The Support Team

NEIL MULLANEYExecutive Director
Neil Mullaney, Col (Ret) USAF, has a passion for our community and desires to use his extensive military and business career to further HOW’s mission. Prior to HOW, Neil served as the Chief Operating Officer for Humana Military. He proudly served 24 years with the United States Air Force, including four combat tours and two combat commands.

Learn more about Neil here:
A Heart for Service. A Head for Leadership.

LAURA LINDSEYDirector of Communications & Community Engagement
When Laura got to combine her decades of marketing and content experience with her love of the outdoors, it was a dream come true. She loves telling the HOW story and engaging the community to rally behind our heroes.
RANDY RAMLERDirector of Finance and Administration
With over 30 years U.S. and international experience in corporate accounting, finance and general management, Randy oversees the financial area of Heroes on the Water. He is a CPA with a Master’s Degree in International Management.
CAMILLE NULLVolunteer Program Director
As a longtime HOW supporter, Camille was excited to lend her vast expertise in kayak fishing and volunteer management to Heroes on the Water full time. She is the wife of a Houston PD Homicide Investigator – Retired and believes wholeheartedly in the HOW mission.

Learn more about Camille here:
Healing Through Volunteering

JOE WINSTONDirector of Therapeutic Programs
As one of the volunteers who worked in the early days of HOW alongside founder Jim Dolan, Joe has a long-time passion for Heroes on the Water. His current role allows him to do two things he loves – support others and kayak fish.

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Fatherhood, Family and Fishing

MARÍA CASTAÑEDANational Program Coordinator
Before Heroes on the Water, María was a Federal Agent, Computer Lab Manager and Assistant Community Outreach Patrol Officer. She and her husband Rudy lead the Rio Grande Valley Texas chapter.

Learn more about Maria here:
Healing Starts Here
We Are Their Family Now

JASON AUSTINVolunteer Program Coordinator
Sergeant First Class (Retired) Jason Austin is a long-time participant and believer in Heroes on the Water. SFC Austin spent the majority of his military career as a Military Policeman and is the recipient of the Purple Heart along with many other commendations.

Learn more about Jason here:
My Purple Heart is at Heaven’s Gate
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PRISCILLA MONTOYAVolunteer Program Coordinator
Priscilla is a long-time supporter and volunteer helping military members and their families alongside her husband, who is retired from the Air Force. Priscilla’s passion is to help people and put a smile on each person that crosses her path. She believes in the HOW mission and looks forward to supporting our volunteers.

Learn more about Priscilla here:
Invisible Injuries

FAEDA ELLIOTTCommunications Manager
Faeda specializes in design and branding for nonprofit organizations. She has worked as a print, web and brand designer for 20 years and brings with her a vast amount of design and marketing knowledge. She joined the HOW team in 2017.