Elijah Rising Staff

Meet Our Team

Micah Gamboa, Executive Director
David Gamboa, Communications Director
Dr. Mary Reissinger, Program Psychologist
AJ Buchanan, Operations Director
Melody Jacobs, Restorative Care Director
John LaChapelle, Prayer Director
Courtney Ritter, Development Director
Dawn Gibler, Awareness Director
Jennifer Merrick, Case Manager
Ashlynn Mitchell, Education Coordinator
Janae Earvin, Residential Coordinator
Sage Jacobs, Residential Coordinator
Karli Milian, Residential Coordinator
Jessica Gobble, Recovery Coordinator
Becky Gilgour, Social Media Coordinator

Board of Directors

Jennifer Hohman, Chair of the Board, Chief Technology Officer, Seadrill

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

Kerry Stovall, Secretary, Small Business Entrepreneur

Tami Preece, Treasurer, Partner, Blazek & Vetterling

Rene Jobert, 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.