GOVERNANCE

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Advancing Our Mission & Vision

Youth-Reach Houston (YRH) is governed by an informed and active volunteer board of directors made up of recognized leaders across various areas of expertise. They provide critical oversight as well as financial accountability and contribute significant amounts of time, talent and energy to achieving the mission and vision of our organization. Our mission is to develop character, responsibility and a strong work ethic; heal past wounds; and restore the families of at-risk young men ages 12-17.

Curt Williams
Curt Williams
FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
As Founder and Executive Director, Curt Williams splits his time between Youth-Reach Houston and Youth-Reach Gulf Coast located in Summerdale, Alabama. He still carries the same passion for troubled kids that drove him back to the streets in 1984.
Fred Pratt
Fred Pratt
BOARD CHAIR
President, Dyonix, Inc.
Houston, TX
Mr. Pratt has more than 40 years of consistent success and broad-based experience in operations, finance and technology. He is also a former Top Secret cleared executive with an outstanding record of managing projects for the Federal Government and Fortune 500 companies.
Scott Arnold
Scott Arnold
BOARD MEMBER
Special Agent,
Homeland Security Investigations
Galveston, TX
Cpt. Larry Baimbridge
Cpt. Larry Baimbridge
BOARD MEMBER
Tactical Division,
Houston Police Department
Houston, TX
Larry Bates
Larry Bates
BOARD MEMBER
Vice President,
Nobel Oil Exploration & Production
Houston, TX
Irvin Clark
Irvin Clark
BOARD MEMBER
Pastor,
Inspire Church
Houston, TX
Doran Woods
Doran Woods
BOARD MEMBER
Managing Director,
Enable Resource Group
Houston, TX
Andrew Swirsky
Andrew Swirsky
BOARD MEMBER
Southeast Digital Solutions Manager,
Xylem
Houston, TX
Amy Wise
Amy Wise
BOARD MEMBER
Entrepreneur/Business Owner
Houston, TX

BOARD OF ADVISORS

Providing Guidance, Counsel & Support

Our specialized advisory board of leaders, visionaries, and pastors assists the board of directors with providing counsel, guidance and support for the Youth-Reach Houston staff and leadership.

  • Mr. Roger Bridgwater
    Criminal Defense Attorney
    Houston, Texas

  • Rev. John A. Brady
    Former Pastor of Woodforest Baptist Church (retired)
    Houston, Texas

  • Rev. George Burrell
    Pastor of Internal Hope Fellowship Church
    Friendswood, Texas

  • Mr. Dan Cook
    President, Dan Cook Architects
    Ogden, Utah

  • Mr. Gary Dunkum
    Grandbridge Real Estate Capital
    Houston, Texas

  • Mr. Jeff Epstein
    President, Ceramic Technologies, Inc.
    Houston, Texas

  • Dr. Neil Frank
    Meteorologist (retired)
    Houston, Texas

  • Mr. David Hendricks
    President, David Hendricks Foundation
    Montgomery, Texas
  • Mr. Jim Peterson
    President, Peterson Commercial
    Friendswood, Texas
  • Mr. and Mrs. Paul Sanders (Janet)
    Architects/Design Firm
    Houston, Texas
  • Rev. J. Doug Stringer
    Founder, Somebody Cares
    Houston, Texas
  • Mr. James Ricks
    President: Blue Water Mortgage
    Magnolia, Texas
  • Mr. Jerry Twombly
    Senior Partner
    BGW Development Group
    Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Ms. Evelyn Williams
    Baytown, Texas