Coastal Bend Branch
The Coastal Bend Branch of NASW/Texas covers the following counties: Aransas, Bee, Brooks, Duval, Jim Wells, Kenedy, Kleberg, Live Oak, McMullen, Nueces, Refugio, San Patricio.
Schools of Social Work in the Coastal Bend Branch include: Texas A&M University - Kingsville.
Joel L. Carr, Ph.D., LCSW, Branch Chair (2013-2015)
Carmela P. Quintanilla, MSW, LCSW, Interim Nomination and Leadership Identification Committee Representative (2012-2014)
Lucia Leo-Diaz, LCSW, C-SWHC, ACSW, Region 11 Board Member (2011-2014)
Mariah Boone, M.S.S.W., LMSW-IPR, Steering Committee Vice Chair
Savanna P. Sanchez, BSW Student, Steering Committee Secretary
Bridget N. Nuncio, BSW Student, Steering Committee Co-Treasurer
Hannah E. Quintanilla, BSW Student, Steering Committee Co-Treasurer
David L. McCaig, MSW, LCSW, ACSW, Steering Committee Member
Julia Fenton-Schnee, MSW, LCSW, Steering Committee Member
Cyrus W. Lightsey, B.S.W., LBSW, Steering Committee Member
Katy A. Hernandez, B.S.W., Steering Committee Member
Laura A. Wooldridge, B.S.W., LBSW, Steering Committee Member
Around the State
The Coastal Bend Branch of NASW/TX will host a steering committee and membership meet-and-greet on Thursday, December 19th, from 6:30pm-8:00pm at the YWCA Corpus Christi at 4601 Corona Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78411, in the Community Room. The Steering Committee will meet at 6:30pm (all members are always welcome), followed by a brief presentation:
An Update on the Proposed MSW Program at Texas A&M University - Kingsville
by Dr. Joel Carr, Ph.D, LCSW, LPC
Director and Assistant Professor
Social Work Program
Texas A&M University - Kingsville.
After the presentation, members will have the chance to get to know each other and share ideas for our branch.
For more information about branch events, please email Joel Carr, Branch Chair.