Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity’s Board of Directors volunteer their time and expertise to further our mission to eliminate substandard housing in Dallas. The Board of Directors operates independently of Habitat for Humanity International and in accordance with its own set of bylaws.
2013 Board Members:
Randy Golden, Chairman
Mike Wallis, Vice-Chairman
Al Childs, Audit and Finance
Betsy del Monte, Secretary
2013 Board Members:
Sara Abbott McEown
Dallas Neighborhood Homes supports and benefits Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity by increasing the supply of affordable housing units in Dallas County, Texas. Its primary purpose is to provide decent and affordable housing to low-income and moderate-income individuals and families.
2013 Board Members:
Steve Goldmann, President
Chip Embrey, Secretary
2013 Board of Directors
Randy Golden has over 33 years of experience in the beer industry and currently is operating his own consulting and brokerage business focusing on the beer industry. Golden Beverage Solutions focuses on advising beer distributors relative to their operational issues as well assisting those distributors who have desires to buy or sell beer distributorships.
Audit and Finance
Chief Executive Officer
William “Bill” Hall, Chief Executive Officer, Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity, is responsible for the executive leadership of the organization and oversees the efficient, effective function of all divisions of the organization. Mr. Hall’s vision for Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity is to work with community partners, City leaders, and neighborhood stakeholders to create opportunities bigger than collecting bricks and mortar, opportunities that transform neighborhoods and bridge the gap between southern Dallas and northern Dallas.
Mr. Hall’s passion for Habitat came from his initial days of being a volunteer before he joined the staff in 2004. Seeing the change in neighborhoods and lives through the rare ownership opportunity that Habitat for Humanity’s program is something that continues his passion to make Dallas a better place to live for all. Mr. Hall holds a Bachelor’s degree in Building Construction from the University of Florida. Prior to Habitat, he built industrial food processing facilities for APV Crepaco and worked in finance at American Airlines after obtaining his M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina.
Chief Operating Officer
Sara Brooks is an experienced leader, highly skilled at working with both virtual and traditional teams to translate strategic goals into actionable plans that deliver sustainable growth.
Chief Financial Officer
David McKeever, Chief Financial Officer, Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity, is an accomplished finance executive with highly developed management, strategic and analytical skills. With more than 18 years of exceptional experience streamlining analysis to meet processes, profitability goals and operational continuity, McKeever has proven success for increasing profits and eliminating financial risks.
Executive Vice President of Development
Melissa (de Leon) Cameron is the Vice President of Development for Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity. She leads the volunteer and staff leadership in executing the agency’s vision of improving the quality of life for Dallas families through fundraising activities; managing the Dream Dallas campaign Advisory Council.
Melissa has participated with Dallas charities for more than 18 years, serving as a volunteer, board member, and professional fundraiser. In 2008, Melissa was appointed to participate in Bank of America’s national non-profit “Emerging Leaders” program. Additional affiliations include; membership in the largest single fundraiser for American Cancer Society - Cattle Baron’s Ball, Sustainer of the Junior League of Dallas, member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and is a graduate of the Dallas Regional Chamber’s 2010 Leadership Dallas class.
Melissa graduated from Southern Methodist University with a B.F.A. in Theater, but her passion is serving the community - giving a voice to the voiceless.
Vice President of Neighborhood Investment
Cyndy Lutz is the Vice President of Neighborhood Investment for Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity. Cyndy has been a Habitat volunteer since 1989 and formally joined the staff in 2010 after serving several years as a contractor. She was Senior Siding Crew chief for thirteen years, on the Board of Directors from 1994 to 1997, and served a term on the initial Neighborhood Alliance for Habitat Board, through 2004. She has received Habitat’s Construction Volunteer Award, Master Builder Award, Veteran Builder designation, and Mary Brock Award. She has been a Habitat International volunteer and served on several HFHI committees. In 2008, she was The Real Estate Council’s (TREC) Unsung Hero.
Vice President of ReStores
Ron Collins is the Vice President of ReStores for Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity. Ron provides leadership to ensure the ReStore strategies align with and integrate Dallas Habitat's mission.