TFCA Election Results

TFCA Election Results

The Texas Foster Care Association’s (TFCA) Election Committee reports the following information related to the 2019 Board of Directors Election: 

  • Pursuant to the by-laws, the TFCA membership had the opportunity to consider candidates for the positions of President, Second Vice President, Secretary, and Regional Foster Parent Representatives from regions 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, and 11. 
  • Pursuant to BSR10.12 the Temporary Election Procedure (effective August 17, 2019, until October 19, 2019)
    • Call for candidates was published on the TFCA website on August 17, 2019, and closed at 5:00 PM central on September 17, 2019 
      • Notifications were emailed to the membership on August 17, 2019, at 7 AM, August 30, 2019, at 9:31 AM, September 11, 2019, at 3:15 PM, and September 16, 2019, at 6:46 PM. 
    • Candidate profiles were published on the TFCA website on September 17, 2019 
      • Email notifications of candidate profiles were sent to the membership on September 18, 2019, at 8:00 AM and September 21, 2019, at 11:00 AM to 2,760 eligible voters. 
    • Voting ended on October 19, 2019, at 3:00 PM Central

The Election Committee convened a meeting on October 19, 2019, at 3:01 PM central at the Church Project, located at 295 Sawdust Rd, The Woodlands, TX 77380 to confirm the results of the 2019 election of the TFCA Board of Directors.  The following results were confirmed: 

  • President: Receiving 100.00% of the vote, and running unopposed, DeJuana Jernigan is elected President. 
  • Second Vice President: Receiving 52.63% of the vote, Julie Davis is elected Second Vice  President. 
    • Constance Andrews 15.79 % 
    • Julie Davis 52.63 % 
    • Steven Blackburn 18.42 % 
    • William McMullen, JR 13.16 % 
  • Secretary:  Receiving 57.89% of the vote, Shawn Johnson is elected Secretary. 
    • Shawn Johnson 57.89 % 
    • Denise Blakney 23.68 % 
    • Maci Edwards 18.42 % 
  • Region 1: Thomas Page rescinded his application on September 18, 2019, at 10:54 AM, receiving no other candidates, this position will remain vacant. 
  • Region 3: Receiving 100% of the vote, and running unopposed, Zachary Haston is elected. 
  • Region 5: Receiving 62.50% of the vote, Rebecca Daniel is elected.
    • Rebecca Daniel 62.50% 
    • Brad Jones 37.50% 
  • Region 7: Receiving 66.67% of the vote, Jane Brister is elected. 
    • Garry White 33.33% 
    • Jane Brister 66.67% 
  • Region 9: No candidates, position will remain vacant. 
  • Region 11: No candidates, position will remain vacant. 

The results of the election and voting percentages are the TFCA website on Monday, October 21, 2019, at 11:45 AM central.  Pursuant to the TFCA by-laws, newly elected board members will begin service on November 1, 2019.