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Interfaith of The Woodlands Announces 2023 Chairman of the Board and New Board of Directors

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THE WOODLANDS, TX — Interfaith of The Woodlands is pleased to announce the appointment of Mary Anne Whitney as Chairman of the Board. Mrs. Whitney succeeds Will Murphy, who has moved to Ex-Officio after serving as Chairman of the Board for the past two years. Mrs. Whitney is the current Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Waste Connections, Inc.

Interfaith of The Woodlands Board Members
Interfaith of The Woodlands 2023 Board of Directors and Board Advisors Group. Front Row (L-R): Missy Herndon, Lanny Goad, Julie Mayrant (Board Vice Chair), Joel Deretchin, Mary Anne Whitney (Board Chair), Pastor Brad Wright, Reverend Mark Sorensen, Dr. Kerrie Guerrero, George Lindahl. Second Row (L-R): Justin Kendrick, Arthur Bredehoft, Alex Sutton, Pastor David Bauser, Dan Hauser, Amy Reardon, Tim Welbes, Wade Rogers, Parker Kink. Back Row (L-R): Brynn Ballard Huntsman, Jim Carman, Peter Huntsman, Pastor Rodney Mills, Dr. Dan Hannon, Todd Durkee, Ray Sanders, Rabbi Edwin Goldberg, Richard Shappard. Not Pictured: Board of Directors: Will Murphy, Tony Torres, Dr. Mujtaba Ali-Khan, Ky Bishop, Father Jesse Garcia, Pastor Bobby Maynard, Jim Parisi, Reverend Jeff Powers, Rob Johnson. Advisors: Dr. Ann Snyder, Dr. Debra Sukin, Josh Urban. Photo courtesy of Interfaith of The Woodlands.

“During the past seven years, I have had the privilege to serve our community through Interfaith of The Woodlands as a Board member, working with incredible corporate, spiritual, and civic leaders, to meet the ever-changing needs of our community,” said Mary Anne Whitney, 2023 Board Chair, “I am excited to continue the legacy of service and support the impactful programs of this great organization.”




Additionally, Interfaith welcomed new members of the Board of Directors including:

  • Amy Reardon, Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking Group at PNC Bank
  • Wade Rogers, Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources and Chief Compliance Officer at Huntsman Corporation
  • Reverend Mark Sorensen, Senior Pastor at The Woodlands Methodist Church
  • Pastor Brad Wright, Senior Pastor at Grace Presbyterian Church

“Interfaith of The Woodlands is blessed to have a board of directors and advisors who are not only experts of their industry but also have hearts to serve. We look forward to an incredible year of caring for our community alongside these amazing leaders,” said Missy Herndon, President & CEO, Interfaith of The Woodlands.

Interfaith of The Woodlands is a non-profit social service agency providing numerous programs and services to meet the needs of The Woodlands and the surrounding area. For more information on Interfaith’s programs and services, or to become a volunteer, please visit: or call 281-367-1230.