Sarah Fisher, a resident of Houston, Texas, is Co-Founder and CEO of +Works (Positive Works). Sarah grew up in the midwest, has a 1986 BBA in marketing from the University of Notre Dame, and has more than two decades of marketing communications experience at the international, national, regional, and local levels. She ran her own award-winning, one-woman ad agency, Sarah Fisher Marketing, in Cincinnati, Ohio, and in Singapore, before deciding to stay home with her two boys as their family moved around the world for her husband’s career. Known for her strategic, “rules-breaking” creative approaches to marketing communications challenges, Sarah’s results-driven creative work won a Gold CATALOG AGE Magazine Award, ADDY awards, and Art Director’s Club awards. Her work has also been published in PRINT Magazine’s Regional Design Annuals, HOW Magazine’s International Annuals of Design and in PRINT Magazine’s Best Booklets & Brochures. Married to Ken Fisher for 24 years and mother to two terrific teenagers, Sarah works on +Works full-time on a 100% pro bono basis, with joy.
Trish Morille, a resident of Houston, Texas, is Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of +Works. An award-winning journalist and communications consultant with more than two decades experience in media, public relations and marketing, Trish is Executive Vice President of The Lester and Sue Smith Foundation, serving as community liaison to numerous non-profit organizations supported by the Foundation. Trish and Lester Smith’s first book, You Gotta Dance Like No One’s Watching, was published in 2010 by Bright Sky Press with all proceeds benefitting breast cancer and genomic research. Trish is a founding board member of Dress for Success Houston and the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Houston chapter. She is an active member of the Breast Center Advisory Council at Baylor College of Medicine and serves on the Advisory Boards of The Partnership at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Cancer Center. She is a founding advisory board member of Purple Songs Can Fly at Texas Children’s Cancer Center. Trish has been married for 25 years to Rock Morille, with whom she is raising two awesome teens. She works on +Works on a 100% pro bono basis, with joy.
Carolyn Galfione, a resident of Houston, Texas, is Treasurer and Board Member of +Works. Carolyn is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Certified Financial Planner practitioner, and serves as a voting member of the Investment Committee at Linscomb & Williams, where she has worked for 16 years. Her prior experience includes practice in the tax department of a large Houston accounting firm and service as a Business Administrator at a local church and school. Carolyn graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in accounting, and earned a Master of Business Administration(MBA) with a concentration in finance from Rice University. As a Rice University alumni, Carolyn currently serves as Past President of the Rice Jones Business School Alumni Board. She also serves on the finance committee of the Women’s Resource of Greater Houston, and sits on the ExecutiveWomen’s Partnership (EWP) Committee for the Greater Houston Partnership. Carolyn has been a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and has held positions as a board member in the City of West University Place. She also held a former role as CFO for Linscomb & Williams.
Stuart W. Twemlow, M.D., a New Zealand native now residing in the United States, serves as Board Member Emeritus of +Works. A noted psychiatrist and leading international expert on school and community violence, Dr. Twemlow has conducted thirty years of research on bullying and community violence. He is a 2012 recipient of the prestigious Sigourney Award, which recognizes significant contributions to clinical psychoanalysis or psychoanalytical research, including its application to the fields of medicine, psychiatry, or other sciences, the humanities, or the public good. He is first author of the books, Why School Antibullying Programs Don’t Work (2008) and Preventing Bullying and School Violence (2011) and an international lecturer on the physical and psychological aspects of violence. He was appointed by President Bill Clinton to serve on the Academic Advisory Council of the United States Presidential Campaign Against Youth Violence. He has consulted with Michael Manley, Prime Minister of Jamaica, on problems of peace and violence; with representatives of the Australian, Hungarian and Finnish Governments on school bullying and violence; with the FBI on threat assessment and school violence in the United States; and with individuals from the government of Paraguay on violence in communities. He has worked with several cities and city departments mediating labor disputes, consulting on workplace climate, school climate, and threat assessment.