Emerging Leaders Council

The Emerging Leaders Council (ELC) is a member-based organization of Texas Appleseed. ELC members will establish flagship pro bono projects and create new and innovative ways to support Texas Appleseed through its own elected leadership.

Membership Benefits

  • Opportunity to help underserved populations via pro bono and participate in the systemic reform work of Texas Appleseed
  • Opportunity to network with Texas Appleseed board members and other ELC members
  • Creates leadership opportunities
  • Allows for creative problem-solving on some of Texas’ most challenging issues

Who Can Join

We invite any professional residing in or pursuing their profession in the State of Texas to join — the Emerging Leaders Council is not just for lawyers! Cross-pollination of ideas between professionals allows for creative identification of innovative solutions to systemic problems. We would like to have a range of professions represented, including legal/law, architecture, business, design, education, grassroots advocacy, marketing/communications, medicine, sciences/environmental, social services, tech, and more.

2020 Officers

President, Annik Morgan
Chamblee Ryan PC*

Vice President, Nina Guidice
Austin City Council*

President-Elect, T.J. Hope 
Stout Risius Ross, LLC*

Secretary, Jessica Robertson
Bensussen, Deutsch & Associates*

Treasurer, Jason Jordan
Haynes & Boone, LLP*

* Affiliations listed for identification only

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