Meet our board
Sandra Pulido has been involved with the CTCT since the first meeting when Austin was asked to start a township. Although she has been participating as the Membership Coordinator for several years, she became a member of the CTCT Council in 2014. Sandra has been a stay at home Mom for the last 22 years. Prior to the birth of her son, she was Director of Patient Care Information Services at UT M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. Sandra was raised by her Cherokee grandmother and spent many summers in Tahlequah, OK. with her Cherokee great grandfather and other Cherokee family members. She is married and has a son in college.
Carol Cook Stephens
Carol Cook Stephens Carol Stephens grew up in a military family, and received an MS in languages and linguistics from Georgetown University. She spent her working career in public service, including the fiscal analysis division with the Arlington County, Virginia government and the Texas Legislative Council with the State of Texas government. Carol has volunteered for many years with the non-profit group Austin Siamese Rescue. She has been a member of the board of directors, and has been president for the past three years. In the eighties she volunteered with the non-profit group Texas Circuit of Writers and Poets, serving as board member and treasurer for several years. She is currently a council member with the Central Texas Cherokee Township, and has held a blue card since 1994.
Ellis Craig: Info pending
Phillip T. Stephens
Phillip T. Stephens served on the board previously for the fiscal 2012 year before his wife Carol took over. Phillip volunteered at a time when the board was in a time of turnover. Although he is not Cherokee, his wife Carol, also a board member, is. However he worked as a community activist with a number of community political and arts groups since entering college in the seventies, including the Michigan state canvass director for ACORN in the early eighties and the director of the Texas Circuit of Poets and Writers for another six years. He taught college writing and design for more than twenty five years. He can serve under the provisions of the new by-laws allowing two members from the same household to serve.