COMMISSIONERS

Morris A. Stribling, DPM, Chairman 
Dr. Stribling, is President of Foot Care of Central San Antonio and has been in private practice for 28 years. He is also President of Alamo Ambulatory Surgical Center, LLC, and owner of The Foot Store, a retail outlet for specialized shoes and foot health care products.  Dr. Stribling served two terms as the Chairman of the Alamo City Chamber of Commerce and developed numerous programs to benefit African American business owners, emerging leaders, women and youth interested in entrepreneurship. Dr. Stribling is founder and chairman of the Black Business Expo of San Antonio has served as Chairman of the annual MLK celebration. He also represented City Council District 8 for three years as Zoning Commissioner and has served on the Board of Directors for the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce. In 2005, he served as Vice Chairman. A native of Buffalo, New York, Dr. Stribling graduated from Canisius College with a BA in Biology, and from the Temple School of Podiatry in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine Degree.He completed a surgical residency at Giuffre Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
charles-clack Charles Clack, Commissioner
Charles Clack is a San Antonio Housing Authority resident who was born in San Antonio in 1942. He is a former Marine and has a long history in the food and beverage industry, where he served with Hilton Hotels for 45 years. An active member of the San Antonio community for the past two decades, he held the role of Resident Council President at W.C. White Apartments for seven years. Clack graduated from high school in 1960, and attended college in Arizona State. In 1963, he joined the United States Marine Corps and served from 1963 to 1967.
charles-clack Jo-Anne Kaplan, Commissioner
Jo-Anne Kaplan holds a real estate broker's license and has extensive knowledge of the real estate industry. After receiving a Master’s in Urban Planning, Kaplan worked for an appraisal consulting firm in New York City. She then worked for the City of New York's Real Estate Division and wrote real estate directories of New York City for Real Estate Data, Inc. Shortly after, Kaplan started a not-for-profit organization and served as its Executive Director for seven years where they developed a low-income condominium in Sleepy Hollow, NY. She spent 11 years as a realtor and served as a director on the Westchester County Board of Realtors, an organization with 8,000 members. Kaplan has served her community through volunteerism. In New York, she served on the board of the local food pantry and speech clinic, worked with disabled children doing hippotherapy, commonly known as horse therapy, and was a Girl Scout troop leader. After moving to Texas, Kaplan was active with the Assistance League for several years and was an active docent at the McNay Art Museum for 10 years. She served on the City of San Antonio's City Planning Technical Advisory Committee for two years before becoming an active panelist at the Bexar County Appraisal Review Board. Kaplan currently serves as a Director of the McNay Contemporary Collectors Forum and a Director of the University of Pennsylvania Alumni Association in San Antonio. She has two adult daughters and a husband who teaches Computer Science at St. Philip’s College.
charles-clack Gabriel L. Lopez, Commissioner
Born and raised in San Antonio, Gabriel L. Lopez is a graduate of Baylor University who has pursued a career in business. Currently serving as a business development manager for Jordan Foster Construction, Lopez manages client relations and is instrumental in developing and retaining strategic partnerships to increase business opportunities. During his tenure at Texas Dow Employees Credit Union from 2009 to 2012, Lopez developed, implemented and executed, a business model that doubled production growth while maintaining a 35 percent reduction in expenses. Lopez, a father of two, has strong ties to the San Antonio community serving as president and secretary of the Shenandoah Homeowners Association, a home community of more than 500 residents; and recently served as the treasurer of the San Antonio Housing Trust Foundation; board member.
charles-clack Sofia A. Lopez, Commissioner
Sofia Lopez is a senior research analyst at the Action Center on Race and the Economy (ACRE), where she focuses on the relationship between housing and finance. Prior to working with ACRE, Sofia was a senior program manager at the National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders where she oversaw programming to support community development nonprofits in 40 states and Washington, D.C. Sofia holds a Masters in City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Bachelor’s from Swarthmore College. Sofia is the proud daughter of a mother raised in public housing and has dedicated her career to addressing inequality.
Marie-mcclure Marie R. McClure, Commissioner
Marie Rose McClure is an 82-year old San Antonio Housing Authority resident and has lived in San Antonio since 1984. A New York native, McClure was born in New York City, where she earned her nursing degree from St. Catherine’s Hospital School of Nursing in Brooklyn. She worked as a Registered Nurse until 1998, and served in U.S. Air Force Nurse Corp from 1959 to 1963. She was widowed in 2001 and has lived in housing for sixteen years. She volunteers in her spare time, including serving as the Food Bank team leader at the Madonna apartments. McClure is the second oldest of seven children born to Italian immigrant parents. She is the proud mother of five children, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
weber Jessica Weaver, Commissioner
Jessica Weaver is the CEO of Communities In Schools of San Antonio. A native of San Antonio, Jessica returned after obtaining her college degree to raise her family and start her career. She joined the team of Communities In Schools as a Case Manager over 25 years ago and has served in several roles to support the agency’s work and growth in the community. Serving most recently as the Chief Operating Officer, she stepped into the position of CEO in 2014. She is a strong advocate for collaboration and has dedicated most of her career in building community and agency partnerships to support students in overcoming obstacles and obtaining an education. Jessica has served on numerous community committees including Northside Family and Community Engagement, Excel Beyond the Bell and My Brother’s Keeper San Antonio. Jessica graduated from the UT Austin School of Social Work and has completed post graduate work in Public Administration.