Leadership & Staff

Meet our team

Staff Directory

Susanne Haddad

Center Director

Susanne Haddad, the new Director of FOCUS Houston, was born and raised in St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church in Little Falls, New Jersey. She has been in Houston for six years, where she attends St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church.

Susanne has been active in several ministries for most of her life and has chaired a variety of retreats, board meetings, and conferences. One of the most impactful ministries in her life is the Antiochian Village Summer Camp. Susanne has been involved with the Village from its founding in 1978 where she served alongside her mother, Pearl Nahass, who was the first camp nurse. Over the years Susanne has been a Village camper, counselor, staff member, and volunteer. 

Alongside her extensive ministry experience, Susanne has over twenty-five years of combined experience in business management, space planning & design, construction project management, facilities management, retail & training program development, event planning & coordination, sales, and marketing. She has worked for several large companies including Calvin Klein, Movado, and Knoll, and has also started and owned several of her own businesses.

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Nadine Ebeid

Volunteer Coordinator

Nadine Ebeid, the new Volunteer Coordinator of FOCUS Houston, is based in Houston, Texas. Nadine has been in Houston for the majority of her life and has a unique background. She holds a BS from Texas A&M University, a BS in Nursing from the University of Texas Medical Branch, and an MBA from West Texas A&M University. Nadine has a passion for ministry supporting a variety of youth groups at her local Orthodox church. She has served in several international mission trips and social service organizations.

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Advisory Board

Julie Clark – Chairwoman
Carlos Flores – Vice Chairman
Vivianna Ayala – Secretary

Georgina Baba
Kh. Ramia Baba
Stasja Drecun
Mary Ghandour
Anastasia Hogan
Ricky Kingdom
Kimberly Michael
Chris Robertson
Angie Slaughter