Elijah Rising Staff

Meet Our Team

Micah Gamboa, Executive Director
AJ Buchanan, Operations Director
Melody Jacobs, Restorative Care Director
David Gamboa, Communications Director
Courtney Ritter, Development Director
Dawn Gibler, Awareness Director
Dr. Mary Reissinger, Program Psychologist
Jennifer Merrick, Case Manager
Jessica Gobble, Recovery Coordinator
Chris Castro, Restorative Care Manager
Ashlynn Mitchell, Education Coordinator
Janae Earvin, Residential Coordinator
Sage Jacobs, Residential Coordinator
Kristen Pedersen, Residential Coordinator
Amanda Boone, Residential Coordinator
Becky Gilgour, Communications Manager

Board of Directors

Aaron Pichon, Chair of the Board, CEO, KellyCraft Innovations

Kerry Stovall, Secretary, Small Business Entrepreneur

Tami Preece, Treasurer, Partner, Blazek & Vetterling

Rene Joubert, Voting Board Member, President & CEO, i3 Interests

Audrey Manito, Voting Board Member, Senior Attorney, Fleming Law PC

Join Our Team

Elijah Rising is a citywide movement in Houston driven forward by a committed staff and hundreds of passionate volunteers.