Show Date: May 9th, 2018
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Christine “Cece” Given
President of the Board
Animal Defense League of Texas
After the first half of her professional career and raising two boys, Cece was able to bring her business knowledge and relationships to the non-profit sector.
Cece is currently serving as President of the Board of Animal Defense League. After leaving full time employment and becoming an empty nester, she was eager to serve the community and use her business and fundraising experience. A life-long animal lover, she is happy to serve in this capacity to assist ADL’s mission to help San Antonio’s homeless animals.
Cece also serves on the Board of Young Presidents Organization, Gold as the Spouse/Forum Officer and is a member of Alpha Sigma Alpha’s Alumni Group.
Her most recent job was serving as the Business Manager for Buckner Fanning Christian School and the Buckner Fanning Evangelistic Foundation. She worked as a liaison to the three non-profit organizations sharing the Stone Oak campus. She gained valuable experience working with the Board of Directors reporting financials and offering solutions to their business challenges.
*Cece always found time for service work related to her kids activities. Some of the organizations include PTA – Fundraising, Treasurer, Communities in Schools, Smithson Valley Booster Club Board and Gala Chair.
Cece graduated from The University of Texas at San Antonio with a BBA in Human Resources. She was active on campus including serving as President of Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority and a member of the first Homecoming Court. She received numerous awards for leadership and service. She married her high school sweetheart, Brent, and they have two boys, Blake and Cord.