POOJA AMIN                                    EVELYN BEAN                              DAN ARGUIJO

AVANCE is thrilled to welcome  two new board members:  Evelyn Bean and Pooja Amin. Both new members bring a strong passion for serving children and families.


Bean has been involved with AVANCE for over two years as a Head Start parent, and by also serving as Chairperson of the agency’s Policy Council.


Amin has a strong back ground in labor laws, and she currently serves as Senior Counsel of Litigation for CenterPoint Energy.


Additionally, the agency is proud to welcome Dan Arguijo to his  new role of Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors. Dan is the Executive Vice President of Marketing at Amagazi Strategic Marketing & Communications.


He joined the AVANCE Board in September of 2015, and currently serves on the Governance committee and he Chairs the Marketing committee. He has also been a key contributor during the Strategic Planning process.


With their expertise and passion for education, these three leaders are committed to joining forces with the rest of the Board to continue making  an even more substantial impact in the community.