Pastor Suzette Caldwell

Intense determination to implement God's purpose for her life would describe the character of Pastor Suzette Caldwell. She has committed her life to achieving excellence through biblical living. She strongly believes that any person who is willing to "walk by faith" and trust God will achieve their dreams and desires.

In 1986, Suzette graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering. Caldwell's professional career as an environmental engineer in the public and private sector spans over 17 years. As an entrepreneur, she owned TC Consulting Group, Inc., an environmental consulting company. In September 1997, Governor George W. Bush appointed Mrs. Caldwell to the University of Houston System Board of Regents.

Presently, she serves as an Associate Pastor for Windsor Village United Methodist Church. In addition, Caldwell serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for The Prayer Institute, a non-profit community-based organization that prays for the Houston metropolitan area and teaches people how to pray. Her service to the community, in addition to her technical career, has better equipped her to empower people to fulfill God's promises for their lives.

Community Involvement

Organizer, Operation Compassion Chaplaincy for Hurricane Katrina Victims, 2005
Member, The Children's Museum of Houston Advisory Board, 2001-Present
Member, Teach For America Advisory Board, 2000 - present
Board Chair, Kingdom Builders' Prayer Institute, 1996 - present
Regent, University of Houston System, 1997 – 2003
Member, National Coalition of 100 Black Women, 1994 - present
Member, Society of American Military Engineers, 1994 - present
Member, American Cancer Society Advisory Board, 1996 - 1997
Volunteer, Child-Centered Initiative for Public School Reform in the Houston Metropolitan Area, 1996

Awards

Distinguished Alumna Award, University of Houston
Alumni Distinguished Community Service, Professional Women's Fellowship
Philanthropy In Texas Hall of Fame Makeda Award, National Association of 100 Black Women
Community Service Award, Suburban Sugar Land Women
Samaritan Spirit Award, Samaritan Center for Counseling and Education
Achievement Award for Special Acts of Service, US Army Corps of Engineers
Sustained Superior Performance Award, Environmental Protection Agency
Gold Team Award, ENSR Consulting and Engineering
Spot Bonus Award, ENSR Consulting and Engineering
Letter of Commendation, US Air Force

Suzette is married to Pastor Kirbyjon H. Caldwell. They are the parents of Turner, Nia, and Alexander Caldwell.