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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.
Tania Castro is the Seton Home Residential Services Director with oversight of the entire school of residential and case management services. In this role, she also serves as liaison between case management and other departments to deliver quality, seamless wraparound services for our residents. Tania also leads the effort to ensure Trauma Informed Care Principles are effectively practiced and implemented. Previously, she worked at BCFS as the Associate Program Director for Foster Care responsible for program oversight of Transitional and Long Term Foster Care for domestic and international youth. Tania has seven years of experience working with children and families in a residential setting and earned a Bachelor degree from Southwestern Assemblies of God University. Tania is currently working toward a Master in Marriage and Family Therapy through Texas A&M University in San Antonio.
Enid Reyes is the program director for Seton Home’s onsite Child Development Center, which is an Early Head Start and is Texas Rising Star Certified. Enid’s responsibilities are to ensure licensing standards as well as Early Head Start and Texas Rising Star standards. She oversees all classroom instructor’s, ensures daily curriculum is being implemented, maintains reporting standards in relation to the infants and parents and maintains a safe and stimulating environment with the child development center. She is a licensed Child Care Director with the Texas Health and Human Services Commission since 2020. Enid has worked for Catholic Charities for thirteen years, first as an in-home parenting educator, working primarily with teenage parents, and recently as a program director overseeing several parenting programs. Enid has her Master’s in Social Work from Our Lady of the Lake University.
Leonel Longoria joined Seton Home in January of 2020 as its Program Director. Leonel comes to Seton Home with a collective experience of over 15 years in working with children in various settings. He has utilized his skills as a Licensed Profession Counselor within juvenile corrections, acute psychiatric hospital, outpatient services, and shelters for minors through the Office of Refugee and Resettlement as Lead Clinician and Program Director. Currently, within his role of Program Director, he is responsible for oversight of the programmatic, administrative, and operations system related to the provision of care and services for residents at Seton Home. Leonel is passionate in service and seeks growth for residents entrusted to his care and his Team. His vision of a culture rooted in Safety, Respect, and Sharing will help continue the growth for Seton Home. His academic and professional experience will solidify a program with a foundation in Trauma Informed Care Principles. Leonel was previously published in the Journal of Rehabilitation for his study entitled “Perceptions of Children’s Attitudes Towards Peers with Severe Physical Disability”. Leonel has earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling, both from the University of Texas – Pan American.
Ana Roquebert, Interim Clinical Director, is responsible for oversight of the Community and Residential Counseling Program providing evaluation and performance reports for grant funders. In this role, she also provides individual counseling sessions to community and shelter clients at St. PJ’s Children’s Home. Previously, Ana worked at Family Violence Prevention Services, Inc. where she worked as a Bilingual Counselor providing individual and group therapy. She has over ten years of counseling experience for individuals who have suffered neglect, abuse, or homelessness. Ana has a Master in Counseling from the University of Texas-San Antonio, a Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders, and a Bachelor of Science in Zoology from Texas Tech University. She is also a Licensed Professional Counselor.