Board of Directors

The CAN Board of Directors serve as the governing body of CAN.

Their duties are to:

  • Support the organization’s vision, mission, and purpose
  • Approve the strategic direction of the organization and ensure effective organizational planning to achieve the CAN mission
  • Select the Executive Director and support the Executive Director in fulfilling the CAN mission and role
  • Approve the CAN budget, provide financial oversight and ensure there are adequate resources to implement the CAN mission
  • Determine, monitor, and strengthen organizational programs and services
  • Enhance the organization’s public standing
  • Ensure legal and ethical integrity and maintain accountability
  • Assess the performance of the CAN Board of Directors

Board of Directors Meeting – April 10, 2020

CAN Partner Organizations & Board Representatives

Austin Chamber of Commerce – Jeremy Martin
Austin Community College – Chris Cervini
Austin Independent School District – Ann Teich
Capital Metro – Eric Bustos
Central Health – Mike Geeslin
City of Austin – Jimmy Flannigan and Natasha Harper-Madison
City of Pflugerville – Rudy Metayer
Community Justice Council – David Escamilla
Del Valle Independent School District – Tamey Williams (Proxy)
Goodwill of Central Texas – Kenny Hill
Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce – Marina Bhargava
Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce – Patricia Hayes
Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce – Luis Rodriguez
Huston Tillotson University – Karina Montgomery
Integral Care – David Evans
Interfaith Action of Central Texas – Simone Talma Flowers
Manor Independent School District – Royce Avery
One Voice Central Texas – Dan Leal
Seton Healthcare Family – Ingrid Taylor
St. David’s Foundation – William Buster
St. Edward’s University – Elizabeth Johnson
Travis County – Sarah Eckhardt and Jeffrey Travillion
United Way for Greater Austin – David Smith
University of Texas at Austin – Suchitra Gururaj
Workforce Solutions – Capital Area – Tamara Atkinson

CAN Partner Commitments

Appoint a member of their elected board or the executive management to serve on the CAN Board of Directors

Support CAN financially

Make a good faith effort to work in collaboration with other CAN Partners to improve the social, health, educational, and/or economic well-being of Central Texas

Meeting Schedule

Time: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Location: Austin City Hall, 301 W 2nd St., Room 1101 (Board & Commission Room) unless otherwise noted


No Meeting in January

February 12, 2021

Minutes — Agenda — Video

March 5, 2021

Minutes — Agenda — Video

April 9, 2021

Minutes — Agenda — Video

May 14, 2021

Minutes — Agenda — Video

June 11, 2021

Minutes — Agenda— Video

No Meeting in July

August 13, 2021

Minutes — Agenda — Video

September 10, 2021

Minutes — Agenda — Video

October 8, 2021

Minutes — Agenda — Video

November 12, 2021

Minutes – Agenda — Video

December 10, 2021

Minutes — Agenda — Video