Our Leadership

Board of Directors and Advisors

Below is a list of our board of directors and advisors. In addition, all current Chapter officers of TRIO serve as ex-officio voting members.

James E. Fly—Executive Director of Amy’s House

Gwendolyn Gardner—Administrator, Solid Organ Transplant and Mechanical Circulation Support Programs, Scott & White Medical Center

Candice Gourley—Regional Vice President of Operations, Scott & White Health

Paula Hern—Founder, JLH Foundation

Debra K. Doherty, MD—Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Surgeon, Scott & White Medical Center

Randy Ramsey–President of BancorpSouth Heart of Texas Division

Jerry Tyroch, CPA—Partner, Lott, Vernon& Company, Temple (non-voting advisor)

Marcus Schneider—Independent Construction Consultant, Killeen/Temple

Dean Winkler—Owner, CRW Construction Company, Temple (non-voting board advisor)

Jamey R. Secrest, JD—Secrest Law Firm, Temple (non-voting board advisor)

Curtis Cook—Curtis Cook Designs, Salado (non-voting board advisor)

TRIO Chapter Leadership

President:  John Henderson   

John Henderson hails from the Texas panhandle but moved to the area in 1970 to take a job teaching English at Central Texas College.  He earned a PhD in English Education at the University of Texas in Austin and has served in several positions of leadership, most notably, as the Chair of the Communications Department at CTC and as the president of the Copperas Cove ISD board.  He is a donor family member.

Vice President:   Tina Amlin

Tina arrived in Temple, Texas, as a child in 1970’s.  She attended Baylor University where she earned a degree in Telecommunications.  While at Baylor, Tina also became a licensed paramedic and discovered her passion for helping others.  She currently works at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center.

Secretary:  Linda Domelsmith  

Linda Domelsmith received her BA in chemistry from UT Austin and her PhD in physical organic chemistry from Duke University.  She worked as a Lead Scientist at a USDA ARS research center in New Orleans and as Director of Research for the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.  She has Fuchs Dystrophy, a genetic eye disease.  Donor corneas restored her sight.

Treasurer:  Margaret Henderson 

Margaret Henderson received her BA from West Texas A & M.  She taught English in public schools, but found her true calling as a school librarian.  She has a Masters in Library and Information Science from the University of Texas in Austin.  She has served in leadership capacities in several organizations including the American Association of University Women and the Copperas Cove Retired Teachers Association.  She is a donor family member.

Executive Director of Amy’s House

Introducing Mr. Jim Fly as our new Executive Director of Amy’s House. His past leadership assignments have included fundraising in higher education, sales and marketing in healthcare, and  human resources director in hospital systems.  Additionally, Jim has served as a pastor and hospital chaplain, as well as an adjunct instructor teaching management.  

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