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 QuinnExecutive Director
  • Dodie BrownChief Financial Officer
  • Lori FrascoDirector of Housing Services
  • Amy JacksonDirector of Development
  • Adelita WinchesterDirector of Integrated Services

Board of Directors

  • John Lavorato, Board President
  • Melissa Ayala
  • Emily Blair
  • John Brindley
  • Monica Crowley
  • Erik Dithmer
  • Lori Freedman
  • Larry Graham
  • Jenny Gregorcyk
  • Monica Guzm├ín
  • Luke Martinez
  • Lane Prickett
  • Tracy Snodgrass
  • Ramesh Swaminathan, P.E.
  • Anselmo Unite
  • Troy West
  • Mike Haggerty – Emeritus

Community Advisory Board

  • Alan Nirenberg
  • Ali Ribordy
  • Amber Carden
  • Anne Wheeler
  • Beau Armstrong
  • Blaire Knox
  • Bobby Jenkins
  • Bryan Christian
  • Casey Low
  • Cathy Matthews Johnson
  • Charles Roesslein
  • Cindy Lind
  • Dan Matheson
  • Dave Marks
  • David Dunham
  • David Jabour
  • Dr. George Martin
  • Dr. Mary Yancy
  • Ed Bailey
  • Ed Gillispie
  • Eddie Safady
  • Franklin Hall
  • Gaines Bagby
  • Galan Manske
  • Gary Farmer
  • Glenda Owen
  • Greg Buford
  • Howard Yancy
  • Jack Tisdale
  • Jerry Valdez
  • Jim McBride
  • Joe Holt
  • Joe Lea
  • Judy Trabulsi
  • Ken Shifrin
  • Kirk Price
  • Kyle Hughes
  • Laura Gottesman
  • Laurie Logue
  • Lew Aldridge
  • Lynn H. Butler
  • Mark Thompson
  • Matt Whelan
  • Mike Levy
  • Nancy Bulhon
  • Paige Amstutz
  • Patrick Watkins
  • Patty Tomasco
  • Powell Thompson
  • Rep. John Cyrier
  • Rick Swisher
  • Rodney & Gail Susholtz
  • Sam Gwynn
  • Sara Wheeler
  • Sean Greenberg
  • Sherrie Frachtman
  • Spencer Carlton
  • Stephen Butter
  • Sterling Silver
  • Suzanna Caballero
  • Theresa Garza
  • Tim Crowley
  • Tim Taylor
  • Tom Michel
  • Trey Chambers
  • Vincent Harding
  • Violet Bell

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.