2016-2017 Sustainer Board
Liz Furman joined the Fort Bend Junior League Sustainer’s in 2010. She has volunteered for CASA for years and has received her ten-year service pin. She served on the CASA Home Tour ticket committee for several years and more recently has served as photographer at the CASA Gala. She has also volunteered as photographer for Fort Bend Literacy Council’s Spelling Bee and Fort Bend Literacy Council’s Reading between the Wines, Community Partner’s Rainbow Room, Parks Youth Ranch Cowboy-Up, Fort Bend Education Foundation Gala and Shindig, Fort Bend Cares Road Trips, Hope for Three, East Fort Bend Human Needs Ministry Empty Bowls Fundraiser, American Cancer Society’s Couture for the Cause, Salute Fort Bend, Youth in Philanthropy, ARC of Fort Bend, Children at Risk, Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce and numerous other events. She also served on the PTO Board for several schools and was honored as Volunteer of the Year.
Currently, Liz is serving as Vice President of Fort Bend Panhellenic. During her time as a FBJSL Sustainer, she has served on the Sustainer Board for three years as Vice-President, Secretary and currently serving as Treasurer.
Secretary: Wanda Sdao
Wanda Sdao joined Fort Bend Junior Service League Sustainer’s in 2004. She served on the Children’s Book and Author Committee for two years. She chaired the Cookbook Committee for the first League cookbook, Edible Heirlooms, during the marketing phase and then served on the Cookbook Committee for the development of the second League cookbook, Treasures of the Bend. Wanda co-planned the monthly Sustainer Dining Diva luncheons for two years. She served as Sustainer President in 2009-2010. She received Sustainer Volunteer of the Year award in 2010-2011. Wanda served on the FBJSL Advisory Committee. She has volunteered at Sugar Plum Market, Girl Friends Giggle, and various core placement events.
This is Wanda’s first year on the Sustainer Board of Directors, where she serves as Secretary.
Mary Favre joined Fort Bend Junior Service League Sustainer’s in 2010. Mary has served on over 26 civic or community endeavors; including Asians Against Domestic Abuse, Child Advocates of Fort Bend, Fort Bend Education Foundation Gala, Rainbow Room, Parks Youth Ranch, Sugar Land Cultural Arts, and Youth in Philanthropy, just to name a few. In addition, she has received several recognitions and honors for her community service such as, Fort Bend Focus Jewel for 2012, Child Advocates Blue Ribbon Award, Parks Youth Ranch True Believer Award and FBJSL’s Sustainer Rookie of the Year Award in 2011.
Currently, Mary is serving as Director for the First Colony Community Association and Board member on Parks Youth Ranch. This is Mary’s third year serving on FBJSL’s Sustainer Board, where she is serving as Publicity Chair and previously as Past-President and President.
Prior to joining the Literacy Council of Fort Bend and serving as their Director, Kelli was the Development Officer for AccessHealth, and the Development Director for Child Advocates of Fort Bend. This is Kelli’s second year serving on FBJSL’s Sustainer Board where she is serving as Past-President.