Holly Packer graduated from Abilene Christian University with a B.A. in Ministry to Children and Families (magna cum laude). She is currently working on a Masters of Social Work at the University of Houston, with plans of achieving a LMSW in 2020 followed by a LCSW. Holly has worked in various roles at several different churches as a part of their family ministry teams. Prior to working with SCCIP, she was a Case Manager Intern at Hope’s Door New Beginnings Center, serving clients impacted by domestic violence. Holly was born and raised in the Dallas area and loves this city. She has a passion for social justice and a strong conviction to fight for equal rights for all people and hopes to contribute to making positive changes in the spaces she has been placed in. She is a pastor’s wife and is extremely involved in the local church. She is married to Collin Packer, and they have three children, Maddox, Addison, and Brooklyn.
Emily Schuerman is a junior at the University of Texas studying Government and Sociology. She is passionate about serving others and has traveled to both Haiti and Malawi to promote the spread of education through the construction of primary schools in underprivileged villages. Planning to attend law school after graduating, she has worked as an assistant to a local criminal defense attorney and interned with LSJA since January 2019.