HBIDA’s working board is made up of educators, parents, diagnosticians, dyslexia therapists, advocates, physicians and others who are committed to promoting literacy throughout our city and surrounding communities.
HBIDA holds elections each November to add new and returning members to its board. Each member’s term lasts three years, and our members serve on various committees along with our Advisory Council Members.
2020 Houston Branch of The International Dyslexia Association Board of Directors
Anson J. Koshy, M.D., MBE
Karen Priputen, CPA
Debbie Meinwald, M.Ed., LDT, CALT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Judith Arceneaux, M.A., CCC-SLP
Amir Bar, M.S.
Alison Edwards, M.S., LDT, CALT
Debbie Etheridge, M. Ed.
Amanda M. Gyeszly
Monica L. Keogh, M.Ed., LDT, CALT
Patricia Newman, M.Ed.
Lara Speights, M.Ed.
Emily W. Waltmon, M.Ed.
Jill Wiseman, M.A., LPC-S
HBIDA REGIONAL GROUPS
Golden Triangle Regional Group
Jeanette Davis, LDT, CALT
Brazos Valley Regional Group
Heather Sherman, M.Ed.
Michelle Beard, Ph.D.
Jordan Boyce, M.Ed.,CALT
Lyle Cadenhead, Ph.D., LSSP, LPC
Marian Cisarik, LDT, CALT, CDT
Carter Crain, J.D.
Emily Duncan, M.Ed., MSW
Allison Griffiths, CALT
Shonda Guthrie, M.Ed., LDT, CALT
Suz Hall, CALT
Jessica Harris, LDT, CALT
Mike Hawkins, M.A., LPC
Kim Jameson, M.Ed., LDT, CALT
Janet Lenhart, LDT, CALT
Mary North, M.Ed.
Deborah Pfeiffer-Traum, MSW, LDT, CALT
Amy Richard, M.S., CCC-SLP/CALT
Emily Rommel Rinaldi, M.Ed., CALT
Elisabeth Rush, M.Ed., LDT, CALT
Jennifer Soley, M.Ed.
Amanda Villasenor, CALT
Anna Williamson, M.A., Ed. & H.D.
Mary H. Yarus, M.Ed., LDT, CALT