Yvonne P. Booker, Executive Director

Yvonne has served in executive leadership positions for more than twenty-five years. As a leader, driven by excellence, she is committed to ensuring that outcomes are reached and desired goals are attained. Having served as a community advocate in both a volunteer and professional capacity, she is committed to her community and a strong volunteer.

Yvonne served as Chair of Collin County United Way Board of Directors, member of the United Way of Metro-Dallas Board of Directors and served two terms as Housing Commissioner for the City of McKinney. She has served as member of many grant allocations committees for United Way of both Collin and Dallas counties and the CDBG (Community Development Block Grant) committee for the city of McKinney. She has chaired the Destination Graduation committee charged with allocating monies and developing strategies to support student’s high school success, currently serving as a member of TX CAN-North Texas, a collaboration community leaders addressing high school success and college entrance.

Yvonne holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Sociology and Psychology.


Joyce Neal, Services Manager

Serving as outreach staff with Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, Joyce joined the Assistance Center staff in May, 2014. She brings to the Assistance Center a wealth of information in the area support services for families in crises. In addition Joyce serves as Volunteer Manager in charge of volunteer recruitment and assignment.