Board of Directors

Marcia del Rios
Board Chair

Meera de Mel

Cynthia Riley Loera
Realtor, Rocket Science Realty LLC

Cat Garza
Treasurer, Immediate Past Chair
Attorney, Norton Rose Fulbright

Jennifer Walker Gates
Immediate Past Chair
Attorney, Walker Gates Vela PLC

Leah Buratti
Attorney, McKool Smith

Edward Grauman
Principle, Beveridge and Diamond

John Donisi

Juan Gonzalez
Attorney, Juan Gonzalez Law Firm

Arlene Lyons
Community Leader

Montserrat Garibay
Sec-Treasury, Texas AFL-CIO

Richard Jung
Partner, Duggins Wren Mann & Romero, LLP



Advisory Council

Our Local Advisory Councils are made up of distinguished individuals from communities served by our local offices. They act as advisors to local offices, ambassadors to the community, and work to expand our supporters and resources by leveraging professional networks and personal spheres of influence.


314 E. Highland Mall Boulevard, Suite 501
Austin TX 78752-3733

Get Directions

Phone:(512) 478-0546 ext. 200
Fax:(512) 387-2650


2300 W. Commerce Street, Suite 313
San Antonio, TX 78207

Get Directions

Phone:(210) 521-4768 ext. 232 or 233
Fax:(210) 625-6797


P.O. Box 2405
Waco, TX 76703

Phone:(254) 230-0382
Fax:(512) 387-2650


American Gateways conducts screenings for services on a walk-in basis. Screenings are done at the Austin office from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM and again from 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Thursday. Screenings are conducted at the San Antonio office from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Monday through Thursday. No appointment is necessary at either location.

American Gateways is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation.