Board of Directors

Jen Rizzo, President

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. She is thrilled to have the opportunity to serve as President of the League this year and 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 president@fbjsl.com.

 

Emily Calbert, President-Elect

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 presidentelect@fbjsl.com.

 

 

 

Jennifer Gottlieb, Vice-President

Jennifer Gottlieb joined Fort Bend Junior Service League in 2015 and served her first year with Child Advocates of Fort Bend. This will be her second year on the Board of Directors and she will be serving as Vice President. Jennifer has two boys, Carson and Chase and is married to Paul. Her love of volunteering has brought her to many countries around the world, serving those in need. Jennifer 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 first year 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 first year on the Board of Directors. Katie can be reached at secretary@fbjsl.com.

 

 

 

Gillian Parker, Director of Membership

Gillian Parker joined Fort Bend Junior Service League in 2015. She served with the East Fort Bend Human Needs Ministry in her first year. In 2016, she was a Provisional Mentor for the 2016-2017 FBJSL class. This is her first year on the Board of Directors. Gillian can be reached at membership@fbjsl.com.

 

 

 

Sherri Ebarb, Director of Public Relations 

Sherri Ebarb joined the Fort Bend Junior Service League in 2007. During her Provisional year she served on the Glitter & Gloss event committee. The following year she was a Subcommittee Lead for Pancakes & Pajamas. In 2009, she joined the Sugar Plum Market committee where she continued to volunteer for eight years, including three years as a Co-Chair. Sherri was selected as the 2016-2017 FBJSL Volunteer of the Year. This is her first year serving on the Board of Directors as the Director of Public Relations. Sherri can be reached at publicrelations@fbjsl.com.

 

Emily Rhodes, Director of Technology

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 first year on the Board of Directors, serving as the Director of Technology and Board Liaison to the Fort Bend Teen Service League. Emily can be reached at technology@fbjsl.com.

 

 

Kelsea Lake, Director of New Members

Kelsea Lake has been a member of the Fort Bend Junior Service League since 2015. During her Provisional year she served on the Spring Fling placement. In 2016 she served on the Houston Museum of Natural Science- Sugar Land placement and also as a Provisional Mentor. This will be Kelsea’s second year serving on the  Jingle Tree Committee. This is Kelsea’s first year serving on the Board of Directors. Kelsea 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 first year serving on the Board of Directors and she is excited to hear from you at communityrelations@fbjsl.com.

 

 

Laura Taylor, Past President & Parliamentarian

Laura Taylor joined the Fort Bend Junior Service League in 2005. Prior to joining the Board of Directors, Laura served on the Sugar Plum Market Committee, (Hospitality Committee, the Decorations Committee, the Sponsorship Committee and as Event Co-Chair for 2 years). Laura also served a double placement in 2014, assisting the Decorations Sub-Committee for Spring Fling. Laura previously served as President-Elect and as the 2016-2017 President. This year she is also the Board Liaison for the Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center, one of FBJSL’s new Core Placements. Laura can be reached at pastpresident@fbjsl.com.