Governing Committee – Officers

Weber, Yvonne – Chair

President, Wildwood Management Group

Markell-Balleza, Christina – Secretary

Executive VP & General Counsel, South Texas Money Management

Shannon, Sam – Treasurer

Executive Director, Transaction Advisory Services

Governing Committee – Members

Arredondo, Gerald (Jerry)

President, LREB

Christian, Larry Fr.

Fernandez, J. Antonio

President/CEO, Catholic Charities of San Antonio

Harkiewicz, Briant

Partner, Marmon Mok Architecture

Koontz, Claude

Principal, Portfolio Manager

Rodgers (Frisina), Pat

Deacon, St. Brigid Parish

Specia, Mike (Michael)

Owner, Specia Plumbing

Young, Guy

Senior Vice President, Process Safety, reliability, & Industrial Valero

St. PJ’s Directors

Gladys Gonzalez
Gladys GonzalezExecutive Director of St. PJ's
Rey Acosta
Rey AcostaVice President of Programs
Rey is responsible for direct implementation of the services and supports provided to children. This includes tracking and maintaining the goals, objectives, and outcomes related to the Global Intervention Plan for each child care and program operation, as well as supervision of care staff, compliance with procedures, and quality assurance. Rey began his career with St. PJ’s in 2004 as direct care staff and team leader. His continued commitment and progressive responsibilities have provided opportunities for him to advance to Associate Residential Program Supervisor, Associate Director of Recruitment and Training, and Human Resources Manager.
Janina Guajardo
Janina GuajardoProgram Director--International Children's Services
Janina is a Licensed Baccalaureate Social Worker and Licensed Child-Care Administrator.   As an employee of St. PJ’s for over 14 years, Janina has developed an awareness, understanding and appreciation of the needs and challenges faced by children in care.  She is dedicated to the safety and well-being of the children served, and has a proven track record of not only maintaining service standards, but also improving them.  Janina demonstrates a hands on leadership approach and is committed to providing the highest quality of care and service delivery. Janina is a mother of three, wife and child advocate.

Jamie Moody
Jamie MoodyFoster/Adopt Program Director

Jamie Moody is a Licensed Master Social Worker and a Licensed Child Placing Agency Administrator. She’s worked in the service of at risk youth and their families or child welfare for 20 years has spent nine years at St. PJ’s.

“I love working for St. PJ’s because of the mission and our staff. Everyone steadfastly works to ensure the children and families we serve are given the best care and support possible.”