Susan Farb Morris
Chair ReelAbilities 2019
Susan Farb Morris, 2019 ReelAbilities Chair and 2018 Co-Chair, has been a fan of the Festival since its inception. A Houston-based public relations consultant for more than 30 years, she has handled the media relations for citywide festivals such as the Bayou City Arts Festival and Immanuel and Helen Olshan Texas Music Festival at the University of Houston Moores School of Music for the past eight years. In addition, Susan also handles PR for several nonprofit organizations, including the Houston Chapter of Hadassah, ESCAPE Family Resource Center, Beth Yeshurun Day School, the Housing Corporation of Greater Houston and Congregation Beth Jacob Galveston's "An Evening with Kinky Friedman."
Farb Morris has served on the board of the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center (ERJCC), where she chaired the Houston Jewish Book & Arts Festival, one of the largest Jewish book fairs in the U.S., and stewarded the ERJCC Arts & Culture Steering Committee for three years. The native Houstonian has served on the board of the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston, where she co-chaired its citywide Super Sunday phone-a-thon for two years. She currently serves on the board of Jewish Family Service and on the Aubrey and Sylvia Farb Community Service Fund at Congregation Emanu El.
Dee Dee Dochen
Co-Chair ReelAbilities 2019
Dee Dee Dochen, principal of DDD Marketing Communications since 1995, is a Senior Fellow (Class XXXII) of the American Leadership Forum (ALF) Houston/Gulf Coast Chapter and serves as a board member of ALF-National. She is also a board member of Jewish Family Service (JFS), advisory board member and security committee vice-chair of the Southwest Region of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), and marketing committee member for Miller Outdoor Theatre. Past board chair of The River Performing and Visual Arts Center before it merged with TUTS, she is also a vocalist who sings with local jazz musicians and with the Shabbatones at Congregation Emanu El. Dochen served as the chair of ReelMusic for the 2018 ReelAbilities Festival.