Jennifer Laurent

Executive Director

Jennifer has worked with special populations including those who are homeless for more than nine years.
jenniferlaurent@cableone.net
Office: (903) 280-7549l
Cell: 903-280-2289
Twitter: @randysamshelter

Mike Bell

Administrative Assistant

Mike Bell is the Administrative Assistant. He serves as the point of contact for all mass shelter meals, volunteer applications and special event scheduling as well as all in-kind donations.
mikebell1@cableone.net
903-280-7549

David Cooper

Transportation Manager

David services the RSOS residential clients through daily transportation to and from medical appointments, employment opportunities, and long-distance travel terminals.
903-792-7024

Helen Diggs

Residential Services Case Manager

Helen works with our residential clients to develop a discharge plan into permanent housing. She is a veteran of the Navy and has multiple years of experience working with special populations.
helenrdiggs@cableone.net
903-280-7549

Olivia Gratz

Shelter Manager

Olivia manages the front desk at night and helps guide volunteers and clients during evening activities.
oliviagratz@cableone.net
903-792-7024

Lori Petit

Kitchen Manager

Lori runs the kitchen, ensures all residents are fed, works with kitchen volunteers and maintains inventory.
903-792-7024

Jane Portis

Doorways Case Manager

Jane is responsible for helping people apply for the Doorways program, find and maintain housing.
janeportis@cableone.net
903-278-9032

Cathy Smith

Director, Be the Blessing Bakery

Cathy Smith is a community activist and baker extraordinaire who dedicates her time to teaching those who live in the Shelter marketable job skills while producing gourmet work through the bakery.
(870)572-6475
betheblessing@cableone.net