The SAFE Alliance is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of experts in their fields, stakeholders, and community leaders – all passionate about the mission of SAFE. The work of the Board is largely accomplished through robust committees. The SAFE Board of Directors meets every other month or as needed, and is responsible for the vision, mission, and governance of the agency and the supervision of the Chief Executive Officer.


Alan Freedman, Board Chair
Temple Beth Shalom
Bruce Kellison, Vice Co-Chair
University of Texas
Diane Land, Vice Co-Chair
Retired. Former owner of DT Land Group, Inc.
Lila Brolsma, Treasurer
Every Texan

Board Members

Kate Andrade
Meadows Foundation
Amy Barbee
Austin Housing Conservancy
Octavious Bishop
Steve Hicks School of Social Work at University of Texas
Heather Dennison
Community Volunteer
Kristie Gonzales
President & General Manager, KVUE News
Emma Cartmell Hochman
Cartmell, LLC
Cathy Kyle
Chamberlain McHaney, PLLC
Liz Matthews
Dell Technologies
Alan Mayer
Jennifer McCurdy
Personal Administrators
Tim O'Hara
Reify Health
Venus Pineyro
Vector U & The Inclusion Plus Institute
Caroline Roche
Bill Skeen
Fasken Oil and Ranch, Ltd
Taylor Steed
FourT Realty
Kathy Terry
P. Terry’s