Board of Directors

Meet the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce Board Members

Suzan Deison

CEO/President/Founder

Elizabeth Travis, Ph.D., FASTRO

Associate Vice President, Women Faculty Program

MD Anderson Cancer Center

Valerie Gibbs

Chair of the Board

Allegiance Bank

April Bailey

Senior Vice President and Commercial Lending Manager

Amegy Bank

Mary Anne Brelinsky

Elizabeth Brock

Director of Local Relations
CenterPoint Energy

Denise Castillo-Rhodes

Immediate Past Chair

Texas Medical Center

Sara Cronin

Director, Corporate Communications / Govt Affairs

TPC Group

Loretta Cross

Managing Director

Stout Risius Ross

Cris Daskevich

Senior Vice President

Texas Children’s Hospital

Susan Dray

Director, Alternative Channel Business Development

NRG

Allison Esenkova

Vice President

PARIVEDA

Samina Farid

Community Leader

Paige Gerich

Partner

BKD, LLP

Heather Griffin

Principal

Mercer

Debra Hatter

Partner

Strasburger

Susan Hill

Senior Managing Director

HFF, LP

Leisa Holland-Nelson

Vice-President/CMO

Astoundz

Laura Hrehor

Managing Director – Strategic Planning

Dynegy

Dana Kervin

Chief Political Strategist

Houston Association of Realtors

Janine Koch

Partner, Internal Audit Transformation

Deloitte

Melinda Little

Director of Government Affairs

Comcast – Houston

Karen Love

Director/Owner, Practice Growth

PKF Texas

Abby Ludens

SVP Human Capital

Mattress Firm

Jessica Mahaffey

Vice President, Corporate Affairs

Direct Energy

Janette Marx

Global Chief Operating Officer

Airswift

Elizabeth Matthews

Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Total Petrochemical & Refining USA

Regina Mayor

National Sector Leader for Energy & Natural Resources

KPMG

Molly McGuirk

Marsha Murray

President

Murray Resources

Jeanine Haller Piskurich

East Area Land Manager, US Lower 48 Onshore

BP America Production Company

Sandra Porter

Vice President, Corporate Marketing & Business Development

Hines

Melanie Herz Promecene

Vice President, Director of Interiors

MORRIS Architects

Cyndy Garza Roberts

Director of Public Affairs

H-E-B

Ariana Smetana

Principal & Founder

artVIA

Erika Tolar

Worldwide Account Manager – Private Equity Sales & Strategy

FedEx Services

Dr. Mary Ann R. Wilkins

Vice President & Senior Business Development Officer

Stewart Title Guaranty Group

Debby Young

Managing Director

Accenture

CBRE

Enbridge

CHAPTER CHAIRS

Irene Helsinger

Managing Director

Newport Board Group

Sallie Rainer

President & CEO

Entergy Texas

EX-OFFICIO

Caleen Allen

Ex-Officio

Houston I.S.D

Rhonda Arnold

Anness Jensen

VP-Retail Banking

IBC Bank

Nelda Luce Blair

Elizabeth Brown-Guillory, Ph.D

Interim Dean of the Thomas F. Freeman Honors College

Texas Southern University

Linda Buchman

LaQuita Carter

School Leadership Officer

Spring ISD

Bob Charlet

Market President & Publisher

Houston Business Journal

Fabiola Currarino

Executive Director, Career Development Office

Rice University

Dr. Charlotte Davis

Director of Guidance, Counseling & At-Risk Students

Aldine ISD

Nicole Robinson Gauthier

Executive Director

Lone Star College Foundation

Brenda James

Ex-Officio

Clayton Personnel

Maryanne Maldonado

Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Houston Technology Center

Karen Marshall

Ex-Officio

METRO

Ayse McCracken

Dr. Susan Osterberg

Vice President and President –Elect

The University of Houston, C.T. Bauer College of Business

Gilda Ramirez

Sally Ramsay

Matt Ross

Meredith Watassek

Ex-Officio

Fort Bend ISD

Sarah Wood

Ex-Officio

Conroe ISD

Beth Young

GHWCC

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