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Board of Directors

Wyona Freysteinson
Wyona Freysteinson, Ph.D.

Board Director

Professor; Texas Woman’s University

Dr. Freysteinson is a Professor and full graduate faculty scholar at Nelda C. Stark College of Nursing at Texas Woman’s University in Houston, Texas. Prior to accepting a full time position at Texas Woman’s University, Dr. Freysteinson had extensive experience across the continuum of care. She was a director of nursing for the largest non-profit home health in Southwestern United States.

In addition, she opened and directed a home and inpatient hospice program in this organization.  Dr. Freysteinson has extensive experience in skilled nursing and hospital nursing including emergency, neurosurgery, and medicine.

Dr. Freysteinson’s primary research focus is body image. Her studies of the experience of viewing self in the mirror for individuals who have suffered a recent visible body disfigurement due to surgery and/or trauma has resulted in sensitive meaningful nurse-patient communications. Her work with homeless women veterans has led to a greater understanding of the embodied experience of military sexual trauma as experienced in the mirror, in society, and in intimate relationships. She has published numerous articles and has presented her work locally, nationally and internationally.

In service to the community, Dr. Freysteinson is the Founder and Director of the Saint Elizabeth Anne Seton’s Parish Nursing Ministry. She is also the Vice President and a founder of the non-profit organization National Women with Disabilities Empowerment Forum. Some of the workshops provided by this organization include: Self-esteem, Motherhood, Advocacy and Empowerment, Art and Creative Expression, Healthy Relationships, Body image, Women’s Health, Employment, and Financial Independence.

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Nyisha Bostic

Board Director

Senior Director of Customer Experience, Comcast

Nyisha Bostic is the Sr. Director of Customer Experience at Comcast which serves more than 2 Million customers and employs over 2500 in Houston and surrounding areas.  She is responsible for leading the customer experience strategy and execution of Net Promoter System (NPS) work Practices in the region.

Nyisha has dedicated over 17 years of her career to improving customer experiences in a wide array of fields, including Call Center Operations, Learning and Development, Business Process Effectiveness, and Executive Customer Relations.  Nyisha has a proven track record for developing comprehensive customer experience roadmaps, leading cross-functional teams to achieve business goals, and developing strategies to enhance the customer experience. She believes the key elements towards a company’s success include understanding your customer, integrity, effective collaboration, employee development, and culture.  

Nyisha is certified in Design Thinking, Change Management, Learning and Development, Virtual Facilitation, and Coaching. She is a member of WICT and currently serves as the Executive Sponsor of the Comcast Texas Region, Young Professionals Network. 

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Renee Eckles

Board Director

Community Development and Mortgage Lending Officer

Born and raised in Chicago, IL, Renee moved to Mississippi in 1998, where she started her
career with BancorpSouth. She moved to the Houston area in 2018 as a Personal Banker and
CRA Liaison for the Greater Houston area. In her previous position she opened and serviced
new accounts and partnered with local community organizations such as Habitat for Humanity and Catholic Charities, etc., to enlighten others about Financial Literacy.
Renee’s current position is a Community Development and Mortgage Lending Officer with
Cadence Mortgage.

Her role as a CDL will be to make sure everyone has access to fair and equitable lending services and to continue building relationships and providing educational workshops for homeownership. Her goal is to continue building stronger communities by ensuring that every person has access to financial knowledge and bank products.

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Fanny Schultea
Fanny Schultea

Board Director

Professor, Baylor College of Medicine

Fanny Schultea MS, MSEd, CPO/L, FAAOP, is a US Army, Military Police, and OIF combat Veteran. Fanny is a board certified and licensed Prosthetist Orthotist and Assistant Professor at Baylor College of Medicine in the School of Health Profession’s Orthotics and Prosthetics Program. Fanny is also the Director of the O&P iQ evidence database from the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP). She is an AAOP Fellow and Vice Chair of the AAOP Upper Limb Prosthetics Scientific Society. 

Fanny is a member of the Enhancing Skills for Life workshop planning committee, an international educational conference for individuals with upper limb loss or difference, their families, and caregivers. Fanny is passionate about building awareness of inclusion and support for individuals with disabilities in their experiences transitioning in and out of the healthcare system. Her professional activities focus on the translation of research to continuing education and clinical practice and process improvement strategies in healthcare. 


Fanny spends the rest of her time with her husband and son who both share her love of the outdoors.

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Tangila Dove

Board Director

Vice President of College Services, Northeast Lakeview College

Dr. Tangila Dove, Vice President of College Services, holds over twenty years of direct experience in operational and financial accounting in the community college system, non-profit, local government agency work, and private sector. Dr. Dove has been employed at the Alamo Colleges since 2000, where she provides leadership to Northeast Lakeview College’s administrative and operational services. Under her purview, she oversees the alignment of budget and financial services, Human Resources, Institutional Effectiveness and Planning, Facilities Development and Support, Department of Public Safety, College Resource Development and Information Technology striving to achieve the Alamo Colleges’ overall goal of student success.  Most recently, she served as the college’s accreditation liaison. Under Dr. Dove’s leadership, Northeast Lakeview College was recently received initial accreditation, with commendation, by the Southern Association of Colleges Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), in December 2017.

Prior to her role as Vice President of College Services, Dr. Dove served as the Director of College Services at Northeast Lakeview College. Before joining Northeast Lakeview College in August 2006, she was the Campus Budget Officer at Alamo Colleges-St. Philip's College. Additionally, Dr. Dove has taught as an adjunct faculty member in Accounting for St. Phillips College-Northeast Campus; and as an Operational Management and Technical Management adjunct faculty member for Wayland Baptist University.

During her tenure as Vice President of College Services, Dr. Dove served as President for the Community Colleges Business Officers (CCBO) Board of Directors, for the 2015-2016 year. She completed the Harvard Kennedy School Crisis Leadership in Higher Education Program this 2016 and the Harvard School of Education, Institute for Educational Management in 2017. Dr. Dove is a 2015 graduate for Leadership Texas, a 2009 graduate for the Community College Business Officers Leadership Academy and a 2007-2008 graduate for the Alamo Colleges Leadership Academy for Success. Dr. Dove is also a two-time award recipient for the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) in 2007 and 2011.

Dr. Dove’s professional affiliations include: Community Colleges Business Officers (CCBO), National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO), the Alamo Chapter Project Management Institute, and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Dr. Dove’s degrees include a B.B.A. in Accounting from Jackson State University, an M.B.A from Webster University and a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from Capella University.

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Jeremy Davis
Jeremy Davis

Advisory Committee

Production Engineer; Oxy, Inc

Jeremy is a successful leader with a diverse background in military operations, project management, construction and oil & gas. He earned his B.S. in Civil Engineering from the United States Military Academy, West Point, NY and his MBA from the Jones School of Business, Rice University in Houston, TX.

Throughout his diverse career, he has worked with wild land firefighting, fixed site security, operations in time constrained environments, training/mentoring, technology application and transformation, commercial construction, data management/analysis, and oil & gas production. He has extensive knowledge in team building, strategic/operational planning and execution, and problem solving & decision making. He has proven success in safely delivering results in time-constrained, high-stress environments.

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