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Board of Directors



Jimmie Boatwright (70) - Canyon, TX


Vice President

Tony Wade  (87) - Amarillo, TX



Cam Lindsey (76) - Parker, TX



Amy Brasher (92) - Amarillo, TX



Kevin McKinney (81) - Chattanooga, OK

Rick Thompson (82) - Amarillo, TX

Chuck Farrell (59)-Tarpon Springs,FL

Sherry F. Boatwright (71)- Canyon, TX

Beverly Hall (74) - Bushland, TX

Daniel Scroggs (83) - Pahrump, NV

Britt Hammond (77) - Forney, TX

Tony Wade (87) - Amarillo, TX

Van Smith - ('79)  -  Frisco, TX

Eugene Boger - ('80)  -  Mesquite, TX

Dr, Kevin Altieri – (76) Fort Worth, TX

David Rattan – (78) N Richland Hills, TX

Bob Sarparlius (67) Arlington, TX

Everett Davis (68) Lubbock, TX

Benji Adams (84) Childress, TX



Cal Farley's Boys Ranch Alumni Association

Mission Statement


Cal Farley's Boys Ranch Alumni Association was chartered to carry on the work begun in the lives of troubled kids by Cal Farley's Boys Ranch.  It has grown to include former residents of Girlstown.  The Charter identifies the purpose as:


1 - To supply aid and assistance in promoting the growth of Cal Farley's Boys Ranch and the accomplishment of the objectives as set out in its Articles of Incorporation;


 2 - To create and promote a closer relationship between its (Cal Farley's) former students and to facilitate a quicker and easier adjustment for its graduates and other former students to community life.


The Association works to provide assistance for former residents of BR and GT: (a) in crisis support, (b) in education for family members, and (c) in maintaining family ties.  Further the Association seeks to promote and support the work of Cal Farley's Inc


Next Board Meeting

Regular Meeting

Saturday, April 22, 2023

10:30 AM CST



Section 1: Powers

Powers subject to grants of specific powers and authority made by these Bylaws to the members, Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch Alumni Association Board of Directors shall control, formulate policy for, and administer the Association, and the Board of Directors shall have all the powers and such authority as is necessary or incidental to performing such function.


Section 2: Eligibility

No person shall be eligible to be a director unless that person is an active member.


Section 3: Number of Directors

The Board of Directors shall be comprised of not more than fifteen (15) directors.


Section 4: Election of Directors

a.      Directors shall be elected by the general membership at the annual meeting.

b.     The nominating committee will submit names of members to be considered as Directors to the General membership.

c.      Nominations may also be taken from the floor of the general membership at the Annual Meeting for Directors.

d.      Vacancies occurring on the Board of Directors between Annual Meetings may be filled by a two-thirds affirmative vote by the remaining Board members, provided that such vacancies filled by the Board shall be for the un-expired term only.


Section 5: Terms of Directors

a.      Members of the Board of Directors shall be elected at the annual general membership meeting to serve for a term of three (3) years.

b.     One-third (1/3) of the Board shall be elected each year.


Committee Goals


1      Membership Committee

Goal 1:  Build the Association's database to include 2,000 verified contacts

Goal 2:  Increase Active Membership to 500

Goal 3:  Establish and support ten (10) Regional Coordinators.

Goal 4:  Maintain a voluntary mentorship program for new alumni.

Goal 5:  Support the Legacy Partner Program


2      Finance Committee

Goal 1:  Financial Accounting

A.          Assure proper financial controls are in place and adhered to.

B.          Review Finance policy and bylaws to identify need for revisions.

Goal 2:  Finance Reporting

A.          Review finance reports for accuracy and validity

B.          Recommend report changes or corrections, or additional reports to the Treasurer

Goal 3:  Association Budget

A.          Provide a clear and reasonable budget for the association.

B.          Monitor association budget and recommend budgetary changes as necessary.

Goal 4:  Local Chapters

A.          Assist local chapters with implementing and maintaining financial practices and records as needed.


3         Scholarship Committee

Goal 1:  Help Raise Funds for the Scholarship Program

A.          Promote designated contributions for the Scholarship Program of the Association

B.          Screen previous recipients of scholarships for contributions to the Fund

Goal 2:  Receive and Review all Scholarship Applications and approve applications as appropriate

Goal 3: Work with Scholarship Recipients to assist them in successfully achieving their education goals.


4         Special Needs Committee

Goal 1:  Receive Special Needs Applications and make decisions relative to approval.


Goal 2:  Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch Cemetery - Work with Cal Farley’s in reviewing the cemetery policies and procedures for:

A.          Properly maintaining the grounds

B.          Providing opportunity for family plots

C.          Providing a map for identifying grave sites


Goal 3:  Enlist at least three new Legacy Partners for each committee member by August 30, 2013.


5         Development Committee

Goal 1:  Promote Legacy Partners

Promote Legacy Partners and educate our board members, committee members, active members and prospective members on the benefits to the Association of full participation in the Legacy Partners program so that there are three new legacy partners for every committee member in the Association by August 30, 2014.


Goal 2:  Find and Develop Sources of Revenue

A.         Work with the Annual Reunion Committee to make the Annual Reunion a means of generating enough revenue for the Annual Budget of the Association by September 2015.

B.          Work with the Veteran Memorial Committee to generate at least $75,000 of outside support for the Memorial by September 1, 2014.

C.          Develop a strategy of raising enough funds to cover the cost of erecting the memorial by September 1, 2015.


Goal 3:  Development Policies

Work with the Executive Director and Board of Directors to develop and adopt policies for the Development Committee.


Goal 4:  Funding the Personnel Costs of the Association via the Foundation

Work with the Foundation Board of Directors to develop a strategy for building the foundation core to adequately fund the personnel costs of the Association by September 1, 2015.


6         Annual Reunion Committee

Goal 1:  Examine and Evaluate the Previous Year Reunions  (11/13)

Goal 2:  Establish guidelines and goals for next reunion based on evaluations (11/13)

Goal 3:  Develop a list of tasks and responsibility descriptions. (12/14)

Goal 4:  Enlist task leaders and committee coordinators for tasks (1/14)

Goal 5:  Provide coordinated over-site for next reunion (2014)


Foundation  Website

Cal Farley's Boys Ranch Alumni Association


Cal Farley's Boys Ranch Alumni Association

PO Box 9435

Amarillo, Texas  79105


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