Kenna Seiler, founder of The Seiler Law Firm, is Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She handles all types of litigation, including civil, commercial, business, and probate litigation. She was also named as one of H Magazine’s Top Attorneys in 2007 and 2008. For more than twenty years, she has served as guardian ad litem representing children in personal injury matters, appointed by the Courts in Montgomery County, Texas. She has lectured on seminars in Montgomery County, including on guardian ad litem issues and on professionalism and ethics., founder Kenna is a graduate of University of Houston Law School, J.D., 1991, and Trinity University in San Antonio , B.A., 1987. She was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1991 and is also admitted to the Southern and Eastern District of Texas as well as the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. She is a member of the Montgomery County (President, 1996-1997; Director, 1994-1997, 2003-2004), The Woodlands, Houston, and American Bar Associations,and works nationally with The Rett Syndrome Foundation.
As a Virtual Assistant with a background in healthcare, Angela Campos enjoys working with those whose interests are diverse and yet aligned with health and personal growth. She enjoys reading, crocheting, music, and spending time with family. Visit Angela's website at AngelaCampos.me.
Kathy Dawson, Co-Founder, Dawson Security Group - Serving The Woodlands and surrounding communities since 1998, Kathy Dawson and husband, Mark, founded Dawson Security Group, Inc. on the premise that nothing is more valuable than the safety, security and protection of families and assets.
Kathy knows the value of being involved in community activities and is looking forward to being a part of Special Needs Sibs and Our Training Center sharing her knowledge of safety and security.
Michelle Potler of Potler CPA is a full time mother who home-schools her children and works part-time in her husband’s firm. Michelle recognizes that non-profits have special tax needs and will be guiding us as we move forward in raising funds and using them appropriately.
Andy “Doc” Melder was born and raised in Katy, TX and started his career and dedicated service to others young, serving as a Hospital Corpsman in the United States Navy. He proudly served in multiple capacities as a General Duty Corpsman at Naval Hospital Jacksonville, FL. First, doing direct patient care on a Surgical Ward and in the Emergency Room, and then as a technician and assistant in Gastroenterology/Internal Medicine. After leaving his first duty station, Andy transferred to a “Greenside” unit, meaning a Navy Corpsman attached to the Marine Corps. He served another few years with the USMC’S “Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team” (FAST) as a Platoon Corpsman and Field Medical Service Technician and deployed multiple times in a global setting. After leaving the military, Andy pursued his passion for food and the culinary world and worked as a self-taught chef in various roles. After years of cooking and learning about food and nutrition Andy decided to return to his first passion for healthcare and is currently pursuing his BS in Healthcare Administration from Sam Houston State University and plans to graduate in December of 2019. As a disabled veteran, Andy is also dedicated to the relentless pursuit to help end the veteran suicide crisis and serves on the board and as the Marketing Director for Veterans for Natural Rights and the Chapter President for Veterans for Natural Rights-Texas, a not-for-profit dedicated to helping veterans and their communities through natural medicines. While obtaining his degree Andy is also working on entrepreneurship and hopes to have his natural wellness business off the ground by the time he graduates. Having struggled with various types of neurological disabilities in academic and occupational settings, Andy is also truly dedicated to educating the public, families, businesses/business owners, officials, and other disabled people that disabilities nor moments define us as individuals; but through the empowered and deliberate response that is Life’s Work can we define ourselves as something much bigger than any one single thing, trait, or event.
Kelsey Cadavid is a Special needs Sib and Speech-Language Pathologist. Kelsey is an Army brat, but spent most of her childhood and adult years in Houston. She earned both her B.A. and M.A. in Communication Disorders from the University of Houston. She enjoys music, movies, trying new foods, loving on dogs, and spending time with family.”
Erica Fulton has earned a dual Masters from Houston Graduate School of Theology, a Master of Arts in Counseling and a Master of Divinity; and has pursued her passion in theology through preaching. She has completed licensure as a Chemical Dependency Counselor and holds a LCDC. Being bilingual and surviving the death of her husband gives Erica abilities to reach those who may be left behind. Erica is also a featured coauthor in a new anthology entitled, “EmPower, Stories from an Empire of Self-Determined Women”, which is set to launch in July 2019. The book can be ordered through https://bit.ly/2G56YQ1 . We are very glad to add this new dimension to our board serving the community of learning differences and neural diversity. Her website is TheCalmCorner.org
Jessica, our first Youth Advisor, is a preteen who has been helping kids since she was 4 years old: tying their shoes and lining them up in preschool to go the playground. She is a logical and forward-thinking planner. Some have called her “motherly” and “ahead of her years”. Her passion is for horses and Junior Olympic Springboard Diving where she ranks as a top competitor in the 11 & Under age bracket. Jessica has trained with Olympians Laura Wilkinson and Kassidy Cook. She is involved in American Heritage Girls where she was top salesgirl in the Annual Fun Pasta Fundraiser both in her Troop and the Nation in 2017 by going door-to-door selling bags of pasta. She is a self-driven homeschooled child who gets involved in serving our community through service at the Food Bank, Woodlands Township, Veteran’s Day Events, Special Needs Siblings and annually earns a Gold Presidential award. Jessica has a heart for people and animals. She spends a lot of time outdoors exploring insects and nature. She hopes to get admitted to a D1 College.
Bryce Wishoun, Youth Advisor, is a teenager who has been involved in community service projects since the age of 4. He became a Cub Scout at 5 years old. He excelled in fundraising, Scouting for Food collections, and in-service hours helping local charities. He achieved the highest honor of Arrow of Light. He moved on to Boy Scouts where he worked extremely hard to become an Eagle Scout by the time he was 14 years old, achieving 66 merit badges, 9 Eagle Palms, nearly 200 hours in community service and over 9 special BSA awards. Bryce has a heart for charity. He works with several local charity organizations such as Coat of Many Colors, Love out Loud, Dacus Baptist Church, Interfaith of the Woodlands, Meals of Wheels, just to name a few. As a child with Asperger’s, he knows the struggles of special needs children and adults. His Eagle project was creating child identification cards to help eliminate child abductions; however, he has expanded that project now to create disability identifications for all people with disabilities to help with first responders to identify specific needs. This is a project in the start up phase but one that he is very excited about. He will be working closely with Special Needs Sibs to refine it.