Experienced Leadership in Transitional Care

Passages is permanently staffed by highly skilled, experienced professionals adept at working with women in transition. In turn, resident managers are augmented in their work by a team of adjunct staff members. The work of our organization, a tax-exempt 501c-3 corporation, is overseen by a devoted board of directors.

Staff Roster:

Ellen Kirby Joe, BLS, LCDC, CEAP, SAP – Chief Executive Officer

Deborah Schonauer, BS, LCDC – Clinical Director

Sarah Daniels – Resident Manager

Tonya Galvan – Resident Manager

Kelly Long – Resident Manager

Makesha Melton - Resident Manager

Marcellene Roberts – Resident Manager

Dana Ben Sobers – Resident Manager

Karen C. Ross, CPA – Accountant


Donna Cochran - Chef

Kourtney Brown - Nutrition Educator


Diane Bailey, RN, LPC

Faye Johnson, LCDC

B. Taylor Cook, LCSW


Board of Directors:

Wendy Moreland - President

9 Beebe Lane

Houston, TX77024

Cell:   713-823-9352


Nancy Nunnery,  Immediate Past President

Director of Account Management

Humana, Inc.

9 Greenway Plaza- Suite 2000

Houston, Texas77046

Phone: 713 513-3940



Deana Crawford,  CPA,  Treasurer

11607 Barazi Oaks Court

Houston, TX 77024

PH: 713-468-3804

Cell: 713-444-6313


Waynette Brunkhorst – Secretary

Prudential Insurance

2122 Cannon Farm Hills Lane

Richmond, TX 77406

PH:  281-341-6334


Leila Perrin – Immediate Past President

The Better Business Bureau

Regional Corporate Office

1333 West Loop South,

Suite 1200

Houston, TX77027

PH:   713-341-6127          

Fax:  713-867-4947          


Ginny Hart

1434 Potomac Drive

Houston, TX 77057

PH:  832-540-5757



James H. Shelton

219 Renoir Drive

Houston, TX77079

PH:   713-561-9321 (work)

Cell:  713-806-8190



Kathy Hall Mathiason

Humana, Inc.

Health Solutions Client Executive

9 Greenway Plaza

Suite 2000

Houston, Texas 77046

PH: 713 513 3915

Cell: 713 446 0867


Mrs. Ellen Davis

13902 Pinerock

Houston, Texas 77079-3310

PH: 281 531-4543


Mrs. Karen Ross- CPA- Accountant

Self employed

13110 Rummel Creek

Houston, TX77079

Cell:   713-304-5579



Boots and Bling Chairperson – TBA