Secretary, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Danchees, fondly known as D., is the associate director of the office of student financial aid at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center located in Dallas. She brings over 10 years of financial aid knowledge and over 15 years of training and development experience. D. has served her state and regional associations as a presenter, committee member/chair, and elected officer; currently vice president of TASFAA (Texas). D. was honored to receive the TASFAA Trailblazer and Southwest Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (SWASFAA) Philo Brasher Emerging Leadership awards in 2019, and was a member of NASFAA’s 2019-20 Diversity Leadership Program class. She is excited to contribute on the national level to increase academic success, and ensure all voices are represented. "We must be intentional about diversity and inclusion — both across various institution types and underrepresented groups in our organizations and communities," she said.