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Board of Directors

Lisa Jones, MA, MT-BC, GC-C
Board Position: Executive Director
Job Title: Music Therapist, Grief Counselor

Bio: Lisa Jones, MA, MT-BC, GC-C serves as the Programming Director of the Camp Sol retreats, and is the music therapy supervisor and a certified grief counselor at Children’s Medical Center-Dallas.  Lisa has worked at Children’s Medical Center-Dallas since 1998, covering the areas of trauma, general pediatrics, renal, cardiology, neurology, and oncology, and currently specializes in palliative care and grief support.  Lisa has presented on music therapy and grief throughout the country and is an American Music Therapy Association National Roster Internship Director.  Prior to working at Children’s, Lisa had a music therapy private practice in Los Angeles, California, and provided services to psychiatric hospitals, geriatric facilities, and individuals with special needs.  On a personal note, Lisa lives in Grapevine, TX with her husband and three children.

Lesley Lingnell, MS, MEd, LPS-S, RPT
Board Position: President/Founder of Camp Sol
Job Title: Clinical Therapist/Play Therapist

Bio: Lesley Lingnell is a licensed professional counselor and registered play therapist.  She worked at Children’s Medical Center for 19 years specializing in the needs of chronic and terminally ill children.  As co-founder of Camp Sol Inc., she has served a variety of roles within the organization. Lesley has presented on play therapy and grief issues throughout the country.  On a personal note, Lesley currently lives in St. Louis, Missouri with her husband and two children.

William Giger
Board Position: Vice President
Job Title: Tenet Healthcare – Program Management Coordinator

Bio: William Giger is an operations and project manager with 16 years of experience in the telecommunications industry and currently in the healthcare industry.  In November 2006, William’s family (his wife Noel and children Calvin & Jordan) lost their 3 month old son/brother, Ian Westley Giger, to SIDS.  They were given information about Camp Sol by a Children’s Medical Center Life Counselor and attended the March 2007 Camp Sol Family Retreat.  The first year was really tough, but for the first time since Ian’s death, they felt like people really understood how they felt. It was very helpful to talk with families that were further in their grief process and shared a hope for the future.  They had been coming to Camp Sol events for 4 years and decided that they wanted to do more to support an organization that supports “Healing the Family Heart”, so William volunteered to join the board.  William and his family, Noel, Calvin (12), Jordan (9), Gavin (2), and Aaron (born 12/30/2010) miss Ian, but have found the smiles again and look forward to future Camp Sol events and helping other family’s find their new “Normal” and see the “Hope” for the future.

Travis Allison
Board Position: Director of Marketing
Job Title: Manager, EY, Innovation Center of Excellence

Bio: Travis joined the board in 2011 and brings with him over 15 years of marketing and art direction experience. Mr. Allison currently holds the position of Manager of the Innovation Center of Excellence, which overarches the entire consulting arm of EY (Ernst & Young). Travis received his degree in Fine Arts from the University of Colorado at Boulder and now lives at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains with his wonderful wife Traci, daughter Emma, son Austin, and 2 boxers.

Tisha Ghormley
Board Position: Director
Job Title: Homemaker/Retired Attorney

Bio: Tisha has volunteered at Children’s Medical Center-Dallas since 2004 and has served on the Children’s Medical Center Board of Trustees, Volunteer Auxiliary Board and Women’s Auxiliary.  Tisha is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin at Madison with a bachelor of arts in political science and communication arts.  Tisha received her law degree from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.  Tisha is not currently practicing law.  Instead, she devotes her time to her husband and three children.

Adam DeYoung
Board Position: Treasurer
Job Title: Vice President, Finance – Morgan Stanley

Bio: Mr. DeYoung has served on the Board of Directors of Camp Sol since 2007 and currently holds the position of Treasurer. Mr. DeYoung brings more than 15 years of finance and accounting experience to the organization most recently with Morgan Stanley as Vice President of Finance. In this position, Mr. DeYoung is responsible for corporate finance, strategic planning, budgeting and forecasting for Morgan Stanley’s U.S. residential mortgage servicing division. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Mr. DeYoung held management roles at Centex Corporation including Vice President of Strategic Planning and Valuation and Vice President of Capital Markets for their subprime mortgage company. There he was responsible for corporate and asset valuation, asset acquisition, securitization, secondary marketing and fixed income investor relations. Prior to Centex, Mr. DeYoung held capital markets and finance positions at AmeriCredit and Citigroup. Mr. DeYoung received his B.B.A. in Finance from Texas Tech University and currently resides in Colleyville, TX with his wife and three children.

Julie N. Germann, Ph.D.
Board Position: Secretary
Job Title: Pediatric Psychologist

Bio: Julie N. Germann, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist, specializing in pediatric psychology. She has worked at Children’s Health of Dallas since 2008 as the psychologist for the Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant teams. Dr. Germann has almost 20 years of experience working with pediatric populations on issues of adjusting to illness, coping, adherence, and making positive lifestyle changes. She began volunteering at Camp Sol in 2009.   Julie resides in Dallas with her family.

Kate Hoedebeck
Board Position: Board Member
Job Title:  Independent Marketing Consultant

Bio: Kate Hoedebeck comes to Camp Sol with 15 plus years of consumer product marketing experience.  Her marketing career began with Dr. Scholl’s and then led to opportunities at Dr Pepper.  Currently she works as an independent marketing consultant, helping companies position their brands for growth.  She holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Richmond and an MBA from Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University, where she is also an instructor of business presentation techniques.  She  serves on the advisory board of Trinity River Mission and the Parent Association Board for the Lamplighter School.  Kate and her husband Jeff live in Dallas with their three daughters.

Tina Burford
Board Position: Board Member
Job Title: Project Coordinator

Bio:  Tina Burford has been a Camp Sol volunteer for over 10 years now. She recently returned to the board to take a more active role in the day to day business. She has served as our hospitality coordinator for our annual Back to School event for the past 7 years and also helps with coordination of our Heart and Sol 5k. Her background is varied in marketing and accounting although these days she’s a stay at home mom with lots of volunteer hours spent at her son’s school. Tina and her husband Brett live in Dallas with their son and love to travel!

Naomi Winick

Board Position: Board Member
Job Title: Pediatric Oncologist

Bio: Naomi Winick is a pediatric oncologist who is also boarded in Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine.  She has worked at Children’s Medical Center Dallas for more than 25 years, in the Hematology/Oncology division, providing patient care and conducting clinical research.  She was part of the inaugural Camp Sol Board and now, after a long hiatus has been honored to return as the Medical Director.  Naomi lives in Dallas with her husband and three children.

PROGRAMMING MEMBERS

Lisa Jones: Director of Programming
Music therapist and Certified Grief Counselor at Children’s Health
Director of Camp Sol Weekends

Karen Norris: Children’s Programming
Music Therapist at Children’s Health

Shannon Wilson: Volunteer Coordinator
Music Therapist at Children’s Health

Annie Cross
Music Therapist at Children’s Health

Sarah Lofton
Licensed Professional Counselor Intern at Children’s Health
Lizzy Peterson
Child Life Specialist at Children’s Health
Carmen Cogwell
Camp Sol Parent
Ardis Lo
Licensed Professional Counselor Intern at Therapy on the Square
Helen Sterrett
Child Life Specialist at Children’s Health
Erika Lopez-Bertiery
Oncology Fellow at Children’s Health

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Our Mission

Healing the family heart from the death of a child through a supportive, warm environment where grieving families share experiences and participate in a variety of fun and nurturing activities, specifically designed for families, adults, and children.

Testimonials

“We were able to listen and share our thoughts and feelings while listening to other parents and how their children were responding to their own loss.”
– Charlie, Camp Sol parent

Mailing Address

Camp Sol, Inc.
C/O Lisa Jones
Children's Health-Child Life
1935 Medical District Drive
Dallas, TX 75235
Phone: 214.456.8119
Fax Number: 469.718.0515