Chief Executive Officer / Founder
A Fort Bend County resident since 1993, Darla is a long-time volunteer and supporter of many children’s charities. Self-employed for over 30 years, Darla possesses an extensive background in business administration, operations, marketing, and customer relations. Her visionary leadership is illustrated through her passion for Hope For Three’s mission.
Chief Financial Officer
A Fort Bend County resident, Gayle is an experienced nonprofit professional with an Accounting Degree, fundraising, and event planning acumen. She brings a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm to Hope For Three and the families and children we serve.
Rowena Vicerra Laine
Family Assistance and Programs Director
Rowena is a busy mom of three, who left a longstanding career in Healthcare IT to fully invest her time in her two sons who have autism. Along this journey, she witnessed her boys thrive by utilizing resources available, and learned to fight for some that seemed unattainable. Rowena found her passion in autism advocacy and volunteering and is excited to make a significant contribution to the organization and families like her own.
Events & Volunteers Director
Simmi worked in the corporate sector specializing in Human Resources before having her two children. Her focus and priority swiftly changed to family and community service. Simmi shared her many talents serving from room mom to board member, chaired numerous committees, and volunteered at many local nonprofits. She also served as a mentor to Fort Bend Junior Service members, which is what led her to Hope For Three.
Hannah attends Louisiana State University where she majors in Psychology, minors in Special Education, and is a part of a Cognitive Research team. Hannah coordinates Family Assistance programs, following her desire and drive to impact families affected by autism.
Dahlia served as a former Hope For Three Teen Huddle member (four years). She brings years of volunteer experience and passion for helping families and children living with autism. She is a rising junior at Houston Baptist University majoring in Medical Humanities with double minors in Spanish and General Business.
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