Michelle Tremillo

Co-Executive Director, Texas Organizing Project

Michelle Tremillo, Co-Executive Director and one of TOP’s co-founders, is a 4th generation Tejana, born and raised in a low-income neighborhood in San Antonio. She has two decades of community organizing experience, and is responsible for raising a multi-million dollar budget, co-developing TOP’s overall strategy to create and win on our economic and racial justice policy agenda in Texas’ 3 largest metro areas, as well as leading TOP’s voter engagement program–the largest independent grassroots program in Texas–which has mobilized more than 3.2 million Black and Latino voters to the ballot box across the state. Michelle has been recognized numerous times locally and nationally for her leadership in the progressive movement, including: in Mother Jones as one of 8 women leading the resistance in Texas (2017), in Texas Monthly’s 2018 Power Issue, along with Brianna Brown, as one of 31 Texans taking charge, and as one of She The People’s 20 Women of Color in Politics to Watch in 2020, which was also featured in Elle Magazine.


2023 Family Philanthropy Leadership Retreat

Posted on April 19, 2023 by Susan Stamerjohn, Michelle Tremillo, Alejandro Foung, Dr. Jason Franklin, Jonathan Brack, Sandra Fluke, Tonya Allen, Diego Zegarra, Sue Banerjee, Catherine Maddox Walton

Save the Date 2023 Family Philanthropy Leadership Retreat
Thank you so much for your interest in the Leadership Retreat. The event is sold out, and we are no longer accepting names for the waitlist, due to the unlikelihood of accommodating everyone on it already. We are delighted by the response, and we regret that we have to turn anyone away. Please keep an eye on our Programs and… Read More