Ms. Emma Rose Colquitt-Sayers
Emma has been an entrepreneur in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area for the past 29 years. Currently, she is president/CEO of Cardiac Dynamics, LLC, a mobile diagnostic lab specializing in non-invasive cardiovascular procedures as well as temporary cardiovascular ultrasound staffing to doctors’ offices, medical clinics and hospitals in the North Texas area. She is a woman of integrity who believes that high quality patient care and excellent customer service is a “Right” that everyone is entitled to. Ms. Colquitt-Sayers is a registered cardiac sonographer (RDCS) and a MBA graduate from Texas Women’s University. Emma’s community support is exemplified through her active affiliations with the following organizations: Celebration on the Lake Church Board of Directors, Leadership Texas Alumnae Board - President, Committee of 30, an advisory board for Women’s Athletics, Florida State University, Grand Prairie Emergency Medical Services Advisory Board, YWCA Metropolitan Dallas Board of Directors, Arlington Museum of Art Board of Trustees, American Heart Association, Dallas Chapter Board of Directors, Junior Players Guild Board of Directors, Oak Lawn Community Services – Fundraising Chairperson and Board President, and Creator of Emma’s Elves, a Christmas project for families in need.
Emma has been honored by the following awards:
Ms. Hope Rivera
Hope Rivera has 20 years of extensive experience with a portfolio of Consulting and Accounting positions, which consists of extensive audit and accountant experience, including non-profit. Her current positon at Amerigroup (Anthem Inc. subsidiary) consists of developing, implementing and managing compliance audit projects for the Medicaid Texas Health Plan. Hope has extensive regulatory experience auditing Home Health, Adult Activity Centers and Assisted Living Facilities
She brings passion and experience in all her endeavors. She is fully committed to raising awareness and making changes within the LGBTQ community. She and her partner are active in the LGBTQ community and a she is a proud mother to a teenage son who is a bright light in her life.
Mr. John Treviño
John Trevino is very involved in a variety of different civil rights organizations, including LGBT-focused groups. His desire to join the Coalition’s board is based primarily on the need to raise the visibility of the concerns and issues related to aging members of the LGBT community. It is important that we as a community continue to build bridges between communities, as well as age groups within the LGBT family. Two important components for success are increased visibility and advocacy.
John is an attorney (data privacy and cybersecurity current focus) with extensive experience in litigation as well as transactional work. He is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional/Manager.
John's community organization memberships include LULAC 4871 The Rainbow Council and the LGBT Law section of the State Bar of Texas.
Mx. Jaime Esposito
Jaime Esposito is a percussion performer and educator in the DFW area. In 2018, they co-founded Spectrum Ensemble, which highlights talented musicians in the LGBTQA+ community. The ensemble commissions new music by Queer composers which showcases the talents of the underrepresented artists of the LGBTQA+ community, and performs these works around the country. Jaime frequently plays with Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra, Texarkana Symphony, Allen Symphony, and Abilene Philharmonic. They have also had the opportunity to travel around the word and perform with groups such as the International Lyric Academy, Britten-Pears Festival Orchestra, World Percussion Group, and Heartland Marimba. Jaime maintains a private lesson studio of 50+ students in the Hurst Euless Bedford (HEB) school district.
Jaime is passionate about the queer community and beyond excited for the opportunity to serve as a Board Member for the Coalition for Aging LGBT.
To find out more about Jaime and what they do check out the links below!
Ms. Rana Spruell
Rana Spruell currently works for Lockheed Martin as a Senior Global Supply Chain Program Manager. She is also a veteran of the United States Armed Forces, and served in the United States Air Force and the United States Army Corps of Engineers.
Rana has continued her involvement with community organizations, including the Special Olympics (1988), Colorado Springs Youth Advocacy (1997-1998), United States Army Officer Mentor (1995 - 1997), and Big Brothers and Sisters New Hampshire (2010 – 2015).