Leadership

Governing Committee Officers
Dr. Charlotte Immenschuh
Chair
Michele Anderson
Vice Chair
Ray Berend
Treasurer
Randy Hawkins
Secretary
Governing Committee Members

Deana Abiassi
Kenneth Bennett, Jr.
Michael Briggs
Becky Butler Capp
Rebecca Byers

 

Staff: 
J. Antonio Fernandez
Gladys Gonzalez
Sarah Crowder
Lisette DeLeon

William “Billy” Cox
Dr. Ricardo Diaz
J. Antonio Fernandez
Mary Grilliette
Lynsey Hernandez

Amy Livingstone
Kimberly Miller Perry
Dr. Diane Melby
Lisa Mendez
Paul Olivier

Seton Home Directors

Gladys Gonzalez has been with Catholic Charities for almost five years, serving in various capacities at multiple sites to advance the mission, increase capacity and sustainability, and has managed over 45 programs providing relief to those most vulnerable in our community. Currently, Gladys is the Executive Director at Seton Home responsible for providing a safe and loving refuge for pregnant and/or parenting teenage girls in crisis with the goal of breaking the cycle of abuse and neglect in children. In addition, Gladys was previously Vice President of Programs at Catholic Charities where she developed, implemented, and maintained operations as the organization established a new business model. As Executive Director at Guadalupe Community Center, Gladys was instrumental in launching new programs to address emergency services, education, and self-sufficiency initiatives ensuring compliance with federal grants and local funding. Prior to Catholic Charities, she held roles as a Talent Acquisition Manager and Operations Director for Career Transitions, an executive coaching organization. She began her career at USAA where she worked for 19 years with her last role working in the Office of CEO Support. Gladys has a Bachelor of Business Administration with an emphasis in International Business from the University of the Incarnate Word. Gladys has a passion for serving having done so since childhood. She has served in various leadership roles in the community including involvement in ACTS Retreats.

Kari Stewart is the Vice President of Program for Seton Home. In this role, she is responsible for direct implementation of services provided to the mothers and babies at Seton Home. She also strategizes for goal, objective, and outcome achievement for programs. Previously, she was the Catholic Charities Deputy Director, Family and Children’s Services responsible for the oversight of programs tailored to the needs of families and individuals, including parent education, counseling, prenatal education, labor and birth support, and residential services for homeless mothers and infants. She has over 20 years of experience at Catholic Charities serving as program director, parent educator, and child birth educator. Kari holds a Master of Public Health degree in Maternal and Child Health from Tulane University School of Public Health. She has also earned certifications in Non-Profit Management from the University of Texas at San Antonio, Parent Education, Childbirth Education, and Sign2Me Baby Sign Language Presenter.

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