Leadership

SAMMinistries is honored to be under the leadership of a distinguished Senior Team, Board of Directors and Advisory Council.

Leadership Team

Navarra R. Williams
President and CEO

With over 30 years of leadership experience, Navarra R. Williams joined SAMMinistries in August of 2007 as President and CEO.

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Dorothy Morris
Chief Financial Officer

With over 24 years of experience in the non-profit arena, Dorothy joined SAMMinistries in February 2006. As Chief Financial Officer, Dorothy directs the organization’s financial planning and accounting practices as well as its relationship with banking/investment institutions, stakeholder…

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Nikisha Baker
Chief Development Officer

With more than 11 years of experience in nonprofit fundraising, Nikisha J. Baker joined SAMMinistries in September of 2015. As Chief Development Officer, Nikisha is responsible for the planning and implementation of SAMMinistries’ fundraising strategy.

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Gay Lynn Schwenk
Vice President of Programs

Gay Lynn, a native of San Antonio who has worked in social services in our community for more than 20 years, joined SAMMinistries in September of 2016.  As Vice President of Programs, she will be responsible for oversight of SAMMinistries programs and staff serving families and individuals…

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Tracy Ryan
Director of Information Technology

After spending more than 13 years as an expatriate in Illinois, Tracy Ryan reunited with her native Texas roots and joined the SAMMinistries Leadership Team in late 2011 as the Director of Information Technology.  Bringing a multitude of experience to the table, she leads the IT services t…

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Board of Directors

Bill Waldrip Chair, EnCap Flatrock Midstream
Jon McDowell Vice Chair, BKD, LLP
John Prinzing Secretary, Capital Group
Don Crews Treasurer
Stephanie Davis Immediate Past Chair, Valero Energy Corporation
John M. Albert Merrill Lynch
Pastor Randy W. Ayres, Jr. Cross Mountain Church
Brandon Carter USAA Life Insurance Company
Janie Casas Farm Bureau Bank
Katherine David Strasburger & Price, LLP
Yolanda K. Garrett Nationwide
Tom Keenan Kahlig Auto Group
Michael Nance Catholic Life Insurance
Pastor Danny Pantor First Baptist Church of San Antonio
Peter F. Rockwood RMD, LLC
Juanita Sepulveda PTSD Foundation of America-San Antonio
Van Stewart SWBC Mortgage
Patricia Stout Alamo Travel Group
Navarra R. Williams President & CEO – SAMMinistries

Advisory Council

Ed Cross (Chair)
Deborah Amini
John Eadie
Renée Flores
Denise Green
Leanne King
Marty Landon
Beverley McClure
Harvey Najim
Ann Parker
Todd Robertson
Marie Smith
Ed Somers
Mike Stoltz
Rev. Dr. Louis Zbinden

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