Daphne Brookins currently sits on the OneStar National Service Commission Board as an Appointed Commissioner for Governor Perry and Abbott. Daphne is a Human Services Specialist for the City of Fort Worth Community Action Partners and is the coordinator a youth leadership academy for youth ages 13-18 called Rising Stars. She is a board member of the Young Women’s Leadership Academy, Expanding Your Horizons (a STEM program for middle school girls), the Amon Carter Jr. Downtown YMCA, Tarrant County Challenge, and serves on the District Advisory Committee (DAC) for FWISD. She is also a former forum leader and former spokesperson for the American Cancer Society, former Mayor Pro Tem and Councilwoman for the City of Forest Hill, and a past member of the Texas Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities, the Tarrant County CHIP Coalition, and Fort Worth Sister Cities Young Professional Advisory Council. Brookins received a bachelor’s degree from Texas Wesleyan University where she served as President of the Alumni Association.