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Leadership Team


Originally from the Greater Pittsburgh area, Cindy has spent more than 25 years working in local and national non-profits primarily with a focus on serving the poor and vulnerable.

Cindy serves on the Advisory Board for the Richardson Chamber of Commerce and is a member of Richardson Rotary and Helping Agencies Serving Richardson. A proud graduate of Leadership Richardson Class XXXIII, she is also a member of LRAA. Mrs. Shafer holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Grove City College and a Master of Science degree in Professional Leadership & Nonprofit Management from Carlow University. Cindy and her husband, Dave, live in Keller and enjoy spending time with their granddaughter, Lily.

Sheri Harden, CPA, is the Director of Finance for Network, and she has over 20 years of experience in nonprofit and corporate accounting. Sheri discovered her passion for the nonprofit world through years of varied volunteer experiences with the Junior League of Dallas. Sheri has been a part of the Network organization since 2013 and enjoys the challenge of financial management paired with making a positive impact in the community. Sheri holds a B.B.A in Accounting from Lamar University, is an active volunteer with community and religious affiliations, resides in Richardson with her husband and is mother to three wonderful children.

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Tina Floyd

Director of Development and Marketing
Tina brings to Network over 25 years of organizational management, development and marketing experience within the nonprofit sector. In director, manager and consulting roles, she has contributed to the financial health and program growth of multiple human service, healthcare and educational organizations. Tina received her B.S. degree from Bucknell University and has a Master’s in Business from Husson University. Tina has two grown sons, and resides in Richardson with her husband and two dogs.

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Matt Dawson

Director of Facilities and Operation Strategy
Matt has worked for both non-profits as well as corporations and brings over 30 years of experience to Network. As well as serving Network, Matt works for his church in missions both local and abroad. Matt has degrees in engineering and theology. Matt and his family have lived in Frisco for over 15 years and have enjoyed watching their small community grow.

Our Staff


Debbie Cox

Development & Events Specialist

Brianna Popoca

Executive Assistant

   bpopoca@thenetwork.org

Ashley Edling

Assistant Director, Resource Development

Laurel Stanley Abihabib

Assistant Director of Programs

Jane Kovacs

Seniors’ Net Coordinator

Rachel Herrera

Database Coordinator

Caroline Wold

Manager of Volunteers & Community Engagement

Raymart (Raymi) Vasquez

Client Intake Specialist

Dinah Jones-Tate

Career Coach

Rachel McNully

Food Pantry Manager

Alberto Lomeli

Warehouse & Mobile Services Manager

Bri Steele

Clothing Closet Coordinator

Logan Dawson

Food Pantry Assistant

Byron Davis

Network Truck Driver

Jim Leonard

Network Truck Driver
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