Board of Directors
Frank DaebelliehnI am Frank Daebelliehn born in 1958, happily married and a 32-year Army Veteran. My Wife Tracy is a 22-year Army Veteran as well. We love getting out and enjoying life, we are both certified scuba divers and volunteer with
David BradshawDavid serves as Vice President but is also the founder of our hunting program. David has made it possible for people with the severest disabilities to successfully hunt and enjoy life to the fullest. David is married to Cathleen and
Bruce KukerI served honorably in the US Army for 23+ years then I was medically retired post Operation Enduring Freedom Campaign. After my long-awaited initial SCI appointment @ ALMVAMC, I found the office of the PVA – Texas Chapter. Initially, I
Zach JonesBio coming soon
Board Member 1
Jason MeadI’m a Desert Storm Navy Vet. My injury is lumbar 1-5 incomplete. I have been a member for roughly 9 years. I live in Cypress TX which is in the NW Houston metropolitan area. I have tried to participate in
Board Member 2
Juan “Johnny” BandaMy name is Juan Banda aka “Johnny”. I enlisted in the Marine Corps straight out of high school back in 1983. My career in the Marine Corps was cut short in 1987 after contracting Transverse Myelitis and becoming a paraplegic.
Board Member 3
Joe BludeauMy name is Joe Bludeau SFC, USA (Ret.) I served in a combination of active and reserve Army components for approximately 17 years before my medical retirement as a Sergeant First Class (SFC/E-7) in late 2017 due to SCD (Multiple
Immediate Past President, National Vice President Liaison
Tammy JonesThroughout Tammy Jones’ early childhood, her dad was in the U.S. Army, and the patriotism and service to others he instilled had a big impact on her. During high school, Jones enjoyed participating in both the Army and Navy Junior
Anne RobinsonMy name is Anne Robinson and my other wonderful half is Harry. I am medically retired from the U.S. Army due to a military vehicle accident in October 1999, in which I became a C4 quadriplegic. I became involved with
Amanda SaundersAmanda is a native Houstonian. She has a background in accounting and came onboard with Paralyzed Veterans of America, Texas Chapter in 2008. She was later promoted to Chapter Executive Director. Amanda is passionate about the great things the Texas
Kedgerick SmithKedgerick became TPVA’s Sports Director in November 2016, taking on the challenge from Tammy. Kedgerick has a background in weightlifting and is looking forward to building on TPVA’s sports and recreation program.