Featured Members

Ashley Lind, Vice President of Meals on Wheels & Population Health at Visiting Nurse Association of Texas

August 8, 2019

Name: Ashley Lind Title: Vice President of Meals on Wheels & Population Health Organization: Visiting Nurse Association of Texas How did you become interested in this work? I have had a passion for social serves since I was very young. I participated in a peer support program in my school which introduced me to the importance of […]

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Judy Ford, Executive Director for Sunshine House, Inc.

January 23, 2019
Judy Ford

Name: Judy Ford Title: Executive Director Organization: Sunshine House, Inc.  How did you become interested in this work? In 1988 I helped Meals for the Elderly input their information on clients from 3×5 cards into a computer program.  The comments I read on these cards opened my eyes to the needs of the senior adults living […]

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Kathleen Kirwan-Haynie, Executive Director for Senior Link Midland

October 17, 2017
Kathleen

Name: Kathleen Kirwan-Haynie Title: Executive Director Organization: Senior Link Midland How did you become interested in this work? Until a few years ago I have always worked with disadvantaged student populations. Several years back I found myself in unchartered territory and I started looking around to see what was out there. I was working 40 […]

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Debbie King, Director of Nutition Servies for Meals & Wheels Waco

September 10, 2017
Debra King

Name: Debbie King Title: Director of Nutrition Services Organization: Meals & Wheels of Waco How did you become interested in this work? When the Director of Nutrition Services for Meals on Wheels Waco job was posted, I breezed by it several times before a couple of my colleagues told me I should apply as they […]

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Adam Hauser, President and CEO of Meals on Wheels Central Texas

September 10, 2017
Adam Hauser

Name: Adam Hauser Title: President and CEO Organization: Meals on Wheels Central Texas How did you become interested in this work? My connection with MOWCTX began in 1988 when as a young lawyer in Austin looking for ways to give back to the community, I volunteered to deliver meals. After almost 30 years as a […]

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Grace Jackson, Senior Services Director of Northwest Assistance Ministries

April 4, 2017
Grace Johnson

Name: Grace Jackson, MA  Title: Senior Services Director  Organization: Northwest Assistance Ministries How did you become interested in this work? I began working with our agency senior programs about 7 years ago as the Director.  It has been an honor to help serve our seniors in the community, working alongside the dedicated staff and volunteers it shows anyone […]

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Jim Snyder, Program Director Meals on Wheels San Antonio

March 1, 2017
Jim Snyder

Name: Jim Snyder  Title: Program Director Meals on Wheels San Antonio  Organization: Meals on Wheels San Antonio How did you become interested in this work? After 35 years in engineering, I came to the conclusion that it was time to search for something different.  The Program Director job for Meals on Wheels San Antonio popped […]

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Warren Wenner, Director of Meals on Wheels, Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston

February 19, 2017
Warren Wenner

Name: Warren Wenner Title: Director of Meals on Wheels Organization: Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston How did you become interested in this work? I studied nonprofit management in college and have worked in nonprofit work for 37 years. What drives your passion? The challenge of serving our 4000 clients each day. Does your organization offer any other programs […]

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Susie Akers, Executive Director, Meals on Wheels of Amarillo

December 15, 2016
Susie Akers

Name: Susie Akers Title: Executive Director Organization: Meals on Wheels of Amarillo How did you become interested in this work? I’ve been working in the non-profit field for about 25 years in various capacities, mostly as a professional fundraiser and as a grantor with a foundation. I know that I can make a difference in people’s lives and […]

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Denise Schilli, Director of Senior Nutrition, Opportunities for Williamson and Burnet Counties

December 15, 2016
Denise Schilli

Name: Denise Schilli Title: Director of Senior Nutrition Organization: Opportunities for Williamson and Burnet Counties How did you become interested in this work? I first became interested in the Meals on Wheels Program when I was a volunteer driver for a local program in Illinois.  I was homeschooling my three children and we would deliver twice a week. My […]

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