About Us

Who We Are

Amite Dominick, PhD
President/Executive Director

Dr.  Amite Dominick became President and Founder of TPCA in July 2021. Dr. Dominick previously served as the vice president of TPAA from May 2018 to June 2021. During her time with TPAA, Dr.  Dominick worked with legislators to file historic bills that requested Humane temperatures within the Texas Prisons, co-authored reports, conducted various training of advocacy for affected family members, and organized events to bring awareness events to the community. Prior to her involvement with TPAA she was a Board Member of Texas CURE. Dr. Dominick obtained both her Bachelors of Clinical and Counseling Psychology and Master’s Degree in Psychology from San Jose State University and Doctorate degree in Psychology, Loma Linda University in California. Her major areas of concentration included Experimental, Biological, and Social Psychology.

Dr. Dominick is a former Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology at Argosy University, Farmers Branch, Texas, and Adjunct Professor at the University of Wisconsin, Parkside, Moreno Valley Community College, Riverside Community College, and San Bernardino Community College at Crafton Hills.

Dr. Dominick is passionate about seeing changes made to the inhumane conditions in Texas prisons. Dr. Dominick has testified before the Texas state legislatures regarding these conditions. She has been profiled in various publications and has spoken at major conferences and events, including Hope Summit. As President  & Founder of TPCA Dr. Dominick is committed in every way to whatever this fight takes.

Board Members

J. Carlee Purdum, PhD

Jessica Dickerson