For general information or requests, please email [email protected]

To request information about volunteering, please email [email protected]

For jobs or other human resources-related requests, please email [email protected]

Former residents looking for information or the opportunity to connect with staff can email [email protected]

Please direct media inquiries to [email protected]

For development or endowment requests, please email [email protected]

The Settlement Home for Children

1600 Payton Gin Road, Austin, Texas 78758
Phone: (512) 836-2150 Fax: (512) 836-2159

Williamson Family Campus and Conference Center

1607 Colony Creek Drive, Austin, Texas 78758

(no mail to location)
Phone: (512) 836-2150 Fax: (512) 832-1275

Our regular office hours are Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm.

Darcie DeShazo, LCSW, Executive Director

William Metz, Operations Director

Trenton Foster, Development Director

Danielle Bornowski, Communications Director

Renee Randolph, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Human Resources Director

Brenda Henry, M. Ed, Grants & Compliance Director

Cindy Naylor, Accounting Director

Jessica McKay, LPC-S, Transitional Living Program Director

Andrew Edmunds, LCSW, Group Home Director

Maggie Johnson, M.S., Education Director

Michelle Spikes, LCSW, Residential Treatment Center Director

Megan Avery Zellner, LPC, Foster & Adoption Program Director

Directors Emeritae

Linda Addicks Kokemor and Bobbie Mae Matthews

Board of Directors

Betty Jo Harris, President

Cheryl Kuharski, President-Elect

Julia Rathgeber, Immediate Past President

Julie Gallia, Recording Secretary

Suzanne Clayton, Treasurer

Joyce Black, Treasurer-Elect

Judy Bray, Member-at-Large

  • Betsy Hall Bender
  • Ann Brown
  • Jeri Campbell
  • Susan Campbell
  • Paula Chaney
  • Mac Cromwell
  • Karen Kahan
  • Marion More
  • Chyrisse Miller
  • Cheryl Penn
  • Cynthia Sandall
  • Emily Sheehan
  • Debbie Simons
  • Nancy Wade

Advisory Board

  • Russell Bridges
  • Lutie Butler
  • Amber Carden
  • Elizabeth Christian
  • Ed Clements
  • Martha Coons
  • Malcolm Cooper
  • Robert Godwin
  • Ashley Goudeau
  • Charles Granger
  • Elizabeth Hadley
  • Nancy Nash Harper
  • Bill Hudspeth
  • Hank Korman
  • Russell Korman
  • Harry Mackey
  • MariBen Ramsey
  • Gissela SantaCruz
  • John Specia
  • Staci Sprayberry
  • Kathie Tovo
  • Philip Vescovo
  • Darren Whitehurst