Board of Directors
DWILENE LINDSEY, CNE, CDE, CNC
CEO & Co-Founder
DWILENE LINDSEY is a life-long Houstonian; she is the oldest of three girls. At the age of 17, she lost her dad to a tragic accident, which devastated the family. From this point is where her strength grew as an individual and where God refined her passion for children’s emotional needs. Dwilene has also been blessed with 3 grown children and 7 grandchildren. She spends her leisure time enjoying her family and close friends.
Dwilene is a Co-Founder of Children 4 Tomorrow. She has a background in Interior Design, a Bachelor of Business Administrative (BBA) Degree, with Summa Cum Laude honors. She obtained a Practitioners Certification in the Art of Nonprofit Capacity-Building Practices (CNE, CDE, CNC), the AVDA- Certification in "Family Violence and its Aftermath-Rebuilding Generations One Family at a Time" and the AB-PA Certification for Attachment-Related Family Pathology; (The Childress Institute). In 2017, she led C4T into pioneering the Complex Families Assessments & Treatment (CFAT) program; assessing, diagnoses, and treatment, as well as forming the first "Parental Alienation" support group in Houston, TX. She was featured as a guest on Houston's local TV stations, Channel 2 & 13, to promote awareness of "Parental Alienation." She is a member of the business sorority, Sigma Beta Delta, and Houston's First Baptist Church.
Co-Founder & Vice President
BROOKE LINDSEY is a native Houstonian, 2006 graduate of Texas A&M University, and Alumna of Kappa Delta Sorority. During her time in Kappa Delta, she served as her chapters chair in raising money for Family Outreach and Prevent Child Abuse America. It was during that time Brooke developed a passion for creating awareness about child abuse.
After graduation, Brooke spent her time in the real estate industry and in law school. She is also active in helping in her neighborhood Heights Home Tours and Heights White Linen Night. During her free time, Brooke enjoys working out, playing with her dogs, and being around friends and family. Brooke’s passion is for children to know who they are in Christ and to develop a positive and confident self- image.
Organizations: Houston’s First Baptist Church, Texas Association of Realtors, Houston Association of Realtors, Kappa Delta Alumni.
RENEE WINDSOR, CNE, CDE, CNC
Co-Founder & Treasurer
RENEE WINDSOR is a native Houstonian and is a proud Co-Founder of Children 4 Tomorrow. She has a deep fondness for the city and community. After spending twenty-five years in the National Gas industry, she pursued her true passion for charity work, mostly with children and young adults. This passion reflects in her volunteering efforts through the Houston Project, a mission trip within our city for youths and families and mentoring to young girls the importance of growth and empowerment in their lives. Married with two adult children, Renee’ and her husband enjoy the outdoors, and spending time with family.
Renee’ experienced living in an emotionally unstable home as a child. Having an alcoholic parent brought inconceivable challenges to her at a very young age. Renee’ understands the impact a dysfunctional home has on a child and has developed a passion for advocating the importance of having emotionally healthy children.
In 2009, she acquired an Associate of Business Administration from South University, Savannah, GA. She is trained and certified as an expert in AB-PA, Attachment-Related Family Pathology; (The Childress Institute), the Supervised Visitation Professional Monitoring from FCCS, the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services; for abuse and neglect reporting and holds a Practitioners Certification in the Art of Nonprofit Capacity-Building Practices (CNE, CDE, CNC). In 2013, she was a TEC Advisory for Sheldon ISD, and has an AVDA- Certification in "Family Violence and its Aftermath-Rebuilding Generations One Family at a Time."
Chairman of the Board
CHARLES GIPSON was born in Orange, California. Having shown great promise and talent as a baseball player throughout high school and college, Charles was drafted by the Seattle Mariners in 1998 at the age of 25. He played seven years in the major leagues as outfielder and third baseman for the Seattle Mariners, Chicago Cubs, New York Yankees, Tampa Bay Devil Rays and Retired with the Houston Astros, 2005.
Charles volunteers in his community in giving his time for children. Charles has been a part of the March of Dimes, Habitat for Humanity; Make a Wish Foundation and the Mariner’s D.R.E.A.M. Foundation. He is a dedicated father and loves his family. Charles centers his life on being a role model and teaching children about the love of Christ. He is a member of Houston’s First Baptist Church, Chairman of the Board for Children 4 Tomorrow, and a member of Major League Baseball Alumni Association.
TANDRA WINSTON is a Senior Measurement Analyst for El Paso Exploration & Production. She has over 20 years of experience in the natural gas industry. Tandra has a passion for helping and serving children. She has worked in the youth ministries at several churches over the past 17 years.
Abandoned by her biological father, Tandra understands and empathizes with the hurt and mental anguish suffered at the hands of those who are supposed to love and protect us. Tandra’s heart’s desire is to see Children 4 Tomorrow help as many children and their families break the cycle of mental and emotional abuse. Every child reached is another child with the hope of a brighter and happier future.
Brinda Smith, CNE, CDE, CNC
Brinda Smith is a native Texan, born and raised in and around the Houston area. She has been in the IT industry for many years and is currently working as a Technical Consultant for a Software company. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in Information Technology. She has obtained a Practitioners Certification in the Art of Nonprofit Capacity-Building Practices (CNE, CDE, CNC).
After having children, Brinda developed a strong passion for helping children. She loves to spend time with her children, grandchildren and extended family. During her free time, she works in her garden, swims and reads.