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Tiffany Cuellar Needham

Houston '03

Executive Director

Teach For America Houston

Tiffany Cuellar Needham is the executive director of Teach For America’s Houston region. She is a 2003 Houston alumna who began her career in education as a fifth grade teacher at Coop Elementary School in Houston ISD.

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Meet Our Staff

Manager, Onboarding & Certification

Irma Ayala

Manager, Teacher Leadership Development (1st Year CMs)

Mariela Camarillo

Senior Managing Director, Teacher Leadership Development

Carla Chambers

Vice President, Development

Aisha Crumbine

Managing Director, Teacher Leadership Development

Rene Davis

Managing Director, Alumni Leadership Engagement

Sherene Flemmings

Managing Director, Teacher Leadership Development

Lyric Flood

Director, Communications and Marketing

Vivian Gallegos

Managing Director, Development

Melinda Gooch

Senior Associate, Development

Brandon Gunter

Managing Director, Development

Whitney Hill

Manager, Teacher Leadership Development (2nd Year CMs)

Natalie Jeter

Manager, Executive Director Support

Dellareese Lightbourne

Director, Donor Relations

Velma Man

Director, Educator Leadership & Engagement

Nicholas Mendoza

Manager, Teacher Leadership Development (2nd Year CMs)

Chelsea Rose

Manager, Teacher Leadership Development (1st Year CMs)

Patricia Salgado

Manager, Teacher Leadership Development (1st Year CMs)

Michelle Sievert

Managing Director, District Strategy, Talent, and Operations

Grace Simmons

Manager, Teacher Leadership Development (2nd Year CMs)

Erica Taylor

Director, Institute

TaQuana Williams

Manager, Teacher Leadership Development Programming

Christie Wilson

Senior Associate, Teacher Leadership Development Support

Kendall Wipff