Meet our Board of Directors

Our volunteer Board of Directors and Board committees are comprised of local leaders with diverse backgrounds. These individuals are selected for their expertise and commitment in both their professional and personal lives.

Board of Directors

Theodore (Theo) Guidry II, CPA
Retired, Former Senior Vice President of Risk Management,
Gen. James T. (Tom) Hill
Vice Chair/Chair-Elect
Retired, Former President,
The JT Hill Group
Alex Perez
Michelle R. Scarver, CPA/PFS
Vice President, Financial Advisor,
John Hayes
Immediate Past Chair
Activa Resources, LLC
Marie Smith
Past Chair
Civic Leader
Sarah Harte
Past Chair
Civic Leader
James D. (Darryl) Byrd
Founder, Managing Director,
Laura Ehrenberg-Chesler
Founder, Partner,
Luis de la Garza
Retired, Former President & CEO,
Lorenzo Gomez, III
Blake Hastings
Senior Vice President,
David Komet
Adena Williams Loston, Ph.D.
Brad Parman
Jane Phipps
Civic Leader & Founder,
R. Bruce Tilley
First Vice President - Investment Officer,

Past Board Chairs

John Hayes (2017-2018)
Marie Smith (2015-2016)
David C. Hennessee, CPA, MBA (2013-2014) 
Conrad J. Netting, IV, CPA (2012)
Sarah E. Harte (2010-2011)
J. Robert Mehall (2009)
Joe J. Lozano, CPA (2008)
C. Nanette Clare, M.D. (2007)
Pat L. Wilson, CPA (2006)
Raymond R. Carvajal, R.Ph. (2005)
Ommy Strauch, SPHR (2004)
Laura G. McNutt, CPA (2003)
Marvin Forland, M.D. (2002)
Cathy Obriotti Green (2001)
Arthur H. Bayern (1999-2000)
Leonard E. Lawrence, M.D. (1998)
Margaret Anderson (1997)
Edward M. Polansky (1996)
Mary Beth Williamson (1994-1995)
Al J. Notzon, III (1992-1993)
L. John Strieber, Jr. (1991)
Gaines Voigt (1989-1990)
Jerome F. Weynand, Ph.D. (1988)
John E. Banks, Sr. (1986-1987)
William Reddell (1984-1985)
Charles G. Orsinger (1983)
Edith McAllister (1981-1982)
Richard E. Goldsmith (1977-1980)
Hull Youngblood (1976)
Patricia Shields Ayres (1974-1975)
David Jacobson, M.D. (1964-1973)

Board Committees

Audit/Finance Committee

David Komet, Chair
Harold Berg
Mike Bolner
Luis de la Garza
David Hennessee
Gen. Tom Hill
Stacey Isenberg
Joe McLauchlan
Les Sachanowicz
Michelle Scarver
Staff: CFO

Community Engagement and Impact Committee

Bruce Tilley, Chair
Darryl Byrd
Anna-Melissa Cavazos
Luis de la Garza
Melissa De la Garza, M.S., D.V.M.
Dr. Antoinette (Toni) Hill
Gen. James “Tom” Hill
Beverly F. Duke
Katrin Ludwig
Steve J. Markey
Brad Parman
Hon. Bonnie Reed
Rock Ruiz
Marie Smith, Ex Officio
Staff: VP, CE&I

Development Committee

Luis de la Garza
Brad Parman
Marie Smith
Harry Wolff                                  
Staff: Lisa Brunsvold

Executive Committee

Theodore (Theo) Guidry II, Chair
Gen. James “Tom” Hill, Vice Chair/Chair Elect
Alex Perez, Secretary
Michelle Scarver, Treasurer
John Hayes, Immediate Past Chair

Staff: CEO

Governance Committee

Jane Phipps, Chair
Laura Ehrenberg-Chesler
Adena Williams Loston
Brad Parman
Alex Perez
Marie Smith

Staff: CEO

Investment Committee

John Dewald, Chair
Edward Benson, Ph.D.
Chris Claus
Roger Graham
David Komet
W.W. (Bo) McAllister III
Marie Smith
Bruce Tilley
Doug Ward
Craig Wilson
Staff: CFO

303 Pearl Parkway, Suite 114
San Antonio, TX 78215

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