Board of Directors

board member Kate Lundgren

Kate Lundgren, President

Kate Lundgren is Clinical Director and Owner of Cutting Edge Adult and Pediatric Therapy.  She has a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Occupational Therapy and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. Mrs. Lundgren is an adjunct professor for the Graduate School of Occupational Therapy at Texas Women’s University. She is also the parent of 2 young men on the Autism Spectrum that were riders right here at Grace Lake.

board member nicole chilson

Nicole Chilson, Vice President and Treasurer

Nicole Chilson has extensive experience as the executive director of various businesses and organizations, including veterinary clinics and animal shelters. Mrs. Chilson served as the Collin County Rabies Control Authority and assisted in animal cruelty investigations throughout Texas. Mrs. Chilson is a Certified Public Bookkeeper and is the owner of Texian Belle Books.

board member Elmarie Meintjes

Elmarie Meintjes, Secretary

Elmarie Meintjes holds a Doctoral Degree in Veterinary Medicine and a Master’s Degree in Neuroscience. She has practiced veterinary medicine in Texas for more than twenty years and harbors a passion for education. She teaches high school sciences, creates educational games, and composes biblically based educational books. In 2008, Dr. Meintjes founded LifeTalk, a nonprofit organization in Frisco; she served on the board of directors for many years.

board member Ted Robinson

Ted Robinson, Board Member

Ted Robinson has a Liberal Arts Degree from Stephen F. Austin State University and is currently serving as director of a life group at First Baptist Church McKinney. Mr. Robinson is a retired highway construction foreman and quality control specialist. He served in the U.S. Army and is a Vietnam veteran.