Victoria Avila

Victoria AvilaHousekeeper

Peggy Beltrami

Peggy BeltramiFinancial Administrator

Phone: 713-590-3325, Email: pbeltrami@christchurchcathedral.org

Peggy Beltrami grew up in St. Louis, Mo., and moved to Houston in 1981. She has a Bachelor of Science in accounting from the University of Phoenix. She has more than 15 years of accounting experience, having worked in a variety of industries before coming to work for the Cathedral in May 2013. This is her first position in a nonprofit organization. Peggy is the proud mother of one child, her son Tyler.

Yency Bermudez

Yency BermudezAssistant for Spanish Ministry

Phone: 713-590-3329, Email: yencyb@christchurchcathedral.org

Yency Bermudez was born in San Miguel, El Salvador, immigrating to the U.S. and moving to Houston in 1996. She and her husband, Francisco, have two daughters, Ángeles and Francy. She considers them to be a great blessing in her life. Yency is proud to have recently completed her high school diploma, and she wishes to continue her education and become a nurse. She is also studying English and is working toward full fluency.

Andrew Boney

Youth Assistant

Email: aboney@christchurchcathedral.org

Andrew Boney graduated in 2008 from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Science in human development and family studies. Andrew was raised in Houston and hopes to promote positive care and make an impact in the lives of youth in the church setting.

Lisa Cantu

Lisa CantuReceptionist

Phone: 713-222-2593, Email: lcantu@christchurchcathedral.org

Kristy Elmore

Pastoral Care Coordinator

Phone: 713-222-2593 ext. 3334, Email: kelmore@christchurchcathedral.org

Kristy grew up in Houston. She graduated from Houston Baptist University and now lives in Spring Branch with her husband, Hugh, and two sons, Thomas and Townes. Kristy is transitioning back to work after staying home and caring for her two boys. Kristy has a heart to serve those who are hurting, and this desire defined her work at Memorial Drive United Methodist Church, where she was previously the director of missions and outreach. Kristy enjoys running and fly fishing and she practices contemplative prayer.

Nora Fuller

Nora FullerMinistries Assistant

Phone: 713-590-3317, Email: nfuller@christchurchcathedral.org

Nora is a native Houstonian currently living in Huffman with her husband, Gene Fuller. She has been a member of the non-denominational Huffman Church for the past 20 years. Nora previously worked for Hydril, an oil and gas company, for ten years, first as an administrative assistant and later as a purchasing agent. Nora is blessed to have an adult daughter and stepson, and she and Gene enjoy spending time with their five grandchildren. They also enjoy motorcycle riding and are Community Emergency Response Team volunteer members for Harris County.

Francisco (Frank) Guevara

Frank GuevaraFacilities Administrator

Phone: 713-590-3326, E-mail: fguevara@christchurchcathedral.org

Before joining the Cathedral staff as a sexton in 2009, Frank gained experience in both facilities maintenance and customer service as a house flipper and as a flight attendant for Continental Airlines. Frank is a musician, playing world and fusion jazz, and working for an airline was also a way for him to see the world and fuse culture and music together. He began playing guitar at the age of six and fell in love with the sounds of classical guitar and jazz. His Latin roots, coupled with his love for world music, have been instrumental in his journey to experience and explore different guitars and sounds. He performs at numerous venues, frequently showcasing his talent in various cities.

Ruth Henderson

Ruth HendersonSenior Housekeeper

A native Houstonian, Ruth joined the Cathedral staff in 2010, having previously worked at a day care center and as a housekeeper in the operating room at LBJ Hospital. She is married to Lathan Henderson and has four children and six grandchildren.

Nelda Horton

Nelda HortonDean’s Assistant

Phone: 713-590-3305, Email: neldah@christchurchcathedral.org

Nelda Horton joined the Cathedral staff in 1999 having much experience and expertise in church work. She moved up to become the Dean’s Assistant on March 1, 2000. She is a native Tennessean and attended schools there. After moving to Little Rock, Arkansas in the early seventies, she did volunteer work at her church and served as Special Events Coordinator before joining the staff as Executive Secretary. Upon relocating to Houston in 1988, she served as church secretary at her church for one and half years. Nelda has two grown children, Rhonda and Kevin, and three granddaughters and a grandson.

Rachel Graves Jones

Rachel Graves JonesCUSE Program Manager

Phone: 512-963-6555, Email: cuse@christchurchcathedral.org

Blanca Ortiz

Blanca OrtizHousekeeper

Ardell Ray

Ardell RaySenior Sexton

Mike Rizzo

Mike RizzoPublications/Layout Editor

Phone: 713-590-3327, Email: mrizzo@christchurchcathedral.org

Mike is a native Houstonian and currently lives in the Woodlands area with his wife, Reese. He was raised in the Roman Catholic Church and attends St. Anthony of Padua. Mike has a daughter, Katie, and a granddaughter, Lilly Annabelle. Before joining the Cathedral staff in August 2013, he worked for Houston’s First Baptist Church for 10 years. He has also worked for the City of Houston, the Fellowship of the Woodlands, and Brown & Root. Mike enjoys playing the guitar, listening to music, playing video games and keeping up with technology in general.

Anne Shepard

Anne ShepardRegistrar and Wedding Liaison

Phone: 713-590-3301, Email: ashepard@christchurchcathedral.org

Ramona Sikes

Ramona SikesHuman Resource and Vendor Relations Manager

Phone: 713-217-1347, Email: rsikes@christchurchcathedral.org

Ramona I. Sikes comes to Christ Church Cathedral as a Senior Accountant from First Methodist Houston. Born in Key West Florida, Ramona grew up a “Navy brat.” She graduated both high school and college with highest honors. While at Chattahoochee Valley Community College in Alabama, she obtained a distinction as the “most outstanding student in the Fine Arts Department.” Our multi-talented new hire has found her life mission to serve Christ both personally and professionally. She has recorded two CDs, Only By Grace and Faithful Friend. She currently resides in Crosby with her husband Tony. When she isn’t caring for stray animals, she finds herself spending time with friends and family.

Tammy Sikes

Financial Assistant

Phone: 713-222-2593 ext. 3322, Email: tsikes@christchurchcathedral.org

James Taylor

James TaylorSexton

Larry Thomas

Larry ThomasSexton