About Us

The Promise of Community Action

Community action changes peoples lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities and makes America a better place to live.  We care about the entire community and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.

Mission Statement

CCA's mission is to assist people to become independent and self-sufficient by transitioning people out of poverty and providing comprehensive programs that support families and individuals.

Board Members

Randy Reichardt, Chairman Cat Spring, TX
Doug Wessels, Vice Chairman Rock Island, TX
Jeremy Finch, Treasurer La Grange, TX
Alan Turner  Giddings, TX
Laura Lucio Ledbetter, TX
Shannon Hanath Bellville, TX
Joannah Hagen Bellville, TX
Julie Karstedt La Grange, TX
Ronell Wilson Weimar, TX
Nicole Ramirez La Grange, TX
Pastor Daniel Poré Columbus, TX
Mark Meuth Bastrop, TX
Joe Guerrero Bastrop, TX
Janis Wolfshohl Giddings, TX

Staff Members

Kelly Franke, Executive Director 979-540-2999
Elizabeth Guerrero, Executive Secretary 979-540-2980
Carolyn Jackson, Lee County Area Cancer Resource Center 979-540-2981
Deanna Lowrey-Green, TBRA Program, Family Service Director 979-540-2997
Mark Bullard, Weatherization Field Assessor 979-540-2994
Darlene Myers, Chief Financial Officer 979-540-2983
Jo Ann Nelson, Children and Pregnant Women (CPW) 979-540-2993
Norma Rodas, Family Services Specialist 979-540-2988
Helen Snow, Senior Nutrition Operations Manager 979-540-2991
Karen Walpole, Financial Services Coordinator 979-540-2982
Jackie Ripper, Family Services Clerk 979-540-2986
Carol Nolen, Weatherization Clerk 979-540-2984
Trish Herzog, Nutrition Specialist 979-540-2992

Office Hours: Monday - Thursday, 8:00am-5:00pm - Friday 8:00am-3:00pm

Combined Community Action, Inc.

165 West Austin
Giddings, Texas 78942
(979) 540-2980
(800) 688-9065
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