Board Members

Fort Hood Area Habitat's board members are volunteers who come from a variety of backgrounds bringing different resources, and passion to lead in meaningful ways. Our Board of Directors operates independently of Habitat for Humanity International and in accordance with its own set of bylaws. The Board of Directors develops policy, sets strategic priorities, governs, oversees finances, and raises funds, among other activities.



Board Officers

President, Alveton Lewis: Lead ABCS, Lead Instructor

     Affiliations: Shriners, Freemason

Vice President, Chaka Clark: Texas Human Services, Program Supervisor

     Affiliations: Bachelors Social Work, Masters HR Management, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc., Order of Golden Circle, Daughters of Imperial Court, Auxiliary VFW 9191

Secretary, Kenny Crawford: US Army, Retired    

Treasurer, Matt McKinney: First Texas Bank, Credit Officer


Board of Directors

Dick Chapin: Retired

     Affiliations: Lions Club, Boy's & Girls Club

Penny Hniguira, Director: ExtraCo Bank, Small Business Specialist 

James "Lute" Sullins, Director: Tejas Real Estate, Owner

     Affiliations: Gatesville Chamber of Commerce, Coryell County Leadership Advisory Board, Youth Advisory Board


Teri Champlin, Director: Union State Bank, Vice President 


Earnest Caffie, Director: Retired


Francisco "Paco" Valentine, Director: Retired, USDA 


Kara Escajeda, Director: City of Nolanville, City Manager

     Affiliations: Registered Environmental Health Specialist

Raquetta "Rikki" Carter, Director: Advocate- Moss Rose Community Center Workship Minister- New Beginnings Church