Board of Directors

Marcia Del Rios
Board President

Melissa Cook
Vice President
Law Office of Melissa A. Cook, PLLC

Cynthia Riley Loera
Rocket Science Realty LLC

Eugene S. Lusby
Eugene S. Lusby, CPA

Edward Grauman
Beveridge & Diamond, PC

Juan Gonzalez
Law Office of Juan R. Gonzalez, PLLC

Lisa Nankafu
Student/Client Representative

Cat Garza
Norton Rose Fulbright, LLP

Jennifer Walker Gates
Walker Gates Vela, PLC

Leah Buratti
McKool Smith, PC

Meera Lea de Mel

John Donisi


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.