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Sandy Segura Alcalá
Sandy Alcalá has a diverse background and experience in fund development and nonprofit management, the printing industry, interior design and event design. Before owning EPIC Event Design for seven years, Sandy was the Co-Founder and the founding Executive Director of a college access program called Con Mi MADRE. She is currently involved with their family business, which is a wholesale printing company.
Sandy is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and has a long history of volunteering and supporting nonprofit organizations which focus on women, children and education. She was the State Representative for the HWNT Austin chapter in 2019. This year she became Interim state chair for HWNT shortly after becoming the state chair-elect.
She enjoys spending time in her garden, attending Texas football games, hosting family gatherings and loves anything related to Disney!
Cris Solis Wilson
Cris Wilson is CEO of CM Institute of Leadership and Co-Founder of Crossroads Academy, Inc. In 1991, she started her career in law enforcement. Currently as a Federal Investigator with the Federal Public Defenders Office, she has over 22 years of law enforcement experience to include over 20 years in the U.S. Army Reserve with 5 deployments and several awards.
She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from The University of Texas-Pan American. In addition, she holds an Associate of Arts degree in Social & Behavioral Sciences and Associates of Science in Criminal Justice both from South Texas College.
Cris served as chair, chair-elect, past chair, secretary and treasurer of the HWNT RGV chapter.
She is married to Michael Wilson of 27 years and has two adult children, Michelle and Christian.
PAST STATE CHAIR ADVISOR
Vice Chair of Development
AnaChrista was born and raised in the Oak Cliff area of Dallas. She supports the diversity inclusion and human resources teams at VisitDallas. She is also the Director of Communications for the League of Women Voters Dallas.
She attended the University of Texas at Arlington and received a degree in Communications and Public Relations with a minor in Business Management.
AnaChrista currently serves as immediate past chair for the Hispanic Women’s Network of Texas, Dallas chapter, where her previous roles included chapter chair, education chair and professional development chair. She was recognized as the Dallas chapter estrella in 2016.
AnaChrista is a giver, connector and collaborator. In her free time, she enjoys travel, volunteering and admiring the beauty of peacocks.
Jeanette Martinez Paz
Jeanette serves as Executive Administrator to Tarrant County Precinct One Commissioner Roy Charles Brooks. She also serves as the Treasurer of the HWNT Fort Worth Chapter.
She graduated from the University of Texas in Arlington, where she earned her Master’s in Public Administration and has a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas Wesleyan University.
Jeanette is a Fort Worth native, wife and mother to three children: Eric, Ethan and Bella. In her spare time, she loves to travel, practice yoga, read, play tennis and spend time with family and pets.
Abigail Maria Garcia
Abby works as a legal assistant with the Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney’s Office in Protective Orders. In March of this year Abby celebrated 25 years of service with Tarrant County. Abby has also worked part time at two insurance and tax offices where she has done taxes, insurance, bookkeeping and translation of documents.
She is a parent of an alumni and scholarship recipient of the HWNT Fort Worth chapter Latinas in Progress program. Her daughter, Dominique, is 24 years old and just graduated with a Master’s Degree in social work. Abby also has a son who is 19 and works fulltime.
Abby is a cancer survivor and raised two children on her own.
Erica Marie Lopez
Veronica R. Trevino is a Community Supervision Officer in Sinton, Texas with the San Patricio Probation Department.
She graduated from Corpus Christi State University with a Criminal Justice Degree and earned an Associates Degree from Del Mar College in Pre-Law.
Veronica has been a dedicated member of HWNT since 1994. She has served the Corpus Christi chapter as chair, chair-elect, past chair, state representative and parliamentarian. At the state level, she was the vice chair of development and currently serves as education chair. This year her chapter is recognizing her as chapter estrella.
Veronica has been married for forty-one years to Raul Alberto Trevino they have two grown children Gabriela and Raul II. She loves being around her six grandsons which keep her young. Veronica has been active in her church of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.