512-458-8600
Rosemary coordinates the Transition Program for families of youth and young adults and provides parent support. Rosemary and her husband, Bill, have two grown sons. The oldest has multiple disabilities.

Cynda Green
Pathways to Adulthood Transition Team Lead
Cynda.Green@TxP2P.org
512-458-8600 x109
Cynda helps coordinate the Pathways to Adulthood Program, travels throughout Texas to conduct trainings and provides volunteer and parent support. She has 2 children. Her 20-year-old daughter has epilepsy and splintered mental health skills.

Penny Hanson
Pathways to Adulthood Transition Team Member
Penny.Hanson@txp2p.org
512-458-8600
Penny assists parents who are seeking transition support and information and travels throughout Texas to conduct trainings.  Penny and her husband, David, have 3 children.Their oldest daughter has Down's Syndrome.

Gail Dalrymple
Pathways to Adulthood Transition Team
Gail.Dalrymple@TxP2P.org
512-458-8600
Gail travels throughout Texas to conduct trainings for the Pathways to Adulthood Program and provides parent support. Gail has 4 grown children, and the youngest has multiple disabilities.

Jeanine Pinner
Training and Conference Coordinator
Jeanine@TxP2P.org
512-458-8600 x104
512-217-3558
Jeanine provides trainings to parents and professionals on health care issues and other topics through the Family to Family Health Information Center, works on the Task Force website, and oversees the statewide and regional conferences. Jeanine and her husband, Gary, have two children. The youngest has autism.

Debbie Wiederhold
Resource Coordinator
Debbie@TxP2P.org
512-458-8600 x103
Debbie researches and updates new resources and services for families for the TxP2P Online Resource Directory, works on the Task Force website, and provides parent support. Debbie and her husband, Don, have four children. Their youngest, Daniel, has Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Type II.

Sherry Santa
MEd. Coordinator
Sherry.Santa@TxP2P.org
512-458-8600 ext. 110
Sherry coordinates our three Medical Education (MEd) Programs for medical residents and establishes new MEd sites. She and her husband Doug have six children.  Her older three children have multiple disabilities and her younger three are triplets that were born two months early and spent just over a month in the NICU

Linda & Amy Litzinger
Advocacy Network
Linda.Litzinger@TxP2P.org and Amy.Litzinger@TxP2P.org
512-458-8600: Linda: 512-922-3810; Amy: 512-963-8688
Linda & Amy are the Public Policy Specialists with the TxP2P Advocacy Network (grant funded by TX Council for Development Disabilities) and this mother/daughter team train family members (parents, siblings, self-advocates, grandparents, etc.) and other interested parties to become a resource for local, county and state officials and to work with media to affect public policy about community-based services. Linda & Amy both have extensive experience in training families about advocacy and advocating for services for Amy.

Jan DiMare
Advocacy Network & Family Support Team
JDiMare@TxP2P.org
512-458-8600
Jan works with the Advocacy Network on the business end of the grant (funded by TX Council for Development Disabilities) and helps with our databases, mailings, listservs, and other office tasks. Jan and her husband, Charlie, have two sons, one is deaf and the other has Cerebral Palsy.