Thurlene Anderson – Program Consultant, Chair & Director

thurlene-andersonWith over 30 years of experience in developing, managing and implementing childcare and nonprofit programs; Ms. Anderson has provided directorships for The YMCA, Catholic Charities childcare center and the United Methodist Dallas Bethlehem Center in South Dallas. Most notably, she was successfully approved for numerous grants such as the Dallas County Worksource Development Board Child Care Initiaties/Texas Rising Star grant which provided her sponsor with over $58K in funding and equipment. She has also developed and managed the day-to-day operation of the USDA Child care Food, Summer Food and at risk snack Programs in the South and West Dallas communities. Ms. Anderson earned her B.S. in Management Information Systems from Dallas Baptist University and meets state requirements as a Mediator.