MEET THE TEAM

TOMMY ROSSON

Executive Director

As the Founder and Executive Director of HOUSTON RESPONDS, Tommy Rosson brings his expertise as a strategic growth, marketing, and fundraising consultant to help unite and empower churches to mobilize long-term recovery in their various communities across the Greater Houston area.

JENNIFER CASEY

Operations Coordinator

Jennifer relocated here from Dallas with over four years of nonprofit work experience connecting churches with resources related to social needs. She also has four years of Quality Assurance experience and ten years of management skills. She has a heart for others and is excited to be a part of HOUSTON RESPONDS and Harvey Relief.

IRVIN CLARK

Area Developer

A respected spiritual leader, humanitarian, and community activist, Pastor Irvin Clark brings 20 years of experience to his role as Area Developer for HOUSTON RESPONDS. He is focused on uniting churches, recovery agencies, nonprofits, and local leaders for disaster response & readiness.

DUANE THERIOT

Communications Director

Duane has extensive experience developing and leading engaging communication strategies for faith-based and corporate organizations. He is helping raise awareness and support as HOUSTON RESPONDS guides the long-term recovery of Harvey and tackles other disasters going forward.

JEFF SCHULZ

Director of Coalitions

A pastor and para-church leader, Jeff brings expertise in organizational development, ministry partnerships and team-building to the task of fulfilling the HOUSTON RESPONDS vision of twenty coalitions and 1,000 churches engaged in disaster response, recovery, and readiness.

THOMASINA BURNS

Readiness Program Coordinator

Thomasina brings more than 15 years of experience in personal, corporate, and non-profit training as well as leadership development. Her strength comes through her unique ability to creating an interactive and enjoyable environment that supports learning. She is putting this to use by helping HOUSTON RESPONDS coalitions promote disaster readiness within local churches.

COLLEEN HENNEKE

Recovery Director

Colleen's experience includes over 30 years in financial management, strategic finance, public accounting and leadership. She is a CPA, has served as CFO for multiple organizations, and brings several years in Harvey recovery work with Bayou City Relief. Colleen is using her expertise to coordinate grant funding for HOUSTON RESPONDS rebuild coalitions.

SONYA MEYERS

Coalition Support

With over 25 years of leadership, sales, and customer service experience, Sonya has worked with many corporate and non-profit organizations, including Harvey recovery work with Hope Disaster Recovery and Foundry United Methodist Church. Sonya is using her business expertise and her desire to serve to advise, support, and develop coalitions.

CHARLEY ELGIN

Construction Advisor

As Construction Advisor, Charley’s experience includes 26 years in para-church ministry. He served as the state manager for Alabama with Promise Keepers, associate staff with Campus Crusade for Christ – Military Ministry, and for the past 12 years as founder and executive director of Pathfinder Mission, a faith-based 501c3 Disaster Response Ministry. Charley has extensive experience working with churches, volunteers, and rebuilding in the aftermath of natural disasters.

SARA MOORE

Communications Coordinator

Bio coming soon...

COALITION LEADERS

BAY AREA & GALVESTON COUNTY

BEN BALDWIN

4B Disaster

Response Network

CHANNELVIEW AREA

TAMMI SCOTT

North Channel

Responds

CY-FAIR

AREA

GODFREY HUBERT

Hope Disaster

Recovery

KATY

AREA

TOM PRETTI

Katy

Responds

LAKE

HOUSTON

JEFF SCHULZ

Houston Responds:

Lake Houston

NORTH

CENTRAL HOUSTON

TANYA DEBOSE

Houston Responds: North Central

NORTHEAST HOUSTON

JOHNNY GENTRY

Northeast Houston

Responds

SOUTHWEST

HOUSTON

GARY FLAHARTY

S.H.U.R.

Network

WEST

HOUSTON

TREVOR BARNETT

The Restoration

Team

EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS

TOM COMSTOCK

Operating Partner

LKCM Headwater Investments

PETER FORBES

Retired Executive

Corporate & Non-Profit Organizations

HEATHER HUMPHREY

Chief Financial Officer

David Weekley Homes

BRANDON LACKEY

Executive Pastor

Bayou City Fellowship

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