Meet the Staff

HCC Foundation staff members are deeply committed to our mission and are happy to hear from others who share their enthusiasm or would like to learn more about supporting Houston-area students. 

HCC Foundation
3100 Main, Suite 12B12, MC 1148
Houston, Texas 77002
General Line: 713-718-8595
Fax Number: 713-718-8631

Please send general questions to: foundation@hccsfoundation.org

Scholarship Support
scholarships@hccsfoundation.org

 

Karen L. Schmidt, M.B.A.,CFRE
HCC Executive Director and HCC Foundation President 

713-718-8595


Araceli

Araceli Alvarez
Executive Assistant to the Executive Director
713-718-8494

sylvia romero Sylvia Romero
Board Services Assistant

713-718-8492

Cydney H. Peters, M.Ed., GPC
Annual Giving Director

713-718-5032

Melanie A. Cuellar
Annual Giving Specialist
713-718-8486

Dr. Lynnette Redd
Director of Development
713-718-6087
Contact for the following HCC Centers of Excellence:
Automotive, Global Energy, Public Safety, Construction, Consumer Arts & Sciences

Colleges:

  • Northeast College
  • Central College
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Jill Assir, M.B.A., CFRE
Director of Development
713-718-5951
Contact for the following HCC Centers of Excellence:
Academics, Business, Engineering, Logistics, Material Science, Media Arts & Technology, Visual & Performing Arts

Colleges:

  • Northwest College
  • Southeast College

Linda olson

Linda Flores Olson
Director of Development
713-718-8253
Contact for the following HCC Centers of Excellence:
Health Sciences, Nursing, Advanced Manufacturing, Digital & Information Technology

Colleges:

  • Coleman College
  • Southwest College
  • Online College
felicia brooks Felicia Brooks
Scholarship Specialist
713-718-8491
simmone Simonne Muhammed
PT Program Assistant (Assistant to Scholarship Specialist)
713-718-2008
sophia lopez Sophia Lopez
Donor Database Coordinator

713-718-5056
zandra henderson Zandra Henderson, M.P.A.
Advancement Services Manager

713-718-6202
 
Pamela Velazquez
PT Program Assistant (Assistant to Donor Database Coordinator)

713-718-8595
Griselda Vaglienty
PT Progam Assistant (Assistant to Board Services Assistant)
713-718-8595

 

Coordinator, Alumni Relations & Retirees Association

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3100 Main, Suite 12B12, MC 1148, Houston, Texas 77002
Phone: 713-718-8595 | Fax: 713-718-8631