Staff

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Joe Rogers
Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director
• 8 Years of Experience working with people with Disabilities
• Golden Gate University Masters in Public Administration
• Hobbies and Interests – Radio Broadcasting
• I am passionate about working for PILC because people with disabilities have the same right of self-determination as anyone else. I love seeing our consumers achieve their goals of living more independently.
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Pamela Ware
Chief Operating Officer
• 8 Years of Experience working with Special Needs
• West Texas A&M University
• Licensed Promotor/Community Health Worker
• My hobbies are traveling, performing arts, sports, and providing my children with exciting and educational experiences through traveling the country.
• I am passionate about working for PILC because it is my joy to work with individuals as they strive to achieve their goals of independence. Working at PILC provides a rewarding and exciting experience as we see our consumers reach their
goals of independence.
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Selena Fogg
Chief Financial Officer
• 24 Years of Experience in Accounting
• West Texas A&M University Master’s Degree in Public Accounting
• CPA License.
• I am passionate about working at PILC because I care about people with disabilities getting an opportunity to grow to their fullest potential.
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Carol Ishii
Purchasing Director
• Previously worked with contracts and purchasing as a commercial real estate research analyst
• University of San Francisco and Duchess Community college majoring in English and Communications
• I love to travel
• I am passionate about working for PILC because I can’t think of a more satisfying way of sharing my unique gifts and talents than helping people with disabilities share theirs
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Isabel Camarillo
Consumer Coordinator
 25 years of experience with Special Needs
• Amarillo College
• My hobbies include quality time with family, watching Texas Rangers Baseball and Texas Football, high school and college football.
• I am passionate about working for PILC because we work together as a team to help individuals with special needs learn to be independent and become advocates for themselves.
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Drew Muguerza
Consumer Coordinator
• 1 Year of Experience in Nonprofit and working with people with disabilities
• Wayland Baptist University Bachelor of Science in Engineering
• Airframe & Powerplant License
• My hobbies include playing flag football, softball, bowling, volleyball and working out; I also enjoy spending time with my kids
• I am passionate about working for PILC because I enjoy helping people grow within themselves, and build stronger connections in the community with people that are in need.
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Vanessa Santos
Youth Transition Programs Coordinator
• 10 Years of Experience in Nonprofit
• Texas Tech University Bachelors in Psychology
• Trying new foods, dancing and traveling
• I have a younger sister with a cognitive disability, she’s now transitioning into adulthood and I’m doing my best to make this an easy transition for her and my parents. There are countless of families in Amarillo who have a youth member in their family, who is going through the same thing we are. PILC has allowed me to not only assist my family but my community as well.
Velma Pacheco
ILS Manager
• 4 Years of Social Work Experience
• West Texas A&M University Bachelors of Science in Social Work
• Hobbies are Crafting and Reading. My Interests include, Animals, Spirituality, crafting and schooling.
• I am passionate about working for PILC because everyone deserves to live a healthy, fulfilling independent life and that is exactly what PILC is all about. I believe that just because you have a disability, it should not stop doing what you love and achieving your goals and dreams.
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Cynthia Martinez
ILS Counselor
• 1 Year of Experience in Social Work
• Eastern New Mexico University – Bachelors in Social Work – Cum Laude
• West Texas A&M University – In progress of Master’s program for Social Work
• My hobbies and interests include spending time with friends and family, listening to music, going to the movies, taking walks, etc.
• I am passionate about working at PILC because the staff here has made my experience beyond amazing and the consumers have made a huge impression on me. I am passionate about serving our consumers because they deserve the time and effort of PILC to provide them with all of the skills necessary to succeed. They are capable of so much and I am just so grateful to be a part of the process and the PILC team.
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Ashley Wetter
ILS Counselor
• 1 Year of Experience in Social Work
• West Texas A&M University Bachelors of Social Work
• Currently in the Master’s Program at WTAMU
• Licenses - Benefits Counselor I
• Hobbies and Interests: Reading, listening to music and podcasts, crafting, blogging, online shopping, and playing with my cats.
• I am passionate about working for PILC because I am excited to be able to use my voice and skillset to help our consumers continue to live independently.
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Chelsie Scott
Transportation Manager
• 1-2 years’ experience
• Amarillo College A. A. S. Medical Office Administration
• Hobbies – Crafts: Crocheting, Bottle Art, Candles. Participating in Crafts shows in Hereford and Canyon
• Interests – Attending community events/walks
• I love being able to have the opportunity to help others. My aunt, who is a retired nurse, took me with her when she would see her patients and exposed me to what it is like to help one another and the satisfaction we have when we have done so. My mother also has Cerebral Palsy and I can relate to her and others what it is like to be in their shoes. PILC gives me the opportunity to do what I love and I couldn’t be happier.
806-374-1400
417 W. 10th Ave
Amarillo, Tx 79101