Leadership

The leaders of Caritas of Austin are passionate about preventing and ending homelessness in Greater Austin. They lead our organization with humility, dedication, and a commitment to excellence.

Caritas of Austin Directors

  • Jo Kathryn QuinnPresident and Chief Executive Officer
  • T.J. Owens, IIChief Operations Officer
  • Lauren PortleyChief Development Officer
  • Adelita WinchesterChief Programs Officer

Board of Directors

  • Monica Crowley – Board Chair
  • Emily Blair
  • Mike Haggerty – Emeritus
  • Melissa Ayala
  • Michael Crowl
  • Erik Dithmer
  • Lori Freedman
  • Larry Graham
  • Monica Guzm├ín
  • Richard Glen Johnson, Jr.
  • Thuy Nguyen
  • Raquel Valdez Sanchez
  • Tracy Snodgrass
  • Ramesh Swaminathan, P.E.
  • John Trube
  • Anselmo Unite
  • Troy West
  • Chris Whitt

Community Advisory Board

  • Desmond Lawler
  • Dimple Malhorta
  • Jerry Valdez
  • Jesse Kipp
  • Joe Holt
  • John Dixon
  • Matt Homiller
  • Sean Greenberg
  • Shaun Moore
  • Shirley Sheffield
  • Sonia Altamirano
  • Tucker Villareal
  • Lew Aldridge
  • Paige Amstutz
  • Beau Armstrong
  • John Brindley
  • Gaines Bagby
  • Ed Bailey
  • Violet Bell
  • Nancy Bulhon
  • Amber Carden
  • Rep. John Cyrier
  • David Dunham
  • Gary Farmer
  • Sherrie Frachtman
  • Theresa Garza
  • Harvey Giblin
  • Laura Gottesman
  • Sean Greenberg
  • Jenny Gregorcyk
  • Joe Holt
  • David Jabour
  • Bobby JenkinsCo-Chair 2021-2022
  • Joe Lea
  • Mike Levy
  • Laurie Logue
  • Casey Low
  • Luke Martinez
  • Dan Matheson
  • Tom MichelCo-Chair 2021-2022
  • Alan Nirenberg
  • Eddie Safady
  • David Sheldon
  • Ben Sullivan
  • Rodney & Gail Susholtz
  • Tim Taylor
  • Mark Thompson
  • Powell Thompson
  • Matt Whelan
  • Dr. Mary Yancy
  • Howard Yancy

What We Do CTA - LEFT

How We End Homelessness

We use a proven, multi-layered approach to end homelessness for hundreds of people each year. Learn more about our programs and services.