Meet the Team

Marvee McLendon

Founder

Born in the Philippines and grew up in the Windy City (Chicago). Married to Brian since 1996, have two adult kids, 4 grands, and 2 dogs. Marvee is a Registered Nurse who enjoys traveling. Her vision for Chat N Chew is to have a transitional home for homeless single parents. Her mission is a result of the abuse and hardship she and her kids endured in her previous marriage. "My passion is the result of my journey, which only strengthened my faith."   M. McLendon

Natasha Gibson

Executive Administrator

Licensed Minister & Certified Life Coach
Co-founder of "As One Ministry"
Founder of "Wives of Power"
Known for walking the trenches of life with women and seeing women and couples’ hope restored.

Freda Dents

Treasurer/Prayer Partner

Volunteering for non-profits for over 25 years 
Member of Toastmasters
Holds a Master’s degree from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix.
Enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends

Trish Overs

Project Manager

A recent breast cancer survivor! She's also a Jersey girl but moved to Texas in 2011. Has 5 children and married to her amazing husband Bill. Has been an active volunteer for over 5 years helping just about anyone who crosses her path. Enjoys spending time with her family. Employed as a Custom Home Plan Designer for a local builder.

Linda Jones

Community Relations/Charitable Contribution

Single mother of two adult kids with two beautiful granddaughters
40+ years in the financial industry
Known for her passion for woodworking - turning lumber into something beautiful and functional
Passionate about helping homeless children and single parents

Brandi McElhaney

Marketing Coordinator

Single mother of two beautiful kids

Event Planner for 10+ years

A  committed volunteer at a local homeless children's facility

Enjoys fishing, traveling, and eating crawfish

Althea Osborne

Prayer Partner

Mother of three adult kids
Retired from Social Security Administration
Has over 50+ of volunteering experience

 

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