Catherine Butsch Villarreal joined Houston Endowment on May 15, 2017, as director of communications. Catherine brings extensive experience in strategic communications for nonprofit organizations doing transformative work.
Russell Ramsey joined Houston Endowment on March 27, 2017 as program officer for education. Russ brings extensive experience working as both a teacher and a school leader within complex educational systems.
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Ann Stern, president and CEO of Houston Endowment, and Elena Marks, president and CEO of Episcopal Health Foundation, argue that while philanthropy plays an important role in addressing social problems, it cannot replace government spending on public goods and services.
Wendy Montoya Cloonan will become Associate General Counsel at Houston Endowment effective November 1, 2016. As Associate General Counsel, she will be responsible for advising on a variety of legal issues, overseeing all compliance related policies and procedures, and assisting with special projects.
In July, 2016, Houston Endowment joined foundations across the country to make a public statement encouraging connection and constructive dialog in the face of violence and divisiveness.