Board Officers


Janice Freel, Founder & CEO

Janice is the Founder/CEO of Women of Honor and Destiny, TLC, Inc. With a background in clinical nursing, legal studies, and anger management education, Janice enthusiastically pursues her purpose to bring hope and healing to justice-involved women.

Janice holds an Associate degree in Nursing from North Harris College, certification in Paralegal Studies from Southwestern Paralegal Institute, Legal Nurse Consulting from Vicky Milazzo Institute, and National Anger Management Specialist-II from the Anger Management Institute.

Janice gives back to the community by volunteering services at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. She designed and taught a healthcare curriculum for Harris County Sheriff's Office's "Mentoring Moms" re-entry program. Additionally, she taught anger management education in local and state jail facilities. Before the Covid-19 pandemic, Janice partnered with Standing in Faith Ministries, providing visitation to state jails and prisons, and sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Janice authored a book:" Psalms for the Heart," a 30 -day devotional. She has one adult daughter and two adult grandchildren. Janice lives in Conroe, Texas.

Contact Janice at:
Janice.Freel@wohad.org

Felipe Suarez-Treasurer

Felipe is a business partner at B2B CFO, the largest consulting firm of its kind in America. He is a C-level officer with more than 30 years of combined experience largely in senior financial and leadership roles in the energy, manufacturing, and technology industries. Previously, Felipe served as CFO at two energy companies in Texas and as the country director of a Calgary-based oil and gas company, focused on exploring and developing hydrocarbon assets in South America.

Felipe earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the Andres Bello Catholic University of Venezuela and a BBA from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Felipe and his wife live in Spring, Texas and they are the proud parents of four children.

Board Member

Pastor Derrell W. Foster

Derrell Foster is the founding pastor and CEO of I Rise Church, Houston, Texas. He hosts "The Hope Connection" on Rhema Gospel radio, KOER-LP, FM 101.5. For more than 35 years, Derrell has been noteworthy for pastoral leadership in addition to family and marriage counseling and personal ministry.

Derrell acquired a ministry license and ordination from the Ministry Development Institute in Theological and Ministerial Studies at New Light Christian Center Church, Houston, Texas.

Previously, Derrell served as a Customer Service representative and Production Manager at Xerox Corporation. He earned a diploma in Automotive Technology and Certification as a Licensed Automotive Technician at Wyoming Technical Institute. Derrell is an active Board member of The Ephraim Foundation, which offers community family counseling services.

Derrell and his wife live in Houston and they are the proud parents of 3 daughters and 5 grandchildren. His favorite past-time activities include family cookouts, long walks in the park, and swimming. His favorite quote is "We shall rise above every situation to build God's people"

64% of women in Texas' state corrections are incarcerated for a nonviolent offense, mostly drug possession or delivery

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