Just like Rome, the AWP wasn’t built in a day! But it does have an awesome group of individuals who have helped it grow to be where it is today. Check them out:
Roland has worked for over 30 years in the Safety, Health and Environmental field holding many positions for multi-national industrial and manufacturing companies and currently consults for a worldwide Environmental firm. He is a graduate of the University of Houston and The University of Oklahoma. He has been a board member of the YMCA, American Red Cross, and Red River Park Foundation and a member of numerous governmental working committees through out his career. He and his wife, Tobi, have four children and live in San Marcos, Texas.
Amy DuBose joined the Board of Directors for the American Widow Project in January of 2011. Amy has known Taryn and her parents, Roland and Tobi Guerrero, since 2006 through the real estate world. She brings non-profit knowledge, as she’s been employed by the San Marcos Area Board of REALTORS, a non-profit trade organization, for 6 years. In 2007 she helped start the Corporal Michael W. Davis Scholarship at her Association and they have given out $7,000 in scholarships to San Marcos High School graduating Seniors since its start.
Amy is truly honored to be a part of this amazing organization of strong women. She’s been married to her husband Cody since 2005, has a son named Cullen who is 1 year old, and lives in San Marcos, Texas.
Don Swaynos is a multiple award-winning filmmaker currently living in Austin, TX. His work has been featured on The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, CNN, ABC World News, The Huffington Post, The Military Times, and Film Threat.
Being a part of the AWP and a driving force behind their documentary film, Don has the utmost respect and honor for the sacrifices made by the widows and their heroes.
Scott Burchfield, a twenty-five year veteran of the retail world. I have a beautiful wife and four kids that I adore. This love for family is what makes me so committed to the ladies of the AWP, I am grateful everyday to have my soulmate with me and we should all help those who are managing to live without their soulmate.
Zack Rosenburg is the co-founder and co-director of St. Bernard Project, a nonprofit rebuilding organization. The mission is to remove barriers for families who want to come back home after Hurricane Katrina. They do this by rebuilding homes for families who cannot afford to on their own. The St. Bernard Project has rebuilt 221 homes as of the summer of 2009.
Taryn has been on the board since the organization’s beginning and has passion and drive for everything AWP. The growth and integrity of the organization and the widows they serve is a top priotority as a board member.
Her husband was killed in 2007, but his love is still her driving force. Michael and Taryn are also the parents of Maximus, Charlie, and Brutus.