Board of Directors

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

Suzan Deison

Suzan Deison

CEO/President/Founder

GHWCC

Dr. Juliet Breeze

Dr. Juliet Breeze

2020 Chair of the Board
CEO & Medical Director

Next Level Urgent Care

Elizabeth Gonzalez Brock

Elizabeth Gonzalez Brock

2019 Chair of the Board
Director of Local Relations

CenterPoint Energy

Abby Alford

Abby Alford

Transaction Manager
CBRE

Heather Betancourth

Heather Betancourth

Community & Government Relations Representative

Chevron Phillips Chemical Co., LP

Stacy Canady

Stacy Canady

Assistant Vice President, AT&T External & Legislative Affairs

AT&T

Denise Castillo-Rhodes

Denise Castillo-Rhodes

Executive Vice President/Chief Financial Officer

Texas Medical Center

Sara Cronin

Sara Cronin

Director,
Corporate Communications / Govt Affairs

TPC Group

Loretta Cross

Loretta Cross

Managing Director

STOUT

Karen David-Green

Karen David-Green

Senior Vice President Stakeholder Engagement & Chief Marketing Officer

Weatherford International Ltd.

Susan Dray

Susan Dray

Director, Alternative Channel Business Development

Reliant, an NRG Company

Allison Esenkova

Allison Esenkova

Vice President

PARIVEDA

Samina Farid

Samina Farid

Farid Ventures

Kristina Fenske

Kristina Fenske

Executive Vice President, Team Leader and Business Development
Central Bank

Cyndy Garza Roberts

Cyndy Garza Roberts

Director Community Impact/External Affairs

COMCAST

Deborah Gordon

Deborah Gordon

Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer

Memorial Hermann Health System

Leisa Holland-Nelson

Leisa Holland-Nelson

Vice-President/CMO

Astoundz

Nikki Homratsamy

Nikki Homratsamy

Director, Tax

PKF Texas

Linda Humphries

Linda Humphries

Senior Vice President / Marketing Director
Allegiance Bank

Myrtle Jones

Myrtle Jones

2018 Chair of the Board

Senior Vice President-Tax

Halliburton

Matt Kabot

Matt Kabot

Greater Houston Area Complex Manager

Morgan Stanley

Dana Kervin

Dana Kervin

Chief Development Officer

The ARKGROUP 

Heather Linton

Heather Linton

Divisional Vice President of National Accounts and Energy

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas

Karen Love

Karen Love

Chief Executive Officer

Karen Love & Co.

Veronica Torralba Lozano

Veronica Torralba Lozano

Bridging Strategy and Execution / International Joint Ventures / Launching New Products

AIG

Chapter Chairs

Heather Betancourth

Heather Betancourth

Community & Government Relations Representative

Chevron Phillips Chemical Co., LP

Brenda James

Brenda James

(The Woodlands North Houston Co-Chair)
Brenda James & Co.

 

Irene Helsinger

Irene Helsinger

(Fort Bend Chapter Chair)
Managing Director
NewportLLC

Mary Ryder

Mary Ryder

(Fort Bend Chapter Chair)
Executive Vice President
Cadence Bank

Brenda Mainwaring

Brenda Mainwaring

(The Woodlands/North Houston Co-Chair)

Assistant Vice President, Public Affairs

Union Pacific Railroad

Sallie Rainer

Sallie Rainer

(The Woodlands/North Houston Co-Chair)

President & CEO

Entergy Texas

Robin Fielder

Robin Fielder

(The Woodlands/North Houston Co-Chair)

President/Chief Operating Officer

Noble Midstream

Jennifer Briscoe

Jennifer Briscoe

(Energy Corridor / Katy Area Chapter Co-Chair)
President

Hiring Source

Maria Martinez

Maria Martinez

(Energy Corridor / Katy Area Chapter Co-Chair)
Vice President, HR & Administration

Murphy Oil

Amanda E. (Franke) Eaves

Amanda E. (Franke) Eaves

(Bay Area Chapter Co-Chair)

Director and Office Industry Leader of Governmental & Public Non-Profit Audit and Higher Ed Services

BKD CPAs & Advisors

Ann Krieger

Ann Krieger

(Bay Area Chapter Co-Chair)

Financial Advisor

Morgan Stanley 

Halisha Balla

Halisha Balla

Cost, Business Plan & Controls Section Supervisor
Baytown Complex – Mechanical

ExxonMobil

EX-OFFICIO

Rhonda Arnold

Rhonda Arnold

Chief Community Relations Officer

Houston Airport Systems

Caleen Allen

Caleen Allen

General Manager, Strategic Partnerships

Houston I.S.D

Lina Bell

Lina Bell

Director, Diversity and Inclusion

Rice University

Sarah Blakelock

Sarah Blakelock

Director of Communication

Conroe ISD

Linda Buchman

Linda Buchman

Community Relations Officer

Spring Branch I.S.D.

LaQuita Carter

LaQuita Carter

School Leadership Officer

Spring ISD

Bob Charlet

Bob Charlet

Market President
& Publisher

Houston Business Journal

Linda Head

Linda Head

Sr. Associate Vice Chancellor

Lone Star College Foundation

Brenda James

Brenda James

(The Woodlands North Houston Co-Chair)
Brenda James & Co.

 

Karen Marshall

Karen Marshall

Director of Client Services

METRO

Dr. Susan Osterberg

Dr. Susan Osterberg

Adjunct Professor of Arts & Humanities

University of Houston Downtown

Gilda Ramirez

Gilda Ramirez

Senior Director, Small Business and Education Outreach

Port of Houston Authority

Gabriella "Gaby" Rowe

Gabriella “Gaby” Rowe

Executive Director and CEO

ION Houston

Linda Schaible

Linda Schaible

VP, Marketing & Strategic Development

Houston Chronicle

Meredith Watassek

Meredith Watassek

Director of Career and
Technical Education

Fort Bend ISD