2020 Steering Committee

John Barrett - Founder

John Barrett founded the Dallas 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb in 2011.  John served as the Event Director from 2011 until 2015, then again in 2017. 

 

In addition to starting the Dallas 9/11 Memorial Stair climb, John was a founding member of the Association of Memorial Stair Climbs in 2013.

founder@dallasstairclimb.com

Stacie Estrada - Event Director  

Stacie started with the Dallas 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb as a day of  volunteer in 2013.   After two years, she became a part of the planning committee serving on the Participants team as Law Enforcement Participant Coordinator in 2015 and 2016.  She then stepped into a Steering Committee role as Assistant Event Director - Participants in 2017 and 2018 and as the Assistant Event Director - Operations in 2019.

 

In addition to serving as the Event Director in Dallas, Stacie is the Marketing Director for the Association of Memorial Stair Climbs. 

 

817-617-0891

director@dallasstairclimb.com

Cindy Ledesma - Assistant Event Director - Admin / Support

Cindy joined the Dallas 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb in 2015 as the Assistant Event Director of Finance.   She served in this role until 2016 and she moved to Assistant Event Director of Admin / Support in 2017 and the Event Director in 2018 and 2019.   

In addition to serving on as the Assistant Director of Finance, Cindy is the Finance Director for the Association of Memorial Stair Climbs.

972-979-7653

admin@dallasstairclimb.com

LuAnn Portugal - Assistant Event Director - Finance

LuAnn started with the Dallas 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb in 2013 as a Day of Volunteer.  In 2015 she joined the Planning Committee in the role of Volunteer Director.   She joined the Steering Committee in 2018 as the Assistant Event Director - Finance

817-909-9752

finance@dallasstairclimb.com

Assistant Event Director Participants/Bash - OPEN

The Assistant Event Director - Participants / Bash works with the Steering Committee to develop, plan and implement the event vision while acting as an advocate for concerns and issues that affect climbers.  This role bears ultimate responsibility for recruitment, registration, assignments, logistics, check-in and check-out of all climbers as well as any pre and post event activities that directly benefit climbers.  These responsibilities are divided among directors and coordinators to create manageable workloads.  The individual in this role should delegate, provide direction, supervise, encourage and support these assistants.

Reports to: Event Director

If interested in this position, please contact the Event Director. 

participants@dallasstairclimb.com

Assistant Event Director Operations - OPEN

The Assistant Event Director of Operations works with the Steering Committee to develop and implement the event vision while acting as an advocate for and supervisor of event-wide operations.  This role collaborates with the Assistant Event Director Admin & Support to ensure adequate event planning, personnel, and resources combine at the event to mitigate preventable risks and ensure event success.  This individual bears ultimate responsibility for all operations that occur the day of the event.  Operational objectives are divided among directors and coordinators to create manageable workloads.  The individual in this role should delegate, provide direction, supervise, encourage and support these assistants.

Reports to: Event Director

If interested in this position, please contact the Event Director. 

operations@dallasstairclimb.com

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