Board and Leadership Members of HMH
Carl E. Josehart is an accomplished healthcare executive with over 30 years of experience. He currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer for Jewish Family Service Houston. Past experience includes 11 years as CEO of TIRR Memorial Hermann, leadership experience in acute care, ambulatory care and earlier in his career as a clinical social worker.
Carl’s career has been distinguished by a commitment to social justice and serving underserved or historically disadvantaged populations including individuals impacted by poverty, racial, ethnic or religious discrimination and promoting equality for the lgbt community.
Carl is a frequent speaker and lecturer in topics ranging from healthcare administration, social work and issues related to disability and access to equitable healthcare for historically underserved communities.
In 2018 Carl was named Humanitarian of the Year by The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship – Houston Galveston, and in 2017, Carl was named a distinguished Alumnus of the Brown School of Social Work. He is a Senior Fellow with the American Leadership Forum Houston /Gulf Coast Chapter, a graduate of the Center for Houston’s Future Business & Civic Leadership Forum and in 2003 was named a Health Ethics Trust Fellow.
Carl is active with many community organizations including currently serving on the board of Holocaust Museum Houston, The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship – Houston Galveston. Carl also serves on the Finance Committee for the American Leadership Forum Houston/Gulf Coast Chapter and previously served on the boards of the Anti-Defamation League – Houston and Congregation Emanu El.
Carl holds a Bachelor’s Degree Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis.
Dr. Kelly J. Zúñiga serves as the CEO at the Holocaust Museum Houston which is dedicated to educating people about the Holocaust, remembering the 6 million Jews and other innocent victims and honoring the survivors' legacy. She is responsible for all museum operations and reports to a 32 member Board of Trustees and a 75 member Board of Advisors. She also serves as the CEO for the Holocaust Museum Houston Foundation Board.
Her past work experience includes key fundraising positions with the Houston Community College Foundation, Houston Zoo, Inc.; University of Houston System; Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut; Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California; and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. She earned her Doctor of Education from the University of Houston in Administration and Supervision and in addition, she has earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of San Diego and a Bachelor of Science in Finance from San Diego State University.
Dr. Zúñiga is a Certified Fund Raising Executive and adjunct lecturer at Texas A&M University’s Bush School of Government & Public Service and serves as an adjunct lecturer for Art of Fundraising I at the Rice University Center for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership at the Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies. She is also a member of the Greater Houston Partnership’s Executive Women’s Partnership, the Houston Museum District Executive Board, and is a Sr. Fellow, American Leadership Forum Class of XXXIV. She was named in 2013 by Houston Woman Magazine, “Houston’s 50 Most Influential Women of 2012.” and in 2016 was awarded by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Houston Chapter the M. Anne Murphy Award for Professional Advancement. In 2019, Dr. Zúñiga was a recipient of the Houston Business Journal’s Most Admired CEO Awards.
Board of Trustees
Peter Chang, M.D.
Board of Advisors
Chief Executive Officer, Holocaust Museum Houston
Chair, Holocaust Museum Houston Foundation
Holocaust Museum Foundation
Board of Directors
Kelly J. Zúñiga, Ed.D.
Chief Executive Officer
Holocaust Museum Houston