Farewell to Tressa Thomas, after 7 years with JDRF
With great sadness, we announce that after 7-plus years of service to JDRF, Tressa Thomas, Outreach & Communications Director for the Greater Dallas Chapter, has decided to bid farewell to JDRF to focus on personal projects.
Tressa has been a tremendous leader building an extraordinary Outreach platform to reach newly diagnosed families in Dallas and outlying areas including Temple, Waco and Tyler. Her Outreach achievements also include an online support resource guide available on our website, outreach support for Spanish speakers, and providing outstanding support by phone and email always making each family a number one priority.
In addition to her magnificent leadership to the Walk to Cure Diabetes as the Family Teams and Collin County Walk Director, Tressa has worked across the board with each staff member and their events to coordinate involvement with our Youth Ambassadors. Over the past few years she developed an initiative to reach our friends and families through social media and played a crucial role as Staff Liaison to the ever-developing local STRIKEoutDiabetes event presented by the Barnes Family and Friends.
Tressa is an innovative leader with a caring heart who is a joy to be around. Although the Dallas Chapter staff and many JDRF friends and families are sad to see her go, we are excited for her to embark on a new adventure!
Moving forward, Tressa Thomas will be focusing on her photography business, Tressavent Photography, as a lifestyle and philanthropic portrait photographer serving Dallas, TX and surrounding areas. You can read more about Tressa and check out her galleries on her website.
In honor of her 7+ years with JDRF, she would love to offer all of our JDRF families and supporters the below Book to Give Offer that will benefit JDRF and diabetes research. You can also stay connected with her through Facebook, Twitter and subscribe to her Blog Updates.
Book to Give Special Offer Benefiting JDRF
Book a session to receive $50 off and JDRF will receive a $50 donation in your honor. *Session must take place before August 31, 2012.
For session details and pricing, please click here.
If you are interested in booking a session, please send Tressa a note.
Tressa Thomas’ email at JDRF will no longer be accessible, if you would like to contact her, please use one of the above options (Website, Facebook, Twitter) to be sure she receives it as she would love to hear from you!
To learn more about the JDRF Dallas chapter, visit our JDRF Dallas website!