2018-19 Board Members

Meet the CMAT Board Members.

Lorena Garcia

Director of Building Custodial Services
Montgomery County

Lorena Garcia - PresidentLorena is the Director of Building Custodial Services for Montgomery County. She has worked for Montgomery County for 19 years, 8 of which have been with the Custodial Services Department. Lorena started out as the Office Manager and on May 3, 2014 was appointed by Commissioners Court to become the first Latina Department Head in Montgomery County. Lorena is responsible for overseeing over 95 County Facilities and 65 employees.

In her spare time Lorena enjoys spending quality time with her 4 boys who are very active in sports. She is also very active in her community as a member of several nonprofit organizations including the Conroe Noon Lions Club, where she has received numerous awards for her service to the community.

Lorena states “It’s been an honor to be appointed for the President’s position and I look forward to help the organization grow, meet and exceed our member’s expectations, I Love CMAT”."

Bobby Davis


Bobby Davis - Chairman Bobby Davis is a custodial manager at Rice University. Bobby has worked at Rice for thirteen years, with the last three as a manager. Managing sixteen custodians, Bobby's primary job is floor maintenance that includes stripping and waxing, spray buffing, and carpet extraction. For the last four years, Bobby has been a member of CMAT and will serve the CMAT board member for the first time. He has been married for ten years and loves spending quality time with his wife. In his spare time, Bobby loves to BBQ in his backyard, watching football and play basketball.

He says, “I was very excited when I was asked to be a part of the CMAT board, and I will do my very best to make sure the organization stays strong for years to come.”

Sheila Robinson

VP of Meeting Coordination

Sheila Robinson - VP of Meeting CoordinationSheila was born in Crockett Texas; she and her family moved to Bryan Texas in 1979 where she has lived ever since. Shelia graduated from Travis B. Bryan High School in 1981 and went to Blinn College from 1990-1992 studying General Studies.

Sheila Sparks currently serves as one of 6 Assistant Manager ll for Custodial Services with Compass Group/SSC Services Solutions at Texas A&M University. She started working for TAMU in July 1986 – August 2012 at which time the Custodial Services was outsourced to Compass Group/SSC. During her tenure at TAMU, she started out as a Custodial Worker I and was promoted upward to where she is today. During her career at TAMU, she was the training supervisor and under her leadership and guidance, several employees have been promoted within the organization and to this day still hold managerial titles.

Shelia Sparks received numerous awards and recognitions for her outstanding work and dedication at TAMU and has since been a valuable employee for Compass Group/SSC. She’s very passionate about getting together with her family and friends, teaching, training others how to reach their potential and great motivational speaker. One of her greater qualities is treating others with dignity and respect. Shelia’s hobbies are cooking and decorating.

Sheila is a great asset to the Custodial Management Association of Texas.

Carlos Chavez

VP of Public Relations

Carlos Chavez - VP of Public Relations Carlos Chavez has been with UTRGV since July 2016 as the Assistant Director for Facilities Programs & Services and UTRGV Tree Care Coordinator. He earned his Bachelor in International Business Management in the fall of 1998 from the University of Texas Pan-American. He served as the President for the Forum for International Relations and Business Affairs (FIRBA) at UTPA in spring 1998. He has over 29 years of management experience in the service sector. He is also Six Sigma Green Belt Certified.

Armina Binder Cornelious

VP of Recruitment

Armina Binder Cornelious - VP of RecruitmentArmina Binder Cornelious is the Area Custodial Supervisor for the Liberty Hill Independent School District and has worked for LHISD for one and a half years. She is responsible for overseeing six schools and 40 employees with more schools to come with the growth of Liberty Hill. Her hands-on approach has made immediate and positive changes throughout the school district.

During Armina’s free time, she spends with her three kids and the love of her life, John. With a house full of active children, they are on the go all the time riding bikes, playing nerf wars, playing football and basketball whenever the sport season comes or whenever the weather is good. They spend a lot of time around the lakes, bike trails and family, and love to be outside year around.

Armina states "It's an honor to be a part of this amazing organization. CMAT has met and exceeded my expectations when I went to its annual Conference in Horse Shoe Bay Texas in 2018.

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