Staff Directory

Walter Black
Recruitment Director
walterb@volunteerhouston.org
713-964-0229
Walter oversees recruitment of volunteers for partner agencies including listings for newspaper columns and inclusion on the website.

Laura Meares
Intern Program Manager
lauram@volunteerhouston.org
713 964-0205
Laura coordinates two summer intern programs that provide paid internships to college students. She organizes educational seminars and service projects to enhance the internship experience.

Terri Royer
Business Manager
terrir@volunteerhouston.org
713 964-0225
Terri is the bookkeeper and oversees all fiscal operations.  She is also the benefits manager. She operates the Criminal Background Screening program for nonprofit organizations. Terri is responsible for training and qualifying organizations to screen their employees or volunteers through criminal background checks.

Derek Loetzerich
AmeriCorps Member
713.965.0031
The Community Emergency Preparedness Corps (CEP Corps), an AmeriCorps National
program implemented by Points of Light, creates disaster resilient communities by
increasing preparedness of individuals and families through volunteer engagement

Derek Riley
AmeriCorps Member
713.965.0031
The Community Emergency Preparedness Corps (CEP Corps), an AmeriCorps National
program implemented by Points of Light, creates disaster resilient communities by
increasing preparedness of individuals and families through volunteer engagement

Luis Fayad
AmeriCorps Member
713.965.0031
The Community Emergency Preparedness Corps (CEP Corps), an AmeriCorps National
program implemented by Points of Light, creates disaster resilient communities by
increasing preparedness of individuals and families through volunteer engagement

Jason Menke
AmeriCorps Member
713.965.0031
The Community Emergency Preparedness Corps (CEP Corps), an AmeriCorps National
program implemented by Points of Light, creates disaster resilient communities by
increasing preparedness of individuals and families through volunteer engagement

Eloy Resendez
Mission Continues Fellow
A Mission Continues Fellowship involves 20 hours of service per week for 26 weeks at a local nonprofit organization. Fellows are encouraged to choose a nonprofit organization to serve based on their own personal passions. Current and Alumni Fellows have worked at organizations addressing issues ranging from disaster preparedness to education for low-income youth to training service dogs for wounded veterans.  Eloy is working on disaster preparedness for Volunteer Houston and is leading a CERT team for our Volunteer Reception Center (VRC).

Katie White-Wisian
Development Manager
katiew@volunteerhouston.org
713.964.0216

Cameron Waldner
CEO
cameronw@volunteerhouston.org
713-965-0031

Cameron is responsible for providing strategic leadership for Volunteer Houston by working with the Board and other management to establish long-range goals, strategies, plans, and policies.