Chair ReelAbilities 2018
For 35 years, Vikki Evans has been an active community volunteer, serving in various leadership roles and on the boards of the Jewish Federation, the Jewish Federation Women's Business & Professional group (where she is currently the President, Jewish Community Center, the Houston Jewish Community Foundation, the Emery/Weiner School and Jewish Family Service. She has chaired numerous events over the years and during her tenure as Women's Philanthropy Chair for the Jewish Federation, was the founder of the Federation's Women's fundraising luncheon, Collage. One of her favorite volunteer "jobs" was leading a mission to Israel for 265 people in 2001- just months after the beginning of the Intifada. In 2016, she chaired JFS's annual fundraising event, ReelHope, and was a nominee for Woman of the Year for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Vikki has been affiliated with ReelAbilities Houston since its inception, serving on the Film Selection committee each year and serving as Chair of ReelAbilities 2017.
Professionally, she has been a Realtor with Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty since 2012, and has been recognized every year as a top producer in the company's Circle of Excellence group. She has been married to Rich Evans (who is also her partner in business) since 1986, and they have two daughters, Emily and Rachel. They enjoy living and exploring downtown Houston with their French bulldog, Lola.
Susan Farb Morris
Co-Chair ReelAbilities 2018
Susan Farb Morris, 2018 ReelAbilities Co-Chair, has been a fan of the event since its inception, first as a film, gallery and concert-goer and, last year as a Committee Member. A Houston-based public relations consultant for more than 30 years, she has handled the media relations for such citywide festivals 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 to handling PR for such nonprofit organizations as 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 Aubrey and Sylvia Farb Community Service Fund at Congregation Emanu El.