Anita Garner

Board Member

Coming soon…

Tanya Birks

Board Member

Tanya Birks currently works as the Director of Community Development and Revitalization at GrantWorks, Inc. in Austin, Texas. Though new to the Austin area, Tanya is a native of Texas, born in Houston, and but has primarily lived in Dallas-Fort Worth. She studied Business Administration at the University of North Texas, earning a Bachelor’s Degree and studied Management at the University of Texas (at Dallas), earning a Master’s Degree. Tanya is an affordable housing finance professional with a specialization in multifamily asset management, real estate financial modeling, development finance, pro forma analysis, investor underwriting, cost estimating, and analysis of affordable housing resources. Additionally, she has extensive experience working as a senior financial analyst and financial investigator for the federal government over the span of 8 years.

Natalia Leon, MPH

Board Secretary

Ms. Leon has a Master of Public Health from Texas A&M University System Health Science Center and a Bachelor of Speech Communication from St. Mary’s University. She has several years of experience working as a Data Analyst, and currently is a Research Specialist for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.

Jules Mann, BSA

Board Treasurer

Jules is a finance professional with experience as a financial analyst in varied industries including; infrastructure operations, heavy haul trucking, engine manufacturing, power generation, and most recently supporting the US Electrophysiology division of Abbott. Before working in Finance Jules worked in small business accounting. She received her undergraduate degree in Accounting from Florida Institute of Technology.
Since 2015 she has called Austin home which is also where her adult daughter lives. Prior to that Jules lived in Colorado and Florida. In her spare time, you will either find her listening to live music, exploring South Austin’s neighborhoods, cooking, or walking her mini-schnauzer Charley.

Patricia Paschall, M.S.E.

Board Member

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