OPERATIONAL BOARD

Mitchell Jerome

Chairman of the Board, Holocaust Remembrance Association

Together with his wife Rozalie, Mitch co-founded the Holocaust Remembrance Association. He also helped establish The Crossover Project, a non-profit organization formed to promote greater understanding of the differences and similarities between Jewish and Christian customs, history, and theology, with the ultimate purpose of disarming prejudice and intolerance. In addition, Mitch serves as CEO and President of Senior Source Insurance, LLC, a business designed to help seniors maneuver through the Medicare health maze.

Mitch values people and is happiest in the role of serving others. That quality is what makes him an outstanding leader. He actively supports his visionary wife in multiple projects. Together, Mitch and Rozalie have a history of pioneering various initiatives to promote education, understanding, and reconciliation, specifically within the Judeo-Christian community.

Rozalie Jerome

President, Holocaust Remembrance Association
Director, March of Remembrance Texas

Raised in a conservative Jewish home, Rozalie is the child of Holocaust survivors rescued by Christians in Hungary. She has firsthand experience with the effects of transgenerational trauma and the healing that comes through honest discussion and reconciliation. Her family’s challenging history has compelled her to play a significant role in healing relationships between Jews, Christians, and our G-d.

Rozalie has extensive entrepreneurial experience in multiple businesses and organizations, as well as a strong background in public relations and motivational speaking. Her exceptional understanding of interfaith dynamics and cultural differences gives her valuable insights for collaborative initiatives and team-building. Generating creative ideas is her specialty – ingenuity is her middle name!

Rozalie and her husband Mitch are the Founders of The Crossover Project, and The Healing Room in Kingwood, Texas, as well as producers and co-hosts of “The Crossover” TV show, which airs worldwide in English, Spanish, and Russian.

M. Scott Greene

Treasurer, Holocaust Remembrance Association

Scott Greene grew up on a small farm in Tennessee, where he gained rich experience working in his father’s dairy and cotton fields before earning a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Tennessee. His career spanned over forty years in the chemical industry with a focus on technology development and transfer.  His work necessitated frequent foreign travel and gave him the opportunity to  interface with numerous cultures, nationalities, and religions.  He lived in the United Kingdom, Spain, South Korea, and Hong Kong before settling in Houston in 1993.

Scott has been involved with various charitable organizations over the years, including the Houston Chamber of Commerce, and has served on the board of several churches.  He served as president of the Asia Pacific Chemical Association as well as president of the Tealwood HOA.

Scott first met Alex Pollak in Tarragona, Spain, in 1966.  The two remained lifelong friends until Alex’s passing in 2022.   

Rachel Towns, M.D.

Secretary, Holocaust Remembrance Association

Dr. Towns is a third-generation descendant of Holocaust survivors. She was instrumental in having her Aunt Agi, an Auschwitz survivor, share her traumatic story publicly for the first time at Creekwood Middle School. This event profoundly impacted Agi, Dr. Towns, and the lives of the students who had the privilege to hear the story first-hand.

Dr. Towns’ heart has always been to serve and help others which motivated her to become a physician specializing in obstetrics and gynecology at Care For Women in Kingwood, TX. She continues to sensitize hearts on the issues of the Holocaust as the director-at-large with the Holocaust Remembrance Association. One may also find her dancing in her spare time!

Jeff Craig

Director at Large, Holocaust Remembrance Association

Jeffrey has served as the March of Remembrance Texas in Houston volunteer Executive Director since 2012 and is currently overseeing the HRA18 Leizer & Rose Horowitz Scholarship Program. He has received a Yad Vashem certificate of achievement for completing ‘Antisemitism: From Its Origins to the Present’ along with Echoes & Reflections professional development certificates for ‘Teaching the Holocaust’ and ‘Teaching About Contemporary Antisemitism’. He is legally authorized to speak on behalf of Alexander Pollak Z”L; an orphaned child Holocaust survivor, Israel Defense Forces (IDF) veteran and Holocaust Garden of Hope visionary who passed away in 2020, regarding events and atrocities committed during World War 2.

Wendy Craig

Director at Large, Holocaust Remembrance Association

Wendy is a 5th grade Bilingual Science and Social Studies teacher in the Conroe Independent School District. She received a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas Woman’s University in Undergraduate Bilingual Education and has a Masters degree in Education from Sam Houston State University. While at Sam Houston State University she received the Outstanding Student Award within the College of Education. Wendy believes in the power of education and is passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of children. She is honored to partner with the Holocaust Remembrance Association to advance Holocaust remembrance and education in the State of Texas.

Chris Parker

Director at Large, Holocaust Remembrance Association

Chris is a longtime Lake Houston Area volunteer. She earned her Bachelor of Science from Stephen F. Austin State University and is a licensed Property and Casualty and Life Health Agent. She is currently a trainer in the insurance field. Chris, her husband Jason and their daughters, Payton and Sheridan, reside in Kingwood.

Her community involvement includes participating in the Humble ISD Community Leadership Academy, Leadership Lake Houston, Precinct 4 Citizens Police Academy, PTA Board at Deerwood Elementary, Delegate to Council of PTA’s, and National Charity League. She is a board member for Mother’s Against Cancer, Committee Member at the Clubs of Kingwood, Mighty Mustang Military Marching Band Mom, and a Creekwood Colt Band Mom. Chris is also a FamilyTime Woman of Achievement volunteer and Evelyn Walter Award for Excellence winner.

Susie Wolf

Director at Large, Holocaust Remembrance Association

Susie Wolf is a native Houstonian, who’s earned a B.A. from Rice University and holds a Master’s in Biblical Studies and Psychology as well as an M.S. in Applied Gerontology. She is an adjunct faculty member at Belhaven University and Chaplain through Marketplace Chaplains USA. 

Trained as a Classical Pianist, Susie began her studies at Rice University as a piano performance major. Today she ministers in music in healthcare settings including M. D. Anderson Hospital. She has led worship and recorded original worship songs and piano instrumental. Susie has served in non-profit management and donor development for 35 years in organizations including Star of Hope Mission and Somebody Cares America/Int’l.

Susie has worked with a vast array of people throughout her years of ministry from children to the elderly. She has served on Missions teams from Central America, New Zealand to Israel; Berlin to Belgium and in recent years to the Ukraine where she’s traced her father’s family.