Board of Directors

Calendar Year 2024

Our staff at Bryan-College Station Habitat for Humanity are grateful for the incredible service, guidance and leadership provided by our board of directors. These dedicated volunteers come from diverse professional backgrounds, including real estate, accounting, education, banking, marketing and more, and their collective expertise has been instrumental in helping us achieve our mission of eliminating substandard housing in our community.

We extend our heartfelt thanks to all those who have generously given their time and talents to serve on our board of directors, as their contributions have helped us to build homes, communities and hope for our neighbors. Your support is truly appreciated!

Executive Committee

Hap Wert
Board President

Hap is a man with a heart for service and has been involved with B/CS Habitat since 1998, contributing to the design and construction of over 233 Habitat homes. In 2019, he joined our Board of Directors and is now a part of the Executive Committee as our President.

With 24 years of experience in the Army Corps of Engineers and 35 years of teaching high school math, Hap has spent a lifetime making a positive impact on those around him.

Hap is involved in various organizations in Bryan/College Station, including the Masons, Scottish Rite, and Shriners, dedicating his time to serve the community. When not volunteering, Hap likes to spend time with his wife of 57 years, their three children, and family pets. Hap’s unwavering commitment to service and his wealth of experience make him a valuable member of our community.

Bryan Best
Board President-Elect

Bryan is an insurance agent in Washington County with prior experience in the financial field through banking. Bryan is the Board representative for Washington County Habitat for Humanity, which merged with B/CS Habitat in June of 2021.

Bryan is excited to help Habitat become more active in the Brenham area to serve the need for adequate and affordable housing in Washington County. His passion for helping to solve this issue is what continues to keep him serving through Habitat for Humanity. His hope for Washington County, as well as Brazos County, is to have these communities grow responsibly through service.

Sue Ellen Davis
Board Treasurer

Sue Ellen Davis serves as Treasurer of the Board with B/CS Habitat for Humanity. With a teacher certification and Master’s degree from Texas A&M, she has taught at various levels, impacting countless lives. Married to local attorney Fred Davis, she has two children and a granddaughter.

Sue Ellen is actively involved in professional, civic, and church organizations, including TESOL in higher education. She is also committed to her church, Alexander United Methodist Church, where she actively participates in committees. Sue Ellen’s dedication to community development and her passion for education make her an invaluable asset to the Habitat for Humanity Board, inspiring positive change and leaving a lasting impact on those in need.

Cady Engler
Board Secretary

Cady Engler has been a longtime supporter of B/CS Habitat and started volunteering in 2015 as a member of our Paint Team. After four years of regular volunteering, Cady joined our Board of Directors in 2019.

Cady had a successful career in academia, earning a BS, MS, and PhD in Chemical Engineering and teaching as a professor of Biological and Agricultural Engineering at Texas A&M before retiring. He has been married to his wife, Pam, for 53 years, and they have a daughter and two grandchildren living in London, as well as a son in Flower Mound, TX.

Cady strongly believes in making the world a better place and helping others, leading him to volunteer with organizations such as B/CS Habitat for Humanity, Meals on Wheels, and United Campus Ministry in Aggieland. His commitment to service and his expertise make him a valuable member of our community.

Board of Directors

Karla Castillo
Board Director

Meet Karla Castillo, a dynamic media personality and community advocate making waves in the Brazos Valley. As the anchor of “Brazos Valley This Morning,” Karla brings a fresh and informative start to each day. But her contributions to the community don’t end with her role in front of the camera – she also serves as the morning executive producer, ensuring the show’s seamless production and captivating content.

Karla’s passion for affordable housing and building strong communities has led her to play an essential role in the Bryan/College Station Habitat for Humanity. As a board member, she actively contributes to the organization’s mission of constructing homes for those in need, transforming lives and neighborhoods one house at a time. In addition to serving Bryan/College Station Habitat for Humanity, Karla sits on the board for other organizations such as SARC and aims to better the community

John Hoffman 
Board Director

Plant Manager at Liquid Power Specialty Products.

Rev. Kefentse Risher
Board Director

Pastor of First United Methodist Church of College Station.

Brian Nakamura
Board Director

Assistant Professor at The Bush School of Government and Public Services.

Barbara Pratt
Board Director

Assistant Vice President, Retail Operations Manager of Amarillo National Bank.

Herbert Ratliff-Plumber
Board Director

CEO of HP Consulting.

Tina Rosati
Board Director

Assistant Vice President, Retail Operations Manager of Amarillo National Bank.

Homes, Communities, Hope

Seeking to put God's love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.