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Click a name below, or scroll down, to learn about our governance team.

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Karen brings a 25+ year background in human resources, including nine years as a consultant and business owner, to her service on the Fastpacs board. First appointed in January 2019, Karen oversaw the governance and board nomination processes before beginning her term as Board Chair in June 2021. She is the President/Principal Consultant of Intrust HR and is certified as SPHR and SHRM-SCP.  Karen has a BBA from Northwestern State University (in her hometown of Natchitoches, LA!). 

Karen has extensive board experience, and has served as President/Chair of the boards of the Frisco Chamber of Commerce, Frisco Family Services, and professional association DallasHR. She is the Vice-President of the Frisco Community Development Corporation, was appointed for three years to the Frisco ISD Long-Range Planning Committee, and has served on multiple PTA boards and Collin College advisory boards as well. Karen is a proud member of Frisco Women’s League and National Charity League Frisco Chapter.  She and her husband Craig live in Frisco, with their teenagers Avery and Kyle.

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Meaghan leads the Special Needs Ministry at Stonebriar Community Church, a role she has held for almost 15 years, as a consultant with the ReThink Group. Meaghan works with churches around the world to develop their own Special Needs Ministry, and speaks at multiple conferences annually about the importance of churches actively reaching out to families with children with special needs. She has a BA in Social Work from Texas Tech University, along with her LBSW certification, and an MA in Christian Leadership from Dallas Theological University.

Meaghan also serves on the Labeled and Loved Board, the Leadership Frisco Advisory Council, and is a past board member of the Miracle League of Frisco. She joined the Fastpacs board in June 2020 and chairs the Programs Committee, helping ensure that operations run smoothly. Meaghan was also just elected by her  colleagues to serve as Board Chair beginning 2023-2024.

With husband Michael, Meaghan is raising sons Jackson and Grayson in Frisco.

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A Certified Public Accountant, Matthew has contributed his skills and 20+ years of experience in finance and audit to the Fastpacs board since January 2019. He is the Director of Audit for the audit practice of Whitley Penn, LLP, and serves as the partner in charge of their Plano office. He earned a BBA and Masters in Accounting from Texas Tech University.


Along with membership in many professional accounting organizations, Matthew is a graduate of Leadership Frisco and Leadership Dallas, and also serves on the Advisory Board of Heroes for Children. He is on the Finance Committee at St. Andrew United Methodist Church, and is the Past Chair of the Board of the Frisco Chamber of Commerce.

​With wife Tracie, Matthew lives in Frisco and has three children: Blake, Brayden and Bailey.

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Joining the Board in 2021, Sarah is ready to assist with the school year ahead as Fastpacs prepares for another fall semester with lots of potential for change. An HR professional and lifelong learner, Sarah advocates for people and culture at a fintech SaaS startup, and has a SHRM-CP certification. Sarah has a BBA from University of Texas-Dallas.

Sarah is also on the the operations board of DallasHR, and volunteers at Founders Classical Academy as well.

Sarah is married to Adam, and they have two children: Stella and Anderson. The Reckers belong to Grace Church at Frisco Square.

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Ann is the principal of Anderson Agency, a Farmers Insurance office that she founded in 2013 after a career in financial services. Her company prioritizes helping others and giving back, and this has made Ann a visible and vital part of the Frisco business community. She is on the Executive Committee of the Frisco Chamber of Commerce Board, and is a past chair of WEB, the women's division of the Frisco Chamber.

Ann is also extensively involved in the Frisco civic community, and is a graduate of Leadership Frisco as well as a member of the City of Frisco Public Art Board. She volunteers as a member of Frisco Sunrise Rotary, American Legion Auxiliary Unit 178, and Frisco Women's League. She joined the Fastpacs board in 2020.

After 17 years in Frisco, Ann and her husband Thor have raised two college-aged children, both of whom are Frisco ISD graduates.



Tracy moved to Frisco to join family in 2005, and began volunteering with Frisco Women's League in 2006, working with non-profits all over North Texas. She went on to serve on the FWL board in several capacities, including two terms as President. Tracy also serves as President of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 178, on the Marketing Committees for the Frisco Bowl and Leadership Frisco, and co-chairs the Information & Services Committee for the 2023 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship. In past roles, Tracy was appointed to the board of the Frisco Community Development Corporation, and the City of Frisco 2015 Charter Review Commission.

Tracy joined the Fastpacs board in May 2020. She has also served on the Empty Bowls Frisco steering committee since the event was founded in 2019.  Tracy has worked in marketing, governmental relations, and public affairs for over twenty years, and was honored by the Frisco Chamber of Commerce as 2014 Sole Proprietor of the Year.

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Originally from New York State, Sadaf moved to Frisco with her family in 2015. With her husband, Dr. Adeel Haq, she co-founded a medical practice, for which she provides community relations and business development. She is also the founder of Be In Health Foundation, a non-profit serving children in Frisco ISD without basic medical and wellness care. Sadaf has a B.S. in biology and a Masters in Public Health from SUNY-Albany.

Sadaf is in her second year on the Fastpacs Board of Directors. A passionate and active community advocate, she also sits on the Leadership Frisco Advisory Council, the City of Frisco's Inclusion Committee, the Maus MS PTA Board, the board of MuslimAidUSA, the Texas Healthcare Advisory Council, and the Texas Health Resources Community Impact Council for Collin County. She chairs the City of Frisco's Social Services and Housing Board, and serves on two Frisco ISD committees-- the Diversity Task Force and Student Healthcare Advisory Committee. She was a New Leaders Council fellow in the class of 2021, and is in the 2022-2023 class of Leadership North Texas.

Sadaf has been published twice in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, and just recently had her first children’s book published. The Haqs have three daughters attending Frisco ISD schools.

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2022-2023 is Christal's second year on the Fastpacs Board of Directors, where she leads the Events Committee. She recently chaired the Empty Bowls Frisco event, and emceed the fundraiser twice prior. Christal also serves on the Frisco Education Foundation Board and the Visit Frisco (CVB) Board. She is a past Chair of the Frisco Chamber of Commerce Board, and is a Survivor Spokesperson for the American Heart Association.


Christal moved to Frisco in 2013 to launch a local edition of Community Impact Newspaper. CI has now grown to nine papers in the region, and Christal serves as the DFW Publisher. Prior to Community Impact, she worked in television news as an anchor, managing editor and reporter. She earned a BA in Journalism from Texas Tech University.

With husband Michael, Christal has two children: Emma and Bennett.


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A 25-year Frisco resident, Cynthia has a distinguished service resume to the community, including past positions on the boards of the Frisco Community Development Corporation, the Frisco Arts Association, and the Frisco Education Foundation. She is also active in the Rotary Club of Frisco.

Although this is Cynthia's first year as a member of the Fastpacs Board of Directors, she has been a supporter since its founding, working with Marian Schulze to help Frisco Fastpacs establish its incorporating paperwork as a 501(c)3 charity.

Cynthia is a Managing Attorney at Loveland & Hurley PLLC, where she is Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.



Christi is originally from Dallas and moved to Frisco in 2013 with her husband Gregg, and her two youngest children, Jackson and Elliot. Christi joined the Frisco Women's League in 2014, and is now a sustaining member, having served in several roles on the FWL Board including a two-year term as President. Christi also serves as a Frisco Project Leader for Wee Volunteer, providing age-appropriate service projects for preschool and elementary school age children with local charitable organizations. Similarly, she spent 5 years managing two children's community service groups, Playdates & Compassion and the Goodness Girls, training future volunteers through project-based activities.


Prior to joining the Board in 2022, Christi has volunteered for Fastpacs since 2016, as a warehouse volunteer and delivery driver, as well as on the Empty Bowls Steering Committee from 2019-2021. Christi attended the University of Texas in Austin and received a dual Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology. Prior to having children, Christi was a supply chain planning software consultant and project manager.



Kristan is a small business owner, children's book author, and grant writer. Prior to this
experience, she worked in audit, programming, and systems security at Price Waterhouse and taught evening classes at Collin College.  She brought these diverse talents to the Fastpacs board in June 2020, and has served as Board Secretary and Events Committee Chair; she now chairs the Governance Committee. Kristan has a BBA in Business Analysis/MIS from Texas A&M University and is currently working on her Master of Arts in Teaching Writing at Johns Hopkins University.


Kristan has also volunteered throughout the community and served the following non-profit organizations in various capacities: St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, Young Men’s Service League, National Charity League, and several Frisco ISD PTA associations (receiving the prestigious Honorary Life Membership). As part of the Hope Park Frisco team, Kristan received the Community Builders Award from Lebanon Lodge 837, A.F. & A.M.. She currently serves as a trustee on The Trull Foundation board.

Kristan and her husband Jared have lived in Frisco for 25 years and have three children.



René is the Deputy Director of Admissions and Marketing for SMU Guildhall, the nation's leading graduate school for video game development and design, a role she has been in for 16 years. She graduated from Texas Christian University in 1999 with a degree in Marketing, and from Southern Methodist University in 2015 with a Master’s in Education, specializing in Higher Education Policy and Leadership.

In 2018, René was elected to the Frisco ISD Board of Trustees, and re-elected in 2021; she currently serves as Board President.  In addition to serving the students, staff and families of FISD, she serves the community via Frisco Women's League, National Charity League, the City of Frisco, and various committees throughout Frisco and Dallas.  René has served on the Fastpacs Board since 2017, and as the chair of the Events Committee for 2018-2020, the year that Fastpacs launched its first Empty Bowls event.

René is married to Randy (a former Fastpacs Board member), and they have one daughter, Zoë.

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Tiffany is a lifelong educator, with a 24-year career as a teacher and counselor, and over 20 of those years serving Frisco ISD. Presently, she is a counselor at Purefoy Elementary.  She has an MS in Education from Texas Tech University, and a Masters from Dallas Baptist University.

Tiffany was recognized in 2019 with a Walgreens WE Educator Grant, for her work in increasing community volunteerism among elementary students. Prior to her appointment in an advisory role to the Fastpacs board, Tiffany served on numerous Frisco ISD district, PTA and booster club boards and committees.

Tiffany and her husband Lance raised twins in Frisco ISD schools; Austin and Laney are now attending Texas A&M University. The Raglands are members of Grace Avenue United Methodist Church.

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