The Mind Science Foundation
117 West El Prado Drive
San Antonio, TX, 78212, USA
Tel: (210) 821-6094
Fax: (210) 821-6199
For the last 20 years, Good has held leadership positions with several non-profit organizations; she joined the Mind Science Foundation in 2008 as director of programs and development. She specializes in operations, program development and donor relations. She is passionate about the role of both institutional and personal philanthropy in effecting meaningful social change. She and her husband of more than 25 years are the proud parents of a young-adult son and an energetic Jack Russell terrier. A native of San Francisco, she is proud of her adopted home state of Texas.
Darby Ivins has lived in the San Antonio area since she was six years old and is a proud second generation Texan. In 2009, she received her BA degree in Public Relations and Art History from the University of Texas at San Antonio. With over 5 years of PR and marketing experience, she was excited to begin working with MSF in 2012 because it aligns with her deep commitment to public service. While continuing to serve as executive assistant to Meriam Good, Darby's role recently expanded to include communications and outreach responsibilities for the Foundation's membership activities and its events. Darby is continually inspired by the Mind Science Foundation's mission, and is grateful to be a part of the organization.
Valarie has been in the bookkeeping/accounting profession in one area or another since 1978. She has owned her bookkeeping business in Texas since 2008 and specializes in helping local small to medium size businesses and non-profit organizations with their QuickBooks and bookkeeping needs. She has been assisting Mind Science Foundation for the past year and is looking forward to learning more about the mind and helping others for years to come. Valarie and her husband homeschooled their only daughter who is currently a senior at UT-Austin. They reside in the beautiful hill-country of Bulverde, Texas.