Anjuli “A.J.” Renold directs the administration and communications for the center’s research portfolio. Ms. Renold is an experienced communicator, project manager and former executive director for the American Red Cross and Court Appointed Special Advocates organizations. She is skilled in managing a portfolio of strategic relationships and now serves, when assigned, as a member of the National Elected Official Liaison Network for the American Red Cross during disasters. As the chief administrative officer of Voices for Children, CASA of the Brazos Valley Inc. a non-profit organization, she was responsible for the management of federal, state and private grants. During her time as an Executive Director, Ms. Renold developed and oversaw data driven methods of program evaluation to ensure quality mission delivery. She identified and advocated for changes within the local, state and national child welfare system through service on the National Leadership Council for National CASA and Travis County Model Court Disproportionality Committee. Ms. Renold is a graduate of Texas A&M University and holds a Master of Journalism degree in Strategic Communication from the University of North Texas. She is skilled in project management, strategic planning, program development, implementation and evaluation, crisis management, strategic communication, media relations, and grant management.