Texas Parent to Parent

About Us: Board and Staff

Board

Denise Sonleitner, Chair
, Treasurer
Ceseley Parr Rollins, Secretary
Bob Tabor, Past Chair
Debbie Burt
Larry Burt
Mara T. Gray
Barbara Hannon
Linda Levine
Elizabeth Lewis
Katy Merriweather
Ezequiel Quijano

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 Lead
Susan.Prior@TxP2P.org
512-458-8600 x103
Susan coordinates parent matching and follow-up, travels throughout Texas to conduct Supporting Parent Volunteer trainings, provides volunteer and parent support, assists with the Transition Program, 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
Rosalba.Calleros@TxP2P.org
512-458-8600 x109
Rosalba coordinates parent matching and follow-up, travels throughout Texas to conduct Supporting Parent Volunteer trainings, and provides bilingual volunteer and parent support. Rosalba has a son with Cerebral Palsy and a daughter.

Monica Medrano-Castillo
Family Support Team
Monica.Castillo@TxP2P.org
512-458-8600 x106
Monica coordinates parent matching and follow-up, travels throughout Texas to conduct Supporting Parent Volunteer trainings, and provides parent and volunteer support. Monica and her husband, Horacio, have two sons.

Patty Geisinger
Family Support Team
patty@TxP2P.org
512-458-8600 x108
Patty coordinates parent matching and follow-up, travels throughout Texas to conduct Supporting Parent Volunteer 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 Supporting Parent Volunteer trainings, and provides bilingual volunteer and parent support. Mary Jane and her husband have four children. Their daughter has Down syndrome.

Sherry Santa
Family Support Team & NICU Network
Sherry.Santa@TxP2P.org
512-458-8600 ext. 110
Sherry coordinates parent matching and follow-up, travels throughout Texas to conduct Supporting Parent Volunteer trainings, and provides volunteer and parent support. Sherry also assists in the coordinator and training for the NICU Network. 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.

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 and her husband Terry have 2 children. Their 19-year-old daughter has epilepsy and splintered mental health skills.

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 Outreach 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 and oversees the work of our Speaker and Outreach Network. Jeanine and her husband, Gary, have two children. The youngest has autism.

Debbie Wiederhold
MEd. and 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, provides parent support, and coordinates our four Medical Education (MEd) Programs for medical residents and establishes new MEd sites. Debbie and her husband, Don, have four children. Their youngest, Daniel, has Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Type II.

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.