President/Executive Director
Kathy Miller is the chief spokesperson for the organization in all public matters. She is responsible for the development, planning, staffing and implementation of all programs. Kathy became TFN President in January 2005. Kathy previously served as Deputy Director from 1996 to 2000 and on the TFN Education Fund Board of Directors. (Click here to see Kathy’s full bio.)

Outreach/Field Director
Valerie Benavidez heads up the organization’s outreach and field work. She is in charge of keeping the membership informed, active, and continually growing. She also coordinates work with allied organizations and assists in making sure TFN members participate in all TFN legislative and non-legislative actions and functions.

Office Administrator
Sandra J. Calderon manages financials, office operations, oversees vendor services and provides support for all TFN programs.

Annual Fund Officer
Shana Creeger coordinates organizational fundraising, special events and stewardship for donor-related opportunities and support.

Field Organizer – Rio Grande Valley
Ruben Garza expands the Texas Freedom Network’s outreach efforts with an emphasis on the Rio Grande Valley.

Development Director
Rachel Glast oversees fundraising for TFN and the TFN Education Fund, including building on the organization’s major donor program, expanding the organization’s donor and membership base and obtaining foundation support.

Field & Outreach Coordinator – Houston
Ali Gorczynski helps implement TFN’s reproductive rights and health program.

Field & Outreach Coordinator – San Antonio & San Marcos
Rae Martinez expands the overall outreach efforts of the organization with an emphasis in the San Antonio and San Marcos areas.

Deputy Communications Director
Jose Medina helps develop and manage TFN’s communications strategies in the media, member communications and online.

Field Organizer-Dallas
Rachel Perry expands the overall outreach efforts of the organization with an emphasis in the Dallas area.

Digital Engagement Coordinator
Jake Patoski develops online strategy and online community and grassroots outreach efforts.

Communications Director
Dan Quinn works with the news media on TFN issues and manages the organization’s research and public policy reports.

Outreach & Field Manager
Nick Savelli trains the next generation of progressive leaders through the Texas Rising leadership program for activists under thirty years old.

Deputy Director
Ryan Valentine directs the Texas Faith Network, oversees TFN’s social policy research program and assists the President in implementing the organization’s programming.

Gene Wu

Congrats to @KenPaxtonTX & the rest of the #PottyPolice. Show those scared trans school kids you're a real man. #txlege

Join the TFN Email List

   Please leave this field empty

Follow TFN on Facebook


The Texas Freedom Network fights the powerful influence of the religious right, and every dollar makes a difference in our campaigns. Make your contribution today and join a grassroots network of more than 100,000 members and supporters. DONATE TODAY