You may reach any of the TCASE staff by calling our Austin office at:
Texas Council of Administrators of Special Education
Theresa Parsons, CAE, CMP
- Executive Director
Theresa Parsons came to TCASE in 1997 from LRP Publications, where
she worked as a Washington Correspondent on Education and Disability
Law. In that role, she covered the White House, the U.S. Department of
Education, the U.S. Department of Labor, the House and Senate, the
Supreme Court and national associations on issues relating to education
and disability policy. She is a Certified Association Executive and a
Certified Meeting Professional.
Ginger Meyners, MBA, CAE
- Deputy Director
Ginger Meyners joined TCASE in September, 2012. As a membership and communications enthusiast, Ginger brings more than twelve years of experience to the TCASE team. Prior to joining TCASE she served as the director of marketing for a national association for nine years and as a marketing director for an association management software provider.
Ginger assists in the day-to-day operations at TCASE and focuses on marketing, communications, advertising and sponsorship initiatives, along with working with like-minded organizations and telling the TCASE story.
Janna Lilly, MEd
- Director of Governmental Relations
Janna Lilly joined the TCASE team in July, 2012. In previous roles, Janna served as the director of special education for Austin ISD from 2007-2012 and has also been the director at Llano ISD from 1997-2007 and the director at Monahans, Wickett, Pyote ISD from 1997-1999. Before becoming a director, she had been a teacher since 1983.
Janna will enable the organization to have a stronger daily presence at the Texas Capitol, at the Texas Education Agency, in Washington, D.C. and in other venues in which our collective voice needs to be heard.
Vicki Yancy - Membership Manager
Vicki Yancy joined TCASE in 2014 from Austin ISD where she served as the administrative assistant to the director of special education.
Vicki serves as the primary contact for all membership requests, convention and event registrations, and professional liability insurance. She also processes changes in contact information and product orders.
Holly Smallwood - Conference Manager
Holly Smallwood joined TCASE in April, 2015. Prior to her role at TCASE, Holly worked with Venture Alliance Group, an association management company that specializes in association management and conference planning.
Holly manages all the planning and details for the Great Ideas and Interactive Conventions. Holly also manages the logistics for the one and two day conferences that TCASE offers.