2011-2012 Community Advisory Committee
The Community Advisory Committee is a diverse group of community representatives whose purpose is to assist and advise the Junior League. Eight community leaders serve on a staggered term basis and are selected for one year terms with membership limited to three consecutive terms. The League Accountant and Attorney are considered Permanent Members.
The Community Advisory Committee enhances the League by:
- Communicating the League's purposes and programs to the community
- Increasing the League's visibility, credibility, and importance in the community
- Assessing and advising on community needs and resources
- Providing feedback from another perspective
- Counseling the Board on specific issues facing the League
- Assisting in strategic planning and program development
Meet your 2010-2011 Community Advisory Committee members. Please take time to get to know these area leaders and League supporters.
First Year Advisors
David A. Clark is the Director of Community Development for the City of Wichita Falls. David is a graduate of Miami University in Oxford Ohio. David has a Masters of Urban Planning from Wayne State University in Detroit Michigan. David is also an Economic Development Finance Professional. Davie is an Administrator of boards and commissions, housing finance. Non-profit affiliations, past or present David has sat on are: United Way, Leadership programs, Cancer Society as Bike-a-Thon General Chairman, and American Planning Association. David is also a Junior League past Community Advisor Committee board member. He also has been part of the International Exchange Programs, and host to fifteen foreign exchange students. Some other Community boards past or present David has sat on are: Advisor to W Co., and Past President of Texas Association of Local Housing Finance Agencies. David and his wife Rosemary have two grown children, and two grandchildren.
Dr. David B. Hartman is the Senior Minister at First Christian Church. David is a graduate from Lynchburg College in Pennsylvania. He also is a gradate of Vanderbilt Divinity School. David received his Doctorate of Ministry from Lexington Theological Seminary. David has sat or sits on other community boards such as Hospice, United Way, PIE, and Inter Faith Ministries. David has lived in Wichita Falls for the past ten years. He and his wife have ten kids ranging in age from eighteen months to twenty-six years.
Dr. David Flack is a Dr. at the Pathology Associates of North Texas. Dr. Flack graduated from Midwestern State University. He then attended University of North Texas Medical School in San Antonio. Dr. Flack has spent his whole life in Wichita Falls with the exception of the eight years in San Antonio for medical school, and residency. Dr. Flack has been a former board member on American Cancer Society, and United Way. He currently also sits on the Current Medical Advisory Board, and the Blood Institute. Dr. Flack is a Former member Wichita Falls Board of Trustees. He also is a former Board Member of the Priddy Foundation. He now currently sits on the current Board Member Priddy Charitable Trust. He is also on the Board Member First National Bank. Dr. Flack is married to Allyson Flack. The two have three children together.
Dwayne Bivona is the Publisher for the Times Record News.
One Year Advisor
Shane Porter is the assistant principal at Sam Houston Elementary with Wichita Falls Independent School District. Shane is a graduate of Texas Tech University with her Masters Degrees from Midwestern State University. She is the PIE partner liaison for Sam Houston. Shane has lived in Wichita Falls for the past sixteen years. She lives with her husband Scott Porter and two children Collin a ninth grader, and Clair a fifth grader.
Mac Cannedy is a Partner and Certified Public Accountant with Freemon, Shapard & Story. He attended Midwestern State University and received a Bachelor of Business Administration in 1967 and his CPA Designation in 1971. Mac serves his firm in both tax and audit and has extensive experience in estate tax planning and taxation, oil and gas mining operations, farming and ranching, financial institutions, television broadcasting, fiduciary accounting and taxation, and not-for-profit taxation. His professional affiliations include the Midwestern State University Charitable Trust, Campfire Council of North Texas, Nonprofit Management Association, Optimist Club, Presbyterian Manor, and others. He is the President of the J.S. Bridwell Foundation and Bryant Edwards Foundation and the Vice President of the Fain Foundation. He and his wife, Connie are lifetime residents of Wichita Falls.
Joe Steimel is the Junior League’s attorney. He is married to Gloria Steimel, and they have two children.