2019-2020 BOARD MEMBERS



BETH BOYD

PRESIDENT

Beth grew up in a small suburb of St. Louis and attended Texas Christian University for undergrad and Southern Methodist University for grad school.  She is a former elementary school teacher, reading specialist, current SAHM extraordinaire, and toddler chauffeur.  She is involved with Junior League of Dallas and currently serves as their Signature Projects Vice President, as well as volunteers with Community Partners of Dallas, Children’s Medical Center, and Genesis Women’s Shelter.  She is married to Adam, and mom to Arabelle (5) and Lyndon (2).  In her free time, Beth loves to cook, read, write, scrapbook, do yoga, but since having kids, participates in none of the those activities!


DORI ARAIZA 

PRESIDENT-ELECT & NEW MEMBER LIASON

Dori is originally from Dallas and attended Southern Methodist University.  Dori recently left her job in advertising to spend more time with her kids.  She serves on the Ursuline Alumnae Board and St. Anne’s Board at Christ the King.  She is married to Jesus, and mom to Alexander (5), Mila (2), and Christian (9 months).


JILL LUGASH

TREASURER

Jill is from a small town in Arkansas and attended Southern Methodist University.  She is currently taking a break from a career in finance to stay home with her son.  She is married to Blake, and mom to Cooper (4).  In her free time, Jill enjoys working in the yard and wasting her brain cells watching BRAVO reality tv.


KELIA FURR

SECRETARY

Kelia is originally from Forest City, NC.  She attended UNC Charlotte for undergrad and Queens University of Charlotte for grad school.  She formerly worked in Higher Education Administration  at Queens University, Harvard, and Samford.  Kelia is married to Will, and mom to Colton (5) and McClaine (3).  In her free time, Kelia enjoys exercising (currently hooked on Orange Theory), traveling to visit family, looking at decor blogs and magazines, and baking.


BRITTANY BANDY

MEMBERSHIP/RECRUITMENT CHAIR 

Brittany is from Wichita Falls, TX and attended Southern Methodist University.  Brittany works as a stylist for J.Hilburn Men’s Custom Clothier.  She is married to Mike, and mom to Wells (6), Whitley (4), and Wagner (22 months).  Brittany used to sing professionally, and in her free time, she still enjoys doing that but mainly likes playing with her kiddos.


CHELSEA BAILEY

CHILDREN'S PARTIES COMMITTEE 

Chelsea is originally from Idabel, Oklahoma and attended the University of Oklahoma.  She loves working as a Registered Nurse and is involved with the Birthday Party Project, Genesis Women’s Shelter, ChildCare Group, and the Dallas Arboretum.  She is married to Parker, and mom to Brooks (5) and Banks (3).  In her free time, Chelsea enjoys working out, trying new restaurants, traveling, and anything outdoors with her high energy boys!


HOLLIE LANDIS

PROGRAMS COMMITTEE

Hollie Landis is from Colleyville, TX and attended the University of Alabama.  She is currently a stay-at-home mom and is a former Account Manager at KidKraft.  She is married to David, and mom to boys Andrew (5) and Connor (2).  In her free time, Hollie enjoys reading, going to the beach, and spending time with family.


ASHLEY MAYYA

COMMUNICATIONS/WEBSITE CHAIR

Ashley Mayya grew up in Baton Rouge, LA and attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas for undergrad and then Western Michigan University Cooley Law School.  She owns her solo law practice, Ashley Mayya Law.  Ashley is married to Shay, and mom to Sawyer (4) and Stella (9 months).  In her free time, Ashley enjoys working out at Equinox, cooking, hanging out with friends, and trying new restaurants in Dallas.


CHRISTINA MARSHALL

CHILDREN'S PARTIES CHAIR

Christina is from Pittsburgh, PA and attended Miami University - Ohio.  Christina recently left her position as Director of Marketing at Equinox to stay at home with her twins.  She is married to JW, and mom to twins Blair and James (2).  In her free time, Christina enjoys yoga, tennis, cooking, playing with their 3 dogs, and is an avid Pittsburgh sports fan!


ARDY DAVEY

HOSPITALITY CHAIR

Ardy is from Dallas and attended Stephens College, in Columbia, Missouri.  Ardy is a former buyer at Stanley Korshak.  She is married to Darren, and mom to Charlie (5) and Claire (2).  In her free time, Ardy enjoys snow skiing and spending her summers at the lake.  


LACY SANDS

MOM'S NIGHT OUT CO-CHAIR

Lacy is from Dallas, TX and attended the University of Oklahoma for undergraduate and received her Masters in Accounting from Southern Methodist University. She was a CPA with KPMG prior to becoming a stay at home mom. Lacy is married to Clayton and mom to two boys Davy (4) and William (1.5). In her free time, she enjoys skiing, hiking, trying new restaurants and spending time with family and friends.  


WHITNEY HARMON

COUPLE'S EVENTS COMMITTEE

Whitney Harmon is from Shreveport, LA and attended Louisiana Tech - School of Architecture.  She loves working as an interior designer and has formerly sat on the Board for her daughter’s school and volunteered for underprivileged families at Providence House.  Whitney is married to Jon, and mom to Vivian (5) and Amie (3).  In her free time, she enjoys running and working out for her physical and mental well being.  She also loves cooking, entertaining, Girls Nights Outs, and spending time with friends.


LINDSAY WALLACE

PROGRAMS CHAIR

Lindsay grew up in small town Penfield, Ohio, and attended Bowling Green State University majoring in Communications and Public Relations. She is the owner of Bell Family Company, a child care placement service based in Manhattan, which she founded 10 years ago as a babysitter on the Upper East Side in NYC.   She is married to Brad, and mom to Brooks and Bennett.  In her free time, (this doesn’t happen much!) she likes to go on walks and talk to her mom and four younger sisters on the phone. 


SAMANTHA PATE

CHILDREN'S PARTIES COMMITTEE

Samantha Is originally from Dallas and attended Southern Methodist University. Samantha is married to Jay, and mom to Alice (1). They are excited to welcome a little boy to their family this upcoming February. Samantha serves as a Personal Risk Advisor with Swingle Collins & Associates. She works with successful individuals and families on all their personal insurance needs. Samantha enjoys yoga, trying new restaurants, and spending time with her family in Colorado as often as possible.


ELLIS THOMAS

COUPLES' EVENTS COMMITTEE

Ellis is from Lookout Mountain, TN and attended Auburn University.  Go Tigers!  Ellis is currently involved with the Meadowbrook School as Social Chairman, Junior League, and West Dallas Community School.  Ellis is married to husband, Steven, and mom to Brown (5) and Wells (3).  In her free time, she enjoys playing tennis and spending time together as a family in Colorado and at their ranch in East Texas.


MARLA ANDERSON

COUPLE'S EVENTS COMMITTEE

Marla worked in marketing communications and events in the beauty/fashion industry for many years.  After having twin boys, she put that on hold and currently works part time for her family business in commercial real estate.  She is married to Clint, and mom to Sophia (4) and twin boys Luke and Grant (2).  In her free time, Marla enjoys chasing around her 3 kids and looks forward to MNOs!


KRISTIN BELL

MOM'S NIGHT OUT CO-CHAIR

Kristin is from Memphis, TN and attended the University of Memphis.  Prior to becoming a mom, Kristin worked in multifamily property management as a Manager of Revenue Systems for the largest property management company in the nation.  She is mom to son Even (4), a Memphis Tiger and Grizzlies basketball fan, and enjoys reading, yoga, cooking, traveling, and live music/concerts.


CHRISTI ZERBST

CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES CHAIR

Christi is from Arlington and received her undergraduate degree in Child Development and Family Studies from North Texas. She moved to Dallas last year after living in the San Francisco Bay Area for 17 years. While in the Bay Area, she directed the preschool at Golden Gate Seminary, completing a Master of Education Leadership degree, and then taught graduate-level ECE classes as an adjunct professor.  Now she continues helping preschools with administrative processes and program development in Dallas and the Bay Area. She is married to Aaron and mother to Lauren (3) and enjoys hiking, the theater, and watching USC football!


CAMILA ORIVE

ADVERTISING CO-CHAIR

Camila is originally from Bogota, Colombia and attended Universidad de los Andes in Bogota, Colombia for law school and IE Business School in Madrid, Spain for her MBA.  She is the former Head of Admissions and Director of Business Development for IE Business School.  She is involved with the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance and Young President’s Organization (YPO).  Camila is married to husband, Adolfo, and mom to Emma (4).  In her free time, Camila enjoys traveling, eating, and spending time with family.


HEATHER COLE

PLAYGROUP KICKOFF CHAIR

Heather is from Coppell, TX and attended Southern Methodist University.  She owns and operates four surgical practices with her husband - Surgical Specialists of North Texas.  Heather is an active member of Watermark Church and she enjoys volunteering with the Dallas Zoo, the Dallas Children's Advocacy Center, and the Perot Museum through Junior League of Dallas.  She is involved with Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) and acts as their Hospitality Chair.  Heather is married to husband, Tim, and mom to daughters Ashlyn (4) and Annabelle (2).  In her free time, she enjoys exploring the Dallas dining scene and her guilty pleasures of watching the Bachelorette, while eating Nothing Bundt Cakes.

LEE NAYEB

ADVERTISING CO-CHAIR

Lee Nayeb is the Advertising Chairman for PHECA. 

LIZ NESLADEK

CHILDREN'S PARTIES COMMITTEE

Liz Nesladek is on the Children's Parties Committee for PHECA.

MANDY MCBRIDE

NEWSLETTER CHAIR

Mandy grew up in Plano and attended Baylor University.  She works in Digital Marketing at Southwest Airlines.  She is married to Trent, and mom to two girls, Jillian (3), and Alice (1).  In her free time, Mandy likes to travel, read, and spend time with her family.

JESSICA FRESCH

PHILANTHROPY CHAIR

Jessica Fresch is the Philanthropy Chairman for PHECA. 


ASHLEY MEYER

PROGRAMS COMMITTEE

Ashley Meyer is on the Programs Committee for PHECA.

KRISTEN SAXTON

PROGRAMS COMMITTEE

Kristen Saxton is on the Programs Committee for PHECA.


We are always looking for volunteers to help on committees!

If you are joining either of these committees or other board position, please send an email to: phecamoms@gmail.com with the subject line of position you are interested in joining.
Preston Hollow Early Childhood Association is affiliated with the
state and national PTA but is not associated with any particular school or religious organization.

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