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DALLAS; WAXAHACHIE, TEXAS –- The SPCA of Texas is proud to announce its 2024 Board Chair, Executive Committee and three new board members, each of whom will help support the SPCA of Texas’ mission to provide every animal exceptional care and a loving home in 2024.
“We are excited to welcome three remarkable members to our board of directors,” said SPCA of Texas President and CEO Chris Luna. “Their diverse talents, expertise and interests will bring new perspectives to the SPCA of Texas, which will help lead us into this bright and successful new year.”
The SPCA of Texas Board Chair remains the same, Hiren Patel, Executive Director, Investments, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.; as does the Vice Chair, Whitney Eichinger, Senior Vice President & Chief Communications Officer, Southwest Airlines Co.; Jonathan Kelly, Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager, Bank of America, was elected Secretary; Courtey Nall, Global Learning Partner/Coach/Regional President, HBA Southwest Marketing & Communications was elected Treasurer; and SPCA of Texas President & CEO Chris Luna serves as an Ex-Officio member.
The new board officers and new board members were elected at the SPCA of Texas’ Board of Directors bi-monthly meeting that took place Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2023, at the SPCA of Texas’ Animal Care Center in Dallas. New SPCA of Texas Board Members include:
“As the SPCA of Texas begins an important new year, I want to thank John Ackerman, our exiting board member for his dedication and service to our organization,” said Hiren Patel, “And, I want to welcome the new members joining our board. 2024will be an exciting year for us and we look forward to leading the SPCA of Texas as they serve the vulnerable animals and their families in north Texas.”
For more information about the SPCA of Texas board members, visit https://spca.org/about/spca-of-texas/board-of-directors/
About SPCA of Texas
SPCA of Texas is the leading animal welfare organization in North Texas. Founded in 1938, the nonprofit operates two shelters, one spay/neuter clinic, one mobile adoptions vehicle and an animal rescue center, all located in Dallas and Ellis Counties, and maintains a team of animal cruelty investigators who respond to thousands of calls in North Texas counties. Moreover, the SPCA of Texas serves as an active resource center for an array of services that bring people and animals together to enrich each other’s lives.
The SPCA of Texas is not affiliated with any other entity and does not receive general operating funds from the City of Dallas, State of Texas, federal government or any other national humane organization. SPCA of Texas is dedicated to providing every animal exceptional care and a loving home. To learn more about the SPCA of Texas, visit spca.org.
New SPCA of Texas Board Member (returning) William “Bill” Driscoll, CPA, Owner, William B. Driscoll, CPA courtsey SPCA of Texas
New SPCA of Texas Board Member Rachel Neese, DVM, Lead Veterinarian, CityVet Oak Lawn courtsey SPCA of Texas
New SPCA of Texas Board Member Maureen Short, Former CFO of UpboundGroup (previously Rent-A-Center) courtsey SPCA of Texas
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