SACRD Board of Directors

Vance Blackfox

Vance is Communication Director for Native Americans in Philanthropy.

Jennifer Cook

Jennifer is a Senior Program Officer at the San Antonio Area Foundation. As a nonprofit professional, Jennifer has an extensive background in community engagement and comprehensive understanding of community needs.

Billy Cox Send email

Billy is recently retired from a career in high tech most recently from Intel Corp. where he led global software businesses.

Lauren Deal

Lauren is a board member representing the San Antonio Food Bank. She is blessed to work with faith-based organizations across the San Antonio Food Bank's 29-county service area as their Interfaith Engagement Manager.

Edward Gonzales

Edward is the Executive Director of the Housing First Community Coalition, a non-profit organization developing affordable housing combined with supportive services for seniors 50+ who are chronically homeless. He spent the majority of his career working for the City of San Antonio collaborating with service-driven non-profits and affordable housing developers.

Brian Halderman, Secretary

Brian is the Secretary and is responsible for our customer advisory panels. Brian brings a wealth of experience in community engagement and is currently the Senior Director of Success and Outreach at GivePulse.

Ann Helmke, Ex-Officio

As the current Faith Liaison for the City of San Antonio, Ann holds an ex-officio seat on the board. Ann brings a lifetime of community organizing experience and an unmatched network in the diverse faith communities of San Antonio.

Susan Korbel, Chair Send email

Susan has owned Core Research Inc., a consumer and market research firm since 1989. She received her Ph.D. in Public Administration from the University of Michigan in 1975. In her volunteer work, she is an elected Precinct Chair and assists community organizations as they promote voting and civic participation.

Dhawn Martin

Dhawn is a member of the staff at University Presbyterian Church responsible for their SoL Center. Previously, Dhawn was a professor of theology, philosophy, and civic engagement.

Bill Neely, Treasurer Send email

Bill is the Treasurer and is responsible for not only the finances but also for the technical activities (web development, etc.). Bill is the founder of Community CIO which provides IT services to the nonprofit community.

SACRD Team Members

Keith Wideman, Lead Investigator Send email

Keith coordinates our growing volunteer network, and guides the work of identifying, listing, and maintaining profiles for programs and organization on SACRD.