Meet the Team

Staff

  • Donna Phillips

    Donna Phillips

    Executive Director

    Executive Director Donna Phillips is a Texas licensed Attorney and Credentialed Distinguished Mediator 1 On behalf of the DRC, Donna mediates 75-100 cases each year.

    Donna has specialized/advanced training in Family Mediation, Juvenile-Offender and Victim Mediation, and Child Protective Services Mediation, in addition to the Basic 40-hour training

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Executive Board Members

  • Michael Brown

    Michael Brown

    DRC Treasurer

    Michael is a Certified Public Accountant. He is a shareholder at Jaynes, Reitmeier, Boyd & Therrell, P.C., a CPA firm in Waco. He leads the firm’s Business Valuation, Forensic and Litigation Services practice. Michael graduated from Baylor University with a BBA in accounting and a Master’s in Taxation.

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  • Angela Cruseturner

    Angela Cruseturner

    DRC Vice Chair

    Angela Cruseturner is the Assistant Dean of Career Development at Baylor Law School. She joined the Career Development Office in 2011 after serving for four years as the Director of Admissions and Student Recruitment. Angela assists students with their job search by providing counseling on career choices

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  • Lacy McNamee

    Lacy McNamee

    DRC Secretary

    Lacy McNamee is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at Baylor University. After completing her doctorate at the University of Texas at Austin, she was fortunate enough to return to the Waco community and her alma mater where she earned her B.A. in Journalism and Public

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  • Spring Thummel

    Spring Thummel

    DRC Chair

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DRC Board Members

  • Alexis Thomas

    Alexis Thomas

    DRC

    Alexis Thomas is a licensed attorney with more than ten years' experience managing professional services firms.  Originally from Amarillo, Texas, she earned a BBA in accounting from TCU, then returned to West Texas to attend the Texas Tech School of Law.  She managed a law firm in Dallas until

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  • Alfred Mackenzie

    Alfred Mackenzie

    DRC  

    C. Alfred Mackenzie was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1991.  He is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.  He is board certified in civil

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  • Gerald Villarrial

    Gerald Villarrial

    DRC

    Board member bio coming soon

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  • James Studensky

    James Studensky

    Immediate Past Chair

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  • John Palmer

    John Palmer

    DRC

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  • Kathy Schroeder

    Kathy Schroeder

    DRC  

    Waco native, Kathy Schroeder, has been a real estate broker since 1982 and is the  Vice President of Residential Services at Coldwell Banker Jim Stewart, Realtors.

    She continually serves the community by being involved with the local United Way, Food for Families, Toys for Tots,  and the Humane Society

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  • Kristi SoRelle

    Kristi SoRelle

    DRC

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  • Mike Rogers

    Mike Rogers

    DRC

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  • Pat Wilson

    Pat Wilson

    DRC  

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