Apra Greater Houston

2019 Board of Directors

  Brittani Williams, President

Manager, Development Research and Operations, Houston Zoo

Brittani Williams is currently the manager of development research and operations at the Houston Zoo.  Over the past thirteen years, she has held various fundraising roles for the University of Houston, ACLU of Texas and numerous local, state and national political campaigns.  She graduated from the University of Houston in 2006 with a B.S. in both Political Science and Psychology and in 2018 with a MBA with specializations in Global Management and Business Modeling and Decision Making. She also serves on the Chapters Committee with Apra International and the AASP best practices in Prospect Development committee.  She has served on the Apra Greater Houston Board since 2016. 

  Jill Stillwagon, Membership

Individual Giving Manager, Memorial Park Conservancy

Jill Stillwagon is the Individual Giving Manager at Memorial Park Conservancy. Jill has worked with several non-profits since 2007, including Teach For America, American Red Cross, Bo’s Place, and Reading Partners in different capacities from fundraising, prospect research, community outreach, and volunteer management. Jill has her B.S. in Environmental Science from Western Carolina University. Jill is a part time runner and enjoys being outside.

  Amanda Whiteside, Treasurer

Development Research Officer, Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Amanda Whiteside is currently the Development Research Officer at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.  Previously she was the Prospect Researcher at Holocaust Museum Houston where she had been an intern during college.  In her current role, she is responsible for identifying prospects, compiling research on prospects, and integrating data analytics into the prospecting process. She graduated Cum Laude from Texas A&M University with a B.A. in Anthropology and History.  Amanda is currently working on a graduate-level certificate program in Applied Statistics from A&M University. 

 Briana Trevino, Communications

Communications Coordinator, AAMA

Brian Lacy, At Large

President, Brian Lacy & Associates

Brian Lacy has more than 25 years’ experience in public and private higher education development. Hailing from Houston, TX, he presents across the country about effective and efficient data-driven annual giving fundraising programs. Brian’s work is highly-regarded by colleagues and customers for his ability to provide measurable impact that wins favor with the more than 80 public and 100 private colleges and universities and 300 other non-profits that he has advanced. As president of Brian Lacy and Associates, he brings frontline experience and technical knowledge to fundraising solutions from data-mining research and modeling to matching gift services and more for his 170+ clients annually.  

Chapter Committee Leadership

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Membership Committee - Now recruiting!

The membership committee helps Apra Greater Houston maintain a strong, active member base by assisting in recruitment and retention efforts, marketing Apra GH’s programs and activities, and providing input and strategy regarding member benefits.  

Programming Committee - Now recruiting!

The programming committee volunteers will help shape the course of Apra GH's programming by being a part of brainstorming sessions to discuss potential topics, speakers and locations. 

Communications Committees - Now recruiting!

The communications committee works helps produces communications on the blog, email list and social media for upcoming programming, Apra GH news and blog posts relevant to the industry.

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