Community Advocates are independent professionals dedicated to advancing the quality of life in Howard County by contributing their time, considerable experience, and vast expertise toward developing, supporting, and promoting ACS' nonprofit programs and special initiatives.

Deborah Bennett
Liz Bobo
Steven Bolen
Bonnie Bricker
Brad Closs
Melissa Curtin
Laurie Diener
Jackie Eng
Lori Fuchs
Cliff Hughes

Lisa Jablonover
Grace Kubofcik
Peter Laanisto
Bob Martin
Kelly Mclaughlin
Lois Mikkila
Jean Moon
Judy Pittman
Saif Rehman

Bill Salganik
Laura Salganik
Jim Sanders
Harry Schwarz
Pamela Simonson
Pat Sylvester
Joe Willmott

Consider becoming a Community Advocate if you're looking for an opportunity to connect with extraordinary people who are making a consequential difference in Howard County's nonprofit community.

Member Benefits for ACS Community Advocates

Stay Informed

Your name included in the ACS Annual Directory of Services.
Receive ACS News and Events e-newsletter to stay informed about human services in Howard County.
Network with other human service organizations at monthly General Membership meetings and other ACS events
Be included in ACS-generated publicity efforts.


Join the advocacy efforts for strong and effective human service programs throughout Howard County
Impact public policy discussions with the State and County elected officials
Shape ACS programs and priorities by participating on working committees

Education and Training

Attend monthly membership meetings featuring presentations on human services topics
Receive priority registration and reduced fees at select ACS community events.
Shape ACS programs and priorities by participating on working committees