Amber has dedicated both her professional and personal time to fulfilling the HOW mission. She began her professional journey with HOW as an area coordinator, having been promoted through the ranks to our current ED.
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.
Joe WinstonDirector of Operations
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.
María CastañedaArea 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.
Jason AustinArea 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.
Laura ArmbrusterDirector 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.
Faeda ElliottDigital Marketing 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.