Our Team

Board of Directors

MelanieMelanie Watson, President

Melanie is a pediatric Physical Therapist with 11 years of experience. She is the head of the PT Department at a busy pediatric clinic and is certified in the Neuro Developmental Treatment of children. Melanie is passionate about helping improve the quality of life of children with disabilities, and enjoys coming up with creative solutions to adaptation challenges. She also stays involved in her community by serving on various boards including the McAllen Parks & Rec Advisory Board, Leadership McAllen Board, and is Sargent at Arms and Service Director of the McAllen South Rotary Club. Melanie has a passion for creative and artistic projects, and event design.

 

Maegen Lewis, Secretary

Maegen is a wife and mother of 2 sweet little girls. She previously spent 3 years working in a pediatric outpatient clinic coordinating schedules for patients and therapists. Through this, she was able to develop relationships with many of the children, their families and their therapists. Each of them left such an impression on her and hold a special place in her heart. It has now become a passion of hers to help make our community the most enjoyable and accessible it can possibly be for children with special needs and their families.

 

 

AndyAndy Del Fierro, Treasurer

Andy is the Assistant Sports Director at the McAllen Boys & Girls Club Roney Center. Previously he was the lead therapy tech at a busy pediatric outpatient clinic. He also has been active with the local Special Olympics events including creation of a local chapter, and helps plan and implement sport and social activities at the pediatric clinic. He enjoys watching and participating in a variety of sport and athletic events, and spending time with his wife Sandy and son Beau. He is especially interested in creating more sporting events and leagues for children with special needs here in the valley.

 

 

Committees:

Social Events

Desiree French (co-chair)

Marissa Pecina (co-chair)

*We are looking for community members to join our committees!*

Sport and Recreational Events

Andy Del Fierro (co-chair)

Arturo Pecina (co-chair)

*We are looking for community members to join our committees!*

Media and Marketing

Melanie Watson (chair)

*We are looking for community members to join our committees!*

Fundraising

Desiree French (co-chair)

Andy Del Fierro (co-chair)

Melanie Watson (co-chair)

Maegen Lewis (co-chair)

*We are looking for community members to join our committees!*

Equipment Recycling Program

Clarissa Leonard

*We are looking for community members to join our committees!*

Parent Advisory

Missy Sizemore

Katrina Ahumada