Board of Directors
Glenda Dunaway, Executive Director
Glenda Dunaway became an office volunteer with Bambinos in June of 2017. She served as our Community Outreach coordinator during that time as well as Secretary for our Board of Bambinos. In October 2019, she was asked to take over the role of Executive Director. She is an adoptive mama and has a real heart for moms who find themselves in a situation where their kiddos must enter DHS care. Glenda is passionate about praying with moms who come into the office. Besides being a homeschool mom, who recently graduated her first Senior, she has been happily married to her hubby, Shane, since 2001. Their family attends Community Life Church in Monmouth.
Lynnette Anderson, Grant Writer
Lynnette Anderson has lived in Dallas since 2013 and has worked as a Bambinos volunteer, both in the office and serving on the Board of Directors since 2016. She volunteers and works for CASA as well. Lynnette is married to Kirk, and together, they have three kids. They also own and operate Anderson Clan Inc. Commercial Thinning. Lynnette and her family worship at Dallas Foursquare where Kirk serves as worship leader. She enjoys spending time with family and friends and enjoys baking and reading.
Chloie Basey, Hospitality Coordinator
Chloie loves living in a small community and has lived in the Dallas area for over 30 years. She and her husband got married right out of high school and are still going strong since 2011. They love Jesus, the beautiful little girl they have together, and the friendships they have cultivated in this community. In her spare time, she likes to read, cook, and be creative (in any way). She became the Treasurer of the Board of Directors in mid-2019, moving to Hospitality Coordinator this year. Her heart to make Bambinos a welcoming place is felt from the minute you walk in the doors. She is always looking for ways to help our families relax and enjoy their time with us.
April has been with Bambinos in some capacity, basically since its inception. She joined the Board of Directors in 2021. She and her husband, Scott, have helped with every single fundraiser auction. Bambinos is near and dear to April's heart. As a young mother, it was only because of her church family and an organization similar to Bambinos that she survived the first years as a new mom. April is now the mother of two adult sons. The family are members of Grace Community Church. She works with the DSD in special education and works as a PSW with DD services when not at Bambinos. She is a born and bred Oregonian who married her NJ-born husband in 1992.
Tobey Houser, Secretary
Tobey joined Bambinos in 2019. She is a long-term resident of Dallas. During her college years, she spent time both overseas and in our local community helping children in hard times. Tobey brings a wealth of knowledge to our board, having worked in the domestic violence and sexual assault field for many years. She has worked with teams that incorporate DHS, mental health services, schools, suicide prevention, and law enforcement. In her spare time, Tobey loves to spend time with her two boys, hiking or be at the beach with some coffee.
Michaela Peters, Car Seat Clinician
Michaela Peters is an office volunteer, certified car seat tech, and a board member for bambinos. Michaela and Beth (founder) became acquainted in 2011 when Michaela's family needed help with diapers for additional kids they were caring for. In addition to caring for the needs of her husband, Tyler, and their three children, Michaela is always meeting the needs of those she encounters. A caregiver by nature she is currently a childcare provider and a perfect fit for us at Bambinos! In the past, she has also volunteered at one of our local clothing closets and in recovery support groups in Dallas. She and her family attend Salem Alliance Church. She is enjoying her first granddaughter born in October 2022.
Brooke Stuller, Equipment Coordinator
Brooke Stuller has been an office volunteer and a board member for Bambinos since 2011. She has a huge heart for families experiencing poverty, addiction, and/or domestic violence in their homes. She is passionate to give our moms every possible resource available to meet your needs! She also cleans our used equipment to bless our community. She is a mother, and grandmother and is passionate about eldercare. Brooke and her daughter are members at Grace Church in Dallas.