Jason Dyke is currently a digital marketing manager with AT&T where he has been serving in various positions over the last 15 years most recently as the Chief of Staff for the National Business Marketing team. He received his undergraduate in Engineering and a Masters of Business Administration from Texas A&M University. Jason has extensive experience with startup companies which includes owning and operating two restaurants, which he created from the ground up and an auto repair shop. Jason currently serves on the board of the Coppell Education Foundation and started the Dad’s Club at West Middle School. Jason and April met at Texas A&M in Alpha Phi Omega, a coed community service based organization. He is the proud parent of Alex, Ryan and Carson.
April Dyke is currently serving as an Educational Diagnostician in Coppell ISD. She received her Bachelors of Science, Masters of Education and Doctorate of Education from Texas A&M University. For the past 22 years, April has enjoyed a career in the field of special education serving in a variety of roles such as special education teacher, ARD Facilitator, Texas A&M University Assistant Lecturer and Lead Educational Diagnostician. Prior to Carson’s death, April held the position of Director of Special Education for Coppell ISD. Since that time, she chose to step back into a position that allowed her more time to play a supporting role in Carson’s Village. April is the very proud wife of Jason Dyke and is honored to be called mom by Alex, Ryan and Carson.
Jennifer Bartkowski serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas (GSNETX). Ms. Bartkowski has been with GSNETX since 2009, when she joined the council as Chief Development Officer. Jennifer has been the CEO since 2014 and has led the council through significant growth and bold goals, including the development of the $14M STEM Center of Excellence, a first-of-its-kind living laboratory for girls designed to change the workforce pipeline in North Texas. Jennifer’s career began after receiving a Master of Public Administration, with a nonprofit management focus, at Texas A&M University. Jennifer is a graduate of Leadership Dallas, Class of 2016, and is an active member of the Leadership Dallas Alumni Board. Jennifer is the recipient of the Dallas Business Journal’s 2017 Women in Business Award Jennifer is the mother of Luke (18) and Elissa (15).
Danny Barton is currently serving as the Chief of Police for the Coppell Police Department. He was raised in Weatherford, Texas, and earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Texas at Arlington. Danny began his career in the Bryan Police Department in 1991. He then joined the Coppell Police Department in 1997 and worked there until 2001 when he took a position with Jali-Hot Construction overseeing property management and business development from 2001-2006. Danny then rejoined the Coppell Police Department in 2006 and continues there today. Over the course of his career, Danny has played many roles to include Patrol officer, Accident Investigator, Background Investigator, Bicycle Unit, D.A.R.E./School Resource Officer, Crimes against Person Detective, Criminal Investigations supervisor, Patrol Sergeant, and Patrol Captain. In addition to his service to the Police Department, Danny is also an Instructor and Speaker on topics such as specialized investigations, ethics and servant leadership. He also holds the position as the 4th Vice President of the Texas Police Association. Danny has been married to his wife Jennifer Barton for 20 years. Together they have two sons, a senior and a sophomore at Denton Guyer High School.
Rob Cameron is currently an Area Sales Manager for Toll Brothers in Dallas. He was raised in Rockwall, Texas, where he was an Eagle Scout and earned his Bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University. During his 23 years in residential construction, Rob has held many titles from VP of Operations to owning his own construction company, Archgate Homes. He is an active member of First Baptist Church of Frisco where he has been mentoring and teaching young men since 2014. He is also involved in another nonprofit, Burning Blow Ministries, a ministry located in Kenya, run and founded by his parents, Don and Becky Cameron. He is happily married to Stacy, his college sweet heart, who serves as the Coordinator of Library & Media Services in Frisco ISD. Rob and Stacy have a daughter, Maddie who currently attends Texas A&M and a son Cody , a student at Independent High School.
Mark Grace is currently serving as the Chief Mission & Ministry Officer for Baylor Scott & White Health. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in New Testament Greek from Howard Payne University and a Master’s of Divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Mark came to Baylor University Medical Center in 1983 to do a year-long Residency in Clinical Pastoral Education and stayed on as a Chaplain Coordinator on the pastoral care staff. He earned his Board Certification from the Association of Professional Chaplains in 1985 was certified as a Clinical Pastoral Education Supervisor by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education in 1992. In addition to his health care ministry, Grace, who is fluent in Spanish, also serves as co-pastor of a bilingual Baptist congregation in one of the nation’s most underprivileged zip codes. Mark is married to Linda and is the father of two grown children, Nate and Megan.
Brad Hunt is currently serving as the superintendent of Coppell ISD. He earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of North Texas, a Master’s degree from the University of Texas at Tyler and is currently pursuing a Doctoral degree from the University of North Texas. Brad began his career in Coppell ISD in 1990 as a special education, World Geography and American Government teacher at Coppell High School. He later became the assistant principal at Coppell Middle School West before moving to Carroll ISD as a middle school principal. Brad returned to Coppell ISD as Director of Human Resources and in 2006, took the lead role as principal of Coppell High School. For the six years prior to being named superintendent, he served Coppell ISD as the Assistant Superintendent for Administrative Services. His wife, Janay, is also in education and is a high school counselor in Carroll ISD. They live in Coppell and have two children, Juliana and John Thomas.
John Paschall is currently a project manager with Marek, an industry leader specializing in metal framing, drywall and interior finishes and has been in the construction industry for over 20 years. John attended El Centro College in Dallas and has served as an advisor and board member to numerous nonprofit organizations and trade associations. John and his wife of 34-years, Tamme, currently live in Coppell, Texas, and enjoy spending time with their four grandsons, fishing, exercising and being with friends.
Jeremy Rountree is currently the Vice President of Nursing Operations for Medical City Las Colinas. He was raised in Richardson, Texas, where he graduated from J.J. Pearce High School and then furthered his education at the University of Texas, Arlington where he received his Bachelors of Science in Nursing. Jeremy is also an Honor Graduate of University of Texas, Tyler with an MBA in Healthcare Administration. Jeremy is Board Certified in Emergency Nursing and has been in Emergency Medicine for 14 years. Over these 14 years, he held the following positions: Director of Emergency Medicine and Cardiovascular Services, Manager of Emergency Services, Firefighter and Paramedic. In addition, Jeremy actively serves as an Executive Board Member of City of Irving Behavioral Health Taskforce, Group Supervisor for State of Texas Emergency Medical Task Force, Little Elm Area Youth Sports Association Board Member, and is a member of the Cross Ridge Church of Little Elm. Jeremy has two daughters, Allison and Haley, and a son, Parker. When not working or serving his community, Jeremy enjoys spending time with his kids, supporting them in select softball, live music, hunting, hiking or anything outdoors.
Kim Snopik is currently a Product Marketing Director for AT&T. Kim graduated from Bowling Green State University and is an experienced marketing executive with over 20 years experience in the telecommunications industry. As an active leader in the community, Kim serves as a member of the Junior League of Collin County, AT&T Women of Business, AT&T Aspire Mentoring, and iCouldBe Mentoring for the Digital Age. She has previously served as a Junior Achievement volunteer for 10 years and the First United Methodist Church – Staff Parish Committee Member for 3 years. Kim lives in Murphy, TX, with her husband, Paul. Paul and Kim have two daughters, Maggie and Megan, and a son Will.