Angela Pinckard-Hale serves as a Program Officer on the AmeriCorps Texas team. Angela brings more than twenty years’ experience with AmeriCorps, which began with her service as a full-time AmeriCorps member after college. Angela has worked on staff and as Program Director for various AmeriCorps State and National programs in Texas and Louisiana. Angela has also served on staff at the Arkansas Service Commission, where she helped direct programming for the AmeriCorps Arkansas State portfolio. Angela holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts from the University of Louisiana at Monroe, and is a strong advocate of adult learning/education and national service. When she is not working, Angela can likely be found reading, writing, or spending time with her husband and their blended family of one cat, Ziggy, and one dog, Cassie.