Board of Directors

 

 

Top Photo: (Left to Right)
Front Row: Emily Calbert- President, Susan Correa- Treasurer, Colleen Fox-Director of Community Service

Back Row: Jamie Pilloff – Director of Membership, Kelsea Lake – Vice-President, Dana Loper- Director of Technology, Katie Parsons-Secretary, Emily Rhodes – President-Elect, Nilou Iken-Director of New Members, Jen Rizzo-Past President, Kari Opaleski-Director of Public Relations

Bottom Photo: (Left to Right)

Front Row: Emily Calbert- President, Jamie Pilloff – Director of Membership, Kelsea Lake – Vice-President, Colleen Fox-Director of Community Service, Emily Rhodes – President-Elect

Back Row: Susan Correa- Treasurer, Dana Loper- Director of Technology, Katie Parsons-Secretary, Nilou Iken-Director of New Members, Jen Rizzo-Past President, Kari Opaleski-Director of Public Relations

Emily Calbert, President

Emily Calbert joined Fort Bend Junior Service League in 2015 and is excited to serve on the FBJSL Board of Directors in her new role as President-Elect. She has previously held the positions of Director of Public Relations and Director of New Members. During her Provisional year she served on the Spring Fling Committee. Emily can be reached at  president@fbjsl.com.

 

Emily Rhodes, President-Elect

Emily Rhodes joined the Fort Bend Junior Service League in 2016 and served her Provisional year with the Literacy Council of Fort Bend County. This is her second year on the Board of Directors, serving previously as the Director of Technology and Board Liaison to the Fort Bend Teen Service League. Emily can be reached at presidentelect@fbjsl.com.

 

 

Kelsea Lake, Vice-President

Kelsea Lake joined the Fort Bend Junior Service League in 2015.  Prior to joining the Board of Directors, Kelsea served on the Spring Fling raffle committee.  Kelsea served a double placement in 2016 with the Houston Museum of Natural Science- Sugar Land and as a Provisional Mentor.  This will be Kelsea’s second year serving on the Board of Directors.  She held the position as the Director of New Members in 2017. In previous years Kelsea has served on various committees such as Jingle Tree benefitting HMNS and Cowboy Up benefitting Parks Youth Rand. Kelsea can be reached at vicepresident@fbjsl.com 

 

Susan Correa, Treasurer

Susan Correa joined the Fort Bend Junior Service League in 2015 and this is her second as a Board member. She joined because she wanted to spend her time amongst inspiring women who want to make a difference in the community. Outside of the League, she enjoys playing with her three boys, gardening and morning runs in the park. Susan can be reached at treasurer@fbjsl.com.

 

 

Katie Parsons, Secretary

Katie joined Fort Bend Junior Service League in 2015. As a Provisional, she served with Lunches of Love. Her second year in the League, Katie served as a Provisional Mentor. This is Katie’s second on the Board of Directors. Katie can be reached at secretary@fbjsl.com.

 

 

 

Jamie Pilloff, Director of Membership

Jamie joined the league in 2017 as a provisional.  She served as one of the co-leaders for the Ohana Social (2017-2018 provisional project).  After spending many years volunteering for FBISD, she was fortunate to give back to the Fort Bend Community through the Fort Bend Junior Service League.  Outside of FBJSL, Jamie is thrilled to pursue her passion teaching yoga and hot Pilates.  Jamie can be reached at membership@fbjsl.com.

 

 

Kari Opaleski, Director of Public Relations 

Kari joined the Fort Bend Junior Service League in 2016.  Her Provisional year she served with the Women’s Center.  Kari served as a Provision Mentor for the 2017-2018 league year.  She is a proud wife and mother of two with a passion to bake and decorate cookies.  Kari can be reached at publicrelations@fbjsl.com.

 

 

 

Dana Loper, Director of Technology

Dana Loper joined the Fort Bend Junior Service League in 2016 and served her Provisional year with the Literacy Council of Fort Bend County. Dana served as a Provisional Mentor for the 2017-2018 league year.  And has served on the committee for the Adult Spelling Bee benefitting the Literacy Council of Fort Bend County in 2017 and the raffle committee for Child Advocates Off to the Races Gala in 2018.  In her spare time you can find Dana spending time with her four legged child Lola Lynn, traveling and attending as many Jimmy Buffett Concerts as possible.  This is her first year on the Board of Directors, serving as the Director of Technology. Dana can be reached at technology@fbjsl.com.

 

Nilou Iken, Director of New Members

Nilou Iken has been a member of the Fort Bend Junior Service League since 2016. During her Provisional year she served on the Women’s Center Placement. In 2017, Nilou served on the Houston Museum of Natural Science- Sugar Land placement and as a Provisional Mentor. This will be Nilou’s first year on the Board of Directors. Nilou can be reached at newmembers@fbjsl.com.

 

 

Colleen Fox, Director of Community Service

Colleen Fox joined the Fort Bend Junior Service League in 2013. The Women’s Center was her placement during her Provisional year. From 2014-2017, Colleen has chosen Child Advocates of Fort Bend as her placement, serving on the event committees and volunteering as a Court Approved Special Advocate. She served as placement lead for Child Advocates from 2015-2017. This is Colleen’s second year serving on the Board of Directors and she is excited to hear from you at communityservice@fbjsl.com.

 

Jen Rizzo, Past President & Parliamentarian

Jen Rizzo has been a member of the Fort Bend Junior Service League since 2013. She joined after relocating to Missouri City in an effort to get plugged into the community and meet new people. Serving in FBJSL has been a very rewarding activity and during her Provisional year she volunteered with the Child Advocates of Fort Bend (CAFB). She has continued to work with CAFB and other non-profits in Fort Bend County and joined the FBJSL Board of Directors in 2016.  Is excited to see what amazing work this dedicated group of women will accomplish in the coming months. Jen is married to Nick Rizzo and is the mother of three children. She is employed as a Senior Account Manager with AVEVA and one of the owners of Feather & Nest Interiors in Missouri City. Jen can be reached at can be reached at pastpresident@fbjsl.com.