Meet the Habitat Staff
Working together to achieve the Habitat mission!
Alason has been with Amarillo Habitat since 2014. She serves as our Executive Director - providing leadership and vision for our affiliate. In addition, she reports to the Board and is responsible for staff management, internal and external public relations, donor solicitation and recognition, volunteer recruitment and recognition, family selection, budget development, and adherence, oversight of the ReStore operations, and ensuring that board policies and goals are implemented by its committees. Alason is a proud graduate at Texas A&M University and has resided in Amarillo since 2008 with her husband Jed and two children. Alason is "humbled to be a part of Habitat's legacy". She is looking forward to "continuing the pursuit of affordable housing options in our community."
Director of Family Services
Sarah has been with Amarillo Habitat since 2013. She manages the procedures for the recruitment and selection of homeowner families, the programs designed to support families after they have been selected and the sale of the homes to the families. Sarah and her husband Nathan have two kids, and two dogs. She loves spending time outdoors, being with her family and traveling when she can. "Building relationships with the families", is her favorite part about working with Habitat. After all the hard work the families put into purchasing the home and the relationships built, Sarah is so excited to "hand over the keys" at the House Blessings and welcome our partner families into homeownership.
Williamhas been with Habitat since 2018. In his position, he coordinates all of our building projects, manages all of our construction materials, supervises all construction activities and maintains our affiliate vehicles and equipment. William is a son of the Texas Panhandle having been born and raised in Pampa, TX. He is part of the Army National Guard and served one tour in Iraq. His favorite past time is spending time with his children and wife. He believes Habitat is “a fantastic organization that helps the community by helping people in need of a hand up.” He is drawn to the culture of Amarillo Habitat and thoroughly enjoys working with his coworkers.
Kim has been with Habitat since 2016. She has extensive retail experience making her perfect in leadership over our ReStore, which supports the building of Habitat homes. Amarillo has always been home to Kim, her husband, and their three children. Kim plays an active role in her church and enjoys DIY projects in her spare time. She believes through the ReStore, we are not only helping to fund our program, but we are also able to extend our mission to the community. Kim loves that we endeavor to make a difference in each life that we touch.
ReStore Assistant Manager
Nathan has been with Habitat since 2017. Although he was born in Texas, he was raised in Oregon, and fortunately, found his way back to the Lone Star State. Nathan’s ReStore experience did not begin in Amarillo. He was actually employed at the Habitat of the Rio Grande Valley ReStore before moving to the Texas Panhandle. In his spare time, he enjoys playing basketball and hanging out with his wife. Nathan has always believed in the Habitat mission as a whole because it helps those in need and his work allows him to be a servant to his community.
Shannon has been with Amarillo Habitat since 2018. She is responsible for planning, implementing and monitoring fundraising efforts. The goal is to increase funding from various constituencies, raise awareness, and assist in building relationships in the community. Shannon, her husband,, and their two children all share a love for animals raising 3 dogs, 2 cats, a tortoise, a hedgehog, a few cows, and numerous chickens. Shannon loves "truly seeing the mission statement put into action daily--serving God while serving our partner families." She loves the people she works with, from the staff and board to the volunteers to the partner families and the donors.
Community Relations Director
Kenzi joined the Amarillo Habitat team as the Community Relations Director in 2021 -responsible for marketing, social media engagement and volunteer management. Her goal is to help educate as many people in our community as possible about Amarillo Habitat to increase positive brand recognition/perception and volunteerism for our organization. She was born and raised in the North, Texas area, but moved to Amarillo in 2015 with her 2 children. Kenzi looks forward to her journey with Habitat in her work with the community