Board of Directors
Staci kirpach, founder
Staci Kirpach is the founder of The SHINE Initiative in 2008 and is currently serving as the Board Chair. She co-founded her first nonprofit, It's A Girl Thing!, in 2002. Staci is also the founder of EMIT Strategies & Solutions, LLC, a consulting firm for corporate and community leaders.
laurie clark, Treasurer
Laurie Clark is a Commercial Sales Assistant II at BB&T and is currently serving as SHINE's Treasurer. Laurie is happily married, the proud stepmom to a son and daughter, and fur mama to one cute pup.
Rachel Horton is a consultant with EMIT Strategies & Solutions, LLC and is currently serving as SHINE's Secretary. Rachel has a passion for serving nonprofit organizations and promoting positive works within her community.
Tiesa Leggett is a Public Affairs Coordinator with the Blue Zones Project Fort Worth. Tiesa is a creative force and committed volunteer to many nonprofit organizations in our community.
MaryAnn Means-Dufrene is the Tarrant County Market President at Dale Carnegie DFW and dedicated community volunteer. MaryAnn is happily married and recently gained the new title of "mama" to a baby boy