The Council works with Foundation staff to accomplish our mission to work with our community to expand opportunities for young people to learn, thrive and succeed.

There are currently 24 members that make up 2 standing committees of the Leadership Council: Governance Committee and Executive Committee.

Leadership Council Chair - Jon Loyens

As Chair of the Andy Roddick Foundation Leadership Council, Jon leads a group of professionals in Austin to build awareness and fundraising efforts for the Foundation here in Austin.

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Jon Loyens has lived in Austin since 2000 when he began his career at Trilogy Software. He's been a technology leader at a number of standout Austin software companies where positions have included CTO at Thinktiv, VP of Engineering at Bazaarvoice and VP of Engineering at Currently Jon is Chief Product Officer at the venture-backed startup, Jon is very active in the startup community in Austin and is an advisor to, and SmarterHQ. In his spare time, Jon is an active and avid tennis player and can be caught on weekends playing guitar in his band, The Midgetmen.

Past Chair: Alexis Simon

Secretary - Sandie Roth

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Sandie was born and raised in Canada and received a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of British Columbia and a Masters of Medical Biophysics from Western University.  Her career in orthopaedic medical devices has been diverse with roles in research, product development, marketing, and clinical and regulatory affairs.  

Sandie has lived in Austin since 2012 and enjoys playing tennis and running outside year round.   She is currently loving life as a mom with her newborn twins Annie and Wesley. 

Goverance Committee

Justin Cho is the chair of the Governance Committee. The Governance committee is responsible for ongoing review and recommendations to enhance the quality and future viability of the Leadership Council. 

If you are interested in applying to be on the Andy Roddick Foundation Leadership Council, or you would like more information about the roles and responsibilities, and impact of the Leadership Council, please contact