Meet Our Team

Our Staff

Clara B. Cooper, MBA

Executive Director

Elsa Gomez

Manager of Client Services

Leah Roberts

Development and Communications Coordinator

Felicia Bueschel

Client Service Specialist

Leslie Canchola

Client Service Specialist

Sandra Schweizerhof

Client Service Specialist

Maritza Cadena

Client Service Specialist

Amber Romero

Client Service Specialist

Maria Serrano

Client Service Specialist

OUR BOARD

President

Kavon L. Young, MD

Medical Director

El Centro de Corazon

Vice President

Gwendolyn J. Sims, MEd

Division Director, Nutrition & Chronic Disease Prevention

Harris County Public Health

Treasurer

Alissa Bowers

Partner, Private Client Services

RSM US LLP

Members

Jay Jenkins, JD

Attorney

Texas Criminal Justice Coalition

Robin Oloyede

National Reputation Program Manager

Houston Methodist 

Erica Jones

Community Development Officer

Frost Bank

Rachel Morris Rosson

Realtor

Greenwood King Realtors

Jo Lynn Turner

Regional Director, Provider 
Engagement - Southwest 

Prospero

OUR ADVISORY BOARD

We are honored to work with these community volunteers, professionals, and prior board members. 

JC Al-Uqdah

Diane Arms

Mary Ellen Bos

Robin Boykin

Ann Butchello

Erin Charlton

Carla Danbury

Darian Dixon

Mary Duran

A. Catalina Flores-Rau

Michele Fraga

Pamela Hanson

Kevin Hardman

Jamon Harrell

Ryane K. Jackson

Patti Martin

Ann McDaniel

Katherine Murphy

Lindy Neuhaus

Melanye Otto

Amy Reddell

Amy Reeves

Brannon Robertson

Melinda P. Rocha

Lisa Wilmore

Lois Wright

Helen Wright

Sarena Wright