Charles Gembinski, Jr., LCSW-Emeritus, holds a B.A. in History from the University of Dayton and a M.S. in Social Work from the University of Texas at Austin. He held positions as Child Protective Services Caseworker, Supervisor, Program Director, Assistant Regional Director and Program Specialist, as well as the agency Administrator for Purchased Client Services, retiring from the State of Texas in 1999. He also worked for Texas CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) as their Training Coordinator, retiring in 2009. This is Chuck’s third three year term as a member of the Board of Directors of St. Louise House. In his spare time, Chuck is also an active member of the Knights of Columbus from St. Theresa Church and the Austin Chapter of the University of Dayton Alumni Association. A Commissioned Officer in the United States Army Reserve, he is also a member of the Retired Reserve.
Julian Lockwood, JD
Partner, McGinnis Lochridge
Julian Lockwood is a partner with the law firm of McGinnis Lochridge & Kilgore where he has practiced law for approximately 38 years. The primary focus of his practice is commercial real estate law. Julian received his B.A. from the University of Texas in 1972 and received a J.D. from the University of Houston in 1975. He is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Real Estate Council of Austin and is a former member of the management committee of McGinnis Lochridge. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the American Bar Association and a Fellow of The Texas Bar Foundation. Julian is married to Colleen Lockwood and they have two children and three grandchildren. He and Colleen are members of The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd.
Director of Client Services, T3
Dillon is a senior executive with business savvy and creative vision, and has over 18 years of award winning experience with large scale marketing communications agencies including leadership work on marquee brands such as Pepsi, MINI, Adidas, Priceline, Converse, Gillette and 7-Eleven. Her career has thus far taken her coast to coast from San Francisco to New York working on business both global and domestic, b2c as well as b2b focus, across a range of industries. Dillon landed in Austin in 2014 to head up Client Services at T3 before taking on her current role of Marketing Director at Spiceworks. Originally born & raised in Austin, she is happy to be back home and spends the majority of her non-working hours chasing after her two and four year old. She resides in Northwest Hills with her family and is active in neighborhood organization and her children’s preschool.
Sofia Leon Pompa (Sofie)
Integrations Product Manager, Spredfast
Sofie Leon Pompa is the Product Manager for the Partner Solutions Group at Spredfast. She drives strategic integrations with social, digital, and enterprise technology platforms. Sofie first joined Spredfast in 2013 to build out the Spredfast Partner Program, responsible for managing Spredfast’s technology partner relationships. Prior to Spredfast, Sofie spent time in business school in Corporate Finance at American Express and as a Venture Fellow with Austin venture capital firm Daylight Partners. Prior to business school, Sofie worked in Product Management at Rev Worldwide, in both Product Management and Client Service at Frontier Strategy Group, and as Policy and Research Coordinator for the Center for Financial Inclusion at ACCION International. Sofie received an M.B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin and a B.A. from Stanford University.
Tausha D. Robertson, DrPH
Sr. Director, Alterity/NFP
Tausha Robertson is an entrepreneur, public servant, and lifelong learner. Professionally, she has spent the past 10 years working with private equity firms to develop and implement strategies to manage the health and welfare spend across their portfolio of companies. Tausha holds a Doctorate in Health Policy and Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health and is a published author and thought leader in her field. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and has served as a volunteer for numerous public service organizations. Tausha loves to travel, enjoy great meals with friends and family, scuba dive, and nurture her burgeoning techie interests.
David S. Shackelford, MHA
Project Manager, Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas
David Shackelford manages the Seton Healthcare Family’s new teaching hospital project, Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas, associated with the forthcoming Academic Medical Center in downtown Austin. His role includes working with a network of diverse community partners to transform the way care is delivered in Central Texas through the establishment of an innovative integrated ecosystem of healthcare delivery. David is an active outdoor enthusiast with a passion for wildlife and culture that includes travel and leading tours through more than 150 countries worldwide spanning every continent. He is a committed Master Mason of the Honorable Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons. David’s mission work abroad includes creating connections with aid programs while serving poor and vulnerable populations. David has a passion for music and is particularly fond of dancing and singing around his home with his beautiful wife, adorable three year old daughter, and newborn son.
K. Voinis Communications
Kirsten Voinis founded K. Voinis Communications in 2002 with a vision to provide public affairs guidance by uniting her passion for and previous experience in politics and journalism. Previously, Kirsten served as communications director and as a legislative aide for former State Sen. David Sibley, R-Waco, and directed communications for Texas Senate campaigns by Todd Staples (2000) and David Sibley (2010). Kirsten began her career as a newspaper reporter for the Wichita Falls Times Record News before moving to Austin to cover Texas government for five daily newspapers represented by a small Capitol news bureau. A native of Arlington, Texas, Kirsten has lived in Austin since December 1992. She earned a journalism degree fromTexas A&M University. Kirsten has been a member of the Women’s Fund of Central Texas since 2011 and co-chaired its Grants Committee (2014-2016). She serves on the Boards of Directors of the Austin Diaper Bank and the Saint Louise House, and volunteers for the Saint Louise House and Austin Pets Alive.