If you have any questions or would like to more information about our program, these ladies are here to help you.


Executive Director

Ashley is born and raised in our local community. She is a graduate of The University of Mary Hardin- Baylor. Ashley brings a wealth of knowledge and background both in leadership as well as over 12 years of experience in the child welfare system. Ashley is very active in our community, she serves on the Mexia Area Chamber, Women’s Friday Club, and Child Welfare Board. She is an asset to our local program. Ashley and her husband, Roberto, have one son, Brian-Michael.


Training Coordinator/Advocate Supervisor

 Linda is one of our founding members. She holds the Ed.D in higher education administration and curriculum design from Texas A&M Commerce. Her career in community colleges spanned 35 years and included positions as Dean of Academics and Vice President of Institutional Advancement. Currently, Linda serves on the Advisory Board of the Navarro Branch of the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Dallas, and is active in her church, St. John’s Episcopal in Corsicana. Linda and her husband, David, have 3 children, 5 grandchildren, and a very spoiled Golden Retriever, named Ranger.

Sherrie Bailey

Advocate Supervisor

Sherris is a lifelong resident of Mexia, Texas. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas Tyler and Master’s degree from Stephen F. Austin. Sherrie recently retired from Mexia ISD after 31 years in 2022. Sherrie is very active with her church, Northcrest Church of Christ in Mexia, where she teaches bible classes, among other activities. She also volunteers at Caritas in Mexia. She always strives to put children first in all aspects of her life. Sherrie and her husband, Bobby, have two children, Ashton and Alec.