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

John Hayes
Activa Resources, LLC
Theodore (Theo) Guidry II, CPA
Vice Chair
Senior Vice President of Risk Management,
Gen. James T. (Tom) Hill
Retired, Former President,
The JT Hill Group
Michelle R. Scarver, CPA/PFS
Marie Smith
Immediate Past Chair
Civic Leader,
Janie Barrera
Founding President and CEO,
Harold Berg, CPA
Officer and Incorporator,
James D. (Darryl) Byrd
Founder, Managing Director,
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,
G.P. Singh, Ph.D.
Karta Technologies, Inc.
R. Bruce Tilley
First Vice President - Investment Officer,
Harry W. Wolff, Jr.
Uhl, Fitzsimons, Jewett, Burton & Wolff, PLLC

Past Board Chairs

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

John Hayes, Chair
Theodore (Theo) Guidry II, Vice Chair
Marie Smith, Past Chair
Michelle Scarver, Secretary
Janie Barrera (Chair Governance)
Luis de la Garza (Chair JLS Trustees)
Gen. James “Tom” Hill, Treasurer (Chair Finance)
David Komet (Investment Committee Member)
Brad Parman (At-Large Member)
Alex Perez (Audit Committee)
Matt Reedy (Chair Development)
Bruce Tilley (Chair Community Engagement and Impact)
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: Patty Russett

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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