Leadership Richardson Alumni Association

  • About LRAA


Leadership Richardson is a program of the Richardson, Texas, Chamber of Commerce. The program’s vision is to serve as the catalyst for progressive and effective leadership in the Richardson community. The Leadership Richardson Alumni Association (LRAA) is open to anyone who has completed the year-long Leadership Richardson program.


Mission Statement
The mission of the Leadership Richardson Alumni Association (LRAA)   is to positively impact our community by connecting and inspiring members in leadership.


The Leadership Richardson Alumni Association was created in 1986 to provide Leadership Richardson graduates with a continued mechanism to:

      • Leadership Richardson Chamber of Commerce program logo in red and blueChallenge the Process: Create active, not passive, leadership opportunities where members seek better ways of doing things. 
      • Inspire a Shared Vision: LRAA members see a better future and inspire commitment that draws others willingly toward exciting possibilities.
      • Enable Others to Act: We help those who share the vision to feel a sense of empowerment and ownership. 
      • Model the Way: LRAA members lead plans of action while maintaining the respect of others.
      • Encourage the Heart: Motivated supporters continue when they are tempted to give up. LRAA members shows others they can win with visible signs of encouragement and genuine acts of caring.

LRAA BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2020-2021

PositionMemberClass

President

Marta Gómez Frey26

President-Elect

Maureen Doherty32

Secretary

Gwen Walraven28

Treasurer

Brian Poff25

Vice President – Membership

Coby Pewitt32

Vice President – Richardson Youth Leadership (RYL)

Blake Lewis25

Vice President – Website Services

Jan Arrant32
DIRECTORS

Director – Leadership Development

Dickie Watkins27

Director – Fund Development

Amy Taylor32

Director – Social Events

Sandy Palisch29

Director – Marketing and Public Relations

Chris Goodson31

Director – Richardson Youth Leadership (RYL)

Tom Phillips15

Director – At Large (RYL)

David Robinson34

Director – At Large (Outreach)

Veela Puppala34

Director – Class XXXV (35) Representatives

TBD35

Governance

Sheri Harden34
EX-OFFICIO:

Chairman – Past President’s Club

Michelle Miller26

Executive Director – Leadership Richardson

Kim Quirk22

Chairman – Leadership Richardson Advisory Board

Manasseh Durkin

31

 Immediate Past PresidentKaren Springs 27 

LRAA BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2019-2020

PositionMemberClass

President

Karen Springs27

President-Elect

Marta Frey26

Secretary

Gwen Walraven28

Treasurer

Marcie Johnson32

Vice President – Membership

Coby Pewitt32

Vice President – Richardson Youth Leadership (RYL)

Blake Lewis25

Vice President – Website Services

Jeff Griffin33
DIRECTORS

Director – Leadership Development

Dickie Watkins27

Director – Fund Development

Amy Taylor32

Director – Social Events

Maureen Doherty32

Director – Marketing and Public Relations

Sherry Deswani

Director – Richardson Youth Leadership (RYL)

Tom Phillips15

Director – At Large (RYL)



Director – At Large (Outreach)

Kristen Ceaser30

Director – Class XXXIV (34) Representative

Sheri Harden34

Director – Class XXXIV (34) Representative

Curtis Dorian34
EX-OFFICIO:

Chairman – Past President’s Club

Michelle Miller26

Executive Director – Leadership Richardson

Kim Quirk22

Chairman – Leadership Richardson Advisory Board

Anthony Pampillonia27


LRAA BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2018-2019

Position Member Class

President

Daniel Burdette 28

President-Elect

Karen Springs 27

Secretary

Gwen Walraven   28

Treasurer

Marcie Johnson   32

Vice President – Membership

Coby Pewitt 32

Vice President – Richardson Youth Leadership (RYL)

Elizabeth Gonzalez 29

Vice President – Website Services

Scott Dunn 27
DIRECTORS

Director – Leadership Development

Betty Schlackman 13

Director – Fund Development

Amy Taylor 32

Director – Social Events

Maureen Doherty 32

Director – Marketing and Public Relations

Kristen Ceaser 30

Director – Richardson Youth Leadership (RYL)

Kiki Schuck

Director – At Large (RYL)

Tom Phillips
15

Director – At Large (Outreach)

Tera Ashley 32

Director – Class XXXIII (33) Representative

Jeff Griffin 33

Director – Class XXXIII (33) Representative

Tara Null 33
EX-OFFICIO:

Chairman – Past President’s Club

Monica Scott 24

Executive Director – Leadership Richardson

Kim Quirk 22

Chairman – Leadership Richardson Advisory Board

Anthony Pampillonia 27

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