Ellen Moutos Lee, Director of the Texas Grants Resource Center
Supervising an extensive collection of funding information, Ellen assists Central Texas-area nonprofits in identifying grants and other funding opportunities. Prior to joining TGRC, Ellen worked for the Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services and the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. Ms. Lee has worked in development for an Austin area nonprofit and has served as a member of the City of Austin Grant Review Committee. Ms. Lee holds a Master of Public Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science. She lives with her husband, son, and rescue dog.
Susannah Erler, Texas Grants Resource Center Affiliate
Susannah’s experience includes being the Executive Director & Station Manager for a National Public Radio affiliate, fundraising for education and workforce initiatives, and hosting and producing programs for public broadcasting. As a grant writer, Susannah has obtained over $10 million in project funds for nonprofit organizations. She is a trained member of Mission Capital’s Interim Executive Director Placement Program and is Director of Greater Good Strategies Nonprofit Consulting. Susannah realized that she was a nonprofit geek because over the years she was compelled to keep reading, experiencing and learning more and more about the good work of nonprofit organizations. She holds a master’s degree in Business with an Arts Administration (Nonprofit) specialization from the University of Wisconsin School of Business and a bachelor’s degree from Oberlin College and is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE). She writes about nonprofits on her website and on Facebook and Twitter @GreaterGoodGeek.
Mary Lagomarsino, Graduate Assistant at the Texas Grants Resource Center
Mary received her B.A. in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations from the University of Washington in 2014, focusing on Middle Eastern literatures and cultures. She is now in her third and final year at UT pursuing a M.A. in Middle Eastern Studies and participating in the Nonprofit Studies Portfolio Program through the RGK Center. During her undergraduate career, Mary studied in Amman, Jordan and Rabat, Morocco. She spent this past summer working with children at a refugee camp in Greece and taking Turkish language courses in Izmir, Turkey. Her interests include transnational migration, nonprofit management, and refugee education practices in the U.S. and abroad.