2023 Election Candidates

Candidates listed alphabetically

Amanda Bopp

Seven years of service in a variety of chair positions through PTA and Athletic Booster Club. Four years as PTA Board Member and Booster Club Vice President.  As a volunteer chair, I have organized several fundraising events such as our annual Gala and Auction and Parents Night Out.  In addition to overseeing multiple passive fundraisers with community retailers and restaurants throughout the school year/season. 

As PTA Board Member, I was responsible for building our membership base, designing and organizing both print and digital directories for staff and parents. As well as creating a sponsorship tier system to solicit local businesses in efforts to raise funds for our art department and new school playground. As Booster Club VP, I managed volunteer roles, oversaw community outreach programs such as Little Sisters, procured donors for our annual silent auction and organized end-of-year banquet for players and family.


Emilio Caamano

Emilio Caamano, an esteemed technology strategist and entrepreneur with over two decades of experience, is nominated for our nonprofit soccer board. Emilio’s impressive career includes leadership roles at tech giants like Microsoft and Cisco, coupled with successful startups in Mexico and the US.

His expertise extends to orchestrating multimillion-dollar technology implementations, advising top executives, and navigating public sector processes. Emilio excels in launching new technologies, bridging the gap between technical and non-technical stakeholders, and fostering high-value partnerships. His dedication to exceeding expectations and expanding technology operations aligns perfectly with our soccer nonprofit’s mission.

Emilio Caamano’s nomination represents a strategic move to elevate our nonprofit soccer board with his executive prowess.

Raul L. Smith

Runs a successful international parts and components trading company; with experience in strategy and sales. My skill set is creating and leading long term visions – and deployment of strategies.


Andrew Stripling

With over two decades of experience with technology and communications systems at Baylor University and Baylor Athletics, I have a detailed knowledge of communications needs and requirements, how to filter good data from bad, and how to deliver that messaging in a timely and informative fashion.

I work closely with and support the Baylor Athletics Communication and Marketing teams to deliver needed information to our staff, coaches, athletes and fans.  

As a soccer coach for the last 10 years, and now an observing parent of a player, I also have insight into how to phrase a situation or message, and how to deliver an impactful question and response, particularly in the proclivities of the club/parent relationship.