USA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
This board is made up of all volunteers, who are godly men and women that have a heart for orphans and at-risk children in Romania.
RICHARD R. SCOTT
President & Co-Founder
Rick, a native Houstonian has worked for a major oil company 40 years and is Operations and Safety Coordinator for alternative fuels. He married to Sandy Scott, is a father and grandfather. Rick is Co-Founder, President and CEO of Springtime House in Romania-USA, Inc. Rick sends funds to Care Homes in Romania as his main goal is to help as many orphans and at-risk children in Romania, as possible.
Lawrence is a Manager, Codes & Standards, for TUV Rhineland AIA Services, LLC. He is a veteran of the Gulf War having served in the Marines on a nuclear submarine. Lawrence is married to Lisa, has two grown daughters and was part of a ministry to help inner-city children for many years. He has been on three Mission Trips to Romania and co-led Mission2019.
SANDRA C. SCOTT
Board Member & Co-Founder
Sandy, is a retired senior administrator of a major oil company, is Co-Founder of the Charity, and is married to Rick Scott. She graduated from the Art Institute of Houston. They enjoy their children and grandchildren. She coordinates administration in USA and Romania. Sandy has always been available to help at-risk children.
BRENNA VAN CLEVE
Brenna graduated from Houston Baptist University with a degree in Pure & Applied Mathematics and joins the Board with 3 years of experience as a development associate for a local non-profit. She taught high school math in a public charter school and recently transitioned to the private sector as a systems analyst. Brenna and Nicholas have been married 3 years and enjoy their 8-month old son, Alistair. Brenna will give Treasurer’s Reports at Board Meetings and quarterly financial updates by email. This Board welcomes Brenna and her husband Nicholas, as new Board Members.
Kim is a professional business woman with a background in business, human resources management, financial services and entrepreneurship with a MA in Human Resources Management and a BBA in Personnel Administration. She is currently self employed as a Certified Signing Agent/Notary Public, as well as a life and health insurance broker. Kim has a history of serving on non-profit and professional boards, as well as leading and serving on various committees and ministry projects. Kim enjoyed meeting one of her two sponsored children during the 2019 Mission Trip.
Klare is married, is a mother of two and grandmother who looks after two aging mothers. As a former business owner and operator of her own kolache shop, Klare brings business sense as well as spiritual intercession to the table. She attends functions with her husband, Tommy in his role at HBU. She is mentoring new teachers in her proven methods. A gifted decorator and planner, Klare is a lady with a big heart for orphans and at-risk children.
NICHOLAS VAN CLEVE
Nicholas Van Cleve joins the Board as third-year law student at the University of Houston Law Center. He received a B.A. in Biblical Languages and Philosophy from Houston Baptist University where he received the Robert and Sue Sloan Award for Outstanding Honors College Graduate of 2015. He is now practicing commercial litigation at The Fuentes Firm, P.C. He and his wife, Brenna, have one son. The Board is blessed to have both Nicholas and Brenna on the Board.
Chris was born in Italy, grew up in Colorado and moved to Texas, 10 years ago, as soon as he could. Chris works in a machine shop which helps finance the hobby he loves, raising dairy goats and chickens on 15 acres in East Bernard, where they live. Chris also enjoys leather-working as much as farming. His has been married to Stephanie 18 years and said she is compassionate and has a strong desire to help others. They have 2 daughters they home school, Jaqueline, 17 and Dani, 14, who make them proud parents. The Board is delighted to welcome Chris.