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LINDSEY POTTER

President

Lindsey has lived in Spring Valley for two years and joined the SVMC since 2017. Lindsey grew up outside of Houston and returned after graduating from the University of Texas at Austin with a BS in Child Development and spending a year living and working in Hawaii at the local children's hospital. Lindsey has an MA in Counseling Psychology from Houston Baptist University and before she resigned from her position in 2019 to stay at home with her new baby, she worked as a Child Life Specialist at Shriners Hospitals for Children for 8 years. Philanthropy, community and giving back are foundational values in her life and she looks forward to serving her Spring Valley community with you! You can find Lindsey teaching yoga and fitness classes in the Houston area, spending time with her family and friends, soaking up all the local activities, and making time to see the world.

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CRYSTAL WARE

Vice President

Going on 10 years in Spring Valley, Crystal is now a fully rehabilitated "inner looper." By day, she is a recovering lawyer, turned insurance broker/risk consultant, by night she is a jack-of-all-household-trades.  She has three boys (ages 3.5, 5, and 7), two of whom are at Valley Oaks and one that is at HCEL.  She loves working out, running (holla if you want to train with me!!!), hosting friends and family, and enjoying girl time.  Crystal feels truly blessed to have found Spring Valley.  Its sufficiently close to enjoy all that in-town living has to offer, but with a proper community feel.  She has enjoyed making this a home, and hopes to share all that Spring Valley has to offer with new neighbors and members and continuing to grow the awesome mom-tribe.  

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EMILY GOODNIGHT

Treasurer

Emily is originally from the Dallas area but has been living in Houston for the past 10 years. She graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Business Administration specializing in Energy Management and Finance. Emily’s career brought her to Houston in 2011, and she currently works at SilverBow Resources Operating, LLC as a Landman. Emily is married and has 1 son, who is 1.5 years old. She enjoys traveling, running, yoga, pilates, drinking wine, and spending time with her family!

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MONAL PARMAR

Secretary, Social Media and Communications

Monal is a newer Spring Valley mom who has been in Houston since she was 3. Monal has her MBA and MHA, and works full time as a Director of Operations at a pediatric shot clinic for high risk infants. She loves to work out, organize family events, and try new restaurants with her 2 kids and husband Sunil. She loves living in the family friendly environment Spring Valley provides, as well as its close proximity to the city to really enjoy all Houston has to offer!

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ALLIE RUSSO

Adult Social 

Allie and her family moved to Spring Valley in December 2019. She and her husband, Rob have 2 kiddos - Emerson, age 6 and Eleanor, age 3. You can usually find them playing in their driveway, walking their 3 dogs, or bike riding around the neighborhood! 

When she isn’t busy being the CEO of the Russo household, Allie enjoys trying new restaurants, traveling, drinking wine with girlfriends, and working out (so she can eat/drink all of the things)! 

She has lived in Houston all of her life and loves Spring Valley because it is so close to city living but also has a wonderful neighborhood feel. 

If you see her and her kids out, please stop and introduce yourselves! 

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JESSIE DONAHO

Adult Social 

Jessie has lived in Spring Valley for 10 years but is originally from Michigan. She graduated from Duke University with a BS in economics. She is an healthcare actuary, but currently works in product strategy at a health technology firm. Jessie is married and has two boys who are 8 and 5. She enjoys running, barre, hiking, kayaking, playing board games with her kids and watching them play sports.

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SARA TRACKWELL

Kids Social 

Sara is a new Spring Valley mom who is raising three little boys.  She is an engineer and works for ExxonMobil. Her and her husband Scott both grew up in the Houston area and are big Houston sports fans! 

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MEGHAN KORANEK

Kids Social

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APARNA TALLURI

New Member

Aparna and her family moved to Spring Valley in March of 2020. She is married and the proud mother of two young boys who always keep life interesting. She enjoys working out, traveling (with and without her kids), and hosting parties. She received her B.S. and J.D. from the University of Texas at Austin and Masters of Law from New York University. She currently works full-time as an attorney at Shell Oil Company.  

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DANIELLE HENDERSON

New Member

Danielle Henderson has lived in the neighborhood since late 2020, and joined SVMC in 2021.  She is married to Matt and is mom to two kiddos - Dawson & Madeline - both in school at VOE.  The kids keep the parents busy with activities in and out of school - you'll find them at the baseball fields, basketball court or the dance studio most weekday afternoons.  The Hendersons attend church at GBC, and have enjoyed getting to know the neighbors and neighborhood.  Most Friday afternoons you will find Danielle and the family at the Winningham street happy hour - fun times had by all! Outside the house, Danielle works in HR at a recruitment firm.   All things HR fall in her remit - from hiring/onboarding to ER issues to immigration to terminations. (If you have any personal HR questions or needs, she is happy to try and assist.)  Danielle also calls herself a foodie, and became Yelp Elite in 2021 (a life goal lol!).  If you need to talk through taco or brussels sprouts options, she's here to help! 

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ASHLIE SIMON

Outreach

Ashlie grew up in Spring Valley and is happy to be raising a family in the community she’s always called home. A former high school photography teacher, she works for herself as a portrait photographer specializing in family, newborn and motherhood imagery. Ashlie is a mom to three boys and enjoys art, travel, live music and spending time with her family and friends. She looks forward to finding meaningful ways to serve our community with you!