Sid Smith, Sr. has served as the volunteer Executive Director at UOI for over 10 years.  He is a full time volunteer and has been serving for 17 years since being recruited from the retirement ranks in 1999 by his predecessor, Bud Hudgens.  Sid and his wife, Eda, have been married for 56 years, have two children and 7 grandchildren.

Sid was born and raised in St. Francisville, Louisiana, and has a BS in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Professionally, Sid brings 35 years of experience in the energy industry, 25 years with Conoco.  Sid and Eda are active members of Tallowwood Baptist Church.

Sid Smith Sr.

Executive Director, Urban Outreach Inc.

Below you’ll find a directory of our current staff along with their contact info.

Sidney Smith, Sr.

Executive Director

832-372-4694  |  Email Sidney

Kristy Elmore

Assistant Executive Director

713-869-4281  |  Email Kristy

Gordon Whitworth, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

713-869-4281  |  Email Gordon

Steve Gubitz

Development Director

713-869-4281  |  Email Steve

Robert Armendariz

Apartment Ministry Program Director

713-869-4281  |  Email Robert

David Torres

Program Director, Summer Camp & Character In Schools

Email David

Dr. Wilford Darden

Character Development in Schools Program Direcotr

713-869-4281 | Email Wilford