Board of Directors

Every member of our Board of Directors demonstrates their commitment to this organization and our mission by investing in ETAA with personal donations.

Staci AldredgeRead Bio

Staci Aldredge

Cammie Camp, R.N.Read Bio

Cammie Camp, R.N.

Cammie Camp currently resides in Longview, Texas and is the Clinical Admissions Director at Longview Hill. She serves as President on East Texas Alzheimer’s Alliance (ETAA) Board. She received her Associate’s Degree in Nursing from Tarleton State University.

Prior to joining Longview Hill, Cammie has served as Regional Director of Marketing with Skilled HealthCare, Regional Director of Quality Assurance with 22 Acquisitions, ZA Consulting and Total Health Care Consultants. She has been Director of Nursing, Risk Management Director and Director of Rehabilitation Services in several facilities owned by those companies. She is also a Certified Operating Room Nurse and has served as Director of the Women’s Unit at Community Psychiatric Center Millwood Hospital. Cammie has served on multiple other boards including Adult Protective Services of Smith County. Cammie is currently on the planning committee for REACH. Cammie is an alumni of Leadership Tyler and participates in the selection team for each year’s class. Cammie has been honored by being selected Marketer of the Year with Skilled HealthCare and Genesis HealthCare.

Cammie enjoys travel, hunting for antiques, history, cooking and scrapbooking. Cammie’s proudest accomplishments include her marriage of over 40 years to Mike, her 3 grown sons and 11 amazing grandchildren.

Christy CollierRead Bio

Christy Collier

D'Ahn FowlerRead Bio

D'Ahn Fowler

Beth GodseyExecutive DirectorRead Bio

Beth GodseyExecutive Director

Beth began working part-time as Executive Director of the East Texas Alzheimer’s Alliance in December, 2018 and transitioned to full-time in July, 2019.  She received her Master’s Degree in Business from LeTourneau University and most recently became a Certified Dementia Specialist in Spring 2021.  Although born and raised in Longview, Texas, Beth and her husband, Mike, have lived in Hallsville the past 34 years, and they have three children and four beautiful granddaughters and a handsome grandson.

Beth is a past board member of the Hallsville Area United Fund, serves on the City of Hallsville Culture/Heritage Committee, and was the Executive Director of the Hallsville Education Foundation 2009-2023, where she was involved the last 22 years.  She enjoys camping, beach trips to Florida, running 5Ks and half marathons, and spending time with her family.

Chris HallRead Bio

Chris Hall

Beth HawthornSECRETARYRead Bio

Beth HawthornSECRETARY

Sally HendricksHope & Help Day Club, Director of FunRead Bio

Sally HendricksHope & Help Day Club, Director of Fun

Stephanie HuntRead Bio

Stephanie Hunt

Cheryl JaskiewiczRead Bio

Cheryl Jaskiewicz



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Shelly LongacreRead Bio

Shelly Longacre

Julia LoveRead Bio

Julia Love

Julia Love currently resides in Longview Texas and is the Director of Marketing & Sales for Buckner Westminster in Longview. She was the business development director for Heritage At Longview for 12 years. Julia is one of the founding board members of the East Texas Alzheimer Alliance and also serves as a board member for the Gregg County Adult Protective Service (APS) and the East Texas Senior Citizen Coalition (ETSCC). Julia is a member of Growing Valley Baptist Church and the mother of five Deldrick, Ronnie Jr., Bryan, Breana and Britney. In her spare time Julia enjoys reading, writing, listening to old albums and spending time with family and friends.

Breneda MathisTREASURERRead Bio

Breneda MathisTREASURER

Breneda Mathis is a Senior Vice President and Branch Manager at Texas Bank & Trust in Longview.  She was a 2002 Star Over Longview, 2012 Longview High School Distinguished Alumni, and received 2005-2006 Regions Bank Chairman’s Club award.  Breneda is very active in the Longview community participating in the Zonta Club, United Way, March of Dimes, Habitat for Humanity, and a Family Promise board member.  Breneda was elected to the ETAA Board of Directors in August, 2020.

Meredith MayRead Bio

Meredith May

Chris ParkerRead Bio

Chris Parker

Chris is an elder law attorney with the firm of Ishihara & Parker Law Firm PLLC. He is an accredited Veterans Affairs Attorney, a member of the National Association of Elder Law attorneys and licensed to practice in Texas. Chris is married to Danieli Parker who is the principal at Hallsville North Elementary. They have three children Jacob, Audrey, and Jackson.

Chris is a former felony prosecutor in Gregg County where he represented the victims of the community for over a decade. He prosecuted hundreds of cases and represented many of the most vulnerable members of our community.

Chris and his family attend service at St. Mary’s Church and Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Chris and his family are involved in local soccer, rugby and wrestling leagues.

Jennifer PortwoodRead Bio

Jennifer Portwood

Traci PrestonRead Bio

Traci Preston

James "Jim" Sawyer, M.D., FACPDIRECTOR AT-LARGERead Bio


Dr. James Sawyer lives in Longview with his wife Nancy and retired from active medical practice in January 2017. He continues to serve as a consultant to the Medicare Center of Diagnostic Clinic of Longview (DCOL) and to the DCOL IT department on a limited basis. Dr. Sawyer graduated from Birmingham-Southern College with a B.S. in Chemistry in 1973, then earned his M.D. from the University of Alabama in Birmingham in 1976. Dr. Sawyer then moved to Houston to complete his residency in Internal Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine where he remained on faculty for 2 years prior to his move to Longview in 1982. He is a member of the American College of Physicians and the Texas Medical Association. He is active at Trinity Episcopal Church in Longview. He volunteers with the Alzheimer’s Alliance of East Texas, Refuge International, and Meals on Wheels through Trinity Episcopal Church.

Jennifer Smith, DDSPRESIDENTRead Bio

Jennifer Smith, DDSPRESIDENT

Jennifer Smith currently resides in Longview, Texas and is the Chief of Dental Services at Wellness Pointe. She received her Bachelors of Science degree from Loyola University New Orleans and her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas. Jennifer is a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, and East Texas Dental Society.  She serves as Treasurer on East Texas Alzheimer’s Alliance (ETAA) Board. Jennifer is an active member of the Junior League of Longview and New Beginnings Church and on the Board of Directors of the East Texas Literacy Council. In her spare time, Jennifer enjoys traveling, exercising, hiking, watching sports, and spending time with her dogs.

Summer ThomasRead Bio

Summer Thomas

Fletcher WrightRead Bio

Fletcher Wright