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Board & Staff

​Carolyn Smitherman


  • High School Diploma
  • Sam Houston High School (1991)

Professional Experience

  • 2019 - Present: Alliance Child & Family Solutions, Referrals Supervisor
  • 2013 - 2015: Covenant Kids, Foster Parent Educator
  • 2009 - 2012: Positive Proof, Customer Service Specialist

Personal Background

Carolyn has been married to her loving husband, Don for 16 years. She is a mother to 4 beautiful children: 2 daughters, ages 17 and 22, and 6 year old twin boys. Carolyn and her husband have been licensed foster/adoptive parents. Carolyn is a children's director at Community of Hope United Methodist Church in Mansfield, Texas. She has a passion for enriching young minds, particularly children who have been affected by abuse and neglect. Carolyn enjoys coffee, cooking, and beach vacations with her family.


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