Board of Directors

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

Suzan Deison


Elizabeth Gonzalez Brock

2019 Chair of the Board
Director of Local Relations

CenterPoint Energy

Myrtle Jones

2018 Chair of the Board

Senior Vice President-Tax


April Bailey

Senior Vice President/Commercial Lending Manager

Amegy Bank

Dr. Juliet Breeze

CEO & Medical Director

Next Level Urgent Care

Mary Anne Brelinsky

Kathy Britton

Denise Castillo-Rhodes

Executive Vice President/Chief Financial Officer

Texas Medical Center

Sara Cronin

Director, Corporate Communications / Govt Affairs

TPC Group

Loretta Cross

Managing Director


Karen David-Green

Senior Vice President Stakeholder Engagement & Chief Marketing Officer

Weatherford International Ltd.

Susan Dray

Director, Alternative Channel Business Development


Allison Esenkova

Vice President


Samina Farid

Farid Ventures

Cyndy Garza Roberts

Director Community Impact/External Affairs


Valerie Gibbs

Executive Vice President, Chief C&I Officer

Allegiance Bank

Debra Hatter



Melanie Herz Promecene

Vice President, Director of Interiors

MORRIS Architects

Leisa Holland-Nelson



Matt Kabot

Greater Houston Area Complex Manager

Morgan Stanley

Dana Kervin

Jennifer Kirk

Vice President/Principal Accounting Officer

Occidental Petroleum

Karen Love

Julie Luecht



Melinda Little

Director of Government Affairs

Comcast – Houston

Jessica Mahaffey

Vice President, Corporate Affairs

Direct Energy

Janette Marx

Global Chief Operating Officer


Elizabeth Matthews

Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Total Petrochemical & Refining USA

Bambi McCullough

Professional Speaker & CEO

Chrysalis Partners

Annette Monks


Carlton Staffing

Jeanine Haller Piskurich

Vice President Land, US Lower 48 Onshore

BP America Production Company BPX Energy

Sandra Porter

Vice President, Corporate Marketing & Business Development


Erika Tolar

Worldwide Executive – Private Equity Sales & Strategy

FedEx Services

Elizabeth Travis, Ph.D., FASTRO

Associate Vice President, Women Faculty Program

MD Anderson Cancer Center

Dr. Mary Ann R. Wilkins

Vice President & Senior Business Development Officer

Stewart Title Guaranty Group

Melinda Yee

Partner | M&A Transaction Services


Beth Young

Senior Vice President

Colliers International

Robin Young-Ellis


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

(Bay Area Chapter Co-Chair)

Financial Advisor

Morgan Stanley 

Jennifer Briscoe

(Energy Corridor / Katy Area Chapter Co-Chair)

Hiring Source

Maria Martinez

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

Murphy Oil

Rachael Tobor

(Energy Corridor / Katy Area Chapter Co-Chair)

Vice President, Financial Advisor

Morgan Stanley

Robin Fielder

(The Woodlands/North Houston Co-Chair)

Vice President, Investor Relations

Anadarko Petroleum

Brenda Mainwaring

(The Woodlands/North Houston Co-Chair)

Assistant Vice President, Public Affairs

Union Pacific Railroad

Sallie Rainer

(The Woodlands/North Houston Co-Chair)

President & CEO

Entergy Texas

Irene Helsinger

(Fort Bend Chapter Chair)

Managing Director



Cindy Pena Sarrat

Public Affairs

Federal Reserve Bank

Caleen Allen

General Manager, Strategic Partnerships

Houston I.S.D

Rhonda Arnold

Chief Community Relations Officer

Houston Airport Systems

Katelyn Balch

Events and Marketing Coordinator


Lina Bell

Director, Diversity and Inclusion

Rice University

Nelda Luce Blair

Sarah Blakelock

Director of Communication

Conroe ISD

Linda Buchman

Community Relations Officer

Spring Branch I.S.D.

LaQuita Carter

School Leadership Officer

Spring ISD

Bob Charlet

Market President & Publisher

Houston Business Journal

Dr. LaTonya Goffney


Aldine ISD

Holly Gruy

Linda Head

Sr. Associate Vice Chancellor

Lone Star College Foundation

Brenda James

HR Roundtable


Maryanne Maldonado

Karen Marshall

Director of Client Services


Sonia Mathur

Managing Director

Golden Seeds Houston

Dr. Susan Osterberg

Adjunct Professor of Arts & Humanities

University of Houston Downtown

Gilda Ramirez

Senior Director, Small Business and Education Outreach

Port of Houston Authority

Sally Ramsay

Senior Vice President

Pierpont Communications

Matt Ross


Ventures Marketing

Linda Schaible

VP, Marketing & Strategic Development

Houston Chronicle

Katherine Schieffelin

Assistant Dean, External Relations

Jones School of Business @ Rice University

Danielle Scheiner

Meredith Watassek

Director of Career and Technical Education

Fort Bend ISD


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