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.

Brenda Coley—Central Texas College Board of Directors

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

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

Phyllis Renfrow—Executive Director of Amy’s House

Candice Gourley—Regional Vice President of Operations, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center

Paula Hern—Founder, JLH Foundation

Jake Herndon—Trust Officer, Extraco Banks

Jennifer Naser—Executive Director of Transplant, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center

Marcus Schneider—Independent Construction Consultant, Killeen/Temple

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

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

Dean Winkler—retired from CRW Construction Company, Temple

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

Phyllis Renfrow began working as our Executive Director in October 2022. Her experience includes work as an intervention specialist with MHMR, human resources director, and a director of operations at Baylor Scott & White. She holds a Master’s degree in Counseling. Phyllis brings passion to her job because she is a donor family member.




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