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Doug Morris


Executive Director for Empower Camps of Texas

Empower Day Center, a provider of day-habilitation and pre-vocational services for individuals with Intellectual and developmental disabilities, is pleased to announce the hiring of Doug Morris as the first Executive Director of Empower Camps of Texas  


Doug Morris is uniquely qualified to be the first Executive Director of Empower Camps of Texas. For over a decade, Mr. Morris, has led non-profit agencies, bringing innovation, new programs, and new services to each organization. He was hired as the first Executive Director at two non-profits, High Point Village and the West Texas Community Network.


Mr. Morris has extensive experience working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. In 2010 Mr. Morris began his tenure as the first Executive Director at High Point Village, an agency  which provides programs so individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities can achieve their full potential. He created the Spring and Summer camps as well as other programs and services that has stood the test of time and remain as the core of High Point Village today.


The mission of the West Texas Community Network is to educate and engage individuals with disabilities and their families about the opportunities to enhance their lives in Amarillo, Lubbock, and surrounding communities. As Project Manager, Mr Morriis created a network of 64 medical professionals and service providers who specialize in serving and treating individuals with special needs.


Most recently, Mr. Morris served as the Executive Director of Family Promise of Lubbock and helped create programs such as a mentoring program and pregnancy care program.


Mr. Morris is an active member of the Lubbock community. He serves on the Family Selection Committee for Habitat for Humanity and the Planning Network Advisory Committee for StarCare Specialty Health System. In partnership with the Lubbock Municipal Court, he created Homeless Court which provides alternatve sentencing for the homeless and indigent citizens of Lubbock.  He is an active member of the Lubbock Lions Club.


Doug and his wife Gwen has been married 47 years and has 2 children and 5 grandchildren.

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