Clayton Youth Enrichment Announces 2021-22 Board of Directors

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Clayton Youth Enrichment (CYE) has announced its 2021-2022 Board of Directors, which includes the addition of five new board members. Established in 1975, Clayton Youth Enrichment provides before and after school care, childcare, and full-day care, annually to more than 7,000 children throughout North Texas. New to the CYE board in 2021 are:

Dionna Deardorff, Attorney, and Clayton Parent

Lucky Denenga, Texas Health, Director of Inpatient Rehabilitation, and Clayton Parent

Elizabeth Beck, Attorney, Lee & Braziel LLP, and Fort Worth City Council Member, District 9

Jan Norton, Jan Norton LLC, Owner/Principal

Myrna Blanchard, Castleberry ISD, Director of Human Resources

The new members join returning Executive Committee and board members: Laura James, Chair; Cindy Brewington, Immediate Past Chair; Lyn Willis, Vice Chair; Curtis Linscott, Treasurer; Cara Walker, Secretary; David F. Jackson, Officer-at-Large; Austin M. Burns, Kimberly Coleman, Whitney Bolfing, Jarrett “Jay” Jackson, Nancy Kirkland, and Laura Vasquez.

“Our board members are passionate about Clayton’s mission to help children be successful in school and in life,” said Jason Ray, CEO. “It is an added privilege to have individuals serving who are not only committed to our cause, but who have first-hand knowledge of the impact of our programs.” Ray noted that, along with its directors who are community leaders, educators, and business professionals, Clayton’s board also includes Jay Jackson, Administrator for Tarrant County Precinct 2, who attended the afterschool program as a child, as well as board members whose children have participated in its programs.
To learn more about Clayton Youth Enrichment, visit


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