Board of Directors

Abbi Antablin – Young Ambassadors for Opportunity

Barry Goldware – Goldware Resources

Gene Graham – retired banker

Bob Heston – LegalEASE

Steve McCarthy – Blizzard, McCarthy & Nabers

Dr. Kimberly McLeod – Harris County Department of Education

Eric Moen, Board Chair – Episcopal Health Foundation

Paul Seernani - Active Athlete

Jeffrey S. Rawson – Merrick Capital Corporation

Bert Smith – Prison Entrepreneurship Program (PEP)

Clifford Wright – Berkeley Research Group 

Staff 

 

Charles Rotramel | CEO

Charles is the Chief Executive Officer of Houston: reVision. Charles is a cum laude graduate of Rice University, where he was awarded the Weber-Durkheim Award for Excellence in Sociology. Charles has worked effectively with juvenile justice youth throughout Harris County since 1983. Charles founded Youth Advocates, Inc., a Houston-based nonprofit that built a strong youth community around hip hop Culture for more than 15 years. He is the Head Coach of reVision’s soccer team and is Eastern District Vice President of the South Texas Youth Soccer Association. Charles is also currently the President of the Homeless Youth Network (HYN) and sits on the Board of Directors for the Texas Network of Youth Services (TNOYS). Download a headshot here.

Rev. Gregg Taylor | Pastor and Community Architect

Gregg is an ordained elder in the United Methodist Church with 30 years of pastoral leadership experience in the local church and non-profit work. As Houston: reVision’s Community Architect, Gregg guides the spiritual life of our expanding community of youth and volunteers, knitting us together with hope and kinship.

Rev. Carrie Leader | Director of Operations and Volunteers

A deacon in the United Methodist Church (UMC), Carrie is appointed full-time by the UMC Texas Annual Conference to reVision as the Director of Operations.  Carrie has a BFA in studio art and a Masters in education, both from UT Austin and a Masters in Church Ministry from SMU. She has previously worked as an elementary school teacher in Alief ISD, and most recently as a compliance officer and business manager with her husband Richard’s company, First Houston Capital.

Bren Gorman, MPAff | Director of Development

A native Houstonian and graduate of the LBJ School of Public Affairs at UT Austin, Bren is a dedicated fundraising professional with over a decade of experience working with  legislative advocacy organizations and basic needs ministries. Bren is committed to building a better future for disconnected youth and lives in the Heights with her rescue cat Marfa.

rev. Mary Reddick | Volunteer Coordinator

Mary was ordained as an Episcopal vocational deacon in the Diocese of Texas  in 2015 after graduating from the Iona School of Ministry. Mary is also assigned to serve as the deacon at St. Andrews-Pearland. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Missouri-St Louis with a BA in English Literature. She retired from managing a medical office full time for over 25 years for her husband, Max. They have three grown children. She has worked for reVision for over 5 years, first as Mentee Recruiter. She loves people and especially working with youth.

Tisha Wilson | School Program Administrator

Tisha is an experienced educator and consultant specializing in culture/school climate, character and curriculum development. In our school-based programming, she works directly with school administrators as an advocate for youth while providing educational support and emotional encouragement.

Joe Trevino | Outreach Worker

Joe was born in San Antonio’s West Side and raised in Houston's East End Second Ward. He has been a community outreach advocate for the past decade and is an Americorps Alumni. He is currently studying Criminal Justice at the University of Houston - Downtown. Joe is an animal lover and firm believer that God has him here to connect with the less fortunate and see eye to eye when no one else will take a look.

SARAH HOWELL, LCSW  | SOCIAL WORK DEPARTMENT COORDINATOR

Sarah is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with more than seven years of experience working with young refugee populations. She specializes in trauma-informed practices and works at the Las Americas School for Newcomers in the Sharpstown Gulton area of Houston.

Sean Archibong | Executive Assistant

When you call our offices, you are likely to talk first with our Executive Assistant, Sean Archibong. Born in Lagos, Nigeria, Sean moved to Houston at the age of 7. He graduated from Texas A&M Corpus Christi with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. He was a small group leader for a Christian organization called Chi Alpha on his college campus, building relationships with students with the goal of bringing them to Christ. As a breakdancer he has been fully involved with our community over the last 7 years.