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
Senior Vice President of Risk Management,
Michelle R. Scarver, CPA/PFS
Vice Chair
Relationship Manager,
Gen. James T. (Tom) Hill
Retired, Former President,
The JT Hill Group
James D. (Darryl) Byrd
Founder, Managing Director,
John Hayes
Immediate Past Chair
Activa Resources, LLC
Marie Smith
Past Chair
Civic Leader,
Janie Barrera
Founding President and CEO,
Harold Berg, CPA
Officer and Incorporator,
Laura Ehrenberg-Chesler
Founder, Partner,
Luis de la Garza
Retired, Former President & CEO,
David Komet
Adena Williams Loston, Ph.D.
Brad Parman
Alex Perez
Sanudo Perez PLLC
Jane Phipps
Civic Leader & Founder,
Matthew C. Reedy
Executive Director on the Enterprise Innovation Team,
R. Bruce Tilley
First Vice President - Investment Officer,
Harry W. Wolff, Jr.
Uhl, Fitzsimons, Jewett, Burton & Wolff, PLLC

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

Executive Committee

Theodore (Theo) Guidry II, Chair
Michelle Scarver, Secretary
Gen. James “Tom” Hill, Treasurer
James D. (Darryl) Byrd, Secretary
John Hayes, Immediate Past Chair
Alex Perez, At-Large
Staff: Becca Brune

Investment Committee

John Dewald, Chair
Edward Benson, Ph.D.
Chris Claus
Roger Graham
David Komet
W.W. (Bo) McAllister III
Jay McAnelly
Marie Smith
Bruce Tilley
Craig Wilson (Warm Springs)
Staff: Lynda Cabell

Development Committee

Matt Reedy, Chair
Jenifer Brown
Luis de la Garza
Brad Parman
Jane Phipps
G.P. Singh, Ph.D.
Marie Smith
Harry Wolff                                  
Staff: Lisa Brunsvold

Governance Committee

Janie Barrera, Chair
Laura Ehrenberg-Chesler
Adena Williams Loston
Brad Parman
Jane Phipps
Staff: Arenda Burns

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. Antionette (Toni) Hill
Gen. James “Tom” Hill
Beverly F. Duke
Katrin Ludwig
Steve J. Markey
Brad Parman
Hon. Bonnie Reed
Nancy Reed
Rock Ruiz
Marie Smith, Ex Officio
Staff: Becca Brune

Audit Committee

Alex Perez, Chair
Harold Berg
Blake Hastings
David Hennessee
Stacey Isenberg
David Komet
Joe Mclaughlan
Joe Ruiz
Staff: Lynda Cabell

Finance Committee

Gen. James “Tom” Hill, Chair
Mike Bolner
Roberto Espinosa
Luis de la Garza
Les Sachanowicz 
Michelle Scarver
Marie Smith
Staff: Lynda Cabell

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