The board picture above contains 10 individuals which was the makeup of the board about 2 years ago.  Since then there have been several changes.  Those changes are reflected in the assignments below.

Front row: Stephanie Laubacher, MaryAnn Saxton, Catherine Block, Traci Long (former director) , Karen Gattis, Suzi Pegoraro (former board member), Gloria Kennedy, and Karen Knoll (former board member). Back row: Art Fleming and Dennis Bozimowski

At present the board consists of 7 members as follows:

Stephanie Laubacher – Interim Director

Bio: Stephanie is a long time resident of the Lewisville area, having transplanted here from Ohio in 1976. A graduate of LHS and UNT, where she met her husband of 35 years, Patrick, and currently resides in Highland Village.  Together they have been blessed with four children and six grandchildren.  Sharing her blessings is the reason Stephanie has volunteered in the community for more than 25 years, from teaching at church, mentoring in local schools, fundraising, and working with various local organizations serving the community.  She’s very happy to be a part of LTN.

Art Fleming – Treasurer

Bio:  Born and raised in New Jersey, has degrees in Psychology, Master’s in Social Work and another degree in Computer Science.  Taught English in the Peace Corps for 2 years in So. Korea, worked for computer services company (EDS) for 23 years, now retired.  Has been finance chairman for local church and treasurer for other organizations.  Started cooking in November of 2010.

MaryAnn Saxton – Program Manager, Clothing Assistance Program

Bio: Born in upstate New York, established roots in Flower Mound in 1986 and has lived there since. Married
36 years and blessed with two grown sons. Account Executive for Halo Branded Solutions. Has
volunteered for over 30 years in the community serving on various PTA & Booster Club Boards,
fundraising, and teaching & organizing events at church. Her passion to serve the homeless and those
less fortunate lead her to volunteer at Love Thy Neighbor in 2010. She served as Head Chef on Thursdays and as a Board Member & Secretary. In 2013, she became Program Manager for Love Thy Neighbor’s new program CAP (Clothing Assistance Program.) Life is never so busy that there is no time to serve – Author Unknown.

Gloria Kennedy – Program Manager, Love Thy Baby

Bio:  Started sewing quilt tops in 2013. Became Program Manager January 1, 2016. Retired 2017 after 22 years in various management roles in the IT industry.

Catherine Block – Program Manager, Kitchen


Dennis Bozimowski – Board Member



Karen Gattis – Board Member and Tuesday chef

Bio:  Karen has been involved with Love Thy Neighbor since its inception in 2010.  She is an active board member and has been the Tuesday chef since 2010.  She has watched LTN grow from supporting the kitchen to also include other programs which are Love Thy Baby, Love Thy Pet and CAP.  Karen is passionate about supporting her community.  She has participated in and organized numerous fundraisers.


Former Board members

Lynn Hagey, former Director and founding member

Traci Long, former Director

Kay Stephenson, former Program Manager for both Love Thy Baby and Love Thy Pet

Nancy Bloomfield, former Program Manager, Love Thy Pet

Karen Knoll, founding board member and kitchen program manager

Suzi Pegoraro, founding board member and former Thursday chef

Supporting Individuals and Families in need of Food and Clothing