The Fort Worth Report Reader Advisory Council is made up of informed, engaged residents who believe in the importance of nonpartisan, factual local journalism. They provide perspective, ideas and opinions on news coverage in Fort Worth and Tarrant County, and help our journalists better understand and respond to the communities they cover. The council meets quarterly.
Principal, Young Women’s Leadership Academy
Dr. Whitnee Boyd
Higher education professional, entrepreneur, and community volunteer
Founder, D. Renee Enterprises; Non-Profit Organization Founder/CEO; Community Outreach Coordinator & Liaison; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Advocate
Nonprofit Consultant, creative!mpact and Publisher, DFW501c.com
Community & Public Relations Director at Kids Who Care, Board Member at The Welman Project & Helping Restore Ability, Community & Civic Advocate
Entrepreneurial Community Builder and Assistant VP of Innovation Ecosystems at HSC.
Barbara Jo Dunlap
Minister, Sacred Worth Ministries
Salvador (Sal) Espino
Real estate attorney, Fort Worth City Council member from 2005-2017
Small business owner, former educator, and neurodiversity advocate
Retired Communications Professional, Special Events Coordinator, and a prolific community volunteer
Founder, LGBTQ S.A.V.E.S.
Director, Fort Worth Strategy for Teach For America-DFW
Rachel Lewis Biggs
Associate Director, Marketing and Communications, UT Arlington
Executive VP, Titanium Exploration Partners
UNT Health Science Center, Foundation Relations Manager
Entrepreneur and business owner
Owner, Game Theory
Lydia Guajardo Rickard
Community advocate for the Hispanic community and the business community and owner of two local businesses, including a creative marketing firm.
President Emeritus of Missouri Western State University