Girls Inc. of Tarrant County Announces 2015 Board of Directors

Girls Inc. of Tarrant County Announces 2015 Board of Directors

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Girls Inc. of Tarrant County Announces 2015 Board of Directors

Girls Inc. of Tarrant County Board of Directors Welcomes Jennifer Potts and Carlela Vogel

Jennifer Potts Carlela Vogel


Girls Inc. of Tarrant County announced their list of 2015 Board Members, including two new members: Jennifer Potts and Carlela Vogel.

Jennifer Potts is the Director of Global Sourcing & Outsourcing at Bell Helicopter Textron. Jennifer has a passion for mentoring young people and adults in career planning and leadership. She plans to leverage her proven leadership skills and knowledge of accounting and finance to benefit the mission of Girls Inc. “Jennifer represents the kind of woman that we want our girls to become. She is a leader in a field of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, and an excellent role model for Girls Inc. girls. We are excited to have her join our team and be an advocate for our mission.” ~Jennifer Limas, Girls Inc. of Tarrant County President and CEO.

CarlelaVogel is currently self-employed as a consultant for non-profit organizations. Carlelabrings a history as a long-time supporter and advocate for the agency to the table. Prior to the name change from Girls Clubs to Girls Inc. of Tarrant County many years ago, Carlela was the Executive Director of the Girls Clubs of Fort Worth and served on the National Girls Clubs Board of Directors.In addition to volunteering for Girls Inc. of Tarrant County, Carlela serves on the Center for Nonprofit Management’s Board of Directors, the Women’s Policy Forum Foundation’s Board of Directors, and Leadership Fort Worth. “Her enthusiastic support of Girls Inc.’s mission is inspiring. Carlela is a pillar in the Fort Worth community and we are honored to have her leadership on the Board of Directors.” ~Jennifer Limas, Girls Inc. of Tarrant County, President and CEO

The 2015 Girls Inc. of Tarrant County Board of Directors is as follows:


Jennifer Carter, Board Chair

President of Talem, Inc.

Shivaun Palmer, Vice Chair

CEO and Co-Founder of Plaid for Women

Mia Hall, Treasurer

Principal at Young Women’s Leadership Academy

Eboney Cobb, Secretary

Attorney at Perdue, Brandon, Fielder, Collins, and Mott


Marsha Abeson, Community Volunteer

Peggy Davidson, Colorado Boxed Beef Company

Norma Garcia-Lopez, Mental Health America of Tarrant County

Rita McGee, McGee Law Firm

MaryAnn Means-Dufrene, Executive Director of Susan G. Komen of Greater Fort Worth

Betty Millican, Operations Manager, Travelers Insurance

Jennifer Potts, Director of Global Sourcing & Outsourcing, Bell Helicopter Textron

Carlela Vogel, Consultant

Honorable Judith Wells, 325th District Court Judge

Girls Inc. of Tarrant County inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold through life-changing programs and experiences that help girls navigate gender, economic, and social barriers. Research-based curricula, delivered by trained, mentoring professionals in a positive all-girl environment equip girls to achieve academically; lead healthy and physically active lives; manage money; navigate media messages; and discover an interest in science, technology, engineering, and math.