MCEA is governed by a Board of Directors. The Executive Director operates under the guidance and leadership of the board.



Current Board                                   Advisory Board


Stephen "Skeeter"  Hubert, President                          Harold Lawrence

Dr. Kathleen Ramsey, Vice President                          Donald Petrillo

Gil Staley, Secretary                 

Brenda Johnston, Treasurer

Tamara Trow                                     

Constance Borders

Glenda Johnson

Amy M. Hegemeyer

Rick Hamm

William "Bill" Dougherty

Jon Montoya

Maria Jordan

Scott Perry                                                


Leadership team


Executive Director

Chad Patterson 936.539.1096, ext. 226

Director of Programs and Services

David Luxner 936.539.1096, ext. 222

Client Services Manager

Enid Garcia , 936-539-1096

Office Manager
Nan Miller , 936-539-1096

Unique Resale- Store Manager

Hazel Ellis   936.539.9202

MEssage from Chad

(Executive Director of MCEA)


As a third-generation Montgomery County 

resident,  I'm honored to come back home 

​to serve as the new Executive Director of 

​MCEA. headquartered in Conroe. Our countywide reach 

​focuses on providing hope, assistance, and resources for individuals and families facing temporary life challenges and crises. Our vision for 2014 is to deepen and expand our services by connecting our clients to resources that provide crisis relief, education, financial independence, job coaching and training, and bridges to lifelong sustainability. As we partner with other agencies, churches, corporations, and individuals to address and meet these needs, I invite you to join us in the cause. Feel free to call me at 936.539.1096, stop by our office, or email me at

I look forward to seeing you soon!

Keep on!

​Chad Patterson

Executive Director

Montgomery County Emergency Assistance

Help Line:  936.539.9211