Featured Members

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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Charlyn Ocker, President & CEO, Meals For The Elderly

December 15, 2016
Charlyn Ocker

Name: Charlyn Ocker    Title: President & CEO Organization: Meals For The Elderly How did you become interested in this work? While I was on leave from teaching after our son was born, a friend asked me if I would share a job with her at Meals for The Elderly.  Her husband had retired and she wanted to […]

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Zoe Lawhorn, Meals on Wheels Ministry Inc.

November 1, 2016
Zoe Lawhorn

Name: Zoe Lawhorn   Title: Vice President of Development and Public Relations  Organization: Meals on Wheels Ministry Inc. How did you become interested in this work? I became interested in the non-profit world in general during my first few years as a member of the Junior League of Tyler. I left publishing, after 7 years, […]

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Jackie Hamm, The Kitchen

November 1, 2016
Jackie Hamm

Name: Jackie Hamm  Title: CEO Organization: The Kitchen How did you become interested in this work? I left the corporate world in 2001 to be home during my son’s senior year of high school. I didn’t want to miss a football game, baseball game, or anything else he was involved in. During this time I […]

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Greg Pittman, Meals on Wheels of Texoma

November 1, 2016
Greg Pittman

Name: Greg Pittman Title: Executive Director Organization: Meals on Wheels of Texoma How did you become interested in this work? I first became involved with Meals on Wheels upon the death of my grandmother. My family and I were able to focus entirely on my grandmother thanks to the selfless and incredible acts of kindness […]

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Betsy Cox, VNA Meals on Wheels

November 1, 2016
Betsy Cox

Name: Betsy Cox  Title: Managing Director  Organization: VNA Meals on Wheels  How did you become interested in this work? I spent a significant amount of time with my grandparents and their friends when I was growing up, so I always perceived seniors as being interesting, fun individuals. I took an Intro to Sociology class my […]

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Whitney Lee Executive Director, Erath County Senior Citizens, Inc.

September 12, 2016
Whitney Lee

Name: Whitney Lee   Title: Executive Director Organization: Erath County Senior Citizens, Inc. How did you become interested in this work? I started working with MOW about 6 years ago as the Executive Director.  I was just blown away by the commitment of the volunteers and board members. The idea of being a part of that kind of dedication […]

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